On our right a line of light marked the door of the room which had sent its ray across the night; and behind the door I heard a woman's voice droning
Their idea of telling a story was to take a long breath and start droning
away without any stops or dialogue till the thing was over.
The anthem was interminable, and you had to stand drearily while it was being sung; you could not hear the droning
sermon, and your body twitched because you had to sit still when you wanted to move about.
It was droning
like a harmonium with the flies and bluebottles, and the floor and walls were like a slaughter-house.
There were scarcely thirty people on the look-out for him, in spite of all his clamour, when about six o'clock one summer morning the doors of the big shed in which he had been putting together his apparatus opened--it was near the big model of a megatherium in the Crystal Palace grounds--and his giant insect came droning
out into a negligent and incredulous world.
The congregation sit at ease while the parson does the praying for them, and while they are droning
the long-drawn-out chorales, he retires into a little wooden box just big enough to hold him.
A steady droning
sound of many men chanting each to himself some weird incantation came out from the black, flat wall of the woods as the humming of bees comes out of a hive, and had a strange narcotic effect upon my half-awake senses.