A moment's silence ensued and then, in a full, sonorous
voice, the king exclaimed: "Remember
The guide sounded two sonorous
notes, about half an octave apart; the echo answered with the most enchanting, the most melodious, the richest blending of sweet sounds that one can imagine.
This rare specimen of eloquence terminated with the following sonorous
phrases bubbling over with patriotism:
So he turned toward the door, and with the best grace in the world (so well had he trained himself to it), when the usher announced, in a sonorous
voice, "Messieurs the Envoys of Monsieur the Duke of Austria.
There was the Odeon quite near them, and Philip soon shared his friend's passion for the tragedians of Louis XIV and the sonorous
My friends," said D'Herblay, in a grave and sonorous
said Bagration, in a resolute, sonorous
voice, turning for a moment to the front line, and slightly swinging his arms, he went forward uneasily over the rough field with the awkward gait of a cavalryman.
They were all together (except Eureka) in the pretty rooms of the Princess, and the Wizard did some new tricks, and the Scarecrow told stories, and the Tin Woodman sang a love song in a sonorous
, metallic voice, and everybody laughed and had a good time.
The Emperor had often visited the Military College and every time Kasatsky saw that tall erect figure, with breast expanded in its military overcoat, entering with brisk step, saw the cropped side-whiskers, the moustache, the aquiline nose, and heard the sonorous
voice exchanging greetings with the cadets, he was seized by the same rapture that he experienced later on when he met the woman he loved.
The rustle of the poplar leaves about the house worried her, it sounded so like pattering raindrops, and the full, faraway roar of the gulf, to which she listened delightedly at other times, loving its strange, sonorous
, haunting rhythm, now seemed like a prophecy of storm and disaster to a small maiden who particularly wanted a fine day.
All the hurrahs, carried upward upon the sonorous
waves of the immense acoustic tube, arrived with the sound of thunder at its mouth; and the multitude ranged round Stones Hill heartily united their shouts with those of the ten revelers hidden from view at the bottom of the gigantic Columbiad.
Twelve times did the iron register of time beat on the sonorous
bell-metal, summoning the ghosts to rise and walk their nightly round.
Among the shifting, sonorous
, pulsing crowd glimpses could be had of Jerry's high hat, battered by the winds and rains of many years; of his nose like a carrot, battered by the frolicsome, athletic progeny of millionaires and by contumacious fares; of his brass-buttoned green coat, admired in the vicinity of McGary's.
The magnificent melody of the Prayer in Rossini's Moses, sung in a sonorous
bass voice, rose grandly through the suburban silence of the place.
His pride in having at any time of his life achieved such a great social distinction as to be a nuisance, an incumbrance, and a pest, was only to be satisfied by three sonorous
repetitions of the boast.