1 He set up a wail at leaving her arms and a welcome thought came to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
2 For sinful as he is, Jonah does not weep and wail for direct deliverance.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
3 And a wail of anguish burst from him, great sobs shook all his frame, and hot tears ran down his cheeks and fell upon her.
4 Therefore is it that the wail over a kind master is loud and long, as well it may be.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XXIX
5 Most does good Aeneas inly wail the loss now of valiant Orontes, now of Amycus, the cruel doom of Lycus, of brave Gyas, and brave Cloanthus.
6 When Aeneas entered at the high doorway they beat their breasts and raise a loud wail aloft, and the palace moans to their grievous lamentation.
7 Thrice, girt in glittering arms, they have marched about the blazing piles, thrice compassed on horseback the sad fire of death, and uttered their wail.
8 Now in the dwellings of rich Latinus' city the noise is loudest and most the long wail.
9 The plaintive wail which succeeded the passionate roar went to Meg's heart, and she ran up to say beseechingly.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
10 The wind fell, for a second, round Thornfield; but far away over wood and water, poured a wild, melancholy wail: it was sad to listen to, and I ran off again.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXV
11 I joined my wail to theirs, loud and bitter; but Joseph asked what we could be thinking of to roar in that way over a saint in heaven.
Wuthering Heights By Emily BronteGet Context In CHAPTER V
12 Before the door, were three tall poplar trees, which made it very dark within; and the wind moaned through them with a dismal wail.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XLVIII
13 The droning sound swelled louder upon our ears until it became one long, deep wail of distress.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
14 A wail of sorrow went up from the people.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 1
15 If my ears did not deceive me there was a gasp and a low wail, as of a half-smothered child.