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  • “She loved you, Umber,” Balfour said in a half-choked voice.

    End of Time

  • “She loved you, Umber,” Balfour said in a half-choked voice.

    End of Time

  • Slowly he let go of the man, who shook his head dizzily, half-choked.

    Finnegan teoriza la practica de cuerdas

  • Boneless and liquid as the water around us, contained only by the frame of his hands, I cried out, the soft, bubbling half-choked cry of a sailor sucked beneath the waves.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • The parent birds soared off in sallies of flight accompanied by crescendos of cawing, returning with breakfast for the fledglings, who expressed their satisfaction in half-choked high-pitched mewling.

    Wildwood

  • The parent birds soared off in sallies of flight accompanied by crescendos of cawing, returning with breakfast for the fledglings, who expressed their satisfaction in half-choked high-pitched mewling.

    Wildwood

  • I am half-choked with the effort of foregoing my own fixed resolution —

    Anne of Geierstein

  • “Were these my last accents,” said the reformer, “and were they uttered at the stake, half-choked with smoke, and as the fagots kindled into a blaze around me, with that last utterance I would testify against the superstitious devices of Rome.”

    The Monastery

  • The boat is swaying off and on against the steep pebble-bank: he clutches at it — misses — falls headlong — rises half-choked with water: but Frank is still in his arms.

    Westward Ho!

  • Yet even so it was the hands at the pumps who were the least harassed; although they had to work until they could hardly stand, often up to their middles in water, often half-choked with flying spray or still more rain, immeasurable quantities of rain, at least they knew exactly what to do.

    Heavy Weather

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