'But we have still the best bird!' they said and the artificial bird had to sing again, and that was the thirty-fourth time they had heard the same piece.
Bat they liked it all the better for this; they could even sing with it, and they did.
Only once a year was the artificial bird allowed to sing, and even that was almost too much for it.
"The other who talked to him replied, 'However, you shall sing.'
"'Sing the beginning of created things,' said the other.
"Whereupon he presently began to sing verses to the praise of God, which he had never heard, the purport whereof was thus:--
He honestly imagines that he has given them a treat, and says he will sing another comic song after supper.
And then those two young men got up, and asked us if we had ever heard Herr Slossenn Boschen (who had just arrived, and was then down in the supper-room) sing his great German comic song.
She could not accompany herself, but she could sing music at sight very well.
"Kitty plays, and we have a piano, not a good one, it's true, but you will give us so much pleasure," said the princess with her affected smile, which Kitty disliked particularly just then, because she noticed that Varenka had no inclination to sing. Varenka came, however, in the evening and brought a roll of music with her.
At the shot the prahu slowed up, and a volley of musketry from her crew satisfied Sing that he had made no mistake in classifying her.
She saw the momentary hesitation and confusion which followed Sing's first shot, and then to her dismay she saw the rowers bend to their oars again and the prahu move swiftly in the direction of the Ithaca.
GOTT IM HIMMEL, ABER, how he has been able to sing twenty-five years ago?" [Then pensively.] "ACH, no, NOW he not sing any more, he only cry.
They hug and kiss and cry and shout and dance and sing; and where we use one loving, petting expressions they pour out a score.
--Thou wilt have to sing
with passionate song, until all seas turn calm to hearken unto thy longing,--