A horrid turmoil of mind and body; bursting sobs; broken, vanishing thoughts, now of indignation, now of remorse; broken elementary whiffs of consciousness, of the smell of the horse-hair on the chair bottom, of the jangling of church bells
that now began to make day horrible throughout the confines of the city, of the hard floor that bruised his knees, of the taste of tears that found their way into his mouth: for a period of time, the duration of which I cannot guess, while I refuse to dwell longer on its agony, these were the whole of God's world for John Nicholson.
The church bells
everywhere were ringing for service, just as usual on Sundays.
It was a crisp, clear day, the first of its order for some time; the night had brought a touch of frost, and the autumn air, bright and sharp, made the church bells
Darkness closed around, and then came the ringing of church bells
and the distant beating of the military drums in the Palace Courtyard, as the women sat knitting, knitting.
The streets are sprinkled from end to end with shovel-hatted, long-robed, well-fed priests, and the church bells
by dozens are pealing all the day long, nearly.
The church bells
were ringing for evensong, and a squad of Salvation Army lassies came singing down Waterloo Road.
The subject of this dialogue and of these concluding remarks, which were uttered in a tone of philosophical meditation, was, as the reader will have divined, no other than Barnaby, who, with his flag in hand, stood sentry in the little patch of sunlight at the distant door, or walked to and fro outside, singing softly to himself; and keeping time to the music of some clear church bells
I alight wet and weary; no enthusiastic crowds press forward to greet their champion; the church bells
are silent; the very name elicits no responsive feeling in their torpid bosoms.
The sexton therefore took him into his house, and he had to ring the church bell
The old church bell
rang out the hour with a mournful sound, as if it had grown sad from so much communing with the dead and unheeded warning to the living; the fallen leaves rustled; the grass stirred upon the graves; all else was still and sleeping.
SACR is working with the Keltek Trust which helps find new uses for church bells
across the UK to find another kirk near Paisley.
The President insisted that the church bells
belong to the country as he slammed the US troops for the massacre in Balangiga, Samar in the 1900s.