It is the wailing cry of a moribund nation.
Sounds of cursing and wailing were in his ears.
The maid lunged at her again, and she darted for the kitchen, followed by Jared.s blood monkey, who was wailing with frustration.
The Zulu forces crossed the Tugela the same day, and the most advanced parties of the Boers were massacred, many at a spot near where the town of Weenen now stands, its name (meaning wailing or weeping) commemorating the event.
At least somebody else would get the distasteful task of telling a wailing Mrs. Wassermann one of her bouncing baby boys was stretched out on a marble slab in Norfolk, Virginia.
The attention of the travellers was arrested by a woman weeping and wailing at a grave.
The winter wind has come a-calling and moans through cracks and crevices like so many ghosts visiting from hell, wailing and beckoning for me to join them.
"Best we could do on short notice," Fred yelled over the wailing blast of the fire engine's siren ahead of them.
Ferapontov's wife, who till then had not ceased wailing under the shed, became quiet and with the baby in her arms went to the gate, listening to the sounds and looking in silence at the people.
The hebdomadal transformation being once, contrary to compact, witnessed by her husband, she left him with much wailing, and was said to return and give warning by her appearance and great shrieks whenever one of the race of Lusignan was about to die.
Whether it was the way he did it or they simply didn't understand, there was no wailing as she had anticipated.
Immediately on death the corpse is turned towards Mecca, and the women of the household, assisted by hired mourners, commence their peculiar wailing, while fikis recite portions of the Koran.
Brunhild, when she heard Gudrun wailing, laughed aloud.
At that moment the pitiful wailing of women was heard from different sides, the frightened baby began to cry, and people crowded silently with pale faces round the cook.
Loaded carts stood at the house next to Ferapontov's and women were wailing and lamenting as they said good-by.
To us in ancient story wonders great are told Of heroes rich in glory and of adventures bold, Of feast and joyous living, of wailing and of woe, Of gallant warriors striving may ye now many marvels know.'
The loudest sound in that crowd was her wailing.
The retribution of the wicked is described as death, outer darkness, weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth, the undying worm, the quenchless fire, exclusion from the kingdom, eternal punishment and the like" (S.
wailing heavy metal guitars.
brace yourselves, everyone started weeping and wailing.
It's hard to handle multiple guys wailing at you at the same time.
wailing of the warning siren on the building site.
A ghost is also said to haunt the vicinity wailing like a banshee.
Eerily, the soul tearing sound mutated into the wailing of the warning siren on the building site.
When your friend stopped by with her wailing newborn, how did your cat react?
Initially, the baby is constipated, followed by poor feeding, lethargy, weakness, drooling, and a distinctive wailing cry.
A cry of pain has a distinctive pattern, beginning with a single shriek followed by a short silence and then continuous loud wailing.
The rattling of the rails fought against Ely's wailing vocal refrain.
now, please, ladies - no wailing, no flailing, no suicides, no tears.
His family trudges along the path as he speaks, two small children in red and white rompers wailing.
And then did he hear a tumult and wailing, both at once.
wailing harmonica, low down funky drums and fat jazz double bass.
wailing cry coming down the corridors.
wailing guitar solos became a thing of the past.
wailing female vocal.
wailing away on his guitar and flat-out rocking.
And far, far too much wailing and hysterical laughter.
wailing like a banshee.
The wailing cry' and the frantic gestures of the cock bird in the breeding-season will tell any passer-by that a nest or brood is near; but, unless he knows how to look for it, nothing save mere chance will enable him to find it.
103) after he has beheld the dead Patroclus in a dream: " Ay me, there remaineth then even in the house of Hades a spirit and phantom of the dead, for all night long hath the ghost of hapless Patroclus stood over me, wailing and making moan."
From what southern plains comes up the voice of wailing?
The rattling of the rails against Ely 's wailing vocal refrain.
Or, more likely, wailing and rending of garments.
Staff working late in the Abbey have heard an eerie wailing cry coming down the corridors.
The lyre and harp soundtrack was replaced with wailing heavy metal guitars.
Long self indulgent wailing guitar solos became a thing of the past.
This is a circumspect simple track with slow plodding bass sharing main duties with a looped wailing female vocal.
Level is the closest Jack comes on the record to wailing away on his guitar and flat-out rocking.
Now, please, ladies - no wailing, no flailing, no suicides, no tears.
If, say, Chris Martin started wailing about mo ' money and mo ' problems, he'd be considerably mo ' unpopular.
Their sound includes off-kilter lyrics, blues guitar jangle and wailing harmonica, low down funky drums and fat jazz double bass.
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