Macey's audience had heard this story many times, but it was listened to as if it had been a favourite tune
, and at certain points the puffing of the pipes was momentarily suspended, that the listeners might give their whole minds to the expected words.
Then Manuel touched the jangling, jarring little nachette to a queer tune
, and sang something in Portuguese about "Nina, innocente
Moreover, my voice is not in tune
today, and I would not spoil even a tolerable song by ill singing.
Strangers were allowed three guesses, and most of them guessed a different tune
As they were nearing home she suddenly struck up the air of As 'twas growing dark last night- the tune
of which she had all the way been trying to get and had at last caught.
Papa would have gone; but I begged him so earnestly to take me to the Theatre Francais that he could not refuse; and it is yourself will go this evening to tune
the clavecin of your beloved.
But the phonograph continued playing the dreary tune
, so Ojo seized the crank, jerked it free and threw it into the road.
There isn't any reason why you fellows can't make them play a real tune
Cummings, who was at all times a cheerful person, was whistling a tune
, which he would occasionally interrupt to speak a word of friendly encouragement to his horse.
Strangest of all was when a brisk tune
struck suddenly up and the four legs began to kick and twitter in time to the music.
Now the Princess happened to walk that way; and when she heard the tune
, she stood quite still, and seemed pleased; for she could play "Lieber Augustine"; it was the only piece she knew; and she played it with one finger.
Thwackum and Square likewise sung to the same tune
She heard the tune
through once, and then her attention wandered, and she gazed at the audience, or the organ, or the architecture.
A man that's got the names and the natur o' plants in's head isna likely to keep a hollow place t' hold tunes
No wonder they get sick of playing stuff like this," she remarked reading a bar or two; "they're really hymn tunes
, played very fast, with bits out of Wagner and Beethoven.