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But she seemed not to hear me and acted exactly as though I were not there.
When the music stopped, I seemed to hear a noise from the skulls in the heap of bones; it was as though they were chuckling and I could not help shuddering.
Wendy was now almost overhead, and they could hear her plaintive cry.
It's an insult to Grace," he broke out, warmly, "to hear what she has to say
But it is certainly a startling form of madness when one first hears of it.
He had never seen such a dull and out-of-the-way place; the folks were all gone off; why, you couldn't even hear the whistle
Or perchance, at evening, I hear him in his stable blowing off the superfluous energy of the day, that he may calm his nerves and cool his liver and brain for a few hours of iron slumber.
The fresh breeze was blowing right down upon us, and I could hear the whistle plainly, off to one side and a little ahead.
Franklin piping high, Miss Rachel piping higher, and my lady, on the piano, following them as it were over hedge and ditch, and seeing them safe through it in a manner most wonderful and pleasant to hear through the open windows, on the terrace at night.
There was no sound within the house, there was no sound near them; but far away on the lagoon they could hear the voices of the boatmen ringing fitful and distinct on the calm water.
Jukes to leeward could hear these two shouting within six inches of his face, as you may hear on a still night half a mile away two men conversing across a field.
The soldiers have taken possession of The Boot, I hear,' said Hugh.
Do hear my words, and let me save you yet, for better things.
Then perhaps you would now like to hear the evidence of some of the people in the house.
Before I could get upon my feet and recover my gun, which seemed to have been struck from my hands, I heard Morgan crying out as if in mortal agony, and mingling with his cries were such hoarse, savage sounds as one hears from fighting dogs.