1 Heron made a poor attempt to imitate for his friend Wallis the rector's pedantic bass and then, laughing at his failure, asked Stephen to do it.
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2 A deep bass note in response came from the upper tier, followed by coughs of protest along the other benches.
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3 Decidedly Villona was in excellent spirits; he kept up a deep bass hum of melody for miles of the road.
4 One hand played in the bass the melody of Silent, O Moyle, while the other hand careered in the treble after each group of notes.
5 The bass and the second tenor had already come.
6 The bass, Mr. Duggan, was a slender young man with a scattered black moustache.
7 He was the son of a hall porter in an office in the city and, as a boy, he had sung prolonged bass notes in the resounding hall.
8 In one corner were Mr. Holohan, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Miss Beirne, two of the stewards, the baritone, the bass, and Mr. O'Madden Burke.
9 The piece ended with a trill of octaves in the treble and a final deep octave in the bass.
10 There was indignation in his hoarse bass voice but also a wheedling note, and Scarlett teasingly clicked her tongue against her teeth as she reached out to pull his cravat into place.
11 A bugle blared and a bass voice shouted the command to break ranks.
12 With no further warning, Gerald, who was hanging on the gate, threw back his head and began the "Lament," in a roaring bass.
13 Her voice was joined by Rhett's excellent bass, and as they went into the second verse those on the porch breathed more easily, though Heaven knew it was none too cheery a song, either.
14 While the men floated on the lake, casting for black bass, the women prepared lunch and yawned.
15 In it there was much bass of grumbling oaths.