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  • But I insisted, and so the thumping twangy bass noise resumed, and over it, a light baritone chanting in Caribbean patois to the rhythms of a nursery rhyme, or a playground skipping-rope jingle.†   (source)
  • Impatiently she clicks the button for a station change, comes up with an aging bass baritone, his cheeks like emptied udders.†   (source)
  • His tone was a deep, smooth baritone.†   (source)
  • "The Thunder" I attribute to a strong baritone and a great deal of stage training at an early age.†   (source)
  • As they rocked back and forth, Gary tipped his head to the sky, and began singing in a hauntingly beautiful baritone.†   (source)
  • In his crackly North Mississippi—West Tennessee baritone, its sounds couldn't have been much less stately than the sounds Tennyson heard as he wrote: Cannon to right of them
    Cannon to left of them,
    Cannon in front of them
    Volley'd and thunder'd ...†   (source)
  • Who began to sing, in a slightly flat baritone, in a language dead for ten thousand years.†   (source)
  • Later I went on to cornet until, in ninth grade, I switched to the baritone.†   (source)
  • For a while, I did nothing but listen to President's Gray baritone voice give his nightly address.†   (source)
  • The voice was baritone and with exquisite control.†   (source)
  • On his first visit, instead of preaching to us, he recited passages of Winston Churchill's wartime radio addresses in his beautiful baritone: "We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.†   (source)
  • Setting aside his knife and wood, Freowin of Durgrimst Gedthrall heaved his bulk halfway out of his chair and, keeping his gaze angled downward, said in his whispering baritone, "On behalf of mine clan, I vote for Grimstborith Nado as our new king."†   (source)
  • Suddenly, Booker Sistrunk rose, and in his booming baritone said, "Your Honor, I'm not sure what's appropriate at this time, but I would like to suggest that my client, Lettie Lang, be appointed as the substitute executor to take the place of Mr. Amburgh.†   (source)
  • He joins in the singing but his rich baritone voice is weak and thin as if his throat is in pain.†   (source)
  • Lowering his voice from baritone to bass like an old-time carny hustler, though the ride he was selling was free—and priceless.†   (source)
  • But I found out I was right, because later in the evening Kenyon wanted to practice his horn, he played baritone horn in the school band-and Nancy told him not to, because he would wake up Mrs. Clutter.†   (source)
  • The broadcaster aims his questions at JFK in a delivery that alternates between baritone rumble and easy drawl.†   (source)
  • "Why, it's the only herd on the trail that's got two Irish baritones to sing to it," Augustus said.†   (source)
  • Deep-pitching our voices to the baritone drama of the old radio show.†   (source)
  • How strange, that a Mask can sound so kind, that the deep thrum of his baritone can offer comfort.†   (source)
  • St. Elmo's fire glowed on the tip of every mast and then crackled on the captain's beard as he began to sing in a rich dark baritone.†   (source)
  • "My apologies," he said in his own melodious baritone.†   (source)
  • Several men were coughing, each distinctively, I thought—a Chaliapin bass, a baritone, a tenor.†   (source)
  • 'When you tell Nately I'm all right...' said Yossarian to McWatt, and lost consciousness again as everything went fuzzy behind a film of strawberry-strained gelatin and a great baritone buzz swallowed him in sound.†   (source)
  • He was a big, good man with a soft baritone, who ruled with easy tact a choir of repressed soloists, and who had an unerring memory for the favorite hymns of District Superintendents.†   (source)
  • She, like me, was totally caught by the tone of fear that even the smooth baritone of the announcer's voice could not conceal.†   (source)
  • Miss Susie, Miss Susie Gresham, back there looking at that co-ed smiling at that he-ed-listen to me, the bungling bugler of words, imitating the trumpet and the trombone's timbre, playing thematic variations like a baritone horn.†   (source)
  • "We'll know soon enough," her boss said in his deep baritone voice.†   (source)
  • Pollard would have known her anywhere; her voice, even as a baby, was a deep baritone like his.†   (source)
  • He changed voices, dropping it deliberately into a deep baritone.†   (source)
  • He was baritone, had North American accent with Aussie overtones; as "Michelle" he (she?) had a light soprano with French flavor.†   (source)
  • When he spoke, his voice was soft and low, an aging baritone tempered by a southern accent.†   (source)
  • Eventually, he heard the baritone voices of giants, and shortly thereafter he saw the hastily constructed wooden doors that marked their lair, cunningly concealed behind some brush halfway up a rocky foothill.†   (source)
  • I don't know any of his songs, but it's the same register my mother used to hum while doing the housework, a languorous baritone, the most Korean range, low enough for our gut of sadness, high for the wonder of chance, good luck.†   (source)
