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There was not a breath of air moving, nor a sound but that of the surf booming half a mile away along the beaches and against the rocks outside.
The dew from the trees above spattered down like rain on the unseen backs, and a dull booming noise began, not very loud at first, and Little Toomai could not tell what it was.
They were sleeping in the safety of a huge tree when the booming sound smote upon their ears.
A little after midnight came a strange sound from over the sea, and high overhead the air began to carry a strange, faint, hollow booming.
And the booming of the little cannon resounded in the air.
Then I heard quite distinctly a booming ex- actly like the sound of great guns.
The artillery booming, forward, rearward, and on the flanks made jumble of ideas of direction.
That one loud word rolled all about the sky, while again there was a booming reverberation within the figure's breast.