Whole-tone sentence example

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  • 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.
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  • In one passage he distinctly says the old organ high pitch had been a whole tone above his Cammerton, with which we shall find his tertia minore combines to make the required interval.
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  • Strasburg was French territory in 1713, but Silbermann's organ is not quite a whole tone below.
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  • 5 But the whole tone of the epistle suggests that Paul expected a speedy end to his case.
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  • These inauspicious beginnings, indeed, set the whole tone of the war, which was frankly one of mutual extermination.
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  • It may appear not less in the whole tone and spirit of the Church's life, in the varied Christian virtues of her members, in the general character of their Christian work, and in the grace received by them in the Christian sacraments.
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  • He introduced and practised the forms of the sonnet, canzon, ode, epistle in oitava rim y and in tercets, and the epigram, and raised the whole tone of poetry.
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  • Again, the whole tone of the Testamentum is one of highly strung asceticism, and the regulations are such as point by their severity to a small and strictly organized body.
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  • The veneration in which he was held by the Athenians serves to dissipate the calumnies which have been thrown on his character by Andreas, and the whole tone of his writings bespeaks a man of the highest integrity and purest morality.
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  • The whole tone of the writer is that of a laudator temporis acti, who can but scoff at all that has come into fashion in his own day.
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