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She had hummed me out at last, and I had tucked Tim's letter in my pocket and hobbled back to the village.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
She vacantly hummed a fantastic tune as she poked at the wood embers on the hearth and munched a cracker.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
In the dense undergrowth hummed and rustled a hidden life of greater mystery.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
An industrious housewife, she hummed the hymns of contentment and peace from morning till evening.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The blood hummed through Garnache's head as he tightened his lips and watched this gentleman indulge his inexplicable mirth.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Wilson Lamb hummed as he headed up toward Broadway and decided to have dinner.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Albert visualized an area outside Vaornia, and, as he tried to push, a machine hummed loudly behind him.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
Julian hummed and hawed not a little, and hesitated; but had at last to confess that he had got four pounds.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
He seemed subdued, and hummed and strummed on his banjo, as if he couldn't get hold of what he wanted to let out.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
A solitary mosquito hummed, and two house sparrows, who had built beneath the roof, chirruped sleepily.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY

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