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What with the battering upon the door and the hacking of the red men at their chains the din within the armory was appalling.
I heard a raspy, hacking cough, and my heart stood still.
He gets a dry, hacking cough as the dead tissue sloughs away, and dies the following summer of pneumonia, wondering what it's all about.
What of her anger and pent feelings, her lungs were irritated into the dry, hacking cough, and with blood-suffused face and one hand clenched against her chest, she waited for the paroxysm to pass.
Delicate Cousin Annetta standing at the dresser, with a big loaf of bread beside her and a big platterful of cold, boiled pork in front of her; and Annetta was hacking off great chunks, like Dan there, and gobbling them down as if she was starving.
Old Tarwater could shame them all, despite his creaking and crackling and the nasty hacking cough he had developed.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root, and it may be that he who bestows the largest amount of time and money on the needy is doing the most by his mode of life to produce that misery which he strives in vain to relieve.
Franklin hacking at a piece of cold salt beef with a table knife.
He was troubled from time to time with a dry hacking cough, and when he put up his white right hand to his mouth, he showed the red scar of an old wound across the back of it.
But laying us on board the next time upon our other quarter, he entered sixty men upon our decks, who immediately fell to cutting and hacking the sails and rigging.
The others ceased at last; but Baldwin, his cruel face set in an infernal smile, was hacking at the man's head, which he vainly endeavoured to defend with his arms.
It is believed that numerous states worldwide engage in the hacking of social media accounts, including Tunisia, China and Syria.
Almost Half Will Consider News of Recent Vehicle Hacking Incident When Buying/Leasing Next Car; Domestic Auto Manufacturers Deemed Most Susceptible to Vehicle Hacking
The recent attack of the hackers on the Hacking Team showed that al least 8 Arab states had bought the remote control system (RCS) program from the hacking team.
By hacking, Afzal wanted to show how vulnerable the websites are.