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Do we say   cry   or  die

Do we say cry or die

cry 10838 occurrences

There was a silly cry at one time for making the disuse of anonymity compulsory by law.

If ever he had denied to his own soul this Margaret, called her alien or foreign, he called her now, when it was too late, to her rightful place; there was not a thought nor a hope in the darkest depths of his nature that did not cry out for her help that night,for her, a part of himself,now, when it was too late.

how men's hearts failed them for fear, how women turned pale and held their children closer to their breasts, while they heard a far cry of lamentation for their country that had fallen?

He saw her at last go near the door where old Yare sat outside, then heard her breathless cry, and a sob.

"Don't cry," says Wade, vaguely, and still only half-conscious.

Io Paean, I cry!

He uttered a little gasping cry.

I feel my sperit swellin' with a cry Thet seems to say, "Break forth an' prophesy!"

There was a cry of astonishment from Dicky.

"Don't you dare to cry!"

"Cry it all out, if you want to, sweetheart," he said, and I fancied the tension was gone from his voice.

" So, "cry it out" I did, against the blessed shelter of my husband's shoulder.

With a glad little cry, I drew Lillian down to my bedside and kissed her.

" I opened my eyes with a little cry of thanksgiving.

" He uttered a little cry of joy, and then my father's arms were around me, my face was close to his, and for the first time since I was a baby of four years I knew my father's kisses.

A half choked little cry startled me, and I saw Grace Draper get to her feet unsteadily and start for the door, with her hands outstretched gropingly before her, almost as if she were blind.

How long a cry it had been since the days when I was wildly jealous of her old friendship with Dicky!

And Emily, with her sweet grey Irish eyes and her curling masses of raven black hair, would cry in penitent shame over her unworthiness, with some vague idea that those royal, and to her very real, ancestors would despise her small, sweet, rosebud self, so wholly unworthy of their disreputable majesties.

I remember hearing afterwards how, when she recovered her senses, she passionately insisted on being left alone, and locked herself into her room for the night; and how on the following morning her mother, at last persuading her to open the door, started back at the face she saw with the cry: "Good God, Emily!

Punch and Judy were living entities, and the tragedy in which they bore part cost me many an agony of tears; to this day I can remember running away when I heard the squawk of the coming Punch, and burying my head in the pillows that I might shut out the sound of the blows and the cry of the ill-used baby.

"Open the gates," called out the Senator, as the cry outside waxed louder.

"None shall cry for justice in vain at the gate of an AEmilius.

D. You have not learnt to prize that atmosphere in which things always seem to assume their true proportion, and to prompt the cry of St. Bernard's brother'All earth for me, all heaven for you.' C. That was surely an outcome of the time when people used to sacrifice certainties to uncertainties, and spoil life for the sake of they knew not what.

she cried passionately, just when Jack believed she was going to cry "Seรฑor Jack?"

I shall laugh and clap my hands, and cry, 'Bravo, bravo, querido mio!'

We look at the passage again, and more carefully, to see if, after all, we may not be intended to laugh, and not to cry at it; but on finding, as clearly appears, that we actually are intended to cry at it the temptation to laugh becomes almost irresistible.

We look at the passage again, and more carefully, to see if, after all, we may not be intended to laugh, and not to cry at it; but on finding, as clearly appears, that we actually are intended to cry at it the temptation to laugh becomes almost irresistible.

I am afraid,' called Stephen after me, and right after that followed a cry: "'Mother mine!'

Tired and hungry as I was I threw myself on the ground and started to cry bitterly till I fell asleep.

When one eats too rapidly, the food is crowded into the stomach so fast that nature has no time to cry, 'Enough,' by taking away the appetite before too much has been eaten.

There was a general rush to the window; but Wilkeson, Overtop, Maltboy, and Quigg ran for the street at once, surmising the source of the cry.

Around the sleigh were a dozen men and boys, who had been convoked by the cry of "FELL' CITIZENS!"

As for the rabble who make up the world (the inventor's lips curled as he said this), they will be glad to atone for the mad hue-and-cry with which they will follow me at first, by giving me, at last, limitless wealth and immortal fame.

There was no signature, nothing to guide him; yet in some way the plea sounded real, was a cry of distress, an appeal for help.

