Gave it up, as you did, without a whimper or even a whisper?
I might be a "Babe in the Wood," but he should not have the satisfaction of hearing me whimper.
Ralph would rather have heard him whimper and shuffle as he had done before.
"Your father is nothing but an ache and a stound to you, lass," Sim would say in a whimper.
Liza, frightened again, began once more to whimper ...