The sound of voices woke her.
Angry voices wove in and out of the crowd's jeering and the ringing of her ears.
Voices came from the conference room, whose door was open.
The voices rose again.
A chorus of voices yelled down, asking if there were survivors.
Then the strains of the count's household band were replaced by the clatter of knives and forks, the voices of visitors, and the soft steps of the footmen.
Vara shushed them as the sound of several voices drifted into the tack room.
The hypothesis of "two voices" is now generally abandoned; there is no indication of a debate, of affirmations and responses.
Their voices warbled, until he set her down.
"Yes!" a couple of voices chorused.
"No!" more voices joined in.
There were three then five voices with a sixth calling the police and the seventh hugging the sobbing kid.
The notables elect the provincial councillors in the proportion, usually, of one to every canton, and their delegates elect the chief of the canton, who voices the wishes of the natives to the government.
Irresistible drowsiness overpowered him, red rings danced before his eyes, and the impression of those voices and faces and a sense of loneliness merged with the physical pain.
The voices of her roommates drifted from the kitchen where they were preparing supper.
His brothers weren't any closer than they had been, but the sound of their voices made him realize how alone he'd really felt the past two weeks.
First soprano's voices are usually a bit thinner.
He thought he heard voices from somewhere.
The voices down the hall were all male, though she doubted any of them were human.
Praetor ius's Cammerton, or chamber pitch, formulated in his diagrams for voices and instruments, is, he says, a whole tone higher; equivalent, therefore, to a' 475.65.
The voices of the blackfellows are musical.
The chords necessary in this part, which with its supporting bass is called the continuo, were indicated by figures; and the evanescent and delicate tones of the harpsichord; lent themselves admirably to this purpose where solo voices and instruments were concerned.
Later followed the appearance of lights; quasi-human voices; musical sounds, produced, it is said, without instruments; the "materialization" or presence in material form of what seemed to be human hands and faces, and ultimately of complete figures, alleged to be not those of any person present, and sometimes claimed by witnesses as deceased relatives; "psychography," or "direct writing and drawing," asserted to be done without human intervention; "spirit-photography," or the appearance on photographic plates of human and other forms when no counterpart was visible before the camera to any but specially endowed seers; 3 unfastening of cords and bonds; elongation of the medium's body; handling of red-hot coals; and the apparent passage of solids through solids without disintegration.
Warning voices again made themselves heard.
But the voices were not heard; and the princes proceeded at once to elect a lay ruler.
The very sense of dramatic fitness has temporarily vanished from public musical opinion, together with the sense of musical form, in consequence of another prevalent habit, that of presenting shapeless extracts from Wagner's operas as orchestral pieces without voices or textbooks or any hint that such adjuncts are desirable.
No one of these works is now known to be in existence; the only example we possess of Zarlino's compositions on a grand scale is a MS. mass for four voices, in the library of the Philharmonic Lyceum at Bologna.
Already in the opening passage mysterious voices are heard crying, "Comfort ye, comfort ye my people"; the plural indicates that there were other prophets among the exiles besides the author of Isa.
It is written for two choirs, the one of five and the other of four voices, and has obtained a celebrity which, if not entirely factitious, is certainly not due to its intrinsic merits alone.
He heard supernatural voices proclaiming mercy to the faithful, vengeance on the guilty, and mighty cries that the wrath of God was at hand.
The earliest effect of Hallam's death upon his friend's art was the composition, in the summer of 1834, of The Two Voices; and to the same period belong the beginnings of the Idylls of the King and of In Memoriam, over both of which he meditated long.
The voices of criticism were heard simultaneously on every side.
Clothed with magnificent vegetation, and everywhere they echo the voices of waterfalls and rivulets.
From the third room came sounds of laughter, the shouting of familiar voices, the growling of a bear, and general commotion.
Another voice, from a man of medium height with clear blue eyes, particularly striking among all these drunken voices by its sober ring, cried from the window: "Come here; part the bets!"
At the ladies' end an even chatter of voices was heard all the time, at the men's end the voices sounded louder and louder, especially that of the colonel of hussars who, growing more and more flushed, ate and drank so much that the count held him up as a pattern to the other guests.
All were silently crossing themselves, and the reading of the church service, the subdued chanting of deep bass voices, and in the intervals sighs and the shuffling of feet were the only sounds that could be heard.