It isn't like you to cry for the moon.

The jailer's wife while fastening the inside prison-door heard a cry of murder near the outer door of the jail, and running to the door she saw Morgan struggling with the two men who had come for him.

He continued to scream and cry in the most distressing manner, at the same time struggling with all his strength; his voice was suppressed by something that was put over his mouth, and a man following behind rapped loudly upon the well-curb with a stick; a carriage came up, Morgan was put in it by the two men with him, and the carriage drove off.

One witness who saw the carriage drive past the jail testified that a man was put in by four others, who got in after him and the carriage drove away; the witness was near the men when they got into the carriage, and as it turned west he heard one of them cry to the driver, "Why don't you drive faster?

It was hard work enthusing over "Hancock and Hooray" after "Tilden and Reform;" the latter cry had substance, the former was just fustian.

It is a far cry from former leaders such as Tilden, Hewitt, Bayard, and Cleveland to those of to-day; a party which seeks its candidate among the populists of Nebraska courts defeat.

The existence of such questions as I have indicated reveals that already between her and him there showed space, separation, non-contact: Juliet was too bewildered with misery to tell whether it was a cleft of a hair's breadth, or a gulf across which no cry could reach; this moment it seemed the one, the next the other.

She watched him from the window while he mounted his horse, but the moment the last red gleam of Ruber vanished, she flung her arms above her head, and with a stifled cry threw herself on a couch, stuffed her handkerchief into her mouth, and in fierce dumb agony, tore it to shreds with hands and teeth.

Morning had begun to peer gray through the window-curtains, when she woke with a cry.

It was no wonder, therefore, that she woke with a cry.

I do not expect the Pharisee who calls the sinner evil names, and drags her up to judgment, to comprehend this; but, woman, cry to thy Father in Heaven, for He can make thee white, even to the contentment of that womanhood which thou hast thyself outraged.

If I should cry out, it will be for gladness.

She closed her teeth hard, to welcome the blow without a cry.

She gave one great cry of utter loss, and lay senseless.

But there were no shutters to her ears, and in at their portals all of a sudden darted a great and bitter cry, as from a heart in the gripe of a fierce terror.

She had been so absorbed, and it so startled and shook her, that she never could feel certain whether the cry she heard was of this world or not.

Half-asleep one hears such a cry, and can not tell whether it entered his consciousness by the ear, or through some hidden channel of the soul.

Under the weight of the Mormon king he was crushed to the floor; his pistol slipped from his grasp; two great hands choked a despairing cry from his throat.

He would have held on until there was no doubt of the end, had not the king's wifethe woman whose misery he had shared that nightsuddenly flung herself with a piercing cry, between him and the blackened face, clutching at his hands with all her fragile strength.

He had apparently died with that last cry on his lips.

Dawn had dispelled the mist-gloom and as the mainlanders drew nearer he discerned in their lead a figure that brought a cry of joy from his lips.

A crushing blow fell upon him from behind and with a last cry to Neil he sank under the trampling feet.

He opened his eyes and the light of day shot into them like a stinging, burning charge of needle-points, and he closed them again with a sharp cry of pain.

" No sooner had Nathaniel's face come to a level with the hole than a soft cry of astonishment escaped him.

She had retreated but a step when the prophet sprang to her and caught her in his arms, straining her to him until the scream on her lips was choked to a gasping cry.

In answer to that cry a yell of rage hurled itself from Nathaniel's throat.

" The door slammed, the chains clanked loudly, and above the sound of Jeekum's departure Neil's voice rose in a muffled cry of joy.

They passed the graves and entered the opening in the forest where lay Marion's home, and as once more the sweet odor of lilac came to him, awakening within his soul all those things that he had tried to stifle that he might meet death like a man, he felt himself weakening, until only the cloth about his mouth restrained the moaning cry that forced itself to his lips.

A moaning, wordless cry broke through the cloth that gagged him.

At the sound of that cry, faint, terrifying, with all the horror that might fill a human soul in its inarticulate note, a shudder of life passed into Neil's body.

