clamor


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The rebuke of a king is more to be dreaded than the clamor of a wild, misguided multitude.
My ears are almost deafened, though the clamor comes through the far length of a hundred and fifty years.
The Indians, in the meantime, collected on a neighboring height, kept up the most horrible clamor, in hopes of striking a panic into the camp, or frightening off the horses.
And let them not come in multitudes, or in a tribunitious manner; for that is to clamor counsels, not to inform them.
We were walking slowly towards these rocks, among bushes which reached over our waists, when we became aware of a strange low gabbling and whistling sound, which filled the air with a constant clamor and appeared to come from some spot immediately before us.
At this moment, one of the sorcerers, a "myanga," made a sign, and all the clamor died away into the profoundest silence.
They remember that they too trod down a sated generation, with just such clamor and with just such scorn, and they foresee that these brave torch-bearers will presently yield their place also.
From time to time, this noise and clamor redoubled; the current which drove the crowd towards the grand staircase flowed backwards, became troubled, formed whirlpools.
Inside all was silence except for the shrill clamor of the bell.
Suddenly, as they were about to boldly enter through the opening, there arose a harsh clamor of sound that swelled and echoed on every side, until they were nearly deafened by the racket and had to put their fingers to their ears to keep the noise out.
Better than any other he gives a picture of the "infinite struggles, clamor, railing, and tumult of party.
But the mild voice of reason, pleading the cause of an enlarged and permanent interest, is but too often drowned, before public bodies as well as individuals, by the clamors of an impatient avidity for immediate and immoderate gain.