In the midst of the service the voices of the priests suddenly ceased, they whispered to one another, and the old servant who was holding the count's hand got up and said something to the ladies.
Here! exclaimed different voices; and the heavy breathing of the bearers and the shuffling of their feet grew more hurried, as if the weight they were carrying were too much for them.
The soldiers' voices could be heard on every side.
"Oh, my bower new...!" chimed in twenty voices, and the castanet player, in spite of the burden of his equipment, rushed out to the front and, walking backwards before the company, jerked his shoulders and flourished his castanets as if threatening someone.
Look sharp! several voices repeated around him.
Prince Andrew moved toward the door from whence voices were heard.
Bagration rode up to the ranks along which shots crackled now here and now there, drowning the sound of voices and the shouts of command.
Amid the general rumble, the groans and voices of the wounded were more distinctly heard than any other sound in the darkness of the night.
The sound of voices, the tramping feet, the horses' hoofs moving in mud, the crackling of wood fires near and afar, merged into one tremulous rumble.
At first he heard the sound of indifferent voices, then Anna Mikhaylovna's voice alone in a long speech, then a cry, then silence, then both voices together with glad intonations, and then footsteps.
By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
The voices were those of the orderlies who were packing up; one voice, probably a coachman's, was teasing Kutuzov's old cook whom Prince Andrew knew, and who was called Tit.
The din of many voices was too great; all he could hear was: "ahahah!" and "rrrr!"
Go on! innumerable voices suddenly shouted after the ball had struck the general, the men themselves not knowing what, or why, they were shouting.
He listened and heard the sound of approaching horses, and voices speaking French.
He did not turn his head and did not see those who, judging by the sound of hoofs and voices, had ridden up and stopped near him.
A rustle of starched petticoats and the whispering and laughter of girls' voices came from the adjoining room.
Some of the most important old men were the center of groups which even strangers approached respectfully to hear the voices of well-known men.
When the voices subsided, the footmen cleared away the broken glass and everybody sat down again, smiling at the noise they had made and exchanging remarks.
Only when footsteps or voices were heard did they look at one another, the princess anxious and inquiring, the nurse encouraging.
Then the candles were relit and he was told that he would see the full light; the bandage was again removed and more than ten voices said together: "Sic transit gloria mundi."
Stop here! voices whispered to Lazarev who did not know where to go.
A rumble of Russian and French voices and laughter filled the air round the tables in the square.
He heard female voices overhead.
Two girlish voices sang a musical passage--the end of some song.
Everything was in blossom, the nightingales trilled, and their voices reverberated now near, now far away.
On entering the ballroom the regular hum of voices, footsteps, and greetings deafened Natasha, and the light and glitter dazzled her still more.
While still in the anteroom Prince Andrew heard loud voices and a ringing staccato laugh--a laugh such as one hears on the stage.
By the way the hunt approached and receded, by the cries of the dogs whose notes were familiar to him, by the way the voices of the huntsmen approached, receded, and rose, he realized what was happening at the copse.
From that sleigh one could hear the shouts, laughter, and voices of the mummers.
The whistling sound of the runners on the snow and the voices of girls shrieking were heard from different sides.
"Yes, yes!" some voices answered, laughing.
They were quietly dropping melted wax into snow and looking at the shadows the wax figures would throw on the wall, when they heard the steps and voices of new arrivals in the vestibule.
Surrounded by the screaming children the mummers, covering their faces and disguising their voices, bowed to their hostess and arranged themselves about the room.
I can't look at him... different voices were saying.
At first she heard only Metivier's voice, then her father's, then both voices began speaking at the same time, the door was flung open, and on the threshold appeared the handsome figure of the terrified Metivier with his shock of black hair, and the prince in his dressing gown and fez, his face distorted with fury and the pupils of his eyes rolled downwards.
Vive l'Empereur! came the voices of men, old and young, of most diverse characters and social positions.
Among the opinions and voices in this immense, restless, brilliant, and proud sphere, Prince Andrew noticed the following sharply defined subdivisions of tendencies and parties:
Whatever question arose, a swarm of these drones, without having finished their buzzing on a previous theme, flew over to the new one and by their hum drowned and obscured the voices of those who were disputing honestly.
Through the first door came the sound of voices conversing in German and occasionally in French.