And Nathaniel, turning his face away, saw something come up out of the shimmering sea, like a shadow before his blistering eyes, and as his own limbs went out from under him and he felt the strangling death at his throat there came from that shadow a cry that seemed to snap his very heartstringsa piercing cry and (even in his half consciousness he recognized it) a woman's cry!

And Nathaniel, turning his face away, saw something come up out of the shimmering sea, like a shadow before his blistering eyes, and as his own limbs went out from under him and he felt the strangling death at his throat there came from that shadow a cry that seemed to snap his very heartstringsa piercing cry and (even in his half consciousness he recognized it) a woman's cry!

And Nathaniel, turning his face away, saw something come up out of the shimmering sea, like a shadow before his blistering eyes, and as his own limbs went out from under him and he felt the strangling death at his throat there came from that shadow a cry that seemed to snap his very heartstringsa piercing cry and (even in his half consciousness he recognized it) a woman's cry!

He flung himself back, and for a moment he saw Neil struggling, the last spark of life in him stirred by that same cry; and then across the white sand two figures flew madly toward them and even as the hot film in his eyes grew thicker he knew that one of them was Marion, and that the other was Winnsome Croche.

From down near the shore she called back some word, and with a shrill cry Winnsome followed her.

In his eagerness he ran, and where the path ended, the flags and rice beaten into the mud and water, he stopped with an exultant cry.

He looked again, and his face turned suddenly white, and an almost inaudible cry fell from his lips.

Behind all the others there came a figure that drew a sharp cry from him as he leaped from his hiding-place.

In response to that whisper came a low, glad cry, and Marion lay trembling on his breast.

He heard Marion cry out his name, but his fighting blood was stirred and he did not stop.

Then he sprang toward him with a joyful cry of recognition.

He sank back, ashen white and still, and with a cry Nathaniel turned to the lieutenant.

Yea, Freedom is throned on the Mountains; the cry of her children seems vain When they fall and are ground into dust by the heel of the lords of the plain.

It was the cry of Eugรฉnie's inmost life.

So there was no repetition of the excuses, the cry for pardon he had spent the night on; and she made no reference to them.

Take her inlisten to herlet her cry it out.

It was a cry of distress, checked by the sight of Fenwick, who stood in the door of his studio.

She held it up to him with a cry of delight.

Besides, it makes me cry.

Looking a thing straight in the face, at a moment's noticewith a kind of humorous common senserefusing altogether to cry over spilt milk, even such spilt milk as thisin a hurry, simply, to clear it up!

A mere metaphorical refusal to cry, thisfor, after all, there had been tears.

It was a little cry from Eugรฉniedeprecating, full of pain.

She fell back with a stifled cry; and they stood therespeechless and motionlesslooking into each other's eyes.

His voice had risen to a cry.

With wreaths of green leaves on their heads, friends sat round the body wailing the long-drawn cry, Auรฉ!

The unhappy man had but time to cry, "Captain Kelly, for God's sake don't leave me!" when he was knocked down in the surf, and hacked to death.

how little I then thought that I should have to cry peccavi to her memory from the bottom of such ruts, and under the shadow of such flights of winged creatures as she used to describe from the muddy ways of Pennsylvania and the muddy waters of Georgia!

Early the next morning, while I was still dressing, I was suddenly startled by hearing voices in loud tones in Mr. 's dressing-room, which adjoins my bed-room, and the noise increasing until there was an absolute cry of despair uttered by some man.

It was a sort of conventional methodist prayer, and probably quite as conventional as all the rest was the closing invocation of God's blessing upon their master, their mistress, and our children; but this fairly overcame my composure, and I began to cry very bitterly; for these same individuals, whose implication in the state of things in the midst of which we are living, seemed to me as legitimate a cause for tears as for prayers.

Their chief expression of sorrow, however, when Mr. and myself bade them good night at the conclusion of the service, was on account of my crying, which appeared to affect them very much, many of them mingling with their 'Farewell, good night, massa and missis,' affectionate exclamations of 'God bless you, missis; don't cry!' 'Lor, missis, don't you cry so!'

Their chief expression of sorrow, however, when Mr. and myself bade them good night at the conclusion of the service, was on account of my crying, which appeared to affect them very much, many of them mingling with their 'Farewell, good night, massa and missis,' affectionate exclamations of 'God bless you, missis; don't cry!' 'Lor, missis, don't you cry so!'

