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Because during the last few nights I have always, about three in the morning, heard a low, clear whistle.
A shrill little whistle, piping as if gone mad, came from directly ahead and from very near at hand.
So he blew his whistle, and the Irishman landed at the brother's house before nightfall.
Little John from his hiding-place saw the feat, and could hardly restrain a long whistle.
Poor Dick flailed and flailed at the pony, and once tried to whistle, but his courage was going down; huge clouds of despair gathered together in his soul, and from time to time their darkness was divided by a piercing flash of longing and regret.
The officer superintended all these details with the same calmness Milady had constantly seen in him, never pronouncing a word himself, and making himself obeyed by a gesture of his hand or a sound of his whistle.
I want you to whistle to my bullfinches; as I cannot see them I like to hear them, and we teach 'em airs that way.
By and by he thought he heard a whistle, as of some one whistling a tune.
A merry rollicking whistle was lilting up the lane.
Vasili Andreevich rode for about five minutes straight ahead, as he thought, seeing nothing but the horse's head and the white waste, and hearing only the whistle of the wind about the horse's ears and his coat collar.
It's good to be able to whistle again," remarked the shaggy man, "for those donkey lips were so thick I could not whistle a note with them.
Little Evring, riding in front of Dorothy, was so overjoyed that he took a curious tin whistle from his pocket and blew a shrill blast that made the Sawhorse leap and prance in sudden alarm.
In my time boys used always to whistle when they were in good spirits, and I have not got over the habit yet.
When I am far enough away from him, I shall blow a call on my whistle.
He that had four hundred swords at his whistle, I have seen, with these eyes of mine, buying butter in the market-place, and taking it home in a kale-leaf.