Usage examples for fa

  1. C Fa ut may show me to be of an ordinary capacity, though good disposition. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  2. Apart from this, however, the practical value of his ideas in instruction in singing is clearly shown by the circumstance that at any given time many thousands of young children are now being taught to read melody in the Sol- Fa notation in a few weeks. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  3. " With a fa la-" And the chorus was roar'd forth, with shouts of laughter and clinking of glasses. – The Splendid Spur by Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  4. During the Summer Session of the Tonic Sol- fa College I carefully tested the breathing capacity of ten students, and found that there was an average excess of midriff and rib breathing over collar- bone breathing to the extent of 25 cubic inches: the least amount of their increased power was 12 cubic inches, and the greatest was 45! – The Mechanism of the Human Voice by Emil Behnke
  5. The Prince announces his intention of making Beatrice and Benedick fall in love with each other, and the four conspirators, Hero, Claudio, Pedro, and Leonato, sing a quartet about it, finishing with a great number of " with a fa la- la's." – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  6. Ma non fa niente. – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  7. You know where to find proof of my fa that is, of Dalibard's treason to the conspirators, you know the name of the man he dreads as an avenger, and you know that he waits but the proof to strike; but you do not know where to find that man, if his revenge is wanting for yourself. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. Whilst youthful sports are lasting, to feasting turn our fasting: With revels and with wassails make grief and care our vassals, Fa la! – Historic Girls by E. S. Brooks
  9. Fa mi, la, sol," continued Schaunard, rattling over the keys. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  10. " Whoy yes, sur," said one of the wagoners, " there's Bogle's- lane as goes to Squire Lethbridge's fa arm; and the low lane down by the beck." – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  11. Fa bel tempo- the si dice di nuovo? – The Lady of Lyons or Love and Pride by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  12. With what an air did he sound the important fa sol- la in the ears of the waiting gallery, who stood with open mouths ready to seize their pitch, preparatory to their general set to! – The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  13. Six cannon, which the lovers of harmony had baptized with the notes of the gamut, 'ut, re, mi, fa sol, la', were placed at his disposal by the authorities, and have acquired historical celebrity. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  14. A gamut for laughing- just like fa la, sol? – The Contrast by Royall Tyler
  15. We know that A, B, C, do, re, mi, fa sol, are found in nature, and so are curves, straight lines, circles, squares, green, blue, and red.... – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  16. " Good- by, Fa Robin had whispered back, with his eyes on the tower. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  17. Sei l'amante delta rosa Che morendo si fa sposa! – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  18. Do, re, mi, fa sol, la, si, do! – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  19. He saw his smiling wife with a smiling child on her lap; he saw himself smile, and felt a pride he had never known when he heard its soft childish voice lisp: " Fa ther." – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  20. The next is, f, a, fa – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell