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211 example sentences with  crooned

211 example sentences with crooned

It falls into a smooth, glassy sleep, stirred only by the night-wind, which, coming down the caรฑon, makes it croon and mutter in ripples along its broidered shores.

Only the hawks wheeled, and the wild pigeons crooned; the squirrels frisked among the branches; and now and then a great deer would leap from its couch and hasten into the coverts.

And the soft wind crooned and whispered in the leavesleaves that parting, showed other shapes swung high in air, whose pallid faces looked down on them, awful-eyed, from the tender green, faces drawn and haggard, with teeth agleam or open mouths whence screams had come, but very silent now until the Day of Judgment.

There she sat in her own house, singing to two rich Arabs and a subordinate agent of one of the greatest rulers of Asia, while behind her Mimi, aged two years,the legacy of a dead affection, crooned and tried to clap her small hands in rythm with her mother's song.

<Sing, chant, carol, warble, troll, yodel, croon, hum, chirp, chirrup>.

The mother crooned a[n] to her babe.

There is another class of songs, half of the sea, half of the shore, which the fishermen and coasters croon in their lonely watches.

My little babe was sweet and fair, He crooned to sleep upon my breast

The coals beneath the kettle croon,

A foolish rustic thing the shepherd wives In our Abruzzi croon by winter fires, Of their husbands in the plains.

Now Clinkumbell, w' rattlin tow, Begins to jow an' croon; Some swagger hame the best they dow, Some wait the afternoon, At slaps the billies halt a blink, Till lasses strip their shoon; Wi' faith an' hope, an' love an' drink, They're a' in famous tune For crack that day.

Croon, loll, murmur.

The Indian woman crouched beside the tortured young thing and rocked the dark head, held close against her bosom, while she crooned a lullaby in the native tongue.

"The Great Lakes and Canadian Southern," he crooned lovingly.

"Poverino!" said the gondolier softly, while Marina crooned over him an Ave Maria, and the gondola glided noiselessly to its cadence.

Aye, even to the memories which were the possession of that far future youth, who was indeed I, of his childhood's days, when his nurse of that Age swung him, and crooned impossible lullabies of this mythical sun which, according to those future fairy-tales, had once passed across the blackness that now lay above the Pyramid.

The women voiced a collective sigh of admiration, and old Bask-Wah-Wan ruffled the gay material and patted it and crooned in childish joy.

There the bees hummed lazily over the old-fashioned flower garden; there the cantankerous jays jabbered in the cottonwoods; there the muffled noises of the town festival came as from afar; there Miss Morgan puttered about her morning's work, trying vainly to croon a gospel hymn; and there Bud Perkins, prone upon the sitting-room sofa, made parallelograms and squares and diamonds with the dots and lines on the ceiling paper.

Their music was a wild shout or croon by all the tribe, and the dancing is a movement in any irregular way, or a swaying motion given to the time given by the voices, and they only advanced a few inches in an hour's time.

That man lays up for himself resources of strength who now and then exchanges the ledger for green leaves, the factory for wild flowers, business for brook-croon and bird-song.

It was interesting to listen as his voice changed from a bellow to a croon, and back again a moment later to a bellow.

* * * * * 28 quoth crooned frisked beech'-wood twain se'rene frol'icked wan'dering LITTLE BELL.

" Low and soft, oh! very low and soft, Crooned the blackbird in the orchard croft, "Bell, dear Bell!" crooned he.

" Low and soft, oh! very low and soft, Crooned the blackbird in the orchard croft, "Bell, dear Bell!" crooned he.

croon, to sing in a low tone.

The sobbing cadences of the greatest of Irish songs came to Antony's mind, and he crooned a verse or two at random: All day long, in unrest, To and fro, do I move.

The good Soeur buzzed a mild frenzy of "Il ne faut pas toucher" about our ears, but, all unheeding, we clasped the hot hands and crooned over him.

A quaint recitative of his own, which he generally contrived to vary each night, was the song, a loving croon of sleep and rest.

His imagination was blinded to the dangers that lay alongside the crumbling shelves of rock, and I scrambled behind him wondering dimly what would happen to Edith and her sister if an unkind fate flung us from the ledge into the darkness from which the soft croon of the chestnut clumps came up like a warning against our foolhardiness.

Miss Hugonin crooned, in an ecstacy of tenderness and woe.

Dan was laughing lowa sound like a croon.

There, with the sunlit waters before them, and the rippling waves making music at their feet, the old nurse crooned out many an Indian legend or exciting story about the red men of the past.

" With Sagastao on one side of her in the big canoe and Minnehaha on the othertheir favorite positions when listening to her fascinating stories as she crooned them out in her soft, musical CreeMary told them the story.

An old Mohammedan crooned eerily, impressively, a lament which echoed round and round the vault.

