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soprano
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
highest-ranged singing voice, normally possessed by women or boys
  • The contralto will not care to catechise the bass; the tenor will foresee no embarrassing dearth of remark in evenings spent with the lovely soprano.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (63% in)
  • The sense of mutual fitness that springs from the two deep notes fulfilling expectation just at the right moment between the notes of the silvery soprano, from the perfect accord of descending thirds and fifths, from the preconcerted loving chase of a fugue, is likely enough to supersede any immediate demand for less impassioned forms of agreement.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (61% in)
  • In that case, the linnet-throated soprano and the full-toned bass singing,— "With thee delight is ever new, With thee is life incessant bliss," believed what they sang all the more because they sang it.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (65% in)

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