He awaited, in an agony of suspense, the rattle of the musketry.
All up the Valley the drums' rattle drowned the drone of the locusts in the stubble.
Now the rattle of a key in the hall-door was startlingly audible.
They also held the oxen's yokes, so that nobody or anything could rattle, or make any noise.
Down it went, at all events, with a rattle that might easily have ...