For awhile there was silence, save for the moaning
of the huddled and restless cattle.
The gale through the moaning
trees Fitfully rushes.
Suddenly one starts and trembles as one seems to see a strange-looking being peering from out of the darkness of a hollow tree, while all the while the wind is moaning
and rattling and howling through the forest--moaning
with a hungry sound as it strips the leaves from the bare boughs, and whirls them into the air.
There is infinite variety in the gales of wind at sea, and except for the peculiar, terrible, and mysterious moaning
that may be heard sometimes passing through the roar of a hurricane - except for that unforgettable sound, as if the soul of the universe had been goaded into a mournful groan - it is, after all, the human voice that stamps the mark of human consciousness upon the character of a gale.
But after Lisbeth had been rocking herself and moaning
for some minutes, she suddenly paused and said aloud to herself, "I'll go an' see arter Adam, for I canna think where he's gotten; an' I want him to go upstairs wi' me afore it's dark, for the minutes to look at the corpse is like the meltin' snow.
And he dances, and he yells; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the pæan of the bells - Of the bells: - Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the throbbing of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells - To the sobbing of the bells: - Keeping time, time, time, As he knells, knells, knells, In a happy Runic rhyme, To the rolling of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells: - To the tolling of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - To the moaning
and the groaning of the bells.
Farther and farther toward the ground they inclined, and still there was no sound save the deep and awesome moaning
of the wind.
Toward evening he ceased moaning
and became quite still.
There you will find them where the moaning
Corphals pursue the shrieking ghost of O-Mai; ey
As the white man drew closer he could hear a low and continuous moaning and groaning.
From the hospital still proceeded the moaning of the sick.
Ah, poor Mary," she cried, and tenderly embraced the moaning
As he was wandering about there he came upon a Lion lying down moaning
Men were shouting--women were screaming and moaning
Six years later, and we're still hearing the same old tired arguments from Geoffrey Boycott and his moaning
cronies, and some hackneyed grumbles among Twitter's awkward squad.