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  • One of Lydgate’s gifts was a voice habitually deep and sonorous, yet capable of becoming very low and gentle at the right moment.
  • He pronounced the last truly admirable word with the accent on the last syllable, not as unaware of vulgar usage, but feeling that this novel delivery enhanced the sonorous beauty which his reading had given to the whole.
  • Any one may give their remarks an interrogative turn," he continued, his sonorousness rising with his style.
  • " Then turning the page, he began sonorously—"The course of four centuries has well-nigh elapsed since the series of events which are related in the following chapters took place on the Continent."

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  • The candidate discussed weighty matters in rich, sonorous tones.
  • I prefer traditional sonorous chords to the dissonant chords with which she likes to experiment.

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