There croon and croodle all the lonely day; Go tell her that I love her still the best, So many days, so many miles, away.

"Hooiver, I reckon he's forced to sell and we might get anither half-croon off if we wait."

Here, from about 4 p.m. till long after sunset, you may see the Shirรกzi taking his rest, undisturbed save for the ripple of running water, the sighing of the breeze through the branches, and croon of the pigeons overhead.

There, in the long, long evenings, she would fold her little one in her one sound arm and croon over him in a hot, feverish whisper bits of her favourite ditty: The fisherman, when dawn is nigh, Peers forth to greet the kindling sky....

I've crooned lullabies to Jacky without remembering that I once had volume enough to drown out an accompanist.

"A votre santรฉ, mon Lieutenant!" crooned Madame the widow Palliard-Dubose.

III THE EDITOR AT WORK To go back a little, for several days after his child's birth Major Carteret's chief interest in life had been confined to the four walls of the chamber where his pale wife lay upon her bed of pain, and those of the adjoining room where an old black woman crooned lovingly over a little white infant.

The feed-pump eccentric-shaft of this engine, which was very poor and flaky, suddenly gave out about five in the afternoon, and I had to stop in a hurry, and that sweet invisible mechanism which had crooned and crooned about my ears in the air, and followed me whithersoever I went, stopped too.

The feed-pump eccentric-shaft of this engine, which was very poor and flaky, suddenly gave out about five in the afternoon, and I had to stop in a hurry, and that sweet invisible mechanism which had crooned and crooned about my ears in the air, and followed me whithersoever I went, stopped too.

When he moaned she fell to rocking gently back and forth, holding his head closer against her breast, and presently began to croon softly.

The cushat, as she thrid her way through the wood, continued to croon in her darksome treeand the lark, although just dropped from the cloud, was cheered by her presence into a new passion of song, and mounted over her head, as if it were his first matin hymn.

"My love, my love," she crooned in his ear, pressing her warm cheek close to his.

There the sisters might sway and croon to the cadence of sermon and prayer, and the brethren spur the spokesman to still greater efforts by their well timed ejaculations.

For their colour wavered and changed and faltered, shifting ever from hue to hue, turning golden and ruddy amber, and emerald-green and lotus-blue; and over her eyes her arching brows lifted and fell and played and flickered, fixing his troubled soul like nails, and rivetting his attention, till her singing voice sounded in his head like a distant tune crooned in the ear of a sleepy man.

It was some slave girl busied among the vines of Abul Malek, he decided, for she translated all the fragmentary airs that float through summer eveningsthe songs of sweethearts, the tender airs of motherhood, the croon of distant waterfalls, the voice of sleepy locustsand

But this is neither here nor there, and I'm sure you and I will have an interesting summer croon in spite of your qualms and resentment of the moneyed invasion.

The soft breeze of the sea whispered the curse of destiny into their ears; it crooned the song of heritage; it called her back to the fastnesses where love may not venture in.

He crooned to it lovingly for a moment or two, then said, "That's right.

She used to hold him entranced long winter-evenings, while she sat knitting in the chimney-corner, and crooned to him strange, wild African legends of the things that she had seen in her childhood and early days,for she had been stolen when about fifteen years of age; and these weird, dreamy talks increased the fervor of his roving imagination, and his desire to explore the wonders of the wide and unknown world.

As he returned through the night, walking, hopping, or running, as the need came to him, he crooned to himself a song he had once made up.

The wandering breezes croon to you, They breathe a sleep charm of mist and dew.

In a low voice she would croon Oriental songs, incomprehensible and mysterious.

I went for the window croon; he cried, begged, and prayed not to pay it, saying, "he brought but a croon to keep him all the session, and he had spent sixpence of it; so I have got only four and sixpence."' His father, a labourer, who owned three cows, 'had sold one to dress his son for the University, and put the lamented croon in his pocket to purchase coals.

I went for the window croon; he cried, begged, and prayed not to pay it, saying, "he brought but a croon to keep him all the session, and he had spent sixpence of it; so I have got only four and sixpence."' His father, a labourer, who owned three cows, 'had sold one to dress his son for the University, and put the lamented croon in his pocket to purchase coals.

I went for the window croon; he cried, begged, and prayed not to pay it, saying, "he brought but a croon to keep him all the session, and he had spent sixpence of it; so I have got only four and sixpence."' His father, a labourer, who owned three cows, 'had sold one to dress his son for the University, and put the lamented croon in his pocket to purchase coals.

Her place was at the end of a long line of dusky nurses, the first of whom landed nearly three centuries ago at James Towne, and crooned to the children of the royal governors the weird minor lullabies of jungle-land.

Moses crooned and chuckled gratefully when he was stroked and tickled.

