MOAN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of moan
Definition:
n. a low prolonged sound of grief or pain, whether articulate or not; groan softly and continuously
Example:
Then a faint moan came sighing through the branches of the forest and the boys felt a fleeting breath upon their cheeks.
Sentence in Classic:
Then a faint moan came sighing through the branches of the forest and the boys felt a fleeting breath upon their cheeks, and shuddered with the fancy that the Spirit of the Night had gone by.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He had just gone into the drawing room, when suddenly a plaintive moan sounded from the bedroom, smothered instantly.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the Pratzen Heights, where he had fallen with the flagstaff in his hand, lay Prince Andrew Bolkonski bleeding profusely and unconsciously uttering a gentle, piteous, and childlike moan.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The awful pain he suffered made him moan incessantly and piteously, and his moaning sounded terrible in the darkness of the autumn night.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was evidently not so much his sufferings that caused him to moan (he had dysentery) as his fear and grief at being left alone.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Miss Murdstone, by an expressive sound, a long drawn respiration, which was neither a sigh nor a moan, but was like both, gave it as her opinion that he should have done this at first.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
There had been a moan and motion of the hand; and, with terror added to rage, he had struck and struck again.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
The horses had ceased to moan, and lay still on the ground; the snow fell on them softly, and they grew whiter.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
She heard the upstairs door open and a low wailing moan, wrenched from the depths of agony, came to her ears.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She could only wait, wait and moan in spirit as she felt him withdrawing, withdrawing and contracting, coming to the terrible moment when he would slip out of her and be gone.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
When her heart got heavy with longings for Mother or fears for Father, she went away into a certain closet, hid her face in the folds of a dear old gown, and made her little moan and prayed her little prayer quietly by herself.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context