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Quotes of peal

  1. Softly the loud peal dies, In passing winds it drowns, But breathes, like perfect joys, Tender tones. – Frederick Tennyson

Usage examples for peal

  1. The second peal had been louder, and still nobody came. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. Flash after flash of keen lightning blazed across the sky, and peal after peal of awful thunder rent the air. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  3. The count broke into a peal of laughter when he caught sight of her, for, in order to hide herself, Marie had taken off her broad- brimmed Chouan hat, and her hair was escaping, in heavy curls, from the lace scarf which she had worn on leaving home. – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  4. And meseemed that all the bells in the town together were ringing a merry peal and he understood at once the intent of my brief answer, and murmured right loving words in mine ear. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. And then, from unseen lips, a cruel and mocking peal of laughter rang through the desolate place. – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  6. Joyce broke into a peal of laughter. – The Boarded-Up House by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  7. Then it was that Olga realized that someone had entered during that awful peal of thunder, and was even then advancing quietly down the hall. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  8. Only the peremptory peal of the doorbell had announced his coming. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  9. Before the landlady could obey, however, there was a loud peal of the front door bell. – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  10. Her own sudden fright that had been aroused by Dart's headlong dash and piercing yell gave way to a peal of laughter. – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  11. Suddenly the chapel bell of La Trappe rang out a startling peal the Prussian captain shouted: " Stop that bell! – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  12. Peal after peal came from the merry girl, who could not restrain herself, although Nellie looked so reproachfully, and Fred really angrily at her; the former saying: " Indeed, Fannie, I'm too much frightened to laugh." – Edna's Sacrifice and Other Stories Edna's Sacrifice; Who Was the Thief?; The Ghost; The Two Brothers; and What He Left by Frances Henshaw Baden
  13. The roar of the battle died down in his ears to a gentle murmur, and instead of it, he says, he heard a great voice louder than a thunder peal crying 'Array! – The Best Psychic Stories by Various
  14. Having calculated the time necessary for the woman to leave the kitchen and pull the string of the outer door, he rang again, this time in a manner that resulted in a very significant peal of the bell. – The Vicar of Tours by Honore de Balzac
  15. At the first peal of thunder Brandon had started up. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  16. This was before the introduction of the " early mass" whiskers, and prior to the days when the Orangemen had sent forth their defiant peal – Comic History of England by Bill Nye
  17. A shout, louder than the cannon's peal Worth is on their heels with his men. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  18. Boil and peal some sweet potatoes, and when they are cold, weigh a quarter of a pound. – Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats by Miss Leslie
  19. We may have thus stood for some seconds - for time passes quickly with lovers - before we were startled by a peal of laughter close at hand. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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