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2115 examples of  howl  in sentences

2115 examples of howl in sentences

"If the shutters were open you could; as they're not;" returned the widow, not offering to stir; "but ever since SKAMMERHORN, starting up with a howl, said 'Here he comes again, red-hot!' and tried to jump out of the window, I've never opened them for any single man, and never shall.

Oh! they may howl, but not another line do they get!

This song, accompanied with loud raps on the table, was bellowed forth in a dreadfully discordant voice; and very soon all the dogs rushed into the room and began to bark and howl most dismally, which seemed to please the old man greatly, for to him it was a kind of applause.

And at long intervals the mill-dog's howl; The distant forge's swinging thump profound; Or yell, in the deep woods, of lonely hound.

The monster, sure now of its prey, gives a fierce howl of triumph.

There is a howl of rage and agony, and a gaunt gray figure leaps upward and falls quivering across the form of the child.

It was populated several deep, and now from its inhabitants went up a dreadful howl.

He was asking questions while they were performing this operation, and, amidst their loud and wild howl, his voice was heard even in the room above.

I leave the subject as the winds began to howl and the rains began to fall and the floods began to rise, and all together to beat upon that house which was built upon the sand.

We did not hear the howl of a monkey, nor the yell of a tiger-cat, common enough on the mountains which lay in front of us; but of harping, fiddling, humming, drumming, croaking, clacking, snoring, screaming, hooting, from cicadas, toads, birds, and what not, there was a concert at every step, which made the glens ring again, as the Brocken might ring on a Walpurgis-night.

Lamentation N. lament, lamentation; wail, complaint, plaint, murmur, mutter, grumble, groan, moan, whine, whimper, sob, sigh, suspiration, heaving, deep sigh. cry &c (vociferation) 411; scream, howl; outcry, wail of woe, ululation; frown, scowl.

And just as he thought that the thing had died away, the wailing came again, rising higher and higher, until at last there rose over him a single long howl that chilled the blood to his very marrow.

It was like the wolf-howl of that first night he had looked on the wilderness, and yet unlike it; in the first it had been the cry of the savage, of hunger, of the unending desolation of life that had thrilled him.

"M'seur, our dogs howl like that only when some one is dead or about to die," he whispered.

" Scarcely were the words out of his mouth when there came again the moaning howl from the top of the ridge.

" The door was partly open and for the last time there came to Howland's ears the mourning howl of the old dog on the mountain top.

I don't doubt she struggles with herself over every visiting card that she uses,and playing-cards!" "Theatricals, then?" Bell gave a positive howl.

There was a scuffle, a rush, the sound of a smart box on the ear, a sudden childish howl, and Olly fled back to Phebe and buried his face in her dress.

He stopped short, sniffing and whining, at sight of the gray coats bunched in the doorway; and then, running back a few yards, with his head all the time turned to watch the strangers, he sat on his haunches, stuck his pointed muzzle upward toward the sky and fetched a long, homesick howl from the bottom of his disconsolate canine soul.

squalidum, cumbersome days, ingrataque tempora, slow, dull, and heavy times: make us howl, roar, and tear our hairs, as sorrow did in [1800]Cebes' table, and groan for the very anguish of our souls.

(If I had said this of myself, rich men would have pulled me to pieces; but hear who saith, and who seconds it, an Apostle) therefore St. James bids them "weep and howl for the miseries that shall come upon them; their gold shall rust and canker, and eat their flesh as fire," James v. 1, 2, 3.

The unsuspicious bearer popped the treacherous berry into his mouth, gave it a crunch, and then with a howl of agony, spluttered and spat, while the tears ran down his cheeks, as he implored Juggroo by all the gods to fetch him some water.

He is generally a Doosadh, or other low caste man, and perambulates the village at night, at intervals uttering a loud cry or a fierce howl, which is caught up and echoed by all the chowkeydars of the neighbouring villages.

Pat smiled a derisive smile, K. uttered what was not a benison, while the Brahmins in the crowd, and all Pat's men, raised a truly Hindoo howl.

With one howl of anguish and dismay he fled as fast as he could run, and the General and I, who had witnessed the episode, could not help uniting in a resounding peal of laughter, that did more to bring the scared coolies to their senses than anything else we could have done.

Go, seize him, load him with reproachful chains; Before th' assembled troops, proclaim his crimes; Then leave him, stretch'd upon the ling'ring rack, Amidst the camp to howl his life away.

Immediately they saw me, they too commenced to howl and wave their weapons in the air.

He was very much larger than any of the wolves that now howl in the dark forests.

We could hear the creak of a lazy windmill, and, coming somewhere from the smoking piles, the hideous howl of starving hounds.

And Tom returned to his work, singing an extempore parody of "We met, 'twas in a crowd," ending with "And thou art the cause of this anguish, my pill-box," in a howl so doleful, that Mrs. Heale marched into the shop, evidently making up her mind for an explosion.

vill you dare to look to me?" Crusoe did look with amiable placidity, as though to say, "Howl away, old boy, I won't budge till Dick does.

