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  • cry before one is hurt
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Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I could have sworn I heard a cry, and one of my men spoke in a tone that assured me my imagination had not been playing a trick.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Antirosa had decided it was better to let the children "have their cry out," and the boy had gone to school.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He heard Mohammedans alluding to a Brahmin as a leader—so might a wolf and a snake make common alliance against a watch dog.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
At this part of Lorenzo's narrative, a cry, unutterable in words, burst from the engloomed but steadfast bosom of his auditor.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It was well that Monsieur de Biancourt was wiser than many of his crew, whose sole cry was to kill them all.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Squinty heard one man cry, and then the comical little pig dodged under a bush, and kept on running.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
A few years before, he would have gone home, no more disquieted at having killed an Indian than if he had killed a fox or a wolf.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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