  • The singing, even in the halls, of famous sopranos and baritones, the armies of orchestras and chamber ensembles playing music that had been composed when the empire was vital and ascendant, the fires and candle light, the speaking of French and English among people of purple blood, and the strong sense of a ship that was going down, kept Alessandro on edge throughout the nights.†   (source)
  • I had also managed to lift any rough edges and hesitations from the voice of Helen Kellar, which I heard in a rich Southern baritone, a voice very similar to the one I had assigned to Angela, since I could no longer remember how she sounded.†   (source)
  • Nathan said in a deep baritone.†   (source)
  • At last, Fareed spoke, a brief question, delivered in a rich baritone that seemed to shake the very walls of the little French dining room.†   (source)
  • The male's voice was dominant—a husky and furious baritone that all but drowned out the limpid Beethoven.†   (source)
  • "You are ....?" asked the other, in an unexpected baritone.†   (source)
  • I could almost hear a wavery baritone voice singing "O Promise Me."†   (source)
  • His voice was a deep baritone, huffy and wet.†   (source)
  • "Hey, bhuti, how was the flight?" he said in a deep baritone voice.†   (source)
  • My father's strong baritone was a contrast to Ben's tenor.†   (source)
  • "The Director thinks this is important," Bob rumbled in his baritone.†   (source)
  • "Oh, my poor boys," Zacharie said in a squeaky voice, a choked parody of his deep baritone.†   (source)
  • "More precisely," Goode said in a deep, confident baritone, "I won the case, Mr. Longfellow."†   (source)
  • As they took their seats, he grumbled in a low baritone.†   (source)
  • Max heard the smee's theatrical baritone well before he saw him.†   (source)
  • Go Down, Moses," he bellowed in a ragged baritone, putting down his cigar and snapping his fingers.†   (source)
  • But she snapped at me in a baritone voice.†   (source)
  • He spoke, in that unexpected baritone, to answer a question asked him by a traveler.†   (source)
  • The assassin's voice warbled, modulating from soprano to baritone as if going through a special effects machine.†   (source)
  • Tema is an impressive sounding language, especially if you have a good dramatic baritone, which I did.†   (source)
  • But if you're interested in a short-term rental, I'm sure we could arrange a reas—" There was a fleshy thump followed by a slightly pained chortle in my father's baritone.†   (source)
  • She spoke in a deep baritone.†   (source)
  • Its voice became a deafening baritone.†   (source)
  • Max stole up an old flight of servant stairs while the baritones of Bob and Mr. Morrow rose above the chorus of remaining students and faculty.†   (source)
  • The Lord gave him a fine baritone voice and I guess he thought that was enough to do for a poor Irish boy.†   (source)
  • With a rumble, Mr. McDaniels flicked a crumb from his chin and continued to snore in a majestic baritone.†   (source)
  • Without warning, and without mechanical AIDS, Vice Minister Kalinin himself began to sing, in a deep baritone so clear it sounded trained, a lovely, slow, and mournful-sounding ballad, and all the generals and colonels joined in.†   (source)
  • Then they considered same possibility for me—my voice and Mike's were baritone and not too many people knew what I sounded like over phone and none over video.†   (source)
  • With his hoarse baritone voice, which carried throughout the room, although it seemed no louder than a whisper, the corpulent dwarf said, "You have shamed our race, Vermund.†   (source)
  • And for a few bars the pure sweet tone of the horn and the old man's husky baritone sang a duet in the hot heavy silence.†   (source)
  • Toby was literally trembling with indignation, twisting about in the sorcerer's hands to lambast him in a thunderous baritone.†   (source)
  • Throughout the period, Mr. Morrow enchanted Max and his classmates with an overview of the course delivered in his rolling baritone.†   (source)
  • Cooper inclined his head toward one of the bathrooms, where Mr. McDaniels's booming baritone could be heard from the shower.†   (source)
  • His father's enthusiastic crooning was unmistakable, as was Bob's rumbling baritone, but the third voice was unfamiliar—a woman, whose deep and playful singing almost managed to rescue the jazzy number.†   (source)
  • Specifically, this had been not much more than a year ago, when, at the just-liberated camp in the terminal hours of that existence she no longer allowed herself to remember, the Russian voice—a bass-baritone but harsh, corrosive as lye—pierced her delirium, penetrated the sweat and the fever and the kennel filth of the hard straw-strewn wooden shelf where she lay, to mutter over her in an impassive tone, "I think this one is finished too."†   (source)
  • In all the natural volume of her baritone voice she thundered them out to the scattered and few who had waited under lights too poor to read by-first in the colored waiting room, then in the white waiting room, to echo both times from the vault of the roof: "...Meridian.†   (source)
