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It formed, as it were, a penumbra of fine shrilling, and could be heard for many streets in advance.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
So he stood under the balcony and tried not to listen to the shrilling of the box as he studied the strip of alley.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
The wind was rising and shrilling louder and louder, and the sky was now of midnight blackness.
The gangplank swung out as I stepped on the deck, the air shrilling with the chirp of whistles and the creak of pulleys.
Hardly were the words out than the bird rose, shrilling forth his loud, alarmed cackle.
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
Something akin I have experienced in an 'express' as it raged with me—winged, rocking, ecstatic, shrilling a dragon Aha!
PRINCE ZALESKIM.P. SHIEL
The birds had long ceased singing, and only the thin shrilling of the locusts broke the August silence.
OLIVE IN ITALYMORAY DALTON
At last the fox was caught with dogs barking, men calling, and banjo shrilling a triumphant strain in stirring climax.
THE BOY FROM HOLLOW HUTISLA MAY MULLINS
A tiny doll, proportioned like a woman, dashed toward me, shrilling in a supersonic shriek.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
To beat and pulse of riotous drums and shrilling fifes they were roaring choruses.

WORD OF THE DAY

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