It was a common trick with the boys--particularly if a stranger was present--to pretend a cramp and howl
for help; then when the stranger came tearing hand over hand to the rescue, the howler would go on struggling and howling till he was close at hand, then replace the howl
with a sarcastic smile and swim blandly away, while the town boys assailed the dupe with a volley of jeers and laughter.
That long, lugubrious howl
rose on the night air again
He said, "a fancy would sometimes take a YAHOO to retire into a corner, to lie down, and howl
, and groan, and spurn away all that came near him, although he were young and fat, wanted neither food nor water, nor did the servant imagine what could possibly ail him.
Brother, little brother, come to me,' the swifter he fled after his brothers the wolves, and the heavier grew his skin, till, with a long howl
, he vanished into the depths of the forest.
Then a dog began to howl
somewhere in a farmhouse far down the road, a long, agonized wailing, as if from fear.
Now rolls the thunder deep, Down the cloud valley, And the gibbons around me Howl
in the long night.
Once, just as her eyes had opened, apparently in the last stage of drowsiness, the roaring winds brought with them a long and plaintive howl
, that seemed too wild for a dog, and yet resembled the cries of that faithful animal, when night awakens his vigilance, and gives sweetness and solemnity to its charms.
Not a shriek, not a scream, Scarcely even a howl
or a groan, As the man they called "Ho
The entire crowd now joined as if in one cry; all the cries united formed one immense howl
The dogs' meat was taken for human use, and Amoraq fed the team with pieces of old summer skin-tents raked out from under the sleeping-bench, and they howled
again, and waked to howl
Yes,' said the lord of the castle, 'if you will pass the night down there in the old tower, go thither; but I warn you, it is at the peril of your life, for it is full of wild dogs, which bark and howl
without stopping, and at certain hours a man has to be given to them, whom they at once devour.
Harris's language used to be enough to unnerve any man; added to which, Montmorency would sit and howl
steadily, right through the performance.