Maxes: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations GroaningI believe that no people ever yet groaned under the heavy yoke of slavery but when they deserved it.ndash;Samuel AdamsI am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.ndash;William Sherman Use in Literature GroaningInjured lay groaning.ndash;Charles Morris (editor) in The San Francisco Calamity.He groaned aloud as she hid her face upon his breast.ndash;G. Mercer Adam in An Algonquin Maiden.Ebenezer groaned, and his face seemed more and more wizened and puckered up.ndash;Horatio Alger in Do and Dare.Jack groaned internally at the prospect before him.ndash;Horatio Alger in Timothy Crump's Ward: A Story of American Life.Charles merely turned over in his berth and groaned.ndash;Grant Allen in An African Millionaire.But he groaned when he saw that there was trouble on the flanks.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Star of Gettysburg.Harry saw it, and he groaned aloud.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Star of Gettysburg.Dominique; and while I watched, madame emerged, bearing the girl's dinner tray, which with much groaning and panting she carried up the winding stairs.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.He groaned softly.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.
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