Sentence in Classic:
Wilfred, by the difficulties of the ascent, gained time to muffle his face in his mantle, as it had been held expedient that he should not present himself to his father until the King should give him the signal.
And the boy being in a kind of a flighty sleep, too, we muffled the oars and hitched the raft on, and towed her over very nice and quiet, and the nigger never made the least row nor said a word from the start.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
There was another communing silence, broken at intervals by muffled sobs, and then the minister spread his hands abroad and prayed.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
A guard, either drunk or too much muffled up in the bitter frost, had not heard the train moving back, and had been crushed.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha, muffled up in shawls which did not hide her eager face and shining eyes, galloped up to them.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At length, Dora regularly muffled him in a towel and shut him up there, whenever my aunt was reported at the door.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Before the sound of their footsteps had ceased to echo through the house, the girl had slipped off her shoes; and drawing her gown loosely over her head, and muffling her arms in it, stood at the door, listening with breathless interest.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
They were far off, but the sound, even though coming muffled through the deadening snowfall, was full of terror.
The man roared like a bull when a splinter was in his finger, and the woman muffled the moans of childbirth, lest she disturb him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Before it stopped running with a muffled rattle, a cry, a very loud cry, as of infinite desolation, soared slowly in the opaque air.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context