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A long, breathless silence succeeded, during which each looked at the others in fearful expectation of hearing the sound repeated.
Wilson and the Governor had introduced so openly to the public notice, bidding him speak, in the hearing of all men, to that mystery of a woman's soul, so sacred even in its pollution.
I was afraid there could be little chance of my hearing any thing of Miss Fairfax today.
She waited for some time without hearing anything more: at last came a rumbling of little cartwheels, and the sound of a good many voices all talking together: she made out the words:
Rostov without hearing Boris to the end spurred his horse.
He tried to hear nothing but the prayers that were being chanted or read, to feel nothing but self-oblivion in consciousness of the fulfilment of duty--a feeling he always experienced when hearing or reciting in advance the prayers he had so often heard.
If you will give me half-an-hour's hearing, I will explain to you how I come to know what I do; how I got here; and what I have to propose to Miss Alicia and to you.
If it was even mentioned in her hearing, she shuddered and referred to it, with melodramatic fervour, as 'my husband's blood-money
Dorothy quickly caught up the growling little dog and hurried after her companions, who were walking faster than usual in order to get out of hearing.
You saw me start," he went on, "when you first mentioned Miss Roseberry's name in my hearing.
She had, indeed, a real compassion for the young man; and hearing from the surgeon that affairs were like to go ill with the volunteer, she suspected they might hereafter wear no benign aspect with the ensign.
He had not heard a word of Barnaby-- didn't even know his name--but it had been said in his hearing that some man had been taken and carried off to Newgate.