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As she lifted the curtain to look out into the dreary night, the moon broke suddenly from behind the clouds and shone upon her like a bright, benignant face, which seemed to whisper in the silence," Be comforted, dear soul
There was the sound of hurried whispers, a "No" and "Yes," and then a dead silence.
At its termination, Colonel Dent and his party consulted in whispers for two minutes, then the Colonel called out -
Linton: indeed, we never went to bed; and the servants were all up long before the usual hour, moving through the house with stealthy tread, and exchanging whispers as they encountered each other in their vocations.
Mother says he just whispers things out o' th' ground.
Vanstone and Miss Garth lost their interest in the proceedings, retired to the further end of the room, and spoke together in whispers.
Doctor Manette received such patients here as his old reputation, and its revival in the floating whispers of his story, brought him.
While these whispers were passing, the sleeper's heart did not throb, nor his breath become agitated, nor his features betray the least token of interest.
Before an hour had elapsed since the ship had begun to move, having occasion to ask the mate (he stood by my side) to take a compass bearing of the pagoda, I caught myself reaching up to his ear in whispers.
She knew what their whispers were about, grew sick at heart, and felt that she could come to church no more.
Suddenly Rogojin burst into a loud abrupt laugh, as though he had quite forgotten that they must speak in whispers.
Around him everyone began to stir: steps were audible and whispers, among which Anna Mikhaylovna's was the most distinct.