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74 Metaphors for  cried

74 Metaphors for cried

The Irish Expeditionary Force, after an absence of three months and a severe training at home, has returned to the Parliamentary Front, and their war-cry is "Devlin's the friend, not Shortt!"

At night, strange, uncanny cries came out of the wood, and probably out of the owls also; but such sad and querulous cries as may well have been the plaints of the mournful marsh forest itself.

The simultaneous cries of "here's a native!"

In case of disaster, the cry of the night owl, as agreed upon, will be a warning."

And neither can know these points in the other by intuition; a cry of pain will often be the first intimation that the one can hurt the other just there.

This cry might have been an answer, or it might merely be the Italian encouraging his dog to bear on the body, with which it was already loaded Sigismund uttered a shout, which he felt must be the last.

If the Tiber has overflowed its banks, or the Nile has not overflowed, if heaven has refused its rain, if famine or the plague has spread its ravages, the cry is immediate, 'The Christians to the lions.'"

Afflicted with the vows, thy cry is Religion!

To every proposition for reform the cry has been, Non possumus.

The cry was a salute to their leader, Nemesio El Mencho Oseguera, one of the country's most-wanted drug lords.

Their battle-cry was 'Louvain!'

The only cry I will adopt is "England for ever," which means that we are here, every one of us, with all that we have and all that we can do, as members of a nation that must either serve the world or perish.

Up went the little chin, back went the shoulders, down went the elbows, and, in her wrath, the little princess did precisely what the old soldier had been striving to make her do; but his delighted cry of "Just right!" was a surprise to her, inasmuch as she had been conscious of no muscular effort whatsoever.

The cry, 'Be my brother, or I slay thee,' was the sign of a very weak, though very fiery, faith in the worth of fraternity.

Even the despairing cry, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" becomes a piece of unworthy drama; and yet if one presses the words of Jesus, and remembers that he had said but a few short hours before that he had but to speak the word, and legions of angels were at hand to succour him, it is impossible to resist the feeling that he knew who he was and whither he was bound.

This cry was, "The Count de Lille!"

You see, honey, der was an ossifer to sarve a process writ about somebody here dis mornin', but dar was something wrong about it, so dey all said, an' he is comin' to sarch de house for you, I spec', to-morrow; for de hue an' cry is out somehowor mebbe it's mehe!

She had a feeling that crying would be a highly unstrategic procedure leading to possible alarming developments.

Up the beach fled Tunnygate, his cries becoming fainter and fainter.

Then something was supposed to drop, and the cry was "Gravy!

The cry of the whole South should be death, instant death, to the Abolitionist, wherever he is caught."

Such a cry is merely a theatrical way of saying that he felt tired.

As soon as all the boats had taken their post, cries of "Vive le Roi!" were a thousand times repeated by the men upon the raft, and a little white flag was hoisted at the top of a musket.

The cry was a protestan expression of bitterest shame and sorrow.

As at Breitenfeld, the rallying cry was, "God with us!"

May the cries and groans of Nicosia and Famagosta be an earnest of those happier days, proclaiming as they do the vile habits of the beast, who keeps so close in the path of the herd his brethren."

Life is my province, and the birth cry of every infant is an oath of allegiance to me.

This cry was a confession of their own incompetency.

Formerly, the two cries of "Protection to Home Manufacture" and "Free Trade" were the distinct rallying points.

It was evident that their battle-cry was Conquer or Die.

We have grown so accustomed to the cry that we hardly notice it, and yet that the cry should ever have been raisedthat it should have arisen in all ages and in widely separated parts of the worldis the most remarkable thing in history.

The loudest cry of its woe is but the dull, bitter sigh of its lonely unhappiness, engendered by the deep misery of the secret depression of its mental complaining, making the heart like a faded flower in a gloomy wilderness; like a blighted tree in a sultry waste.

this, the cry of most men in periods of great outward prosperity, was the popular inquiry.

His cry of protest was the last articulate sound he uttered.

But the cry which is so often ours was never Christ's.

We have grown so accustomed to the cry that we hardly notice it, and yet that the cry should ever have been raisedthat it should have arisen in all ages and in widely separated parts of the worldis the most remarkable thing in history.

Yon doleful cry is not the note of the swallow on the carved rafters, nor the song of the variegated bird upon the blossoming tree.

Thefirst cry of the newborn is a muscular response to the sensation ofair entering the respiratory membranes.

"Alleging, that their crying down the church of Rome, was a joining hand with the Turks.

And would not this cry of horror reveal on the part of the spectators an instinctive perception of the truth which this chapter, this whole book, is written to enforce, that voluntary self-sacrifice, where called for, is the supreme, the infallible, test of love?

