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  • He tried to say something more, but the words died away upon his lips. Cited from Henry Dunbar, by M. E. Braddon
  • But the words of prayer too often died away upon his lips. Cited from French and English, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • His lips moved, but all sound died away upon them. Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • Twice did Carwin attempt to speak, but his words died away upon his lips. Cited from Stories by Modern American Authors: Scribners Ed.
  • The noise of their feet over the floor of the vestibule died away upon the stone steps outside. Cited from Annie Kilburn, by W. D. Howells
  • She looked away from his very earnest eyes, and the light retort died away upon her lips. Cited from The Great Prince Shan, by E. (Edward) Phillips Oppenheim
  • A question half framed died away upon my lips. Cited from The Lost Ambassador, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The words I longed to speak died away upon my tongue. Cited from A Heroine of France, The Story of Joan of Arc, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Some imperfect sounds which she had begun to frame, died away upon her tongue. Cited from The Surgeon's Daughter, by Sir Walter Scott
  • He grew weary and breathless, and the cheerful words died away upon his lips. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • I hesitated an interruption; but my meaning died away upon my trembling lips. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • When the last one had died away upon the air, the rude tones of labor were already half softened. Cited from Twenty-six and One and Other Stories, by Maksim Gorky
  • But as soon as they had gone, the smile died away upon her lips, and with an expression of horror she pointed to the box. Cited from Marie Antoinette And Her Son, by Louise Muhlbach 3
  • The light footsteps died away upon the stairs. Cited from A Spinner in the Sun, by Myrtle Reed
  • The soft lights died away upon the hills, and with them the softer feelings which had crept in upon his heart. Cited from The Pilot and his Wife, by Jonas Lie
  • The pirate was about to repeat the blow, when suddenly his hand fell, and the curses died away upon his lips. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 341, March 1844, Vol. 55
  • He met Mr. Fentolin's steady gaze, however, and the words died away upon his lips. Cited from The Vanished Messenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim #4
  • And as the last notes died away upon the night air, a great storm of cheers broke forth afresh from the Italian lines. Cited from With British Guns in Italy, by Hugh Dalton
  • But even as he spoke, the words died away upon his lips; and he stood still, like a picture on a wall, for wonder at what he saw before him. Cited from An Essence Of The Dusk, 5th Edition, by F. W. Bain
  • When she was gone and the last rustle of her footsteps had died away upon the mid-summer silence, Mark buried his body in the golden flowers. Cited from The Altar Steps, by Compton MacKenzie
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