Every time I dropped off for the moment, a new noise
But even while he was wondering, they heard a strange whispering noise
, high in the air, coming through the night.
And then all of a sudden he was interrupted by a noise
Did we not hear a roly-poly noise
in the attic when we were looking into that chest?
But, this accomplished, which he fancied was all he had to do to get out of this terrible strait and embarrassment, another still greater difficulty presented itself, for it seemed to him impossible to relieve himself without making some noise
, and he ground his teeth and squeezed his shoulders together, holding his breath as much as he could; but in spite of his precautions he was unlucky enough after all to make a little noise
, very different from that which was causing him so much fear.
He had not finished the words, when we heard a crashing noise
, the bolts gave way, and the boat, torn from its groove, was hurled like a stone from a sling into the midst of the whirlpool.
I thought I had become deaf, for the noises
of movement I had been accustomed to hear from the pit had ceased absolutely.
It seemed to him that heaven had at length taken pity on him, and had sent this noise
to warn him on the very brink of the abyss.
There was a lull in the noises
of insects as if they had bowed their beaks and were making a devotional pause.
Lying dressed upon his bed, the noise
awoke him with a start and found a gloomy echo in his heart.
of the trumpets excited him -- the popular acclamations deafened him: for a moment he allowed his reason to be absorbed in this flood of lights, tumult and brilliant images.
The same phenomenon is said to occur occasionally in the adjacent province of Guayra, where stones of the bigness of a man's hand are exploded, with a loud noise
, from the bosom of the earth, and scatter about glittering and beautiful fragments that look like precious gems, but are of no value.