Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell That summons thee to heaven or to hell.
Had I as many sons as I have hairs, I would not wish them to a fairer death: And, so his knell is knoll’d.
It cannot Be call’d our mother, but our grave: where nothing, But who knows nothing, is once seen to smile; Where sighs, and groans, and shrieks, that rent the air, Are made, not mark’d; where violent sorrow seems A modern ecstasy; the dead man’s knell Is there scarce ask’d for who; and good men’s lives Expire before the flowers in their caps, Dying or ere they sicken.
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The poll should be interpreted as the death knell of her campaign.
The electric-chair knell of the doorbell sounded through the house again.