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Examples

  • Princess Arjumand chose this moment to jump onto the table, scaring everyone and startling Tossie into a screamlet.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • The mist deteriorated into a drizzle, and Tossie gave a screamlet.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • She gave a little screamlet each time the train stopped, started, or went round a curve, and a large one when the railway guard came in to take our tickets.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • While I was debating, the bell from Muchings End Church began to toll, Mrs. Mering gave a screamlet, and the fête was declared officially open.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • She looked up at the ribbed vaulting and gave another screamlet.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • Tossie said happily and gave a miniature version of a scream, a sort of screamlet.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • Mr Rokens 'vest, and a minute yellow globule thereof alighted on the fair Martha's hand, eliciting from that lady a scream, and as a matter of course, an echo from Jane in the shape of a screamlet.

    The Red Eric

  • I had just contacted Chief Gitcheewatha, Madame Iritosky’s spirit control, and asked him regarding Princess Arjumand’s fate, and —” she gave a screamlet just like Tossie’s before going on, “— and there they were, carrying the cat in their ghostly arms!”

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

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