With his instinctive delicacy Edmond had preferred avoiding any touch on this painful chord, and Faria had been equally silent.
Whether he kept a watch over himself, or whether by accident he did not sound the acrimonious chords that in other circumstances had been touched, he was to-night like everybody else.
Ma foi, monsieur, you have touched upon a tender chord.
Villefort, impassive as he was, was struck with this coincidence; and the tremulous voice of Dantes, surprised in the midst of his happiness, struck a sympathetic chord in his own bosom—he also was on the point of being married, and he was summoned from his own happiness to destroy that of another.
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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.