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Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She was flushed and felt intoxicated with the sound of her own voice and the unaccustomed taste of candor.
Bells were pealing and tolling in all directions, and the air was filled with the sound of distant shouts and cries.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
It will be remembered that pitch depends upon the rapidity of the sound waves or vibrations.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
Where these overtones are interfered with by any imperfection in the instrument the result is a harsh or imperfect sound.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
"Garnache," came the other's crisp, metallic voice, and the name had a sound as of an oath on his lips.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I suppose he is sick of the sound of them, or perhaps it is because he feels obliged to be conscientious in teaching Beethoven!
A volley did sound, and instantly; but it came from the rocks above, and three of the villains fell.

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