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  • The doorbell chimed inside the house and a muted many-throated cry of delight reached her ears.

    The Outlaws

  • There is no answering "the many-throated groan, the dying whisper of millions" that he transmitted.

    Solzhenitsyn, Optimist

  • If this many-throated singing creature could have sung itself into an external form, it could hardly have moulded one more expressive of its own nature.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 73, November, 1863

  • Perris, blind with rage, barely saw the details, barely heard the many-throated chuckle from the watchers across the patio.

    Alcatraz

  • Thousands of doves whistled away; thousands of smaller birds rustled and darted before our advancing lines; tens of thousands of blackbirds sprinkled the bare branches of single trees, uttering the many-throated multitude call; underneath all this light and joyous life the business-like little quail darted away in their bullet flight.

    The Killer

  • They set up a many-throated cheer, flocked out with her upon the floor, and in one instant feet were flying, skirts were whirling, laughter and jest mingling with waving arms and kicking toes, and the whole place was in one mad riot of delirious joy.

    Cleek, the Master Detective

  • They set up a many-throated cheer and flocked out with her upon the floor; and in one instant feet were flying, skirts were whirling, laughter and jest mingling with waving arms and kicking toes, and the whole place was in one mad riot of delirious joy.

    Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces

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