The door was open, so he entered without ringing the bell.
Tears stung her eyes as she brought her hand around and struck his other cheek with a ringing blow.
The church bells everywhere were ringing for service, just as usual on Sundays.
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.
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.
I wake terror-stricken with the words ringing in my ears, "An answer or your life!"
A ringing telephone interrupted us.
Dean awoke Monday morning with Annie Quincy's words still ringing in his ears, and the phone ringing on his nightstand.
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.
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.
Bell-ringing and music were his chief relaxations.
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.
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.
A further application is that in bell-ringing, of the variations in order in which a peal of bells may be rung.
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.
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.
She leaned against her mother and burst into such a loud, ringing fit of laughter that even the prim visitor could not help joining in.
And he left the room, followed by the low but ringing laughter of the sister with the mole.
"One thing I ask of your excellency," Dolokhov said in his firm, ringing, deliberate voice.
As he approached, a ringing shot issued from it deafening him and his suite, and in the smoke that suddenly surrounded the gun they could see the gunners who had seized it straining to roll it quickly back to its former position.
While still in the anteroom Prince Andrew heard loud voices and a ringing staccato laugh--a laugh such as one hears on the stage.
Prince Andrew had never before heard Speranski's famous laugh, and this ringing, high-pitched laughter from a statesman made a strange impression on him.
They looked at one another (now that the hunt was over and they were in the house, Nicholas no longer considered it necessary to show his manly superiority over his sister), Natasha gave him a wink, and neither refrained long from bursting into a peal of ringing laughter even before they had a pretext ready to account for it.
And Nicholas heard her spontaneous, happy, ringing laughter.
The horses showered the fine dry snow on the faces of those in the sleigh--beside them sounded quick ringing bells and they caught confused glimpses of swiftly moving legs and the shadows of the troyka they were passing.
From the back porch came the sound of feet descending the steps, the bottom step upon which snow had fallen gave a ringing creak and he heard the voice of an old maidservant saying, Straight, straight, along the path, Miss.
This expression irritated Prince Andrew, and in a determined, ringing, and unpleasant tone he continued:
The prince allowed no one at Bald Hills to drive with ringing bells; but on a long journey Alpatych liked to have them.
At the descent of the high steep hill, down which a winding road led out of the town past the cathedral on the right, where a service was being held and the bells were ringing, Pierre got out of his vehicle and proceeded on foot.
And by some latent sequence of thought the descent of the Mozhaysk hill, the carts with the wounded, the ringing bells, the slanting rays of the sun, and the songs of the cavalrymen vividly recurred to his mind.
I see only a coincidence of occurrences such as happens with all the phenomena of life, and I see that however much and however carefully I observe the hands of the watch, and the valves and wheels of the engine, and the oak, I shall not discover the cause of the bells ringing, the engine moving, or of the winds of spring.
The bells in the Kremlin were ringing for vespers, and this sound troubled the French.
Prince Andrew collected all his strength in an effort to recover his senses, he moved a little, and suddenly there was a ringing in his ears, a dimness in his eyes, and like a man plunged into water he lost consciousness.
The domes of the New Convent of the Virgin glittered brightly and its bells were ringing particularly clearly.
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.
Dean's snuggled slumber drifted to wakefulness sometime in the heart of the wee hours when a metallic sound of ringing returned him to the world of the living.
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.
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.
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.
Of his manner and personal appearance we have the following account from one who was his pupil: - " Daily as the clock struck eight on the horologe of the Luxembourg, while the ringing hammer on the bell was yet audible, the door of my room opened, and there entered a man, short, rather stout, almost what one might call sleek, freshly shaven, without vestige of whisker or moustache.
From the balcony of the town house, which overlooks the square, proclamations were read to the burghers, summoned to the spot by the ringing of the bell in the smalldomed tower.
Gold and silver coins are examined and tested by ringing, and each coin is then weighed separately by being passed over delicate automatic balances.
If while the air within the receiver is at atmospheric pressure the bell is set ringing continuously, the sound is very audible.
He was simply Faust's "other self," appearing in various guises - as a bear, as a little bald man, as a monk, as an invisible presence ringing a bell - but always recognizable as the same "familiar."
In the breeding-season the male Dunlin utters a most peculiar and farsounding whistle, somewhat resembling the continued ringing of a high-toned musical bell.
Partial starvation will sometimes effect this; hence the grafting of freegrowing fruit trees upon dwarfing stocks, as before alluded to, and also the " ringing " or girdling of fruit trees, i.e.
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.
The patient is deaf, but complains of ringing in the ears, which may assume various forms, especially in musical people.
Ten minutes later I heard a telephone ringing downstairs.
It started ringing as I came into the house.
Angry voices wove in and out of the crowd's jeering and the ringing of her ears.
Each connecting-cord circuit had associated with it a clearing-out drop connected between the cord and earth and a key by means of which the operator's speaking and ringing apparatus could be brought into circuit.
I heard the faint sound of a phone ringing downstairs.
The eerie quiet that followed amplified the ringing of her ears.
An odd ringing sound punctuated the rumbling storm.