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Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was a cloudy, stormy evening: high wind was blowing, and the branches of the trees groaned and creaked above our heads.
She groaned aloud, and her tears flowed faster: Alessandro was making the baby's coffin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The spirit groaned within her, and she went resolutely forward, passing the Winter Palace Hotel.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Ministers wrung their hands, the king sent for his confessor, the queen wept—but the nation groaned.
Chains creaked, hinges groaned, and the great black pall above him began gradually to rise.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She put her trunk around his neck and started to lift him, but he groaned with pain for he was being smothered.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Plunging on, he found himself before a window whose small panes dripped and groaned under a rain that was fast becoming a torrent.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Off the coast of South Carolina they ran into a heavy storm, and the great ship creaked and groaned as it buffeted wind and wave.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Harvey groaned at the effort it cost him, but did as he was told, and they left the canoe and struck out with him for the shore.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH

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