I started to get up, and knocked down an umbrella; it made a noise
like a pistol-shot when it struck that hard, slick, carpetless floor; I grated my teeth and held my breath--Harris did not stir.
There was a pattering noise
and an old woman rat poked her head round a rafter.
Once more he tried his luck, and succeeded so well, that without any further noise
or disturbance he found himself relieved of the burden that had given him so much discomfort.
For a week since he had resolved to die, and during the four days that he had been carrying out his purpose, Edmond had not spoken to the attendant, had not answered him when he inquired what was the matter with him, and turned his face to the wall when he looked too curiously at him; but now the jailer might hear the noise
and put an end to it, and so destroy a ray of something like hope that soothed his last moments.
And from this region of noises
came the steady current of the maimed.
My lord," said he, "what is the meaning of all the noise
which preceded me?
The Indians of the Orellanna, also, tell of horrible noises
heard occasionally in the Paraguaxo, which they consider the throes and groans of the mountains, endeavoring to cast forth the precious stones hidden within its entrails.
However, there had been that noise
- the why and the how of it?
On one side was a table occupied by some chattering girls, cutting up silk and gold paper; and on the other were tressels and trays, bending under the weight of brawn and cold pies, where riotous boys were holding high revel; the whole completed by a roaring Christmas fire, which seemed determined to be heard, in spite of all the noise
of the others.
It opened with difficulty, and then only on darkness; but as I turned back, the door behind me sank back and settled into its place with a noise
as of innumerable bolts.
Now the cook lay in the next room; and hearing a noise
she raised herself up in her bed and listened.
He had seen many of his kind go to their deaths before the loud noise
made by the little black stick in the hands of the strange white ape who lived in that wonderful lair, and Kerchak had made up his brute mind to own that death-dealing contrivance, and to explore the interior of the mysterious den.