And over all was a constant hum, a crackling, a whining of spinning parts.
His voice was almost a scream, shrill and crackling with excitement.
The linen was crackling between his fingers, and splinters of ice were breaking off.
"'As the crackling of thorns under a pot,'" he quoted soberly.
The badger kept on, until he heard the crackling of the burning twigs.
"I am sorry that we have to part, my men," he said at last in a crackling voice.
There followed a crackling of twigs and a rush of heavy feet.
The tubes behind the screen were crackling, and the screen itself had come to life.
As I looked, I could hear the crackling of timber and the sound of wood burning.
They began to writhe about his limbs, but drew no sound to vie with their crackling.