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used in The House of the Seven Gables

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capable of being heard
  • Inaudible, consequently, were poor Miss Hepzibah's gusty sighs.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (5% in)
  • Accordingly, with such a tramp of his ponderous riding-boots as might of itself have been audible in the remotest of the seven gables, he advanced to the door, which the servant pointed out, and made its new panels reecho with a loud, free knock.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (37% in)
  • Our story must therefore await Miss Hepzibah at the threshold of her chamber; only presuming, meanwhile, to note some of the heavy sighs that labored from her bosom, with little restraint as to their lugubrious depth and volume of sound, inasmuch as they could be audible to nobody save a disembodied listener like ourself.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (3% in)
  • Inaudible the creaking joints of her stiffened knees, as she knelt down by the bedside.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (5% in)
  • And inaudible, too, by mortal ear, but heard with all-comprehending love and pity in the farthest heaven, that almost agony of prayer—now whispered, now a groan, now a struggling silence—wherewith she besought the Divine assistance through the day!
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (5% in)
  • Before he had quite sunken away, however, the sharp and peevish tinkle of the shop-bell made itself audible.
    Chapter 7 — The Guest (87% in)
  • With a shivering repugnance at the idea of personal contact with the world, a powerful impulse still seized on Clifford, whenever the rush and roar of the human tide grew strongly audible to him.
    Chapter 11 — The Arched Window (45% in)
  • It is quite inaudible.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (4% in)
  • In a corner, meanwhile, stands the figure of an elderly man, in a leathern jerkin and breeches, with a carpenter's rule sticking out of his side pocket; he points his finger at the bearded Colonel and his descendants, nodding, jeering, mocking, and finally bursting into obstreperous, though inaudible laughter.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (78% in)

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