Usage examples for yells

  1. Crashing pistol shots and ringing yells bore practical testimony to their joy. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  2. The blow almost knocked Steve back again as he had been before, and must have hurt considerably; but he ignored this fact just then, because from without there were coming loud yells of fright in a man's voice. – At Whispering Pine Lodge by Lawrence J. Leslie
  3. " Beer for the house," he yells. – Probability by Louis Trimble
  4. When Wall Street yells war, you may rest assured every pulpit in the land will yell war. – The Debs Decision by Scott Nearing
  5. There was silence outside in the sun, all but some yells and moaning. – The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
  6. A walk through any Oriental city will show a crowd of people screaming and gesticulating, with thundering yells and lightning glances, as if about to close in mortal fight, concerning some matter which in no way concerns them. – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  7. Behind them now they could hear distinctly the yells and shouts of the pursuers. – The Border Boys Across the Frontier by Fremont B. Deering
  8. It was greeted with yells, and bottles and bricks were hurled from above it, but the appearance of the regiment had taken the men too much by surprise for them to do more. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  9. Just as they did so there was a sudden outburst of musketry, mingled with loud yells and shouts; then, after a moment's pause, came the rattle of a rolling musketry fire. – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty
  10. More than one whirled a tomahawk close to Jim's head, and uttered horrible yells in his ear. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  11. With that there comes a howl, and the whole bunch yells: Hot pertater- cold termater- alligater- Rome! – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  12. Don't stop if he yells, 'cause he won't dare leave here to chase us. – An Amateur Fireman by James Otis
  13. Lying there, tense and motionless, she listened to the shots and yells in the distance with a shuddering sense that it was all a part of her life, of her very being, even. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  14. But even there they could hear the yells of their foes, and they could see the black smoke that rose from their burning wigwams. – The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
  15. And we heard the yells, too. – The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island by Lawrence J. Leslie
  16. She yells jest 'bout the same's old Mis' Carter's kids do, an' there's nothin' swell about them. – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  17. The officers continued to fire as often as a rebel showed himself, but the latter seemed to have lost all desire for fighting, for they retreated to the plantation- house which stood back from the river, out of range of the rifles, where they gathered in a body as if in consultation, now and then setting up defiant yells, which came faintly to the ears of those in the pilot- house. – Frank on the Lower Mississippi by Harry Castlemon
  18. He was sure they were following him- he had heard their yells several times during his desperate race, and each time he had redoubled his speed. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  19. So then, Bryan, said Frank, it must have been the yells with which you accompanied your fishing that frightened the deer I was after and caused me to lose him. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  20. We are all at peace and happy now, but whenever my thoughts fly back to that morning, whenever the ears of memory recall those hideous yells of fury and of hate, coupled with the equally horrible cries for pity, which pierced through the walls behind which the six of us were crouching, trembling, and praying, whenever I think of it all my heart still beats violently with that same nameless dread which held it in its deathly grip then. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy