Wheezing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

 
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Wheezing

Every detail was in keeping with the general dismal effect. La Cibot heard a heavy footstep, and the asthmatic wheezing of a virago within, and Mme.
–Honoré de Balzac in Cousin Pons (tr Ellen Marriage).

She had a fine flow of conversation, though she could never bring a sentence to an end without a wheezing accompaniment from an asthma, to which she would not confess.
–Honoré de Balzac in Two Poets (tr Ellen Marriage).

The common words were spoken in a common voice, broken by the wheezing of asthma, and ending in a cough.
–Honoré de Balzac in The Commission in Lunacy (tr Clara Bell).

We aren't yours!' they wheezed.
–Max Beerbohm in And Even Now.

Vincent already wheezed from the run, but the mounts of the posse were staggering completely blown.
–Max Brand in The Seventh Man.

The setter started up in an agony; the spaniel wheezed and sniffled and ran off, stopping every moment to take his head between his paws.
–Edward Bulwer-Lytton in Lucretia, vol 1.

He would go on until he had no voice left, until he wheezed and rasped.
–Willa Cather in Song of the Lark.

Halfway between the barn and the house, the windmill wheezed lazily.
–Willa Cather in The Troll Garden, et al.

Nothing was stirring about the inn excepting a bandy Dachshund, which came wheezing up and thrust a cold nose into the young man's hand.
–Robert W. Chambers in In the Quarter.

It wheezed and banged with a mighty power.
–Stephen Crane in The Red Badge of Courage (2nd version).
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