Usage examples for reverberation

  1. It was all so little like war, the only suggestion of conflict the uniforms we wore, and the dull reverberation of that distant cannonading. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  2. It missed by a scant cable's length, and the crash and reverberation as this ice was dashed upon the shore woke Helen Marr from her prayers. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  3. We could feel the reverberation caused by the galloping mass beneath us, and in a minute they were out of sight and almost out of hearing. – In Direst Peril by David Christie Murray
  4. The industrial upheaval in the middle of the eighties had, like the great strike of 1877, a political reverberation. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  5. Rockets were exploded and the noise was echoed from hill to hill around the great amphitheatre; it was like a long reverberation of thunder, but it sank and swelled, sank and swelled, repeatedly, until it seemed that it would never stop. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  6. I opened my lips to speak- but before the words could form themselves, that odd rumbling noise again broke on my ears- this time with a loud reverberation that rolled overhead like the thunder of artillery. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  7. Is it a sonorous deception, caused by the sough of the cascade or reverberation from the rocks? – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  8. The reverberation of his appalling cough from the cab was the last thing that Constance heard. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  9. The name rang out so thrillingly strange that its reverberation instantly arrested the flying footsteps of the girl. – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
  10. In that solemn and holy moment, surcharged with ecstatic emotion, a deep, distant reverberation came across the water to our ears. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  11. The silence of the place was like a sleep, So full of rest it seemed; each passing tread Was a reverberation from the deep Recesses of the ages that are dead. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. And he cursed the silent forms around him till his ears hurt from the reverberation. – Seed of the Arctic Ice by H. G. Winter
  13. As he stepped outside volleys were fired by the men, and as the reports of the pieces rumbled through the antique building, and echoed in the cavernous cenote, the reverberation loosened some portion of the roof over the vast reservoir; an avalanche of stone falling with a reverberating hollow splash, and a great bird flew out and disappeared in the darkness overhead. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  14. As Tom clattered happily downstairs a deep reverberation that shook the building from top to bottom told him that the presses were already printing the result of his first assignment. – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  15. A hundred echoes from the neighbouring cliffs and caverns returned the sound, with a reverberation that made it appear like the noise of a mighty squadron. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  16. Once it echoed, low in its reverberation but penetrating and quite distinct. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  17. Never since it sprang from the volcanic forces of nature had the Eagle Cliff sent forth such a spout of rattling reverberation. – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. The reverberation was still echoing among the hills when the second detonation occurred, shortly followed by the third and fourth. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  19. A sound came to her too, the low, deep reverberation of the Drum beating once more along the shore and in the woods and out upon the lake; and it seemed to her that Henry's figure, in the stumbling steps of its flight, was keeping time to the wild rhythm of that sound. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer