Usage examples for clarion

  1. " I only sound the clarion," he says, " but I enter not into the battle." – Garden-Craft Old and New by John D. Sedding
  2. Every writer of experience knows that certain critical journals will condemn his work without regard to its quality, even if it has never been his fortune to learn, as one author did from a repentent reviewer, that in a journal pretending to literary taste his books were given out for review with the caution, " Remember that the Clarion is opposed to Mr. Blank's books." – Literature and Life by William Dean Howells
  3. The young man who has not heard the clarion- voices of honor and of duty now sounding throughout the land, will heed no word of mine. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  4. There are passages in which the passion of the soul speaks in every possible tone, runs over the whole gamut from the softest note to the most masculine, from those which are as joyous and inspiring as the blast of a clarion, to those which are agitated, stifled, like a voice from beyond the tomb. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  5. Far off, he heard the neigh of the grays in the meadow near the gate, and then the clarion clear answer of Glani near the house. – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  6. I know it is a time I have looked forward to myself for a good many months,- ever since I accepted the challenge of the Clarion, in fact. – Around the World in Ten Days by Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  7. The Lone Wolf Clarion had introduced the English engineer to the local community as Professor Haydon, and Mr. Haydon had been the Professor ever since to his part- comrade, part- servant. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  8. It was low and musical in conversation; in debate it was high but full, ringing out in moments of excitement like a clarion, and then sinking to deep notes with the solemn richness of organ- tones, while the words were accompanied by a manner in which grace and dignity mingled in complete accord. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  9. The lightning flash Strikes like a thief and flies; the winds that crash Sound like a clarion, for the Tempest bluff Is Battle's sister. – Poems by Victor Hugo
  10. " Good evening, Mr. Carpenter," I replied, " this is Bond of the San Francisco Clarion." – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  11. " You know the Clarion is a powerful evening newspaper, too," said Bob, when the Ross boys looked up from their reading. – Around the World in Ten Days by Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  12. Will you go to the Clarion? – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim