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 Sentences of sigh
v. inhale air than immediately expel it; make a deep single respiration, especially to express fatigue, exhaustion, grief, or sorrow
Nobody ever said anything for a while; then the young man hove a sigh and says: "Alas!"
Sentence in Classic:
All blessed themselves and Mr Dedalus with a sigh of pleasure lifted from the dish the heavy cover pearled around the edge with glistening drops.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
With a sigh of relief, Ferrier looked to right and to left, until happening to glance straight down at his own feet he saw to his astonishment a man lying flat upon his face upon the ground, with arms and legs all asprawl.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I heard a little sigh of satisfaction as he cuddled the butt into his shoulder; and saw that amazing target, the black man on the yellow ground, standing clear at the end of his foresight.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He saw that a sigh was held back in her throat, and the little hand in the long glove shook as it held the candle.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Suddenly Pierre heaved a deep sigh and dumped his heavy person down on the sofa beside Prince Andrew.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When the count was already leaving the room, Princess Mary went up hurriedly to Natasha, took her by the hand, and said with a deep sigh:.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As soon as he said this both Prince Vasili and Anna Pavlovna turned away from him and glanced sadly at one another with a sigh at his naivete.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She turns over the leaves dreamily; finds her page; turns the book inside out at it; and then, with a happy sigh, gets into bed and prepares to read herself to sleep.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
Gummidge had never made any other remark than a forlorn sigh, and had never raised her eyes since tea.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
So, he heaved a sigh over the recollections he awakened; and being, happily for himself, an absent old gentleman, buried them again in the pages of the musty book.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
As soon as the door was closed, however, the mask fell from her face, and she sank down into a chair with a great sigh, and hid her eyes with her hand.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context