The croaking raven doth bellow for revenge.
"I'm sorry for croaking at you this evening. This is PM, I'm Eddie Mair: the walrus of news."eddie mair
'What's the use of dying in a ward surrounded by a lot of groaning and croaking incurables? Wouldn't it be much better to throw a party with that twenty-seven thousand and take poison and depart for the other world to the sound of violins, surrounded by lovely drunken girls and happy friends?'mikhail bulgakov
It may be that ministers really think that their prayers do good, and it may be that frogs imagine that their croaking brings spring.
It was not for nothing that the raven was just now croaking on my left hand.
Indeed I have observed that even the Barbarians across the Rhine sing savage songs composed in language not unlike the croaking of harsh-voiced birds, and that they delight in such songs. For I think it is always the case that inferior musicians, though they annoy their audiences, give very great pleasure to themselves