As soon as Petya found himself in the square he clearly heard the sound of bells and the joyous voices of the crowd that filled the whole Kremlin.
Poor dear, he's as white as a sheet!--various voices were heard saying.
Several approving voices were heard in the crowd.
Many voices shouted and talked at the same time, so that Count Rostov had not time to signify his approval of them all, and the group increased, dispersed, re-formed, and then moved with a hum of talk into the largest hall and to the big table.
With an incessant hum of voices the crowd advanced to the table.
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
Ours? said many voices, and the men were in such haste to clear out that the prince could hardly stop them.
But her voice was drowned by the voices of the crowd.
'I'll give you grain, indeed!' she says, voices in the crowd were heard saying.
For a long time that night Princess Mary sat by the open window of her room hearing the sound of the peasants' voices that reached her from the village, but it was not of them she was thinking.
Toward midnight the voices began to subside, a cock crowed, the full moon began to show from behind the lime trees, a fresh white dewy mist began to rise, and stillness reigned over the village and the house.
God has sent you! exclaimed deeply moved voices as Rostov passed through the anteroom.
"We don't riot, we're following the orders," declared Karp, and at that moment several voices began speaking together.
Be off to your houses at once, and don't let one of your voices be heard!
I said then that it was not in order, voices were heard bickering with one another.
From the field beyond the village came now sounds of regimental music and now the roar of many voices shouting "Hurrah!" to the new commander-in-chief.
They'll be here in a minute... voices were suddenly heard saying; and officers, soldiers, and militiamen began running forward along the road.
In the middle of the wood a brown hare with white feet sprang out and, scared by the tramp of the many horses, grew so confused that it leaped along the road in front of them for some time, arousing general attention and laughter, and only when several voices shouted at it did it dart to one side and disappear in the thicket.
After he had returned, voices were heard outside the shed.
But the men in the battery seemed not to notice this, and merry voices and jokes were heard on all sides.
"Now then, all together, like bargees!" rose the merry voices of those who were moving the gun.
My God!-- voices among the officers were heard saying.
Helene was touched, and more than once tears rose to her eyes and to those of Monsieur de Jobert and their voices trembled.
Pierre heard the other voices repeat.
The voices and footsteps of the many servants and of the peasants who had come with the carts resounded as they shouted to one another in the yard and in the house.
But there were no dealers with voices of ingratiating affability inviting customers to enter; there were no hawkers, nor the usual motley crowd of female purchasers--but only soldiers, in uniforms and overcoats though without muskets, entering the Bazaar empty-handed and silently making their way out through its passages with bundles.
"Why talk nonsense?" rejoined voices in the crowd.
Reading an ukase! cried voices in the crowd, and the people rushed toward the reader.
He'll explain... voices in the rear of the crowd were suddenly heard saying, and the general attention turned to the police superintendent's trap which drove into the square attended by two mounted dragoons.
Do they think we're dogs? voices in the crowd were heard saying more and more frequently.
A drone of voices was audible through the closed window.
How could he be alive? voices in the crowd could be heard saying.
He's not bad! low voices could be heard saying.
One of the Russians understood what was asked and several voices at once began answering the interpreter.
One shot struck a French soldier's foot, and from behind the screens came the strange sound of a few voices shouting.
They heard the sound of voices behind them.
He ran round to the other side of the lodge and was about to dash into that part of it which was still standing, when just above his head he heard several voices shouting and then a cracking sound and the ring of something heavy falling close beside him.
Get along! said several voices, and one of the soldiers, evidently afraid that Pierre might want to take from them some of the plate and bronzes that were in the drawer, moved threateningly toward him.
She heard the sound of their voices through the door.
The huge, endless bivouac that had previously resounded with the crackling of campfires and the voices of many men had grown quiet, the red campfires were growing paler and dying down.
While they were talking in undertones the crack of a shot sounded from the low ground by the pond, a puff of white smoke appeared, then another, and the sound of hundreds of seemingly merry French voices shouting together came up from the slope.
Vesenya!-- Vesenny! laughing voices were heard calling to one another in the darkness.
Petya recognized the sound of Russian voices and saw the dark figures of Russian prisoners round their campfires.
Not all the Cossacks and hussars were asleep; here and there, amid the sounds of falling drops and the munching of the horses near by, could be heard low voices which seemed to be whispering.
"Now voices join in!" ordered Petya.
