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Familiar Quotations GrowlingI never married because I have three pets at home that answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog that growls every morning, a parrot that swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night.ndash;Marie CorelliIt is the growling man who lives a dog's life.ndash;Coleman Cox Use in Literature GrowlingDon't mind my growling.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Robbery Under Arms.It was no use growling.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Robbery Under Arms.If they got nothing worth while, it was the fortune of war, which a digger never growls at, no matter how hard hit he may be.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Robbery Under Arms.The rabble, by no means favorably impressed by these businesslike proceedings, stood back, growling.ndash;Samuel Hopkins Adams in The Unspeakable Perk.They entered together, the lady expressing surprise at their appearance, at which the general growled some incoherent sentences and strode away from them and up the stairs, Mrs. Abercrombie following close after him.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Danger.They were uttering hoarse growls of terror. The mustangs of the vaqueros stood suddenly still, quivering.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in The Valiant Runaways.But as to passing from growls to blows, from pilfering to crime, they care too much for life and the free air of the fields.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Sons of the Soil (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).Such emotions to some extent counterbalanced the disasters growling in the distance; but the Baron, at this moment believing he could certainly avert the blows aimed at his uncle, Johann Fischer, thought only of the deficit.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Cousin Betty.Farfadet, so careful of his appearance, growls, and in avoiding a second contact with the wall, knocks the table so that his spoon drops to the ground.ndash;Henri Barbusse in Under Fire.
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