She'll soon sing a different song when I, the leader of this orchestra, flail my baton.
. . it said in his sing-song chant.
When Dean didn't answer, she continued, professionally, but with a hint of sarcasm, sing-songing a rehearsed litany—present your driver's license and registration and something about exceeding a fifty-mile-an-hour speed limit.
I know owls don't sing, but I didn't like the song birds as well as this guy.
Then he mocked in sing-song voice, "'Just as long as I get that one pretty piece with a view!'"
Lankha's voice was almost sing-song.
He obliged and she started to sing Happy Birthday.
To sing this, Elisabeth would have had to be classically trained, and she would need to sing the highest end of her range if she was indeed a mezzo-soprano.
Aren't you going to sing this one to me?
He'll become a part of the chorus and sing a song on his friends.
For a few minutes they walked side-by-side, listening to the cicadas sing in the old oak tree by the pond.
The begum was charged with having abetted Chait Sing in his rebellion; and after the severest pressure applied to herself and her attendant eunuchs, a fine of more than a million sterling was exacted from her.
After washing our hands and lighting the lamps, each is invited to sing a hymn before all to God, either taken from holy writ or of his own composition.
Chanterie, from chanter, to sing; Med.
The birds did not sing, nor did the cows moo; yet there was more than ordinary activity everywhere.
In the city of Corinth [Footnote: Cor'inth.] there once lived a wonderful musician whose name was Arion. [Footnote: A r_i_'on.] No other person could play on the lyre or sing so sweetly as he; and the songs which he composed were famous in many lands.
"What shall I sing?" he asked.
"Sing of the creation," was the answer.
You could have the libertarian state, the green state, the clothing-optional state, the state with free public housing for all, the state where puns are outlawed, the state with a two-drink minimum, the fiercely pro-business state—even a state that guarantees free speech but requires that you sing your speech like a show tune.
Indeed, everything that could hum, or buzz, or sing, or bloom had a part in my education-noisy-throated frogs, katydids and crickets held in my hand until forgetting their embarrassment, they trilled their reedy note, little downy chickens and wildflowers, the dogwood blossoms, meadow-violets and budding fruit trees.
They make a pleasant shade and the little birds love to swing to and fro and sing sweetly up in the trees.
Now I am as happy as the little birds, because I can speak and perhaps I shall sing too.
They would begin to sing almost with as much precision as a clock, within five minutes of a particular time, referred to the setting of the sun, every evening.
How can you expect the birds to sing when their groves are cut down?
The brooks sing carols and glees to the spring.
"I'll sing for you a whole evening," said Natasha.
"Uncle" sang as peasants sing, with full and naive conviction that the whole meaning of a song lies in the words and that the tune comes of itself, and that apart from the words there is no tune, which exists only to give measure to the words.
She had said she did not want to sing, but it was long since she had sung, and long before she again sang, as she did that evening.