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John appeared at an upper window in answer to the ear-piercing call.

An ear-piercing scream, which has never since left my memory followed.

As I was approaching the barracks of the 11th Company I heard some ear-piercing music from there.

And then there is one ear-piercing crack, one blinding flash, and all is over.

There was an ear-piercing clang, and the shield parted down the middle.

In loud, ear-piercing notes they began to sing "Pull for the Shore."

Of course, the proceeding was followed by an ear-piercing scream.

An ear-piercing screech rent the bedlam—and the door fell, half twisting, to lie in the doorway.

He sprang forward, and as he did so a shrill, ear-piercing blast rang out.

It thus corresponds with the rite of ear-piercing among males.

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