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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

She played absent-mindedly, her fingers skipping and skirling on the notes.THE BLACK OPALKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
He heard the bagpipes of the Highlanders skirling behind as he reached the opening in the forest.FRENCH AND ENGLISHEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
But whaur Tam hung there was naething but the craig, and the sea below, and the solans skirling and flying.THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 11 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
And there would be a fiddler diddling his elbock in the chimney-side; and this thing had nae music but the skirling of the solans.THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 11 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There was more skirling of bells, another nerve-trying wait, and at last the clerk of the hotel answered.THE GRAFTERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Through the increasing stillness, from the gilded gallery a Thessalonian reed began skirling like a thrush in the underbrush.THE MOONLIT WAYROBERT W. CHAMBERS
That was the wild and ominous air that was skirling up on the hillside; and Mackenzie's face, as he heard it, grew wroth.LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
And Andrew the Scot saw the danger, heard it skirling in his ears, for he had been brought up among mountains.PEMROSE LORRY, CAMP FIRE GIRLISABEL KATHERINE HORNIBROOK
Wrapped in rain-coats, Hubbard and myself faced the skirling rain.PUSHED AND THE RETURN PUSHGEORGE HERBERT FOSDIKE NICHOLS, (AKA QUEX)
There is a wailing through the trees, a wailing of fear, and after it laughter—laughter—laughter, skirling up to the black sky.MEN, WOMEN AND GHOSTSAMY LOWELL

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