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?
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.
"Garn!" 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.
voice inviting him to sit down; the rigidity of the upright attitude with one arm extended along the back of the sofa, the white gleam of the big eyeballs setting off the black, fathomless stare of the enlarged pupils, impressed Razumov more than anything he had seen since his hasty and secret departure from St.