"Those chords give the fifth and the octave," said Mr.
The sledge, shortening this route, took a chord of the arc described by the railway.
Oh, how that chord
vibrated, and how moved was something that was finest in Rostov's soul!
Guppy's perplexing way with boastful misery to tempt his particular friends into this subject, and the moment they touch it, to turn on them with that trenchant severity about the chords
in the human mind, both Mr.
I should say that the lower chord
here might buckle at any moment.
He gave his blessing, and then, while the solemn chords
again issued from the harmonium behind the curtain, the different people began scraping and fumbling and moving very awkwardly and consciously towards the door.
Duty, gratitude, interest, ambition itself, are the chords
by which they will be bound to fidelity and sympathy with the great mass of the people.
As he went on I felt as if my soul were grappling with a palpable enemy; one by one the various keys were touched which formed the mechanism of my being; chord
was sounded, and soon my mind was filled with one thought, one conception, one purpose.
The suggestion struck upon the chord
of early associations already vibrating in my mind.
At either end of the scale are notes that stir no chord
of that imperfect instrument, the human ear.
Perhaps I shall say even the last sentence, if I can remember it: `We sound every chord
in the great mac-ro-cosm of satisfaction."
Possibly, some people might suspect him of a degree of under-bred pride; I have a sympathetic chord
within that tells me it is nothing of the sort: I know, by instinct, his reserve springs from an aversion to showy displays of feeling - to manifestations of mutual kindliness.
Under this powerful pressure, the hull of the Nautilus quivered like a sonorous chord
and sank regularly under the water.
She could trim a hat, make molasses candy, recite "Curfew shall not ring to-night," and play "The Lost Chord
" and a pot-pourri from "Carmen." When she tried to extend the field of her activities in the direction of stenography and book-keeping her health broke down, and six months on her feet behind the counter of a department store did not tend to restore it.
What sensitive chord
had I ignorantly touched, when my lips touched her hand?