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"Nothing, Jean Louise," she said, in stately largo, "the cooks and field hands are just dissatisfied, but they’re settling down now— they grumbled all next day after that trial."
Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  musical tempo that is slow and dignified
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Strongly Associated with:   tempo, presto
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  • "Nothing, Jean Louise," she said, in stately largo, "the cooks and field hands are just dissatisfied, but they’re settling down now— they grumbled all next day after that trial."
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • A series of eloquent largo passages begins to fill the hall.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • I put ’largo’s scrap of newspaper in my pocket.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • He told us that he was born at Largo, in the county of Fife, in Scotland, and was bred a sailor from his youth.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe

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  • How do we know how he would have stood up in this war? I remember when I thought Largo was O.K. Durruti was good and his own people shot him there at the Puente de los Franceses.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • " Their baby voices shrilled out in Handel’s "Largo" and they knew it merely by the title of "Hymn.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Of course, it didn’t help that the TV stations played Key Largo on one channel and a documentary on the "Great Hurricane of 1935" on the other.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • But those other things—you’re right, ma’am,—there ain’t much—Robinson Crusoe and the Bible; and Handel’s Largo, we all know that; and Whistler’s Mother—those are just about as far as we go.
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
  • The girl with the face of a tapir played Handel’s Largo on the violin, accompanied on the piano by the man from Mannheim.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • I spent a day snorkeling above the endangered reefs off Key Largo and another firing off clips of ammunition at a shooting range with a two-time robbery victim who swore he would never be victimized again.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me

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  • I could never have imagined ’largo’s anger at being found, or the story she was writing over.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • As the Choir gets into place, the CHURCH BELLS stop and an unseen ORGAN begins Handel’s "Largo.
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
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Associated words [difficulty]:   largo [8] , tempo [3] , presto [7] , tempo [3] , presto [7]
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