SOUND's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sound
Definition:
n. sensation perceived by the ear; distinctive noise; long narrow inlet
Example:
The sound of TV is so loud that we have to talk in next room.
Sentence in Classic:
A hot burning stinging tingling blow like the loud crack of a broken stick made his trembling hand crumple together like a leaf in the fire: and at the sound and the pain scalding tears were driven into his eyes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I too listened; but there was no sound in the house: and I knew that the old priest was lying still in his coffin as we had seen him, solemn and truculent in death, an idle chalice on his breast.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Two hansoms were standing at the door, and as I entered the passage I heard the sound of voices from above.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
A low, stealthy sound came to my ears, not from the direction of Baker Street, but from the back of the very house in which we lay concealed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I took a good gap and a stretch, and was just going to unhitch and start when I heard a sound away over the water.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
There was a whiz as of a missile in the air, mingled with the murmur of a curse, a sound as of shivering glass followed, and a small, vague form went over the fence and shot away in the gloom.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Suddenly was heard the sound of drums and fifes; the bright blaze of a fire shot up from time to time, and its ruddy gleams seemed to contend with the bluish light of the torches.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
But a moment later his face disappeared from the window and there was the sound of a tremendous drumming of hoofs inside the van.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Darya Alexandrovna meanwhile having pacified the child, and knowing from the sound of the carriage that he had gone off, went back again to her bedroom.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In his walk, in his gestures, in the sound of his voice there was a determination and firmness such as his wife had never seen in him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But under the influence of fatigue, a sleepless night, and the wine he had drunk, his sleep was sound and untroubled.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context