1 It scarcely sounded flattering, but I knew she meant well.
2 This statement sounds so well, that I cannot in my conscience let it pass unexplained.
3 The room was lighted as of yore, and at the sound of our entrance, she stopped and turned.
4 Upon that, I turned down the long passage which I had first trodden in my thick boots, and he made his bell sound.
5 The sound of her iron shoes upon the hard road was quite musical, as she came along at a much brisker trot than usual.
6 We had not gone far when three cannon were fired ahead of us with a sound that seemed to burst something inside my ear.
7 Now and then, the sound of the signal cannon broke upon us again, and again rolled sulkily along the course of the river.
8 I put my light out, and crept into bed; and it was an uneasy bed now, and I never slept the old sound sleep in it any more.
9 I started at every footstep and every sound, believing that he was discovered and taken, and this was the messenger to tell me so.
10 The sound was curiously flawed by the wind; and I was listening, and thinking how the wind assailed and tore it, when I heard a footstep on the stair.
11 Mr. Wopsle had greatly alarmed me more than once, by his blowing and hard breathing; but I knew the sounds by this time, and could dissociate them from the object of pursuit.
12 As the tide made, it flapped heavily at irregular intervals against the shore; and whenever such a sound came, one or other of us was sure to start, and look in that direction.
13 But I had as sound a sleep in that lodging as in the most superior accommodation the Boar could have given me, and the quality of my dreams was about the same as in the best bedroom.
14 The sound of our pens going refreshed us exceedingly, insomuch that I sometimes found it difficult to distinguish between this edifying business proceeding and actually paying the money.
15 Mr. Pocket being justly celebrated for giving most excellent practical advice, and for having a clear and sound perception of things and a highly judicious mind, I had some notion in my heart-ache of begging him to accept my confidence.
16 In my rooms too, with which she had never been at all associated, there was at once the blankness of death and a perpetual suggestion of the sound of her voice or the turn of her face or figure, as if she were still alive and had been often there.
17 When we came to the river-side and sat down on the bank, with the water rippling at our feet, making it all more quiet than it would have been without that sound, I resolved that it was a good time and place for the admission of Biddy into my inner confidence.
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