Now the cry was for "stay laws."

A cry of inarticulate joy burst from Dan, and then: "You've found it!

Come out!" A hoarse, ringing cry, as of one who is shouting against a great wind: "Dan! Dan Barry!

She sprang in front of him again with a wild cry.

She could not even cry out; she was frozen.

die 15439 occurrences

"I am, however," he added, "prepared to die.

It occurred to me, if he should thus suddenly die, and I be found alone in his cell, I might be charged with being his murderer; and my courage, which, from long inaction, had sadly declined of late, deserted me at the thought.

I was raised like one, and I'll die like one.

I'll cover you" "If they land me in the bug-house, they can write on your tombstone when you die, 'Hanna Long Burkhardt went stark raving mad crazy with hucking at home because I let her life get to be a machine from six-o'clock breakfast to eight-o'clock bed, and she went crazy from it.'

He can live and die without doin' anything except the same things over and over again, year out and year in.

I says to him to-night, I says, 'When I look at myself in the glass, I wanna die.'

But as I had left you here I was bound to come through, or die in the attempt.

When my life had been threatened by the Indians I had not felt half so miserable as when I lay in the dug-out thinking I was destined to die a slow death by starvation and cold.

"One may hear the right way in the morning, and at evening die.

" Tsz-lu, hearing the remark said, "But if, sir, you had the handling of the army of one of the greater States, whom would you have associated with you in that case?" The Master answered: "Not the one 'who'll rouse the tiger,' Not the one 'who'll wade the Ho;' not the man who can die with no regret.

Besides, were I to die, I would rather die in the hands of yourselves, my disciples, than in the hands of officials.

Besides, were I to die, I would rather die in the hands of yourselves, my disciples, than in the hands of officials.

"How should I dare to die," said he, "while you, sir, still lived?"

As to discerning what is illusory, here is an example of an illusion:Whom you love you wish to live; whom you hate you wish to die.

I have seen men stepping into fire and into water, and meeting with death thereby; I have not yet seen a man die from planting his steps in the path of good-fellowship.

There were teachers of immorality abroad, who published the old Epicurean doctrine, "Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.

We will die together with thee.'

The people wished for Kรซeh's death, though they should die with him.

When men die, you say, 'It is not owing to me; it is owing to the year,' In what does this differ from stabbing a man and killing him, and then saying, 'It was not I; it was the weapon'?

So he said, because that man made the semblances of men and used them for that purpose; what shall be thought of him who causes his people to die of hunger?" King Hwuy of Lรซang said, "There was not in the kingdom a stronger State than Ts'in, as you, venerable Sir, know.

So is the superior man affected towards animals, that, having seen them alive, he cannot bear to see them die, and, having heard their dying cries, he cannot bear to eat their flesh.

May he careful be, and come back to me, And die not away from his home.

"Barney, if you'll do that, I'll gather every four-leaved clover between here and Richmond to give you; and, what's more, if I die I'll leave you my bones to operate.

The balls passed too high or too low, but they impressed the fact on enthusiasts, who had longed for battle, that one might die for one's country and not die gloriously.

The balls passed too high or too low, but they impressed the fact on enthusiasts, who had longed for battle, that one might die for one's country and not die gloriously.

During the ensuing illness at her house next door to Spa Fields Chapel she said to Lady Ann Erskine, who was continually with her, "I am well, all is wellwell for ever; I see wherever I turn my eyes, whether I live or die, nothing but victory.

Russell answered in these words: "It will be of no advantage to me to have my friends die with me.

I lived in this belief, and am now about to die in it.

Cassio did as Iago advised him, and made application to the lady Desdemona, who was easy to be won over in any honest suit; and she promised Cassio that she would be his solicitor with her lord, and rather die than give up his cause.

" Desdemona, hearing the wondrous virtues of the handkerchief, was ready to die with fear, for she plainly perceived she had lost it, and with it, she feared, the affections of her husband.

But he was resolved she should die; else (as he said) she would live to betray more men, as she had done him.

