Usage examples for guitars

  1. The Californian girls tinkled their guitars and sang, with accompaniment of lash and brow. – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  2. Guitars tinkled on every side, words of love were to be overheard, and everywhere happy and tender couples were to be seen walking together. – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  3. Guitars had tinkled against them in vain, and they had withstood the stress and storm of love tokens. – Susy, A Story of the Plains by Bret Harte
  4. He did not notice that the guitars and the singing voices had come to silence, and that the white patches of the women's dresses had vanished from the shaded porch- he was looking out into the summer mists- and thinking his own thoughts. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  5. Ah, sound of guitars and throaty singing. – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  6. Monteverde's Orfeo contained parts for harpsichords, lyres, violas, double basses, a double harp with two rows of strings, two violins, besides guitars, organs, a flute, clarions, and even trombones. – The Great Musicians: Rossini and His School by Henry Sutherland Edwards
  7. Outside of a music store there isn't anybody in the world got forty- one guitars! – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  8. Mean time the harmony and thrilling sound Of mellow lutes, sweet viols, and guitars, Dwell on the soul and ravish ev'ry nerve. – The Battle of Bunkers-Hill by Hugh Henry Brackenridge
  9. At a subsequent stage of the proceedings they were asked to play, and after replacing a broken string, and a vast deal of screwing and tightening, they gave 'a new Spanish composition, for three voices and three guitars, ' and secured an encore, thus completely overwhelming their rivals. – Charles Dickens and Music by James T. Lightwood
  10. The soft tinkle of guitars is heard. – Six One-Act Plays by Margaret Scott Oliver
  11. We were followed into the Moorish palace by the music of three blind minstrels who began to tune their guitars as soon as they felt us: see us they could not. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  12. He raised his hand, and from a neighboring thicket there rose abruptly the music of banjos and guitars and the loud, sweet singing of negroes. – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  13. The great edifice with all the ceremonial of its religious services is woven into their life, as is the sound of the guitars and castanets that echo within its portals and courtyards. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  14. The young man left the osteria, in the clear starry evening, with song and tinkling guitars, and passed through the narrow streets. – The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales. by Hans Christian Andersen