...it may have been the clarion call of adventure ringing through the narrow confines of uneventful existence;
Jack London -- The Game
He tried hard not to swallow, but the clarion call in Guitar’s voice filled his mouth with salt.
Toni Morrison -- Song of Solomon
Opening her jaws, Saphira uttered a long, deep roar, much like Garzhvog had done, only this roar was a defiant challenge to their enemies, a warning of the wrath they had roused, and a clarion call to all who hated Galbatorix.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
Where were they when Governor Wallace gave a clarion call for defiance and hatred?
Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Letter from a Birmingham Jail
The little pamphlet had become a clarion call, rousing spirits within Congress and without as nothing else had.
David McCullough -- John Adams
The sky was pompously playing neighbor To the unstirring treetops, while the distance Was clamorous with the exchange Of long-drawn clarion calls of roosters.
Boris Pasternak -- Doctor Zhivago
Then there were shiny peafowls screeching clarion calls from the trees overhead, and flocks of singing blackbirds, and pigeons hovering over and alighting upon the house.
Zane Grey -- The Heritage of the Desert
While one pimp unlocked the gate, the four others ran inside with a clarion call: "Visitors are here!" Our group rushed in, climbing the staircase to the first floor, but stopped dead in our tracks: Dozens of girls, no older than sixteen, with bright red lipstick, began running down the dingy hallways, disappearing into hidden rooms.
Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
The peacocks preened their gorgeous plumage and uttered their clarion calls.