1 Suddenly, the distant and melancholy vibration of a clock shook the panes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVIII—MARIUS' TWO CHAIRS FORM A VIS-A-VIS
2 Its whisperings had the hoarse accent of a vibration.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I—FROM THE RUE PLUMET TO THE QUARTIER SAINT-DENIS
3 Citizens," cried Enjolras, and there was an almost irritated vibration in his voice, "this republic is not rich enough in men to indulge in useless expenditure of them.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—MINUS FIVE, PLUS ONE
4 The clock of the Invalides struck a quarter to twelve; the west wind bore on its moistened gusts the doleful vibration of the three strokes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 82. The Burglary.
5 On recognizing her step-mother, Valentine could not repress a shudder, which caused a vibration in the bed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 101. Locusta.
6 He caught her hand, and she felt in his the vibration of feeling that had not yet risen to his lips.
7 There lay the fixed threads of the warp subject to but one single, ever returning, unchanging vibration, and that vibration merely enough to admit of the crosswise interblending of other threads with its own.
8 The monotonous beating of a big drum filled the air with muffled shocks and a lingering vibration.
9 "The vibration of my left calf is a great sign with me," he remarked at a later date.
10 The feeling that it so evidently manifested, rather than the direct purport of the words, caused it to vibrate within all hearts, and brought the listeners into one accord of sympathy.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In III. THE RECOGNITION
11 In the ensuing interval, I told Miss Mills that she was evermore my friend, and that my heart must cease to vibrate ere I could forget her sympathy.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 37. A LITTLE COLD WATER
12 No one could have said what caused the count's voice to vibrate so deeply, and what made his eye flash, which was in general so clear, lustrous, and limpid when he pleased.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
13 Cassy, therefore, with woman's tact, touched the only string that could be made to vibrate.
14 Little by little, living together, two people fall into a sort of unison, they vibrate so intricately to one another.
15 The air around suddenly vibrated and tingled, as it were, like the air over intensely heated plates of iron.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.