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And with another bow the man from Paris drew himself erect, turned on his heel, and went jingling and creaking from the room.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But while the tenth man still labors, the machine, though creaking with its dislocation, can still go on.
But, later, he grew afraid of the shadows of window-curtains and the flapping of doors and the creaking of shutters.
At the creaking sound of the opening door the Seneschal bestirred himself to rise.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Cautiously they began to go up into the dark vault of the upper house, the boards creaking under their weight.
The two men, opening the creaking iron gate, advanced boldly to the door, an excuse ready in case Pietro opened it.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
They came back in the old creaking buckboard with Methuselah the old, old white horse, and the Toyman.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
As he spoke, the tall clock in the corner, after an ominous creaking and groaning, began to strike five.
At night he heard their loud laughter, and the creaking cries of the herons flying past.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
At one side a rough staircase, creaking at every step, conducts one to a saloon on the first floor.

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