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Search phrase: whistling

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Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.221Whistling to th' air; which, but for vacancy,Whisling to'th'ayre: which but for vacancie,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.5And by his hollow whistling in the leavesAnd by his hollow whistling in the Leaues,
King LearKL IV.ii.29.1I have been worth the whistling.I haue beene worth the whistle.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.86To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind,To dance our ringlets to the whistling Winde,

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whistlingcalling, watching out for

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