"Unhappy man, who at thy birth wast appointed twice to die!

others shall die once; but thou, besides that death that remains for thee, common to all men, hast in thy life-time visited the shades of death.

" Then Ulysses enquired, in case he should escape Charybdis, whether he might not assail that other monster with his sword: to which she replied that he must not think that he had an enemy subject to death, or wounds, to contend with: for Scylla could never die.

He that was cast naked upon the shore, bereft of all his companions, has now a goddess to attend upon him, and his companions are the nymphs which never die.

If Circe loved him sincerely, Calypso loves him with tenfold more warmth and passion: she can deny him nothing, but his departure; she offers him every thing, even to a participation of her immortality: if he will stay and share in her pleasures, he shall never die.

But death with glory has greater charms for a mind heroic, than a life that shall never die, with shame; and when he pledged his vows to his Penelope, he reserved no stipulation that he would forsake her whenever a goddess should think him worthy of her bed, but they had sworn to live and grow old together: and he would not survive her if he could, nor meanly share in immortality itself, from which she was excluded.

And when Ulysses revolved in his mind how that his enemies were a multitude, and he single, he began to despond, and he said: "I shall die an ill death like Agamemnon; in the threshold of my own house I shall perish, like that unfortunate monarch, slain by some one of my wife's suitors."

Is there a creature so debased, Would not for freedom die?

No! at the battle cry, A host prepared to die, Shall arm for fight But not with martial steel, Grasped with a murderous zeal; No arms their foes shall feel, But love and light.

No threats shall awe my soul, No perils cause me to desist, No bribes my acts control; A freeman will I live and die, In sunshine and in shade, And raise my voice for liberty, Of nought on earth afraid.

Not for stern ambition's prize, Do our hopes and wishes rise; Lo, our leader from the skies, Bids us do or die.

Now if we go, we must take the night We're sure to die if we come in sight The blood-hounds will be on our track, And wo to us if they fetch us back.

Like human beings, they rise, they flourish, they die and are forgotten.

" "Ah! very good; but you may die before night!

What then?" "Die before night!

" "Very likely," responded Sharpman: "he did not die until after six.

This was why they feared for her; they said, "She must weep, or she will die.

o' all reason; she's very rich, an' beautiful, an' everything; but if I could be her boy for jest one weekjest one week, Uncle Billy, I'dwell, I'd be willin' to die.

I hope she won't die now, like he didUncle

Her father said, 'Let the poor man repose himself after his fatigues; and as for me, I care not, though they take off this old grey head ten or eleven years sooner than I should die in the course of nature.'

I have not said that they would droop and die while infants.

For here between the man and beast we die.' And Arthur yet had done no deed of arms, But heard the call and came; and Guinevere Stood by the castle walls to watch him pass; But since he neither wore on helm or shield The golden symbol of his kinglihood, But rode, a simple knight among his knights, And many of these in richer arms than he, She saw him not, or marked not, if she saw, One among many, tho' his face was bare.

And, Arthur, passing thence to battle, felt Travail, and throes and agonies of the life, Desiring to be join'd with Guinevere, And thinking as he rode: "Her father said That there between the man and beast they die.

Tho' men may wound him that he will not die, But pass, again to come, and then or now Utterly smite the heathen under foot, Till these and all men hail him for their king.' . . . . .

* * 'Strike for the King and die!

Emma, my dear, the die is cast.

Her that I'd a died fur, and will die fur even now!

may I never die in sin, but this was the way of it.

The woman's bitter cry told the first thought of all the thronging multitudes of eager Welshmen that day, how Merlin had prophesied that an English king, the conqueror of Ireland, should die on Lechlavar, a great stone which formed a rude natural bridge across the stream, and round which the pagan superstitions of an immemorial past still clung.

" "My dear, that love won't die," Avery said gently.

Shall we say any thing of those of us who die between our seventh and eighteenth spiritual month?

It is of this, we oftenest die,not in a day or a year, but after many days and many years; when in some sharp crisis we need for our salvation the force which should have been developing in our infancy, the muscle or the nerve which should have been steadily growing strong till that moment.

But the force is not there; the muscle is weak; the nerve paralyzed; and we die at twenty of a light fever, we fall down at twenty, under sudden grief or temptation, because of our long sleeps under soothing syrups when we were babies.

