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  • n. Plural form of vociferation.


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  • Some parsons "give Venus the tithes that belong to God"; others are the terror of hares: "lepus visa pericla fugit," and hearken to no chime but the "vociferations" of the hounds [619]; others trade.

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

  • She arrived at this scene of her last and greatest triumph, jolted in a common cart, and ascended the scaffold amidst the vociferations of a crowd of furies, whom we hesitate to acknowledge as of her own sex.

    Death of Marie-Antoinette

  • With such vociferations, and with a boisterous manner which bespoke his perfect abandonment to the general licence and disorder, he groped his way towards the shed, where Hugh and

    Barnaby Rudge

  • She sang scraps of pretty airs, broken by vociferations of horrible sentences she had heard.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • The Harley Street specialist may be allowed to rouse the echoes of Harley Street with his vociferations without raising a hair on my head.

    A room of one's own

  • This Ayrton resolved to learn at any cost, and as an hour after his arrival the vociferations had begun to die away, and as a large number of the convicts were already buried in a drunken sleep,

    The Mysterious Island

  • In a short time all without was confusion and uproar; the ruffian who had left the court returned with the alarm that the lady was fled, and that Paulo was murdered, The robbers quitting their booty to go in search of the fugitive, and to discover the murderer, dreadful vociferations resounded through every recess of the pile.

    A Sicilian Romance

  • He instantly called loudly to the person whom he believed he had heard, and was seconded by Paulo; but their continued vociferations availed them nothing; no answer was returned; and even the indistinct sounds, which had awakened their attention, were heard no more.

    The Italian

  • Her husband used various incantations and vociferations to drive away the rain, but down it poured incessantly, and on our Amazon went, in the very lightest marching order, and at a pace that few of the men could keep up with.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • The shouts, the vociferations that resounded through the bars and taverns decorated with glasses, tankards, and bottles of marvelous shape, mortars for pounding sugar, and bundles of straws!

    From the Earth to the Moon


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