Usage examples for accompaniment

  1. His lack of appetite was an accompaniment to sleepless, thought- racked nights. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  2. The song is the better for the accompaniment. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  3. In this instance I imagine I can show that honesty is the accompaniment. – One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame by Robert Barr
  4. Two slaves instantly approached, and to the accompaniment of music, commenced to feel around in the straw. – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  5. Dr. Hickey leaned forward and took hold of his horse; I did likewise, with the trifling difference that my horse took hold of me, and I steered for Flurry Knox with single- hearted purpose, the hounds, already a field ahead, being merely an exciting and noisy accompaniment of this endeavour. – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross
  6. But to me Maillot's testimony was scarcely more than a running accompaniment to Alfred Fluette's strange behavior. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  7. And now arriettas and duettinos succeed each other, and right merrily I hammer away at the thousand- times- repeated accompaniment. – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  8. The moaning sea and the sighing wind furnished a dreary accompaniment to these sombre thoughts. – A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas by Fanny Loviot
  9. I lay in my favorite place under a large oak, in the dark foliage of which the birds were singing, while the waves of the lake at my feet were a sweet accompaniment. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  10. Could you not sing something without any accompaniment? – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford
  11. Accompaniment by J. Clinton. – Charles Dickens and Music by James T. Lightwood
  12. Presently the girl became conscious of the clatter of knives and forks on plates in the room beneath her, and of an accompaniment of cheerful voices and laughter. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  13. She was herself a superior musician, and singers found it a privilege to perform to her accompaniment. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  14. Once only in the Half- Mile walk did they speak, and then Clelia broke forth throbbingly to the accompaniment of a sudden color in her cheeks. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  15. I have some knowledge of accompaniment, and am used to the organ; in fact, I can sing and play at the same time without difficulty. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  16. It is, in fact, more like a long game performed to the accompaniment of valse music than a dance. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  17. The music for all singing games is given with full accompaniment. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  18. Dr. Boultby, Mr. Helstone, and Mr. Hall rose, so did all present, and grace was sung to the accompaniment of the music; and then tea began. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  19. As Rhoda opened the door there came the sudden jingling of music and a sound of voices; a man met them carrying a tray of refreshments; a distant voice was singing to the accompaniment of a piano. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  20. I said, " I cannot write either it or the accompaniment." – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone