I hardly know where I found the hardihood thus to open a conversation with a stranger; the step was contrary to my nature and habits: but I think her occupation touched a chord of sympathy somewhere; for I too liked reading, though of a frivolous and childish kind; I could not digest or comprehend the serious or substantial.
It plained of its gaping wounds, its inward bleeding, its riven chords.
Besides, I wished to touch no deep-thrilling chord — to open no fresh well of emotion in his heart: my sole present aim was to cheer him.
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In her first day learning the guitar, she has learned how to play G major, C major, and D major chords.
My father and I would stay up at night and sing some of the songs together as he attempted to work out the chords on his guitar.