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His childhood, except when he could be rocked and sung into sickly sleep, was one long piteous wail.
Gradually all grew still and then over the river came the terrible hunger wail of a tiger.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Throughout the country-side, wherever the echo of the wail was heard, a tension fell upon everything.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
He ate it in silence, except that every now and then he uttered a sort of wail, and looked up at Lillyston.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
And in windy, still frozen March the wail of a tiny baby was heard in the house.
He leaned from his horse to speak to her: his voice a low sad wail, his words apparently those of deprecating prayer.
A little while afterwards the Canada's siren began to wail and squeal with a horrible mockery of painful cries.
While she was speaking the children were silent from astonishment, but a wail arose presently.
Then arose that dreadful wail of despair, that beating of breasts, and tearing of tresses.
What to him the wail of them who beneath the fierce sun toiled under the whips of relentless masters?

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