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Usage examples for whispering

  1. That whispering noise that had crept across the country frightened him. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  2. Do you know what they're whispering? – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  3. She clung to him- whispering: " Neither of us- can ever suffer- again- without the other- to help." – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. Cast away all false shame, I pray you; snap your fingers at the whispering around. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  5. When Peter goes about whispering, it's a sure sign that he's got a secret. – The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum by Thornton W. Burgess
  6. And he drew her close again, whispering in her ear. – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  7. And there was no one with whom he could be whispering. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  8. Captain Bannister and Mr. Cheape were whispering eagerly together. – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. Then the paroxysm of her excitement passed, and she sank back, whispering aloud in broken speech:- I mean ... – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  10. Sam Fellows, as he was called, was whispering now- a hot, eager whisper, breathing of guilt and desperation. – Three Thousand Dollars by Anna Katharine Green
  11. " It is not in my power," I answered, whispering in my turn, and staring at it, in the strong temptation. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  12. Tim leaned over, hand to one side of his mouth, speaking in low voice, yet not whispering: And remember what I said about that matter, John. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  13. Even if the rector had appeared a little late there would still be whispering; for new brooms are expected to sweep clean. – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman
  14. She heard whispering but could not distinguish what was said. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. I heard the spirits whispering in the corridor. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  16. We were merry with Corrichatachin, on Dr Johnson's whispering with his wife. – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  17. She used to go and see her friends after she had done whispering dreams to the King, and only got home in time to light the fire for breakfast, so she never knew how the Princess put out the lamp every night, and cried in the dark. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  18. Hardly had the wire ceased to grate, when a curious whispering voice, close to his ear, said " What is it?" – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  19. Suddenly the song ceased, and for a moment there was silence save for the whispering trees and the night- bird's song. – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
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