They rush over the body into the Gallery--two doors are heard to crash one after the other.--Voices, deadened by the distance--clash of arms--then all at once a profound silence.
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But his life and his work had for him nothing but a passing interest; he had no sympathy with bonded warehouses, invoices, and ledgers.
Among these trees Plato himself had walked; under the shadow of that Porch Zeno had lectured to his disciples; yonder Quintus points out the "white peak of Colonus", described by Sophocles in "those sweetest lines;" while glistening on the horizon were the waves of the Phaleric harbour, which Demosthenes, Cicero's own great prototype, had outvoiced with the thunder of his declamation.
Everything combined to make Chrysostom the pride and the glory of the ancient Church,--the doctrines which he did not hesitate to proclaim to unwilling ears, and the matchless manner in which he enforced them,--perhaps the most remarkable preacher, on the whole, that ever swayed an audience; uniting all things,--voice, language, figure, passion, learning, taste, art, piety, occasion, motive, prestige, and material to work upon.
For every time the tormenting inanity won its way, that other note, that unvoiced agony, hurled itself against the bars of its throbbing prison.
Red fire--blood and thunder"--(voice drowned in shouts of wild enthusiasm.)
"What you say, young lady"--there was a touch of passion in his voice--"doesn't count.
"Rachel, Rachel," said he,--and his face was not quite so calm as his voice,--"don't be rebellious.
"For," said gentle Miss Nellie, drawing Madame d'Avala aside and lowering her voice--"for we are very sorry for Freddy now.
And so thus they dance their pastoral, Don Sanchez taking a tambourine and tapping it lightly to the measure, up to Moll's song, which so ravished these hardy, stony men by the pathetic sweetness of her voice,--for they could understand nothing save by her expression,--that they would not let the dance go on until she had sung it through again.
Now what were the prominent evils in the institutions of the Church which called for reform, and in reference to which Wyclif raised up his voice?--for in his day there was only one Church.
The Conjugation of an active verb is styled the ACTIVE VOICE; and that of a passive verb the PASSIVE VOICE."--Frost's El.
A mile beyond, back of a great cloud of dust, He found a drove of cattle, and back of these, hot and voiceful, came the good Bishop Wright.
Its glory is in its age, and in that deep sense of voicefulness, of stern watching, of mysterious sympathy, nay, even of approval or condemnation, which we feel in walls that have long been washed by the passing waves of humanity.
"God bless you, my dears"--said the bishop with feeble voice--"God bless you both."
"I will refer you," said his old instructor, "to my accomplished pupil"; then raising his voice,--"Haguna!"
"He's a chip of the old block, no doubt," said the canon; "but still"--his admiration of Peter's boldness was perceptible in his voice--"he doesn't share his father's reprehensible opinions on the subject of the war."
But though Diogenes was as ridiculous a dog as one would meet with on a summer's day; a blundering, ill-favored, clumsy, bullet-headed dog, continually acting on the wrong idea that there was an enemy in the neighborhood whom it was meritorious to bark at; and though he was far from good-tempered, and certainly was not clever, and had hair all over his eyes, and a comical nose, and an inconsistent tail, and a gruff voice,--he was dearer to Florence, in virtue of Paul's parting remembrance of him, and that request that he might be taken care of, than the most valuable and beautiful of his kind.
The voice was youthful, but full of character.--I suppose some persons have a peculiar susceptibility in the matter of voice.--Hear this.
Then at the top of his voice--"Here he is!
Then, too, he was beginning to miss his master's voice--"Hi, there, Tom, Dick, Harry, snowbirds in sight; rabbits, Spot; road house, Barney."
His father's voice!--his very eye-- Opening so slow and sad, then sinking down In luscious rest again!
hold on there," said the driver to him, in a stern voice,--"hold on well, or you'll be down head foremost under the horses' heels, at the first pitch we come to."
Shaw, that's nothing, 'tis good for the Voice.--how sweetly we shall sing, ta, la, ta la la, ta la, &c. Fran.
Piers spoke at last, and there was a queer note of humour in his voice,--humour that was tragic. "
The girl regarded him steadily, and she spoke in a low firm voice--'I, too, believe him.'
By the way ‘--there was a note of anxiety in his voice--‘I hope you won’t find it necessary to repeat anything I’ve said about the lady herself.
"Ah, Madame," said Mr. Jefferson--and there was a note of sadness in his voice--"I think there is no land like it, no rivers so broad and deep, no woods so green and wild, no soil so fertile, no climate so delightful.
"Mamma," she said, in a low, thoughtful voice,--"I love to think of her."
Her tears began to soften the heart of Rustem, and he said to her in a soothing voice:--"I am not an inhabitant of the city in which the court is held, and on that account I know nothing of these matters; but tell me the cause of thy grief."
In his opinion, "Few will object to the propriety of the more familiar phraseology, 'I am in the ACT,--or, suffering the ACTION of BEING SMITTEN;' and yet," says he, "in substance and effect, it is wholly the same as, 'I am being smitten,' which is THE TRUE FORM of the verb in the present tense of the passive voice!"--Ibid.
she spoke shortly, "--you can go catch 'Old Blue' and"--with scorn in her voice--"if he's able to walk, maybe it will be safe for me to ride him to the end of the lane and back--Ugh! '
"Edward," said her mother,--what music there was in her voice!--"if you are going after that dear child, you'd better take a shawl to wrap her in, for it is snowing fast.
Tis a Man's Voice.--If it should be my Master the Doctor now, I were a dead Man;--he can't see me; and I'll put my self into such a Posture, that if he feel me, he shall as soon take me for a Church Spout as a Man.
he cried, in a low, hurried voice,--"I'll give you a hundred dollars in gold to let me go.
"Brigham is very sot in his ways," he said, after a little, with a curious soft kindness in his voice,--"in fact, a sotter man I never knew!"
the laborious intellectual habits of this people, and their trying "text," are considered of no account,)--cancer of the stomach,--disease of the liver,--dyspepsia,--enfeebled nutrition, and consequent emaciation,--dryness of the mouth,--"the clergyman's sore-throat" and loss of voice,--irritability of the nervous system,--tremulousness,--palpitation and paralysis,--and, among the moral ills, loss of energy, idleness, drunkenness.
Now it happens sometimes, that if a person, whose position guarantees his access to the best information, will content himself with gloomy dogmatism, striking the table with his fist, and saying in a terrific voice--"It is so; and there's an end of it,"--one bows deferentially; and submits.
I am happy to read the answer to this insolent letter, in which it will be seen that the spirit of Maryland was waked up on the occasion to its proper voice.--It is necessary to say, by way of explanation to one point in this answer, that the Governor of Virginia had received the news of the accession and proclamation of James the Second, and had not communicated it to the Council in Maryland.
Countess (in a low voice).--Jan, go ahead.
"Just until tomorrow," came back the voice--"just till tomorrow--and it will be fine tomorrow--won't it, Pearl!
The tall man, voiceless with emotion, clasped her hands in his and looked down into the smiling, rapturous face.
She was speaking, voicelessly and he bent down to listen.
Yet, overcome as her very calmness was, and enchanted for the moment into voicelessness and utter inaction, she was not that kind of women who sit and bear the stripes without an effort to ward them off.
The fact that they are voiceless,--that they have no means of voicing their claims, their wrongs and their rights (for they, too, have rights), only adds to their danger.
The manager screamed at the top of his voice--"let down the valve, let it down!"
O for that warning voice!"--Milton. "
"Mine, you know"--Mac drew nearer still, and went on in the lowered voice--"mine's a special case.