  • During this small hiatus Sophie, almost breathless, continued to focus upon the image of Jan, his mouth slightly parted beneath snub nose and blue eyes as his gaze shifted from the Commandant (pacing the office, as was so often his restless habit) to the possessor of this disembodied baritone voice—no longer the diabolical marauder of her dream, but simply the remembered stranger who had enchanted her with promises of trips to Leipzig, Hamburg, Bayreuth, Bonn.†   (source)
  • JIM [wistfully]: I sang the baritone lead in that operetta.†   (source)
  • He sang in his powerful quartette baritone: "Beware!†   (source)
  • The man had a beautiful baritone voice, and he drew from some deep well of emotional power.†   (source)
  • He sings in a boisterous baritone, rapping on the table with his knuckles at the indicated spots in the song.†   (source)
  • Someone shuffled through the pile of old records again and put on an old scratchy recording of a dramatic baritone singing "In The Valley of Sunshine and Roses.†   (source)
  • A fresh supply of pill-boxes was brought in from the Bursary; a new distribution was hastily made and, to the sound of the Voice's richly affectionate, baritone valedictions, the twins dispersed, blubbering as though their hearts would break.†   (source)
  • For a short time the dogs moiled, whimpering, then they set off again, fulltongued, drooling, and dragged and carried the running and cursing men at top speed back to the cabin, where, feet planted and with backflung heads and backrolled eyeballs, they bayed the empty doorway with the passionate abandon of two baritones singing Italian opera.†   (source)
  • The first tenor and the baritone arrived together.†   (source)
  • He shook his hand warmly; he unbent in a smile; his baritone was mellow.†   (source)
  • Paul had a very indifferent baritone voice, but a good ear.†   (source)
  • She told him he had a pleasant baritone and offered to give him lessons.†   (source)
  • In the abrupt silence one could hear the doctor's soft, drawling baritone.†   (source)
  • 'A Ferris wheel,' Rudolph entered the conversation in a deep baritone voice.†   (source)
  • The baritone had not seen her but he had been told that she was very fine.†   (source)
  • The baritone was asked what did he think of Mrs. Kearney's conduct.†   (source)
  • Dr. Krokowski's baritone called him calmly and solemnly by name and repeated his command.†   (source)
  • "That's it, Alexey," said the captain, in his loud baritone.†   (source)
  • Hurrah!" he exclaimed in his dashing, old, hussar's baritone.†   (source)
  • Next there could be heard the baritone buzz of a holly tree.†   (source)
  • "Yes, Rosamond, I shall," said Lydgate, in his strong baritone.†   (source)
  • "Alexandra," he said slowly, in his deep young baritone, "I don't want to go away to law school this fall.†   (source)
  • The famous baritone, Carolus Fonta, had hardly finished Doctor Faust's first appeal to the powers of darkness, when M. Firmin Richard, who was sitting in the ghost's own chair, the front chair on the right, leaned over to his partner and asked him chaffingly: "Well, has the ghost whispered a word in your ear yet?"†   (source)
  • [He begins to sing in a nasal operatic baritone, tremulous from an eternity of misuse in the French manner]†   (source)
  • He had a good baritone voice and always led the singing when we went to church services at the sod schoolhouse.†   (source)
  • It was a brash baritone, but he found it lovely today, and his own singing inspired him more and more.†   (source)
  • At this the young girl began to interpret the melody upon the organ, emitting a thin though correct strain, at the same time joining her rather high soprano with that of her mother, together with the rather dubious baritone of the father.†   (source)
  • In one corner were Mr. Holohan, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Miss Beirne, two of the stewards, the baritone, the bass, and Mr. O'Madden Burke.†   (source)
  • And after he had done all that, she had enough of him, and came along with a matador, a compelling personality with a splendid baritone.†   (source)
  • When the strain of the silence had become somewhat painful Miss Healy said to the baritone: "Have you seen Mrs. Pat Campbell this week?"†   (source)
  • He had...that is, the house record library contained one particular piece, "Valentin's Prayer" from Gounod's Faust, baritone and orchestra, very attractive.†   (source)
  • Two men in outdoor dress had taken possession of the fireplace and were chatting familiarly with Miss Healy and the baritone.†   (source)
  • As he shook the young man's hand, an effusive smile revealed yellowish teeth under his beard, and in a baritone voice betraying the drawl of a foreign accent, he said, "We bid you welcome, Herr Castorp.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Kearney had to stand aside to allow the baritone and his accompanist to pass up to the platform.†   (source)
