murmurous


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characterized by soft sounds

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of your friends' boat, spill-slicked, murmurous, feck-less,
structures but stood, murmurous and not impatient, in the open air, the
In the same paragraph, Faulkner describes, "the tremulous April night murmurous with the moving of sap and the wet bursting of burgeoning leaf and bud," a contrast from the blooms as "frozen" and the tree as a "drowned woman" (1016).
shall put everything away, some day, / get me a murmurous contention,
5 I cannot see what flowers are at my feet, Nor what soft incense hangs upon the boughs, But, in embalmed darkness, guess each sweet Wherewith the seasonable month endows The grass, the thicket, and the fruit-tree wild; White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine; Fast fading violets cover 'd up in leaves; And mid-May's eldest child, The coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves.
But nowhere was any sign of husbandry -plow or tool; in no direction was a planted field in sight -only a gaunt weatherstained ruin in a sombre grove through which the breeze drew with a sad, murmurous sound.