This touching appeal was answered by a howl from Uberto, who leaped madly away and disappeared.

"In the winter the wind would howl through the 'big tree,' and everything would be bleak and cold out doors.

As a consequence, the stir of air that in a level woodland would arouse but a faint whisper, here would pass with a rustling murmur; a murmur would be magnified into a noise as of the mellow falling of waters; and now that the storm had awakened, the hill caught up its cry with a howl so awful and sustained that, as the open window let in the full volume of its blast, Bennington involuntarily drew back.

Ajax suddenly backed, his tail dropped between his legs, his head hung down, and with a dreadful howl he turned, and, leaping the wall of the courtyard, he disappeared.

Occasionally the shriek would drop to a low howl, the note of a steam siren as it stops, and then a deafening crash and the clatter of falling bricks and glass would warn us that we had only escaped by a few yards.

A moment later the masked youths began to howl and blow horns.

We're an outcast people, my dear; an outcast people....' His black eyes were haunted by memories of old fears; the fears his ancestors had had in them, listening behind frail locked doors for the howl 'Down with the Jews!'

And you may depend Miss, the dog knows his young master is gone, and the way he is gone too, for I could not bring him on the shore for a long while, but he would set up such a howl as would rend your heart to hear.

Are you beginning to howl now?

He never could fondle a piano without making it howl.

Why does one invite 100 persons to a wedding and give funeral feasts and let eighty women mourners come and howl like so many dervishes?

My sensations at the moment I shall never forget; on that occasion I received my first ear-ring.[007] The only remark Bill made to me, as he paid me the money afterwards was, 'I say, didn't you just howl jolly!'"

Then, with a howl, he dived.

He tried to howl in the hyacinth web, and chokedand then he merely fought in his close-pressing cocoon, thrusting one hard fist to grasp the broad leaves.

By square and market they slink and prowl, In lane and alley they leap and howl.

"If them damned abolitionists would only stay at home, we could afford to sit quiet an' let 'em howl; but when they come into our dooryard an' begin to howl, it's time somethin' ought to be did.

"If them damned abolitionists would only stay at home, we could afford to sit quiet an' let 'em howl; but when they come into our dooryard an' begin to howl, it's time somethin' ought to be did.

I hear the boding owl, With fearful screams at distance cry; The evening breezes mournful howl, And bats their nightly circles ply.

I know, too, that a diplomatic feminine contingency will raise a howl of protest, and will read this aloud to men under thirty-five for the express purpose of disclaiming all complicity with such heterodox views, and doubtless will be able to make the men believe them.

Here the verbs, run, howl, and blow, might be substituted.

There was no noise at all in the room until afar off a dog began to howl.

If the passions are dogs, as the poets say, I have chained them up, will starve them into submission, but I cannot prevent their straining at the chain or emitting an occasional howl.

At first he showed a certain want of tact; the people inside would hear his great feet crunch restlessly round their place of worship, or become aware of his dim face peering in through the stained glass, half curious, half envious, and at times some simple hymn would catch him unawares, and he would howl lugubriously in a gigantic attempt at unison.

Suddenly a howl from a thousand voices, followed by a funereal silence....

But that in the midst of this desolation the palace of the chief Genii shall rise sparkling in the wilderness, and the horrible howl of their war-cry shall spread over the land at morning, at noontide, and at night; but that they shall have their annual feast over the bones of the dead, and shall yearly rejoice with the joy of victors.

They waved a pocket-soiled letter and asked how to get in and up to her; but before she could do more than toss them a key there came, not from the ships but from close overhead under a blackening sky, one last, hideous roar and ear-splitting howl.

When the gun wolves howl.

They did not bark, nor howl, nor whine, but kept on a "yo! yo, o, o!

The wolf will howl no more, and I fancy their scouts are now within two or three hundred yards of the fire.

Far away through the grassy cleft, on wooded hillsides, delicately blue, they could see the puff of white smoke shoot out from among the trees where the Confederate batteries were planted, then hear the noise of the coming shell rushing nearer, quavering, whistling into a long-drawn howl as it raced through the gray clouds overhead.

For a very little I would give the rascals something to howl for.'

It was the faint howl of a wolf, and yet Robert believed that it was not a wolf that made it.

What was more, the bullet struck one of the Italians, who, with a howl of pain, wheeled about and hurried down-stairs, followed by his terror-stricken companion.

Then from their dens impatient of delay, The savage monsters bend their speedy way, Howl thro' the spacious waste and chase the frighted prey.

Imitated. 'Loud as the wolves on Orca's stormy steep, Howl to the roarings of the northern deep: Such is the shout, the long applauding note, At Quin's high plume, or Oldfield's petticoat: Or when from court a birth-day suit bestow'd Sinks the last actor in the tawdry load.

"While the wolf, in nightly prowl, bays the moon with hideous howl," is the legend with the picture.

All the Canidae bark and howl: the Fox, the Wolf, the Dog have the same kind of utterance, though on a somewhat different pitch.

