Usage examples for violin

  1. For it cannot be simply his violin playing. – The Amazing Marriage, v3 by George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. The body acts as a sounding board for the voice just as the body of the violin acts as a sounding board for its tones. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  3. In this case, he knew, was the Sarasate violin. – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  4. Durrance had stayed for a night in the house, and through that evening she had played upon her violin, seated with her back toward her audience, as was her custom when she played, lest a look or a gesture should interrupt the concentration of her thoughts. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  5. Gretchen took her violin. – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  6. But I don't see your violin now. – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  7. He drew the violin and bow toward him and sighed. – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  8. He wants my violin. – The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way by Horatio Alger
  9. Ten years ago he spent most of his time playing the violin and raising flowers." – One-Way Ticket to Nowhere by Leroy Yerxa
  10. You make stories on your violin, too, uncle Tony, even if the ladies don't faint away in heaps, and if the kitchen doesn't look like a battle- field when you 've finished. – The Village Watch-Tower by (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
  11. I saw at his house this violin for the first time. – Great Violinists And Pianists by George T. Ferris
  12. He thought only of the beautiful red violin with the yellow bridge hung in the shop window, and offered for three shillings and sixpence. – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  13. I told him that I admired his skill with the violin, but his songs much more. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  14. It is as if some other person was playing, with my arm, on my violin. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  15. In his playing, too, he made such rapid progress that before long he was taking the first violin, and on occasions when Ruzicka, the conductor, was not present he was appointed to lead the orchestra. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  16. The rapt expression on the boy's face was not lost upon the father, and thoughts which more than once had occupied Mathias's mind as he watched his child's clever imitation of the village schoolmaster's playing of the violin were recurring with redoubled force on this occasion. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  17. Nello withdrew his violin from its case with his cold fingers. – The Intriguers by William Le Queux
  18. He is very musical, and brought his violin and several books of music. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  19. The violin tone in her voice had something unusually touching about it. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  20. She is very musical, you know, and plays the violin beautifully. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)