musical instrument


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In English it becomes hautboy, a wooden musical instrument of two-foot tone, I believe, played with a double reed, an oboe, in fact.
As easily might the tone of a delicate musical instrument be inferred from its case, as the tone of Mr.
Madame, madame,' said Rigaud, tapping her on the arm, as if his cruel hand were sounding a musical instrument, 'I perceive I interest you.
Filmore, for example--would force themselves on my consciousness like an importunate, ill-played musical instrument, or the loud activity of an imprisoned insect.
He gave me the names and descriptions of all the musical instruments, and the general terms of art in playing on each of them.
First, it is well known that the prologue serves the critic for an opportunity to try his faculty of hissing, and to tune his cat-call to the best advantage; by which means, I have known those musical instruments so well prepared, that they have been able to play in full concert at the first rising of the curtain.
The steamer will be provided with every necessary comfort, including library and musical instruments.
I did not know all the men who were sitting about, but I recognized a furniture salesman from Kansas City, a drug man, and Willy O'Reilly, who travelled for a jewellery house and sold musical instruments.
He dealt in musical instruments, as his father and grandfather had done before him, at the sign of Saint Cecilia.
I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces; I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.
The Muses were uncomfortable goddesses, I think,--obliged always to carry rolls and musical instruments about with them.
Slaves were passing among the guests, distributing small musical instruments of a single string.
Amina understood her sister's meaning, and collecting the dishes, glasses, and musical instruments, she carried them away, while Sadie swept the hall and put everything in order.
The lady of the caravan sat at one window in all the pride and poetry of the musical instruments, and little Nell and her grandfather sat at the other in all the humility of the kettle and saucepans, while the machine jogged on and shifted the darkening prospect very slowly.
Many books and musical instruments lay scattered about, but failed to give any vitality to the scene.