A powerful rallying cry has been accusations of genocide against the Belarusian people.

Cimabue, in painting, lately kept the field against all comers, and now the cry is 'Giotto.'

Their one cry to an advocate of improvement is some sagacious silliness about recognising the limits of the practicable in politics, and seeing the necessity of adapting theories to facts.

And the cry which sprang from her lips was the same cry that Pascal himself had uttered on the night of the storm, when he surprised her in the act of stealing his papers.

The cry was not speech; her gladness was far beyond words; it was simply the first utterance of nature; it was the primal inarticulate language.

The new war cry of the oppressor is Law and Order.

Her cry, as Cain seems to threaten the infant, followed by the picture of his bloom and joy, is a touch of perfect pathos.

He had gained admission to the caste of Whigs, whose battle-cry was "Knowledge for the People," and his brilliant rhetoric overpowered the arguments of champions of oriental learning.

No recreant I to a noble cause, Nor traitor base to a leader bold; 'Twas a fight where he won most applause Who captured most of his neighbor's gold; Where the wounded crawled away to die, Or, hopeless, ate their bread with tears, And the only cries that rent the sky Were the shouts of frenzied financiers.

A cry more tuneable Was never holla'd to, nor cheer'd with horn, In Crete, in Sparta, nor in Thessaly: Judge, when you hear.

And so he had come in first with every other team at least six hours behind; and the cry "'Scotty's' sleeping the race away at Candle" became the derisive slogan of the Allan clan.

And with increasing knowledge came increasing tranquillity; as when he found that the hideous cry, startling him at every dawn, was the signal not for massacre, but buffalo-milk.

To counteract this move Lola enrolled a students' corps of her owna small army of young stalwarts, whose cry was "Lola and Liberty," and who were sworn to fight her battles, if need be, to the death.

On Friday last baby's cry had become a sad sort of wail, and he was so pale and weak, that I did not see how he was going to rally; but he is better to-day, so that I begin to take breath....

Their war-cry was: "Spain!

Now of a sudden above the hiss of flame, from the valley of Brand a cry went upa shouta roar of fear and amaze and thereafter rose a wild clamour; a babel inarticulate, split, ever and anon, by frantic trumpet-blast.

Now twice a day, the shriek of his diabolical whistle pierced the umbrageous woods and hilly gorges for miles away, and its cry to many a solitary household was the epoch of the day.

"Think," says Dr. Buchan, "of the immense number of children that die of convulsions soon after birth; and be assured that these (its cries) are much oftener owing to galling pressure, or some external injury, than to any inward cause."

Ann crying was an unusual sight, but Ann in a night-dress was almost unbelievable.

Now is the hour of dusk and mist and midges, Now the tired planes drone homeward through the haze, And distant wood-fires wink behind the ridges, And the first flare some timorous Hun betrays; Now no shell circulates, but all men brood Over their evening food; The bats flit warily and owl and rat With muffled cries their shadowy loves pursue, And pleasant, Corporal, it is to chat

Now is the hour of dusk and mist and midges, Now the tired planes drone homeward through the haze, And distant wood-fires wink behind the ridges, And the first flare some timorous Hun betrays; Now no shell circulates, but all men brood Over their evening food; The bats flit warily and owl and rat With muffled cries their shadowy loves pursue, And pleasant, Corporal, it is to chat

The cry was repeateda light appeareda vision of two terrified, half-dressed men at the top of the stairs swam before his eyesa flasha loud noiseand he staggered back.

She was asked over to spend three days and went, accompanied by Jeanne, who by this time was crying much less; crying was no longer the cue; her mistress, and not merely stern Doctor Mary, had plainly shown her that.

The column had barely stretched out when, looking back on it as he quickened pace, Hilary's cry was, "Battery, trot, march!"

There, crying is our business, and I haven't any authority over my daughter!

The cry for a reduction of rent was an irresistible proof of what he had put forththat it was the farmers themselves who were to blame.

But your cries your cries will be clothes and flowers, honor for the journey.

That cry of anguish was no supernatural echo of past suffering, but the despairing shriek of some victim of modern cruelty.

To the listeners, huddled in silence, the familiar cry became a long, monotonous accompaniment to sad thoughts.

The cry is, "A sail!

[Footnote 9: A cry of hounds is a pack.

Through the night her cry had been, "Ah, Terry, Terry,ye gev me manny a haird blow, darlin', but ye kep' th' hairdest til th' last!"

the next day but one after I had spoken to him, he suddenly galloped into the court of the castle, and the cry of the sentinel, "L'Empereur!" was the first notice they had of it.

The cry of the upholders of this doctrine is: Truth in art, war against the freaks of the imagination that colors all in unreal tints.