Mr Verloc, after a grunt
of disapproving surprise, returned to the sofa.
,' said Alice; `that's not at all a proper way of expressing yourself.
Each man (as he still supposed himself to be) essayed to give a cry of surprise, but found that he could merely grunt
, and that, in a word, he was just such another beast as his companions.
They all gave a shrug and an Indian grunt
of acquiescence, and went off sulkily to their village, to lay aside their weapons for the present.
Bredin paid him his eighteen shillings with a grunt
, and Paul walked out of the restaurant a masterless man.
The hard red bricks have only grown more firmly set with time, and their oak stairs do not creak and grunt
when you try to go down them quietly.
In a corner of the room something red and tiny gave a grunt
and squealed in Mary Bogdanovna's trembling white hands.
He placed the hat upon the glass floor, made a pass with his hand, and then removed the hat, displaying a little white piglet no bigger than a mouse, which began to run around here and there and to grunt
and squeal in a tiny, shrill voice.
The tobacco and trade goods were brought from the store-room by two house-boys and turned over to the chief of Balesuna village, who accepted the additional reward with a non-committal grunt
and went away down the path to his canoes.
Henry acknowledged receipt of the information with a grunt
that slid into a snore as he drifted back into sleep.
The chorus was taken up by the other boys with shouts of laughter, and the keeper turned away with a grunt
, but evidently bent on mischief.
Kerfoot, thus directly addressed, was startled into dropping his knife on the floor, though he managed to grunt