Sooner or later the star is bound to fall sick, or get the sulks or the swelled head, and then, if there's no one in the wings who knows her lines, the gallery will rotten-egg the show and howl for its money back.

She was never heard to bark, the only noise she ever made being the dismal howl peculiar to her breed, and this only when tied up, which consequently, for the sake of peace, was but of short duration, and always had to be done with a chain, as she would instantly bite through a rope.

They may howl when I hurt them, but they know it's their own mother doing the cuffing, and in their hearts they don't care.

They're not afraid of me even when I pretend I'm a coyote and howl.

I back-pedaled and whistleda long, low, familiar howl greeted my ears and brought the tears to my eyes.

A long howl, like that of a lonely wolf on the waste when he calls to his kindred to tell him their where-abouts, came faintly up to my ears.

The dogs did not howl at all that morning.

" "Yuh haven't heard me raising any howl, have yuh?" inquired Billy, eying her slantwise.

No, it ain't cheating, because if anybody don't like it real bad, they can raise the long howl and make yuh revise your fencing; but in this neck uh the woods folks don't howl over a little thing like that, because you could lift up your own voice over something they've done, and there'd be a fine, pretty chorus!

No, it ain't cheating, because if anybody don't like it real bad, they can raise the long howl and make yuh revise your fencing; but in this neck uh the woods folks don't howl over a little thing like that, because you could lift up your own voice over something they've done, and there'd be a fine, pretty chorus!

and then he'd howl at the horses in sheer exuberance of good feeling, making the mild old brutes put a better foot of it to the front.

The deep cleft mouth parted, lifting first at the corners and showing teeth, then widening to the utterance of a low howl.

When I did duly appear, and was giving a proper howl of disgust, a fresh misfortune fell upon me; my mother departed to join my father, leaving me in the lurch in a vale of unavailing tears.

[Illustration: A PROPER HOWL OF DISGUST.]

There was a bouncing volcanic eruption, a blood-curdling howl, a mixed-up whirling round the carriage, and thensmash!bang through the window went Beauty!leaving me doubled up on the seat, holding out half a chicken.

Butler, of our company, lying at my right hand, gave a howl of pain; his head was bathed in blood.

The wolflike, high-pitched howl of the Arab outcaststhe robber-tribe which all Islam believed guilty of having pillaged the Haram at Mecca and which had for that crime been driven to the farthest westward confines of Mohammedanismthis war-howl tore its defiance through the wash and reflux of the surf.

The wolflike, high-pitched howl of the Arab outcaststhe robber-tribe which all Islam believed guilty of having pillaged the Haram at Mecca and which had for that crime been driven to the farthest westward confines of Mohammedanismthis war-howl tore its defiance through the wash and reflux of the surf.

XIV Now I am full of eager impulses that mourn and howl by turns, striving for utterance like wind in turret chambers.

With an unearthly howl the Senecas fled; the Toad-woman dropped me and bounded on the dazed renegade; he turned, crying out in horror, stumbled, and fell headlong down the bushy slope.

And with a howl of baffled rage the mob allowed the carriage to continue its journey, taking with it the most hated of all the Polignacs, the chambermaid, whose heart, we may be sure, was in her mouth!

But what dreams howl about the camp-fires, what hideous scalping-humor creeps from the leathery supper into the limbs and blood of the adventurous pioneer!

I could hear it howl, and that howl I always hear yet, when I would sleep; and if I do get to sleep, the dog comes alsoso large and hairy!

I could hear it howl, and that howl I always hear yet, when I would sleep; and if I do get to sleep, the dog comes alsoso large and hairy!

But England's Redcoats must not ape The Hyde Park howl, that's clear; So no more row, row, row, row, From the British Grenadier!

The wind had the orthodox howl through the rigging, the sea was fully up to the prescribed standard, and the vessel pitched and rolled in a way to satisfy the most critical taste.

It was the signal-howl of a Siberian dog; but so wild and unearthly did it seem in the stillness of the arctic midnight, that it sent the startled blood bounding through my veins to my very finger-ends.

Soon after dark, just as we were drinking tea in final desperation for the seventh time, our dogs who were tied around the yurt set up a general howl, and Yagรณr came sliding down the chimney in the most reckless and disorderly manner, with the news that a Russian Cossack had just arrived from Petropavlovsk, bringing letters for the Major.

"Gone to follow the wind and the wild geeseGod knows where!" Like a period to his sentence, a gun barked outside, there was a howl of demoniac pain and rage, and then a scream that would tingle in the ear of Doctor Randall Byrne till his dying day.

The rider turned in the saddle and sent a sharp whistle towards the animal, but he was answered by a short howl of woe that made him check Satan and swing around.

I pray thee, by the gods above, Give me the mighty howl I love, And let me sing, in wild delight.

At this moment the baying of the hound was heard, apparently in close proximity to the hovel, and presently there was a heavy breathing and snuffling at the threshold, followed by a bound against the door, and a howl of rage and impatience.