Usage examples for sonorous

  1. He extended his hands over the water and spoke a few sonorous words. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  2. If a man wants to pluck some flower or other along the path that smiles from the fringe of grass, let him pluck it, but without breaking ranks, without dropping out of the squadron of which the leader must always keep his eyes on the flaming sonorous star. – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  3. Wah- wah- o- be laughed aloud, and a deep, sonorous voice behind them joined her in what was half- way between a chuckle and a cough. – The Red Mustang by William O. Stoddard
  4. " But I could not leave Vienna without seeing the great Haydn," exclaimed Iffland, in his fine, sonorous voice. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  5. The roar of the Rapids below was a sonorous accompaniment to Ingolby's wild thoughts. – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  6. Meantime, from three or four spots along the sides of those hills, locks and puffs of white smoke float out, followed at long intervals by deep, sonorous reports; and if you look to the left a bit, where our naval guns are at work, you will see the Boer shells bursting close to or over them. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps
  7. His voice was rich and sonorous; his mode of speech brief and sententious; his conversation full of information, and rich in suggestive thought. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  8. He forgot the sonorous Latin of a moment past. – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
  9. A feeble scream answered the sonorous whistle, and the engines stopped for a few minutes as a tug steamed out from the wharf. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  10. It is vast and sonorous; let it be stirred ever so little, and from it go forth deep vibrations which render the sound of the infinite. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  11. As a deeply- studied philosopher of the old- fashioned sort, his words, even when addressed to a German farmer, were deliberately chosen, and his sentences stately, sonorous and precise. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  12. It is certain that no mention is made of any such beautiful hall in the property of the painter as is noted in that of our landlord, by the historian of a " Hundred Palaces of Venice,"- a work for which I subscribed, and then for my merit was honored by a visit from the author, who read aloud to me in a deep and sonorous voice the annals of our temporary home. – Venetian Life by W. D. Howells
  13. He felt himself, uttered a sonorous Hum, then said- Michel Ardan, complete. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne