It is a sonorous speech, pleasant to the ear.
He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.
In person he was tall and had a long beard; his voice was sonorous, and his eyes flashed fire.
Similarly, bell-metal is harder, more sonorous and more brittle than either of its components.
He was capable at times, nevertheless, of highly sonorous periods with superb climaxes; yet his favourite style was the conversational.
These alloys are harder, more fusible and more sonorous than pure gold.
The modern Nubian tongue, clearly the descendant of the Nubian of the MSS., is very sonorous and expressive.
The naval officer spoke in a particularly sonorous, musical, and aristocratic baritone voice, pleasantly swallowing his r's and generally slurring his consonants: the voice of a man calling out to his servant, Heah!
Andromeda is a very successful attempt at naturalizing the hexameter as a form of English verse, and reproduces with great skill the sonorous roll of the Greek original.
What is understood by a" tone " in this language is distinguished in reality, not by the number of sonorous vibrations which belong to it, but rather by a use of the vocal apparatus special to each.
writers, and not that of the canonical books alone, but of the broader non-Palestinian canon; (3) " he has at his command a large stock of stately, sonorous, sometimes poetical words," proving him a " man of some culture, and, as it would seem, not without acquaintance with Greek writers."
(5) Cogitata et Visa, perhaps the most important of the minor philosophical writings, dating from 1607 (though possibly the tract in its present form may have been to some extent altered), and containing in weighty and sonorous Latin the substance of the first book of the Organum.
Bronze containing about 7 parts of copper to 1 of tin is hard, brittle and sonorous, and can be tempered to take a fine edge.
For the stately declamation, the sonorous, and beyond a doubt impressive, chant of Quin and his fellows, Garrick substituted rapid changes of passion and humour in both voice and gesture, which held his audiences spellbound.
Properly applied, the principle could not fail; but, as may readily be proved in the case of sonorous waves, it is not in strictness sufficient to assume the expression for FIG.
The general effect of so many small alterations was to spoil the familiar sonorous style of the Authorized Version.
Joao; in Patria he evoked in a series of dramatic scenes and lashed with satire the kings of the Braganza dynasty, and in Os Simples he interprets in sonorous stanzas the life of country-folk by the light of his powerful imagination and pantheistic tendencies.
The kaleidophone, intended to present visibly the movements of a sonorous body, consisted of a vibrating wire or rod carrying a silvered bead reflecting a point of light, the motions of which, by persistence of the successive images on the retina, were thus represented in curves of light.
sonorous tones, there are no high notes.
sonorous, thunderous language well-suited to poetry and oration.
His clear voice was not so sonorous as his gigantic frame would suggest.
ontic priority to the ' sonorous ' rather than the ' luminous ' Ground of Being.
In Messiah we heard a sonorous interpretation of the Overture from Nigel Allcoat who also gave us a rather ponderous version of Pastoral.
sonorous voice announce: " Sion ap Robert!
sonorous tuba sound.
sonorous ground of Being ' .
sonorous note of bullfrogs is heard a mile off in the river, the loudest sound this evening.
Performance at the scored pitch makes for very sonorous and rich textures but requires a bass who can sing a low D!
It consists of a horizontal spindle, carrying at one end the wax cylinder, on which the sonorous vibrations are to be imprinted.
The film relies not just on the visual, but also on the sonorous to tie together the disparate narrative strands.
What provides the deep, sonorous undertone to the individual's expression, is the evocation of the eternal dance.
In July in a sonorous decree he proclaimed the sovereignty of the Roman people over the empire, but before this he had set to work upon his task of restoring the authority of Rome over the cities and provinces of Italy, of making the city again caput mundi.
The introduction ctf the lamina (supposed to be devoid of inertia) will make no difference to the propagation of plane parallel sonorous waves through the position which it occupies.
The pathology of intra-cardiac and vascular murmurs has also been inquired into experimentally, the general impression being that these abnormal sounds result, in most cases at least, from the production of a sonorous liquid vein.
At the same time his love of the marvellous found gratification in the wonders of the Arabian Nights, and it is further characteristically related of him that he used to carry continually in his waistcoat pocket a miniature copy of Ossian, passages from which he frequently recited with "sonorous elocution and vehement gesticulation."
The tones of this instrument are deep, sonorous tones, there are no high notes.
Smirking, he leaned his ear to the east window and promptly heard a grim and sonorous voice announce: Sion ap Robert !
Top John Dean John, an original member, provides the foundation of the quintet with his sonorous tuba sound.
My linguistic counterpart for your ' Virgin Mary ' is what Levin calls ' The Sonorous Ground of Being '.
The sonorous note of bullfrogs is heard a mile off in the river, the loudest sound this evening.
Anglo-Saxon (the parent language of English) was a rolling, sonorous, thunderous language well-suited to poetry and oration.
Performance at the scored pitch makes for very sonorous and rich textures but requires a bass who can sing a low D !
What provides the deep, sonorous undertone to the individual 's expression, is the evocation of the eternal dance.
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