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At the same time the Conservative papers united in their hissings against Paris, denying even her sufferings.
Hearing these terrible words and the strange hissings of the magic sword, Gerda threw herself on the ground, crying out for pity.
The television set went dead, but there were hissings and sputterings in its interior.
MORALEMURRAY LEINSTER
Changed their fierce hissings into joyful songs.And praised their Maker with their forked tongues.
Immediately the shouting ceased, and a low ominous groan went up, intermingled with sibilant hissings.
Vain were the furious hissings, the opposing wings, the wide black bills that threatened and oppugned him.
THE KINDRED OF THE WILDCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The waves washed against the timbers in curious short gluckings and hissings.
The little man spurned them all with vigorous backings and increased hissings.
CAPTAIN POTT'S MINISTERFRANCIS L. COOPER
At first I heard only the deep note of the water and the hissings rising from its turbulent surface.
The day thereafter called they up my master (Latimer); who, on his entering, escaped no hissings nor scornful laughter.
ROBIN TREMAYNEEMILY SARAH HOLT

WORD OF THE DAY

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