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Put loudness and slowness together, though, and the results tend to feel hefty and overgrown in our mind’s ear, even though we’re only experiencing a weightless flutter of air.
They generally flutter for two or three minutes about the most elevated point of any object, and then disappear.
Oh, Ive had it out and felt behind it, urged Miss Carrington, all of a flutter now.
There was a note in her voice of such absolute sincerity, mingled with fear, that he opened his arms and let her flutter away.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
It is why they have black wings and tails, why they flutter so with joy, and why they never finish their song.
He half expected a check to fall fluttering to the floor; but alas, there was not a single flutter.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The fever held on; the issue of life and death seemed to hang upon the flutter of an eyelid.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
At times one felt a little absurd with one's flutter of colours and one's air of saving the country.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
At this moment the door opened and two little girls appeared, all in a flutter of dainty blue ruffles.
Dey may squall en dey may flutter, but flutter'n' en squallin' aint done no damage yit ez I knows un, en 't aint gwine ter.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS

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