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Quotes of hoarse

  1. When I got hoarse the manager would say, 'Drink this. Joplin used to drink this,' and I used to say, 'Joplin? Joplin's dead. – Cyndi Lauper
  2. Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails. – F. L. Lucas
  3. Four hoarse blasts of a ship's whistle still raise the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping. – John Steinbeck

Usage examples for hoarse

  1. A red- faced man in a linen suit stood in front of the tent, shouting in a hoarse voice and telling the people that if the crowd was good for five dollars more, a beautiful young woman would risk her life for their entertainment. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  2. At last parted, and I well home, only had got cold and was hoarse and so to bed. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. With his heart beating painfully fast, he staggered up and raised a wild, hoarse cry. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  4. The girl's usually red face was pale, her voice was hoarse and trembling. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  5. " You really mean, then," Cecil asked, in a hoarse whisper, " to finish this now?" – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. Webster put his hand to his mouth and called, but his voice broke in a hoarse whisper, and he called again. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  7. Parks called out in a voice hoarse with fighting the wind. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  8. " Come closer," cried he, in a hoarse whisper. – That Boy Of Norcott's by Charles James Lever
  9. The cab was driving off as a crowd of people burst from the pit- doors, and Algernon heard the voice of Farmer Fleming, very hoarse – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. And now his voice was hoarse and low, for a feeling of fear had come upon him. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  11. He knew at first glance what had happened, and a frightened cry burst from his throat, but it was a cry too short, too hoarse to serve as a warning. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  12. See you, he exclaimed in a hoarse whisper, what happened, happened justly! – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. Cry until you are hoarse no one in this neighborhood will stop to ask what is the matter with you. – Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard I. Pyle
  14. A hoarse exclamation of pain came from Holk Or. – The World with a Thousand Moons by Edmond Hamilton
  15. That's a wunner, said Bart, with a hoarse laugh. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  16. The deck became alive with moving figures in answer to the boatswain's hoarse summons. – Ralph Granger's Fortunes by William Perry Brown
  17. A yell, wild and hoarse as a brute- cry, burst from her. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  18. An instant later there came from a few hundred yards ahead of them a hoarse cry of alarm followed by the roar of a huge whistle. – Giants on the Earth by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  19. His voice grew suddenly hoarse – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  20. Hoarse as a rattlesnake! – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens