These streets were huge canyons formed by towering black buildings, echoing with the clang
of car gongs and the shouts of drivers; the people who swarmed in them were as busy as ants--all hurrying breathlessly, never stopping to look at anything nor at each other.
A stunning clang
of metal suddenly thrilled through me, and I became conscious of the objects in my room again: one of the fire- irons had fallen as Pierre opened the door to bring me my draught.
That world-wide swell of solemn music, with the clang
of a mighty bell breaking forth through its regulated uproar, announces his approach.
For Adam, there was just sufficient green light from somewhere for him to see that there was a broad flight of heavy stone steps leading upward; but Lady Arabella, after shutting the door behind her, when it closed tightly without a clang
, tripped up the steps lightly and swiftly.
Suddenly, with a plunge, as of the swimmer who leaves the bank, she hurried across the road, and we heard the sharp clang
of the bell.
One by one he took out a succession of beautiful rifles, opening and shutting them with a snap and a clang
, and then patting them as he put them back into the rack as tenderly as a mother would fondle her children.
I had risen from my seat and was knocking out the ashes of my pipe when I suddenly heard the clang
of the bell.
She had dwelt amongst melody and movement, and her nerves refused to answer to the clang
A moment later the two had met in a cloud of dust, and Agravaine, shooting over his horse's crupper, had fallen with a metallic clang
At last, on the black canal bridge of a busy town, with a clang
of iron in it, and more fires and more smoke than he has seen yet, the trooper, swart with the dust of the coal roads, checks his horse and asks a workman does he know the name of Rouncewell thereabouts.
As he spoke we heard the deep roar of angry men from the corridor without, and the clank of metal and the clang
he added, with clasped hands, "bells, do not ring, hand-bells do not clang
, mule-bells do not quiver
In his hand he carried what appeared to be a stick, but as he laid it down upon the floor it gave a metallic clang
King John has slept at Duncroft Hall, and all the day before the little town of Staines has echoed to the clang
of armed men, and the clatter of great horses over its rough stones, and the shouts of captains, and the grim oaths and surly jests of bearded bowmen, billmen, pikemen, and strange-speaking foreign spearmen.
Then the clang
of hoofs, as of several horses galloping, resounded on the planks of the bridge, and the squadron, officers in front and men four abreast, spread across the bridge and began to emerge on his side of it.