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At this moment the tinkling of a mule's bells, mingled with the song of the muleteer, came on the air.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Gushing waters thrilled the ears with the sweetness of an old familiar song.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The song stopped abruptly, the music died away, there was an interval of silence no one broke.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"He 's getting well," thought Black Sheep, who knew the song through all its seventeen verses.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
As Edna waited for her husband she sang low a little song that Robert had sung as they crossed the bay.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Like the cobbler's stall in the old song, it served the present occupants for "kitchen and parlour and all."
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
He found her at the piano, practising the song that now ran ever in his blood; the score, he noticed, was in Tony's writing.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The band played a popular air and the amused audience began singing the song.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
He went down the road, collected his little knot of listeners, and began the Song of the Girl.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The universal desire was for mamma to see him, and when the time came, she owned that papa's swan had not turned out a goose.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
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WORDS RELATED TO SWAN SONG

  • death rattle
  • death song
  • death throes
  • dying breath
  • final twitch
  • final words
  • last gasp
  • last hurrah
  • last legs
  • swan song
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