The bells of the churches were rung as they passed.
She realized the doorbell had rung not once but twice.
I'll agree, if I won't be second rung to your duty or other women.
Her ears still rung from the explosions lighting up the sky.
It is said that when he preached in the Dominican church of Metz, the bells were rung to drown his voice, but his voice outdid the bells, and on the next occasion he had three thousand hearers.
When war was regarded as likely the martinella was attached to the door of the church of Santa Maria in the Mercato Nuovo in Florence and rung to warn both citizens and enemies.
The skellat, or fire-bell, is not rung now.
His arrest was decreed; but he had the generale sounded and the tocsin rung, and tried to rescue Robespierre, who was under arrest in the hall of the Comite de Siirete Generale.
When the port of Boston was closed by Great Britain in 1774 the bell of the old First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Portland (built 1740; the present building dates from 1825) was muffled and rung from morning till night, and in other ways the town showed its sympathy for the patriot cause.
They danced silently for two songs before the doorbell was rung by the first guests.
She took a step down and missed the next rung - plunging her shin against the step.
Barbarossa would not allow the bells of the Christian churches to be rung while his fleet was at anchor in the ports.
It has three entrances on the Plaza, and over its main gateway hangs the " liberty bell " of Mexico, first rung by the humble parish priest Hidalgo, on the night of the 16th of September 1810, to call the people of Dolores to arms, and now rung at midnight on each recurring anniversary by the president himself.
Nick Volpe had his bell rung and they sent me in for one play, 'Yellow 42.'
On the 1st of September the Commune decreed that on the following day the tocsin should be rung, all ablebodied citizens convened in the Champs de Mars, and 60,000 volunteers enrolled for the defence of the country.
We surprised our dear friends, however, for they did not expect us Saturday; but when the bell rung Miss Marrett guessed who was at the door, and Mrs. Hopkins jumped up from the breakfast table and ran to the door to meet us; she was indeed much astonished to see us.
She belonged with him, even if she was second rung to his war against bad guys or even if he was never able to devote himself to any one woman at all.
For shallow water greater precision and certainty are obtained by using a lever actuated by a weight slipped down the line to cause the reversal, as in the patterns of Rung, Mill and others.
I had just sunk my head on this when the bells rung fire, and in hot haste the engines rolled that way, led by a straggling troop of men and boys, and I among the foremost, for I had leaped the brook.
You cannot marry into a higher rung on the ladder.
Whitney's was the bottom rung.
He devoted much time to explaining the meaning of the various parts of the Prayer-Book, and held services twice every day, at which many of the parishioners attended, and some "let their plough rest when Mr Herbert's saints-bell rung to prayers, that they might also offer their devotions to God with him."
At these hours a bell known as the Angelus bell is rung.
In February 1838 someone rung the doorbell of a house occupied by Jane Alsop.
It was rather unbecoming of a champion to have lost against lower rung players for the second day running.
The contrivance most generally adopted for calling attention was a call-bell rung either by a small magneto-electric machine (magneto-generator) or by a battery.
This is still rung in some English country churches, and has often been mistaken for and alleged to be a survival of the curfew-bell.
Taking his sword in both hands, he peered over the top rung of the ladder.
He had already rung the tenor to the Stedman peal at St Sidwell 's that morning.
Dominates the timbre of bells rung in rapid sequence.
However, with some preparation and research you can at least get on the bottom rung of the right ladder.
Bells rung during the ceremony are thought to keep evil spirits at bay.
When you find yourself exploring the term "couture", rest assured, you have reached the highest rung of fashion.
Unfortunately, upscale distribution and high prices place Biscotti dresses in a higher rung of fashion that may not be affordable for many parents.
This is a rack of low-priced, usually high-margin, impulse items that customers will toss into their basket at the last minute before being rung up.
Brandi's behavior on this show cemented her reputation as one of the top rung VH1 stars.
The heaviest of the seven bells (Kaiserglocke), cast in 1874 from the metal of French guns, weighs 543 cwt., and is the largest and heaviest bell that is rung.
A further application is that in bell-ringing, of the variations in order in which a peal of bells may be rung.
If Dusty's phone hadn't rung, he would've retorted sharply enough to piss off even the Watcher.
Gods. No, woman, you won't be second rung.
bell ringer, having rung in most of the churches in Devon.
I don't know why the ignorant buffoon hasn't rung me yet.
In 1956 they were rung to welcome the late Princess Margaret to the Minster for its millenium celebrations.
There should be sufficient space behind the rung to provide a proper footing.
He had in fact stepped onto a steel girder pushed up against the rung of the ladder.
A bell rung in vacuo, with proper precautions to prevent the communication of motion, remains inaudible.
Every second the Prussians rung the knell of death with their artillery.
Slaves, who occupied the bottom rung of the social ladder, wore loincloths.
I would be grateful if parents would continue to leave the infant playground once the first bell is rung at 8.45am.
ringking his sword in both hands, he peered over the top rung of the ladder.
A quarter peal of 1,296 changes being rung by ringers from Exmouth in 48 minutes.
Pascal was a keen bell ringer, having rung in most of the churches in Devon.
A boat has a ladder that has six rungs; each rung is one foot apart.
Twelve o'clock had scarce rung out over London, ere the knocker sounded very gently on the door.
First rung of the ladder Kurds are especially encouraged to apply: ' This summer a Kurdish friend did a two-month stint with me.
He had already rung the tenor to the Stedman peal at St Sidwell's that morning.
timbre of bells rung in rapid sequence.
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