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"You'll find her so; she must be, to make you learn to whistle to her bullfinches.
"I want my whistle!" said the little Prince, beginning to cry.
"The whistle is lost, but you may have another when you get home."
Any jackass gets aboard one and runs it from hell to breakfast, blowin' his whistle to beat the band and tellin' the rest of the world to look out for him, because he's comin' and can't look out for himself!
The fresh breeze was blowing right down upon us, and I could hear the whistle plainly, off to one side and a little ahead.
They were to begin firing at the first whistle of the locomotive.
They were listening for the whistle agreed upon, when suddenly savage cries resounded in the air, accompanied by reports which certainly did not issue from the car where the duellists were.
Seeing that he was rather cast down, the old man told him that he had a brother nine hundred miles away, and that if information could be got about them from anyone it would be from him; 'and I will enable you,' he said, 'to reach the place where he lives before night.' So he blew his whistle, and the Irishman landed at the brother's house before nightfall.
I am master of all the birds in the world, and have only to blow my whistle and every one will come to me.
So he blew his whistle, and when he blew it then all the birds of the world began to gather.
On May 3, 1919, a steam whistle was blown to let the citizens of Tifton, Georgia, know that its city was chosen as the home of the Coastal Plain Experiment Station.
A case in point is the current furore over the leak (whistle blowing) of our PM's peculiar decision to award a security sensitive contract to China, while deploying HMS Queen Elizabeth to the South China Seas to counteract China's expansion programme.
A lot of criticism has been directed at the treatment of Howard Wilkinson, the former head of Danske Bank's Baltics trading unit, who blew the whistle on what is suspected money-laundering said amount to over pound 200 billion.
25 January 2019 - US-based sports and entertainment media brand Whistle has acquired Los Angeles, US-based digital entertainment studio New Form, the company said.
Of course, the art took off as an entertainment in the wake of Frank Churchill and Larry Morey writing Whistle While You Work for the classic Disney film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in 1937.