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Whirr came the wheels — the carriage stopped at the very door: there was a parley at the gate: then appeared Mrs. Betty, with a face radiant with joy, though her eyes were full of tears; and next, who is that tall young gentleman who enters?
Whirr blades and blinking lights assaulted the gathering dusk.
Whirr and scream -- another dashed itself into the field between the guns and limbers.
From Capetown to Ladysmith An Unfinished Record of the South African War
"Whirr, whirr, whirr!" the noise came nearer and nearer.
Whirr! down came the body straight for the boomer, landing half upon his shoulder and half upon Bonnie Bird's mane.
Whirr, whizz, burr! away we hum through the keen Spring air, between pleasant banks and dark fir-woods, not very rapidly indeed, for we travel under government regulations, but pleasantly enough if it were not for the sparks and the dust.
A Tramp's Wallet stored by an English goldsmith during his wanderings in Germany and France
I saw the artillery fire, and I sat on the edge of a dug-out, and all of a sudden-Whirr!
_Whirr, whirr_, the wheel turned and sang, as fine white thread grew from the bunch of linen floss.
Whirr, whirr, went the machine, ticking fast and lightly over the belts of the rough jean pants.
Whirr, whirr, yes, and Miss Sophie was actually humming a tune!
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