And at first from afar he heard men's voices and then women's.
The voices grew in harmonious triumphant strength, and Petya listened to their surpassing beauty in awe and joy.
One part of it dispersed and waded knee-deep through the snow into a birch forest to the right of the village, and immediately the sound of axes and swords, the crashing of branches, and merry voices could be heard from there.
"Now then, all together--shove!" cried the voices, and the huge surface of the wall, sprinkled with snow and creaking with frost, was seen swaying in the gloom of the night.
At the end of the third verse as the last note died away, twenty voices roared out at once: Oo-oo-oo-oo!
The children with their tutors and governesses had had tea and their voices were audible from the next room.
The melancholy silence that followed was broken by the sounds of the children's voices and laughter from the next room.
One, two!..." said Pierre, and a silence followed: "three!" and a rapturously breathless cry of children's voices filled the room.
They moved off and their voices faded into the noise of the waking town.
I could hear confusion and hurried voices in the background and someone yelled, 'they're here, come on'.
It seemed hours I was left alone until shouting voices announced the end of our ordeal.
The voices were not happy, and she was surprised to hear one of them.
When Saturday's daylight arrived to David Dean's exhausted eyes, the time had slipped past his usual rising hour and voices and footsteps rattled the old timbers of Bird Song.
She heard voices in the dining room, one distinctly male.
"No pain!" four voices chimed at once.
The sound of a door closing and muffled voices outside the door were followed by silence.
Dean vaguely remembered the eternity before voices above called his name and rescuers gracefully dropped down next to him.
She gazed at the soft ceiling lighting before tilting her head to see whose quiet voices she heard.
The world grew loud, with voices jumbling with the sound of equipment and possibly the thump of a helicopter.
In spite of his love of music, no pocket recorder filled Dean's head with voices, strings or horns through tiny toy earphones— he'd leave that to the bikers who pedaled unaware of the sounds of birds and springtime around them.
We picked up their voices on our bug in your house but by the time we figured out what was going on, you were already there and we backed off.
The sound of the trickling stream joined with the voices of birds waking to face the new day.
There were a great many children whose cheerful voices and tiny forms darted by him several times.
Voices rose from behind the door, their words too muffled by the wood to distinguish.
The quiet jingle of metal fetters and distant voices greeted her ears.
He heard raised voices from the direction of the front door.
Xander heard them, but it was as if their voices were far away.
Choirs of male and female voices now lead the church praise.
Two childish voices laughed merrily at this action, and Dorothy was sure they were in no danger among such light-hearted folks, even if those folks couldn't be seen.
Just then Dorothy, who had risen early and heard the voices of the animals, ran out to greet her old friends.
They heard the tramping of horses and the voices of a number of men.
It can be a jumble of voices: politicians and corporations, celebrities, religious figures, and opinion leaders, a million conversations in a single room.
At evening, the distant lowing of some cow in the horizon beyond the woods sounded sweet and melodious, and at first I would mistake it for the voices of certain minstrels by whom I was sometimes serenaded, who might be straying over hill and dale; but soon I was not unpleasantly disappointed when it was prolonged into the cheap and natural music of the cow.
For the most part I escaped wonderfully from these dangers, either by proceeding at once boldly and without deliberation to the goal, as is recommended to those who run the gauntlet, or by keeping my thoughts on high things, like Orpheus, who, "loudly singing the praises of the gods to his lyre, drowned the voices of the Sirens, and kept out of danger."
Kutuzov and the Austrian general were talking in low voices and Kutuzov smiled slightly as treading heavily he stepped down from the carriage just as if those two thousand men breathlessly gazing at him and the regimental commander did not exist.
See, here's an officer jammed in too-- different voices were saying in the crowd, as the men looked at one another, and all pressed toward the exit from the bridge.
The hussars ran back to the men who held their horses; their voices sounded louder and calmer, the stretchers disappeared from sight.
The three voices, hers, Mademoiselle Bourienne's, and Katie's, who was laughing at something, mingled in a merry sound, like the chirping of birds.
Alarmed voices were heard, and a stir of final preparation swept over all the troops.
We scrambled our voices and used only secure lines.
Voices prevented her from losing herself to her pain.
Soft voices drew her attention to the doorway, where she was able to hear but not see Cora behind the massive frame of Gabriel.
The echo of little voices inspired several snickers from around them.