If there is, I would die to give it to him,I know that.

He is so sick, and I believe he will die in that wretched old garret.

"Did Mr. Fitzgerald die before you left?" inquired Flora.

'If the wretched fellow have the sickness indeed,' he said, 'he might die in a ditch for all his own people care;' and that same night he went to Lacy Manor, inquiring after its master.

By all accounts the sickness increases there from day to day; the poor people die like flies.

'But where thou goest,' said I, 'there will I go, Althea.' 'Take heed,' she replied instantly, 'that it be not "Where thou diest I will die, and there will I be buried.

Satanae hactenus possessio,et quod maxime mirandum et dolendum, and which is to be admired and pitied; if any of them be baptised, which the kings of Sweden much labour, they die within seven or nine days after, and for that cause they will hardly be brought to Christianity, but worship still the devil, who daily appears to them.

Those French and Briton Druids in the West first taught, saith Caesar, non interire animas (that souls did not die), "but after death to go from one to another, that so they might encourage them to virtue."

In imitation of whom the devil belike (nam superstitio irrepsit verae religionis imitatrix, superstition is still religion's ape, as in all other things, so in this) doth so combine and glue together his superstitious followers in love and affection, that they will live and die together: and what an innate hatred hath he still inspired to any other superstition opposite?

How those old Romans were affected, those ten persecutions may be a witness, and that cruel executioner in Eusebius, aut lita aut morere, sacrifice or die.

Because a dead dog was flung into the only fountain which the city had, they would die of thirst all, rather than drink of that unclean water, and yield up the city upon any conditions.

Though the praetor and chief citizens began to drink first, using all good persuasions, their superstition was such, no saying would serve, they must all forthwith die or yield up the city.

The world goes round, "truditur dies die, Novaeque pergunt interire Lunae:" They did eat and drink of old, marry, bury, bought, sold, planted, built, and will do still.

"We will make a famous Greek scholar of you yet," said Harry, "who knows, darling Em, but you may be a great poetess before you die?

Yes, for the second time the die was cast.

I shall die some day, and something tells me that that divine event is not very far off.

When I die, I would not have her know it.

"I yelled: 'Sandy, for God's sake, don't be killin' a tenderfoot!' "'If whisky will kill him he's goin' to die,' says Sandy. 'Flanders, pour out a drink of rye for this gent.'

He said that he wants to die with his boots on.

"Doctor, you must do more than you can; you must accomplish the impossible; I tell you, it is impossible for this man to die; he must live!" He turned to Glendin.

"Yah, massa,nuffin harm Ol' Cap in water; spec he born to die in galluses; had nuff chance to be in glory, ef 'twasn't.

Oh, you need not care for me,you need never love me,you may always be cold,but I must serve you, live with you, die with you!"

"He died," said the former to me, "because he would die."

To me it seems that the whole old resident population of the frontiers, together with the new accessions to it, in the shape of petty dealers of all sorts, are determined to have the Indians' furs, at any rate, whether these poor red men live or die; and many of the dealers who profess to obey the laws wish to get legally inland only that they may do as they please, law or no law, after they have passed the flag-staff of Sainte Marie's.

I am sure I shall die if they do!" "Miserable driveller!"

I had gained fame indeed, the miserable fame to have my story bawled forth by hawkers and ballad-mongers, to have my praises as an active and enterprising villain celebrated among footmen and chambermaids; but I was neither an Erostratus nor an Alexander, to die contented with that species of eulogium.

Oppressed, annihilated I might be; but, if I died, I would die resisting.

But at the last, when he knew he was dying, he was desperately anxious you should know that he did not die a 'Stranger's death,' as he said.

People die...." "Jay, darling, don't," sobbed Mr. Morgan.

Grandmamma was glad to die.

Thou makest thyself a very considerable thing indeed, if thou thinkest the Son of God counted it worth His while to weep, and bleed, and die, to deceive thee into a false esteem of Him and His love.

WHITE, W. L. Queens die proudly.

Queens die proudly.

W. L. White (A); 17Sep70; R491240. Queens die proudly.

Heap sick, me, mebby die.

She will die pretty quick.