  • "You seem surprised to see me, Herr Castorp," he had said in his gentle baritone; his consciously affected, drawling accent had an exotic, palatalized r—not a rolled r, but simply a single tap of the tongue just behind the upper front teeth.†   (source)
  • As he gazed at Frau Chauchat's limp back, Hans Castorp's thoughts grew jumbled, ceased being thoughts, became daydreams into which Dr. Krokowski's drawling baritone and gently rolled r drifted from some great distance.†   (source)
  • The first tenor and the baritone and Miss Healy stood together, waiting tranquilly, but Mr. Bell's nerves were greatly agitated because he was afraid the audience would think that he had come late.†   (source)
  • They called for more and got it: a human voice came from the cabinet, a male voice, both gentle and forceful, accompanied by an orchestra, a celebrated Italian baritone—and now there could be no talk of any diminution or distancing.†   (source)
  • And then Joachim heard the word "Enter!" in the resounding baritone of the occupant, with that exotic, tapped r sound and a diphthongized distortion of the vowel—and saw his cousin vanish into the twilight of Dr. Krokowski's analytical pit.†   (source)
  • He was back again in the salon early the next morning, before breakfast even; sitting down in an armchair and folding his hands in his lap, he let a splendid baritone sing to him from the cabinet: "Blick' ich umher in diesem edlen Kreise.†   (source)
  • It was a strong, warm baritone, and its song was in three parts, consisting of a frame of two closely related stanzas, quite religious in nature, almost in the style of a Protestant chorale, and a middle stanza that had a gallant, chivalresque spirit, warlike, lighthearted, but equally devout—which was what gave it such a French military feel.†   (source)
  • All his faults were marked by kindred traits, and were those of a man who had a fine baritone, whose clothes hung well upon him, and who even in his ordinary gestures had an air of inbred distinction.†   (source)
  • Some time after our rupture, you wished to study music, under the celebrated baritone who made such a successful appearance at the Theatre Italien; at the same time I felt inclined to learn dancing of the danseuse who acquired such a reputation in London.†   (source)
  • The naval officer spoke in a particularly sonorous, musical, and aristocratic baritone voice, pleasantly swallowing his r's and generally slurring his consonants: the voice of a man calling out to his servant, "Heah!†   (source)
  • Clean and fresh as if you'd been to a fete, not like us sinners of the line," cried Rostov, with martial swagger and with baritone notes in his voice, new to Boris, pointing to his own mud-bespattered breeches.†   (source)
  • [Pg242] VII Differences in Spelling § 1 /Typical Forms/—Some of the salient differences between American and English spelling are shown in the following list of common words: /American/ /English/ Anemia anaemia aneurism aneurysm annex (noun) annexe arbor arbour armor armour asphalt asphalte ataxia ataxy ax axe balk (verb) baulk baritone barytone bark (ship) barque behavior behaviour behoove behove buncombe bunkum burden (ship's) burthen cachexia cachexy caliber calibre candor candour center centre check (bank) cheque checkered chequered cider cyder clamor clamour clangor clangour cloture closure[1] color colour connection connexion councilor councillor counselor counsellor co†   (source)
  • BLOOM: (Mumbles) Awaiting your further orders we remain, gentlemen, BELLO: (With a hard basilisk stare, in a baritone voice) Hound of dishonour!†   (source)
  • A phenomenally beautiful tenor voice like that, the rarest of boons, which Bloom appreciated at the very first note he got out, could easily, if properly handled by some recognised authority on voice production such as Barraclough and being able to read music into the bargain, command its own price where baritones were ten a penny and procure for its fortunate possessor in the near future an entrée into fashionable houses in the best residential quarters of financial magnates in a large way of business and titled people where with his university degree of B. A. (a huge ad in its way) and gentlemanly bearing to all the more influence the good impression h†   (source)
  • Further attempts in the same direction are to be seen in the substitution of simple consonants for compound consonants, as in /plow/, /bark/, /check/, /vial/ and /draft/; in the substitution of /i/ for /y/ to bring words into harmony with analogues, as in /tire/, /cider/ and /baritone/ (/cf.†   (source)
  • To crossing swords and gray hairs bared to heaven,
    The clear electric base and baritone of the world,
    The trombone duo, Libertad forever!†   (source)
  • All music is what awakes from you when you are reminded by the instruments,
    It is not the violins and the cornets, it is not the oboe nor the
    beating drums, nor the score of the baritone singer singing his
    sweet romanza, nor that of the men's chorus, nor that of the
    women's chorus,
    It is nearer and farther than they.†   (source)
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