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For above the beat of the rain and the shrill whine of the wind came a strain of music, mournful, yet exquisitely beautiful.
Talpers's voice had taken on something of a whine, and Lowell straightened up in disgust.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
A cry, a little cry almost like the whine of a small animal suddenly hurt, escaped from Latour's lips.
The only answer was an uneasy whine as the animal crouched close to the man's feet.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
James thought his kingly power divine And, loathing Puritanic ‘whine,’
That complacent remark struck the ear awry, like the whine of a deacons report at a Sunday-school convention.
Behind him he heard shots, heard the angry whine of bullets past his ear.
THE DARK DOORALAN EDWARD NOURSE
All the self-control of his nature could scarcely help him to suppress a whine.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
With a whine the dog fell, his front paws slipping from the Duke's shoulders.
The black she-dog wont whine again, for one while, he grinned with white teeth through his mat of beard.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND

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