Even at this hour a piano was pounding out a raucous tune in one of the three saloons.
She was humming a tune I didn't recognize.
Singing a different tune now, are we?
The tune was haunting and yet somehow soothing.
If, the two pipes are slightly out of tune when sounded separately together they sound a common note which may be higher than that due to either alone.
The more, therefore, these are out of tune the more rapidly will the beats follow each other.
While in the Rostovs' ballroom the sixth anglaise was being danced, to a tune in which the weary musicians blundered, and while tired footmen and cooks were getting the supper, Count Bezukhov had a sixth stroke.
I drive the country roads, humming my tune, my new little pet safely in my hands.
David Dean whistled a patriotic tune as he strolled up town from the park.
Shadows danced in tune with a slight breeze from the inch of open window and a sentinel pine tree beyond.
But, secondly, the pneumatic utterances technically known as speaking with tongues failed to reach this level of intelligibility; for Paul compares "a tongue" to a material object which should merely make a noise, to a pipe or harp twanged or blown at random without tune or time, to a trumpet blaring idly and not according to a code of signal notes.
God, I sound like 'two o'clock, brought to you by Ivory soap, tune in again tomorrow.'
I love the old geezer but the few times he starts talking about the old days, I tune him out.
He couldn't carry a tune if she stapled it in a paper bag for him, but he was blissfully unaware of that fact.
If some from time to tune dared to hope for political independence their futility was demonstrated.
That's right: India is a net food exporter to the tune of US$6 billion a year.
Through this, whistling a tune, we took our way to the haunts of men again.
The tune, played with precision and in exact time, began to thrill in the hearts of Nicholas and Natasha, arousing in them the same kind of sober mirth as radiated from Anisya Fedorovna's whole being.
I hummed a tune I remembered my mother singing to me as I strolled to the barn to slay the lying witch-bitch who thought she'd tricked.
In 1831 Wheatstone by his " magic lyre" experiment showed that, when the sounding-boards of two musical instruments are connected together by a rod of pine wood, a tune played on one will be faithfully reproduced by the other.
And the buildings of both lands throw an instructive architec- light on the Norman national character, as we have tune in described it.
Pitt whistled the air of the popular tune "Gentle Shepherd, tell me where," and the House laughed.
However, a confusion would easily arise between the composer of the tune and the author; and when once the idea had arisen that David was the author of psalms, it would be natural to endeavour to discover in the story of his life suitable occasions for their composition.
If both forks are in vibration, and are prefectly in tune, this line may either be increased or diminished permanently in length according to the difference of phase between the two sets of vibrations.
She cannot sing and she cannot play the piano, although, as some early experiments show, she could learn mechanically to beat out a tune on the keys.
She was the victor of Vegas to the tune of three hundred dollars, and called to invite Fred out to spend the spoils.
Maybe that tune will change when you lose your soul in four days.
The popular revolutionary tune of Spain, the "himno de Riego," is named after him, and his picture is hung in the Cortes, but he was a poor creature, and a bad example of the light-headed military agitators who have caused Spain much misery.
The vibrograph is also well suited for the same purpose, and so in an especial manner is Helmholtz's double siren, in which, by continually turning round the upper box, a note is produced by it more or less out of tune with the note formed by the lower chest, according as the handle is moved more or less rapidly, and most audible beats ensue.
Her lyric poetry, thanks to her temperament, and possibly to her musical training, was her highest literary form: she published Passion Flowers (anonymously, 1854), Words for the Hour (1856), Later Lyrics (1866), and From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New (1898); her most popular poem is The Battle Hymn of the Republic, written to the old folk-tune associated with the song of "John Brown's Body," when Mrs Howe was at the front in 1861, and published (Feb.
As a result of this the unconsidered tune, like the song of a bird, was extraordinarily good.
The name was then given to the famous revolutionary song, composed in 1792, the tune of which, and the wild dance which accompanied it, may have also been brought into France by the Piedmontese.
Played in double time the tune was a favourite march in the Revolutionary armies, until it was forbidden by Napoleon, on becoming First Consul.
The varied plumage of the cock - his bright red breast and his grey back, set off by his coal-black head and quills - is naturally attractive; while the facility with which he is tamed, with his engaging disposition in confinement, makes him a popular cage-bird, - to say nothing of the fact (which in the opinion of so many adds to his charms) of his readily learning to "pipe" a tune, or some bars of one.
Zeiss made a periscope 7 metres long, main tune 150 mm.
Some preliminary Irrangements were made and on the 14th of, Tune the government sanctioned certain measures of preparation at Suakin.
"Dieu sait quand reviendra..." hummed the prince out of tune and, with a laugh still more so, he quitted the table.
The tune he was whistling, his gait, and the gesture with which he twirled his mustache, all now seemed offensive.
The earliest extant account of a liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday is that given in the Peregrinatio Silviae (Eleutheriae),' which dates from the 4th century and contains a detailed account of the Holy Week ceremonies at Jerusalem by a Spanish lady of rank The actual festival began at one o'clock with a service in the church on the Mount of Olives; at three o'clock clergy and people went in procession, singing hymns, to the scene of the Ascension; two hours of prayer, singing and reading of appropriate Scriptures followed, until, at five o'clock the reading of the passage from the Gospel telling how "the children with olive branches and palms go to meet the Lord, and cry: ` Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord '" gave the signal for the crowd to break up, and, carrying branches of olive and palm, to conduct the bishop, in eo typo quo tune Dominus deductus est, 2 with cries of "Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord!"
The text was due to Ezzo, the tune to Wille (Mullenhoff and Scherer, Denkmciler, i.