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Through the closed doors came the sounds of the discreet staccato accompaniment of the orchestra, and a single female voice rendering distinctly a musical phrase.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Several times Rostov, covering his head, tried to go to sleep, but some remark would arouse him and conversation would be resumed, to the accompaniment of unreasoning, merry, childlike laughter.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then she sat swaying her body to and fro, and making gestures with her unnerved arm, which seemed intended as the accompaniment to a fit of laughter, though her face was stolid and drowsy.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
This sort of fatal rumor is the usual accompaniment of civil wars, and it was a false report of this kind which, later on, produced the catastrophe of the Rue Transnonain.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
No one but Beth could get much music out of the old piano, but she had a way of softly touching the yellow keys and making a pleasant accompaniment to the simple songs they sang.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
There was the occasional sound of music, of mandolins, sufficiently removed to be an agreeable accompaniment rather than an interruption to the conversation.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
It would seem long practice had rendered this manual accompaniment necessary; for it did not cease until the preposition which the poet had selected for the close of his verse had been duly delivered like a word of two syllables.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Clare sat down to the piano, and began playing a soft and melancholy movement with the Æolian accompaniment.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context