AN American Statesman who had twisted the tail of the British Lion until his arms ached was at last rewarded by a sharp, rasping
He had begun to romp with them in a feeble, awkward way, and even to squabble, his little throat vibrating with a queer rasping
noise (the forerunner of the growl), as he worked himself into a passion.
Then it seemed as though I were being dragged over rasping
sands, white and hot in the sun.
Immediately, as if the uplifting of the smoke had been prearranged, the discovered troops burst into a rasping
yell, and a hundred flames jetted toward the retreating band.
A man's hot breath fell upon his cheek, a hoarse, rasping
voice spoke to him out of the black shadows.
Pavel made a rasping
sound when he breathed, and he kept moaning.
This sound was a mile away, now--perhaps it was the murmur of a storm; and now it was nearer--not a quarter of a mile away; was it the muffled rasping
and grinding of distant machinery?
You must have observed, gentlemen," said he, "an ignorant and a blatant ass, with a rasping
throat and a countenance expressive of low malignity, who went through - I will not say sustained - the role (if I may use a French expression) of Claudius King of Denmark.
Anna Maria was about to argue the point, when all at once there began to be other sounds up above--the rasping
noise of a saw; and the noise of a little dog, scratching and yelping!
be careful how you criticise your neighbors," spoke a rasping
voice near by.
growled the rough, with the deep rasping
intonation of a savage.
I rolled about in the dry leaves, playing with them and making crooning, rasping
noises in my throat.