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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Then out of a sound and dreamless sleep he heard a number of mysterious tappings on the iron shutter that guarded the window.
Presently two or three gentle tappings at the door made her, though fearfully, say, 'Come in!'
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
For a few minutes slight tappings came from within, as if a wrench or a screwdriver were being used.
Instead of angels, whose countenance is as the lightning, they will have ghosts and tippings and tappings and rappings.
Here is a sugar-maple, three feet through at the butt, with the scars of many tappings showing on its rough bark.
You see the wooden patterns going to the blast furnaces at the foundries and to the sullen tappings of the trip-hammers.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
Early in my confinement I used to hear, at irregular intervals, faint, low tappings.
No more tappings on the window were heard, and the Curlytops and their playmates forgot all about the little scare.
I thought of his cold, critical attitude, of his endless questions, of his tests and his tappings.
If Joe were unwilling to discuss the signal-like tappings, he showed no reluctance in telling the girls about the swamp itself.
SWAMP ISLANDMILDRED A. WIRT

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