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  • The other guard, farther removed from the source of the sound, yet sensed the horror of what was taking place, the grisly threat that lay in that demoniac fifing.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • The other guard, farther removed from the source of the sound, yet sensed the horror of what was taking place, the grisly threat that lay in that demoniac fifing.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • During the last night we had been kept awake by the drumming and fifing, singing and shouting, weeping and howling, pulling at accordions and striking the monotonous Shingungo.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Now the lights of the orchestra were lit, the lustre, let down from the ceiling, throwing by the glimmering of its facets a sudden gaiety over the theatre; then the musicians came in one after the other; and first there was the protracted hubbub of the basses grumbling, violins squeaking, cornets trumpeting, flutes and flageolets fifing.

    Madame Bovary

  • For an hour and a half, drumming, fifing, flag waving legions of marching Oaxacan school children and young adults shuffled their way past my apartment house door.

    Bread and circuses

  • The other guard, farther removed from the source of the sound, yet sensed the horror of what was taking place, the grisly threat that lay in that demoniac fifing.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • The other guard, farther removed from the source of the sound, yet sensed the horror of what was taking place, the grisly threat that lay in that demoniac fifing.

    Red Nails

  • The other guard, farther removed from the source of the sound, yet sensed the horror of what was taking place, the grisly threat that lay in that demoniac fifing.

    Conan The Warrior

  • The other guard, farther removed from the source of the sound, yet sensed the horror of what was taking place, the grisly threat that lay in that demoniac fifing.

    Conan The Warrior

  • I had ample opportunity for noticing this, the commander sending me on another errand down to the scene of operations almost as soon as the drumming and fifing began.

    Crown and Anchor Under the Pen'ant

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