whisper in the ear

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  • No evil spirit was near to whisper in the ear of either a suggestion of personal leadership. Cited from Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World,by James Cowan
  • A whisper in the ear of the hotel manager by the president of the company that owned the hotel, and you were as good as ordered out. Cited from The Brand of Silence, by Harrington Strong
  • He seemed to whisper in the ear of one who listened trustingly. Cited from Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. II (of 2), by Herman Melville
  • I just want you to whisper in the ear of the court that the alibi looks good, and let it go at that. Cited from The Brand of Silence, by Harrington Strong
  • A light touch on the shoulder, and a whisper in the ear, were sufficient to arouse them. Cited from The Frontier Fort, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • "Where?" he managed faintly to whisper in the ear of his chum. Cited from The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour, by George A. Warren
  • Above all, I learned a fact which I would whisper in the ear of every other man who starts, as I have done, a stranger among strangers. Cited from The Stark Munro Letters, by Arthur Conan Doyle #4
  • He started up as one starts from a dream, waked by a whisper in the ear, and, raising himself on his elbow, looked towards the door. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 49, November, 1861, by Various
  • It is not developed from below -- it is received from above; it is a divine whisper in the ear of fallen man, transfiguring him, and opening before him the way of life. Cited from U.S. History, V1, by Julian Hawthorne
  • Worse still, Madame accepted his good offices with a shameless grace "which said as plain as whisper in the ear" that there was a perfect understanding between them. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. I, by Ambrose Bierce
  • But in the first place, before I begin with thee, I have a word to whisper in the ear of Mr. Vincent, and I wish it could reach him. Cited from Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle, by Clement K. Shorter
  • The photoplay use of his death is, that he may whisper in the ear of Robert Moray to keep certain letters of La Pompadour well hidden. Cited from The Art Of The Moving Picture, by Vachel Lindsay
  • For over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is Haunted! Cited from The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, by Thomas Hood
  • But what it was a positive relief for him to whisper in the ear of an intimate friend, it demanded the courage of a hero to proclaim to the Directors of a great Society. Cited from The Personal Life Of David Livingstone, by William Garden Blaikie
  • O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is Haunted! Cited from Punch, Vol. 102, May 21, 1892, Ed. by Francis Burnand
  • In it you hear the faint moan of those dismal labyrinths we know as secret societies, mysteries that the angels of destruction whisper in the ear of night as it descends upon the earth. Cited from Child of a Century, Alfred de Musset, v1
  • Thus I whisper in the ear Of Louisa Windermere-- If she cares for what I say, She's an April fool to-day. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 13, No. 364
  • George had escaped, but a word of open scandal, a single whisper in the ear of the old creature down at Torquay, might actuate machinery that would reach out after him and drag him back, and plant him in jail. Cited from Hilda Lessways, by Arnold Bennett
  • O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is Haunted! Cited from The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, by Thomas Hood
  • In the midst of this scene an officer of the palace was observed to whisper in the ear of the Dey, who rose immediately and left the skiffa, bringing the amusements to an abrupt close. Cited from The Pirate City, by R.M. Ballantyne
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