"These are tinsel oaths," she crooned, as if rapt with incurious content; "these are the old empty protestations of all you strutting poets.

SEE Croon, Charlotte W. CALDWELL, ERSKINE.

CROON, CHARLOTTE W. Cooperative general achievement tests.

By Charlotte W. Croon, Mary Willis, Alexander Calandra & others.

SEE Croon, Charlotte W. Cooperative general achievement tests.

By Emma Spaney & Charlotte W. Croon. ยฉ 1Aug41; AA404448.

By Mary Willis & Charlotte W. Croon. ยฉ 1Aug41; AA404446.

SEE Croon, Charlotte W. Cooperative literary comprehension and appreciation test.

SEE Croon, Charlotte W. CALDWELL, ERSKINE.

CROON, CHARLOTTE W. Cooperative general achievement tests.

By Charlotte W. Croon, Mary Willis, Alexander Calandra & others.

SEE Croon, Charlotte W. Cooperative general achievement tests.

By Emma Spaney & Charlotte W. Croon. ยฉ 1Aug41; AA404448.

By Mary Willis & Charlotte W. Croon. ยฉ 1Aug41; AA404446.

SEE Croon, Charlotte W. Cooperative literary comprehension and appreciation test.

On each farm stood a village of wooden huts, where turbaned mammies crooned and piccaninnies gamboled in the sunshine.

To that amble he crooned to himself, pleasantly, half-dreamilyas if he voiced indirectly some inner thoughtquaint snatches of old song: "She came to the gate and she peeped in Grass and the weeds up to her chin; Said, 'A rake and a hoe and a fantail plow Would suit you better than a wife just now.'

She'd jes' croon above de babies, she'd jes' sing when t'ings went wrong, An' no matter what de trouble, she would meet it wid a song; She jes' prayed huh way to heaben, findin' comfort in de rod; She jes' "stole away to Jesus," she jes' sung huh way to God!

The fire-flames crooned a tiny song, No cold wind moved the wintry tree; The children both in Faรซrie dreamed Beside their mother's knee.

She had an old, rheumatic cook, Martha, who seldom left her basement kitchen, except when she went to her Baptist meeting, but for hours and hours she crooned heart-breaking melodies of that hope within her, of a better and a happier world.

Then I whispered the nurses to bring cotton and oakum, and little cushions; made them put the cotton and oakum, in small tufts, to my index fingers; and while I crooned my directions in a sing-song lullaby air, I worked in this support, gradually and imperceptibly withdrawing my hands, until I could substitute the little cushions for the force by which they held the muscle in proper position.

The story of Rama and Sita is the Odyssey of the East, crooned by grandmothers over the evening fires; sung by wandering minstrels under the shade of the mango grove; trolled by travelers jogging in bullock carts along empty moonlit roads.

So in we went and stood in the crowd To hear the old clock as it crooned aloud, With sound and symbol,

On such a day Billy, stirred to an indefinable elation because the world as he saw it then was altogether good, crooned his pet song while he waited at the porch with Flora's horse and his own.

He thought of his childhood, of his mother, how they brought him to her 011 her death-bed, and how, pressing his head to her breast, she began to croon over him, but looked up at Glafira Petrovna and became silent.

Tears streamed down the woman's cheeks as she crooned and babbled to the child in a language only a tender mother knows, but in her eyes was the look of a soul crucified with helpless suffering.

"Slow an' certain, Bill; slow an' certain," he crooned.

The women voiced a collective sigh of admiration, and old Bask-Wah-Wan ruffled the gay material and patted it and crooned in childish joy.

20 How many loved ones Will it not croon to, In the long spring-days Through coming ages, When all our day-dreams 25 Have been forgotten, And none remembers Even thy beauty!

We owe, for instance, words like lilt and outcome to Carlyle; croon, eerie, gloaming have become familiar to us from Burns's poems, and Sir Walter Scott added a large number of vivid local terms both to our written and our spoken language.

appealing to the ancient negress, who had suspended her croon to listen.

If he was cross, they had but to lay him on the grass in the garden and put a daisy in his hand, and he would croon happily over it for hours.

Is it bizarre to hear Bennington's distinct croon from beyond the grave?

Shradha Mishra in Mar Jaayein Hum sounds ditto like Rekha Bhardwaj & I didnโ€™t believe it wasnโ€™t her until I came out to read who has crooned that.

The song is crooned by the superstar himself and features Jacqueline Fernandez in the same.

The Weeknd adds a back story โ€” sweetly crooned with a resentful undercurrent โ€” that brackets Malumaโ€™s song with verses about how he wanted a baby but not a marriage, making the situation even more twisted.

They crooned by Frank Sinatra.

Hearing Jack Johnson croon is like chicken soup for the soul.

As the Righteous Brothers used to croon, you've lost that lovin' feelin'!