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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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sonorous
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • He had the mysterious juruparis of the Rio Negro Indians, that women are not allowed to look at, and that even youths may not see till they have been subjected to fasting and scourging, and the earthen jars of the Peruvians that have the shrill cries of birds, and flutes of human bones such as Alfonso de Ovalle heard in Chili, and the sonorous green jaspers that are found near Cuzco and give forth a note of singular sweetness.

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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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