Tears stung her eyes as she brought her hand around and struck his other cheek with a ringing blow.
I wake terror-stricken with the words ringing in my ears, "An answer or your life!"
The door was open, so he entered without ringing the bell.
He hit the ground with a grunt, one ear ringing and his face stinging from pelting, hot debris.
The ringing went unanswered, but at least the phone hadn't been disconnected.
At last the men mounted, and, as they say in the old songs, away went the steeds with bridles ringing and whips cracking and hounds racing ahead, and away went the champion hunters "with hark and whoop and wild halloo!"
And as he waved his arms to impersonate the policeman, his portly form again shook with a deep ringing laugh, the laugh of one who always eats well and, in particular, drinks well.
A ringing telephone interrupted us.
They must have stores there, said my wife, annoyance ringing in her voice.
My ringing cell phone shattered my concentration.
"Costumes," the lady said, disappointment like empty socks at Christmas ringing in her voice.
From somewhere nearby, she heard someone else's phone ringing and stepped out of the way, off the path running along the beach.
The phone was ringing from its place in his jeans pocket.
She fled, her ears ringing and cheek burning from his strike.
"Hi," she said in a high pitched voice just as a loud ringing sound came from her luggage.
Then he remembered the ringing alarm clock in the luggage of their other guest.
Far off in the distance, Dean could again hear the ringing of Gladys Turnbull's alarm but he paid it no attention.
Alarm clocks ringing in the middle of the night, ghosts walking around, everyone hopping into someone else's bed, half the people wanting to kill the other half!
Dean sat a while longer, amid night sounds, the ticking clock, and the muffled ringing of Gladys Turnbull's alarm.
Dean awoke Monday morning with Annie Quincy's words still ringing in his ears, and the phone ringing on his nightstand.
He could picture her sitting there, listening to the ringing telephone, but not wanting to answer it.
Bells started going off in Dean's mind at the same time bells started ringing in the hall telephone.
The dogs were distracted momentarily by the sound of the telephone, but when it stopped ringing, they advanced further.
Katie was shaking her head as she walked toward the ringing phone.
This system of course requires that the exchange equipment shall include machines _ capable of delivering a positive pulsating current and a negative pulsating current, besides the usual alternations required for the ringing of ordinary subscribers.
In another party line system a harmonic principle is employed: the ringing machines deliver alternating currents of four frequencies, while each bell is constructed to operate at a particular frequency only.
When the upper parts of a tree die off owing to destruction of the roots, or to the ringing of the stem lower down, and consequent interference with the transpiration current.
Joao d'Albuquerque, bishop of Goa, he asked his permission to officiate in the diocese, and at once began walking through the streets ringing a small bell, and telling all to come, and send their children and servants, to the "Christian doctrine" or catechetical instruction in the principal church.
The earliest of these phenomena were the raps already spoken of and other sounds occurring without apparent physical cause, and the similarly mysterious movements of furniture and other objects; and these were shortly followed by the ringing of bells and playing of musical instruments.
The headache, deafness, ringing in the ears and even delirium of salicylism, are practically identical with the symptoms of cinchonism.
The coral limestone of the atoll has a peculiar vitrified appearance and gives out a ringing sound when struck or simply walked on.
The four chief sins of which he was guilty were dancing, ringing the bells of the parish church, playing at tipcat and reading the history of Sir Bevis of Southampton.
The odious vice of bell-ringing he renounced; but he still for a time ventured to go to the church tower and look on while others pulled the ropes.
The patient is deaf, but complains of ringing in the ears, which may assume various forms, especially in musical people.
A further application is that in bell-ringing, of the variations in order in which a peal of bells may be rung.
From an evidential point of view the apparition is the most valuable class of death-warning, inasmuch as recognition is more difficult in the case of an auditory hallucination, even where it takes the form of spoken words; moreover, auditory hallucinations coinciding with deaths may be mere knocks, ringing of bells, &c.; tactile hallucinations are still more difficult of recognition; and the hallucinations of smell which are sometimes found as death-warnings rarely have anything to associate them specially with the dead person.
Mechanism is provided whereby the speed of the paper is doubled on receipt of a shock, an electric bell ringing at the same time to summon an attendant.
Bell-ringing and music were his chief relaxations.
In 1652 he amused himself with ploughing and bell-ringing, In the Life he speaks of himself and his family as Wood or a Wood, the last form being a pedantic return to old usage adopted by himself.
He spared no pains to acquire true style, frequently rewriting his chapters, and sometimes testing passages of philosophy and description in eight different forms. Yet to a certain extent he lacked the representative power and often failed to conceal his art, many pages ringing with artificial tones.
The branch is to be prepared by ringing or notching or wiring as in layering, and a temporary stand made to support the vessel which is to contain the soil.
One of the expedients for inducing a state of fruitfulness in trees is the ringing of the branches or stem, that is, removing a narrow annular portion of the bark, by which means, it is said, the trees are not only rendered productive, but the quality of the fruit is at the same time improved.