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As she peered into the face of Dr. Ashton, her own was scarlet and yellow, and her voice rose to a shriek.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He was hurrying towards the corner of the palace grounds when a shriek from Winifred set his teeth on edge.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Now under the ivy-laden branches of a tall old tree an owl startles them with its shriek.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Then a moan, then a howl and a shriek arose which reached from group to group, from house to house, from square to forest.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Above the uproar of the reeling earth the shriek of the train sounded in his deafened ears.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
But before he reached it there was the shriek of a whistle, a violent shock, and he was hurled heavily into the opposite seat.
The Lanercost writer goes near to justifying Scott's remarkable expression, 'steeds that shriek in agony.'
And soon she was moving so fast that the girls heard nothing but the shriek of the wind rushing by.
He could not restrain a shriek as he did so, but he still kept hold of the raven, and made a wild grasp with his disengaged hand.
The shriek of the railroad train does not disturb its quietude, the nearest station being several miles away.

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