Usage examples for chimes

  1. The sound of the great cathedral chimes dominated them all. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  2. Three o'clock chimes; the time when all old people wake up: - Are you asleep, Mamette? – Letters from my Windmill by Alphonse Daudet
  3. May 29. Easter Chimes. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  4. There are many other handsome churches amongst the number which the city contains, and I do not recollect ever to have been in a place where there are such a number and variety of chimes. – A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium by Richard Boyle Bernard
  5. The old cathedral- belfry Chimes midnight grave and slow. – Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  6. The two older towers which contained, one the chimes and the other the dwelling of the Alcaide, have quite disappeared. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  7. " And Ferdie is a splendid sailor," chimes in. – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  8. The chimes are sounding in the church- tower. – Shadows of the Stage by William Winter
  9. But with all its past grandeur, the old city is best known to us Americans through the chimes from its belfry tower, and we were some of Longfellow's pilgrims. – An American Girl Abroad by Adeline Trafton
  10. " Ludsey chimes have meant very much to us. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  11. Where lofty fanes in grandeur rose, Upon his ear there fell No music like the long lost chimes Of his beloved bell. – Poems by Frances E. W. Harper
  12. As soon as we had secured rooms at the hotel, dropped our satchels and umbrellas, we followed the chimes to the cathedral. – An American Girl Abroad by Adeline Trafton
  13. Just at that moment the last jerk cut off the last thrill of the chimes at Chorlton, and the big bell started thoughtfully to say it was eleven o'clock. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  14. In " Why The Chimes Rang," religious exaltation is the mood to be created, and the divine beauty of charity is the main theme. – Why the Chimes Rang: A Play in One Act by Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden
  15. Sound already the chimes? – Erotica Romana by Johann Wolfgang Goethe
  16. The whole company chimes in to celebrate the beneficial effects of the war. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  17. After a time the knight returned to Devonshire, " and lo, on the happy Sabbath morning, the chimes of the church- bells flung out their silver music on the air, and the memories of an innocent childhood woke up instantly in his sorrowing heart." – Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
  18. As the first chimes of the prison clock are heard a moan arises from those imprisoned wretches. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  19. He wrote with his hand upon the marble, the songs of Zion's chimes. – The Secret of the Creation by Howard D. Pollyen