References in classic literature ?
Well, you see I'd have to go some time," sighed the Story Girl, "and the longer it was put off the harder it would be.
Felicity sighed, and tucked away her damp handkerchief.
Porthos sighed for the fifth time -- D'Artagnan had counted his sighs.
Pollyanna laughed again, but she sighed, too; and in the gathering twilight her face looked thin and wistful.
The little voice sighed deeply: it was VERY unhappy, evidently, and Alice would have said something pitying to comfort it, 'If it would only sigh like other people
One sighed, and another sighed, and Marian's plump figure sighed biggest of all.