MELODY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of melody
Definition:
n. tune; pleasing succession or arrangement of sounds; poem suitable for setting to music or singing
Example:
But now, though her voice was still sweet, I found in its melody an indescribable sadness.
Sentence in Classic:
They would sing so for hours, melody after melody, glee after glee, till the last pale light died down on the horizon, till the first dark night clouds came forth and night fell.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Decidedly Villona was in excellent spirits; he kept up a deep bass hum of melody for miles of the road.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Little bells were hung all round it; and when the pot was boiling, these bells tinkled in the most charming manner, and played the old melody,.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
And the full chorus of the unseen choir rose up, filling the whole church, from the windows to the vaulted roof, with broad waves of melody.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Petya was as musical as Natasha and more so than Nicholas, but had never learned music or thought about it, and so the melody that unexpectedly came to his mind seemed to him particularly fresh and attractive.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But there I always found her, the same bright housewife; often humming her Devonshire ballads when no strange foot was coming up the stairs, and blunting the sharp boy in his official closet with melody.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Arkady was particularly struck by the last part of the sonata, the part in which, in the midst of the bewitching gaiety of the careless melody, the pangs of such mournful, almost tragic suffering, suddenly break in.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
She would have been a strikingly beautiful woman had there been any glow in her eyes, any responsive warmth in her smile or any spontaneity in her voice that fell with gentle melody on the ears of her family and her servants.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Hagar, in a fine dramatic melody, promised both, and proceeded to call up the spirit who would bring the love philter.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
At length the boat touched the shore, but without effort, without shock, as lips touch lips; and he entered the grotto amidst continued strains of most delicious melody.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
When the melody rose, her voice broke up sweetly, following it, in a way contralto voices have, and each change tipped out a little of her warm human magic upon the air.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context