No sound louder than a stifled sob
had been heard among them, nor had even a limb been moved throughout that long and painful period, except to perform the simple and touching offerings that were made, from time to time, in commemoration of the dead.
became more and more infrequent, and at least ceased.
Elinor, I am miserable, indeed," before her voice was entirely lost in sobs
Reed, impatient of my now frantic anguish and wild sobs
, abruptly thrust me back and locked me in, without farther parley.
kept waking me, for a long time; and when one very strong sob
quite hoisted me up in bed, I found my mother sitting on the coverlet, and leaning over me.
He had let go of me at last and was dragging himself about on the floor, uttering terrible sobs
He looked at Alice, and tried to speak, but for a minute or two sobs
choked his voice.
He had long worshipped her from afar, but nothing more intimate than a 'Good morning, Miss Jeanne', had escaped him, till one day during a slack spell he came upon her in the little passage leading to the kitchen, her face hidden in her apron, her back jerking with sobs
La Fontaine buried his face in his handkerchief, and the only signs of life he gave were the convulsive motions of his shoulders, raised by his sobs
Here and there is born a Saint Theresa, foundress of nothing, whose loving heart-beats and sobs
after an unattained goodness tremble off and are dispersed among hindrances, instead of centring in some long-recognizable deed.
Behind this turnkey, who introduced the Recorder, Rosa, the fair Frisian maid, had slipped into the recess of the door, with a handkerchief to her mouth to stifle her sobs
The strained chords snapped, sobs
and tears of joy which he had never foreseen rose up with such violence that his whole body shook, that for long they prevented him from speaking.