Usage examples for guitar

  1. As he gazed up towards the window of the high tower, he struck a few low notes on his guitar, as if to draw the attention of any fair captive within. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. The same consisting of a guitar and a bright- coloured violin, the latter in the hands of a wandering scoundrel, who must have had good in him somewhere- it peeped out in the lower notes. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  3. He looked once again towards Tucson, and took the road he had promised not to take, leaving the guitar behind him altogether. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  4. Chloe stretched a hand for her guitar. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  5. Susy softly touched her guitar, suggesting popular airs, and voices took up the tunes, now stopping to say something funny and to laugh while others carried on the song, now joining in an energetic chorus. – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  6. Isn't that a guitar over there? – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  7. Early the next morning, Auguste came again to see me; and as Monsieur Gironac was abroad, giving lessons on the flute and guitar, while madame either was, or pretended to be, excessively busy with her wax- flowers, we had the whole day to ourselves until luncheon time, and we profited by it so well, that before we were interrupted, we had little to learn on either side concerning the passages of our lives, and the adventures, which both we and all our families had gone through. – Valerie by Frederick Marryat
  8. Judy dropped the guitar on the floor. – Molly Brown's Junior Days by Nell Speed
  9. They spent the time in gayly singing and dancing to the music of the guitar. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  10. A group of young men, lighting their way with large bamboo torches, now came up, marching gravely along to the sound of a guitar. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  11. There are many strings to this Spanish guitar. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  12. While Wrinkles played an exuberant air on his guitar, little Pennoyer did part of a ballet. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  13. For thirty years she had not once gone out of her palace on the Arno, where, she painted, and wearing a wig, she played the guitar in her spacious white salon. – The Red Lily, v2 by Anatole France
  14. He complained of no one, for he knew that when the horn is cracked and the guitar will not stay in tune, they must go. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  15. " Sounds like you need a hard hat," he said, and turned back to his guitar, humming. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  16. I see how it is, says the surgeon, thoughtfully; you think you've got the guitar, when it's only the drum of your ear that is affected. – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1 by Robert H. Newell
  17. The shattered wreck of a magnificent guitar lay in the middle of the floor. – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  18. Now, who plays the guitar? – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  19. She is quite melancholy, and it's a long time since I've heard her guitar. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms