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That evening calm betrayed alike the tinkle of the nearest streams, the sough of the most remote.
I should hear it still rippling on with its gentle harpsichord tinkle, as I stretched myself down among the cool lavendered sheets, and little by little let slip the multifarious world.
He was justified by the event; for the footpath soon after appeared a little wider and more worn, and the tinkle of a small bell gave the knight to understand that he was in the vicinity of some chapel or hermitage.
There is the creaking of a chain, and the loud tinkle as the check of the capstan falls into the ratchet.
A dark regiment moved before them, and from behind also came the tinkle of equipments on the bodies of marching men.
From afar at the end of Tsar Peter Straat, issued in the frosty air the tinkle of bells of the horse tramcars, appearing and disappearing in the opening between the buildings, like little toy carriages harnessed with toy horses and played with by people that appeared no bigger than children.
A little tinkle, as of cinders falling from a grate, replied; a movement--a fire was gently stirred; and the slight rustle of life continuing, a step paced equably backwards and forwards, backwards and forwards, in the apartment.
The scales are either taken out of the maker's pockets by the workers, or tinkle down on the workers while they wait.
The voices of early evening had settled down to one soothing hum whose deepest note was the steady chumping of the bullocks above their chopped straw, and whose highest was the tinkle of a Bengali dancing-girl's sitar.
This effect was the dim reverberating tinkle as of some far-off bell hung who should say where?
Often I had to lose sight of it on account of the tangled brush-wood, but I was always within earshot of its tinkle and splash.
There was a bell beside the gate, and Dorothy pushed the button and heard a silvery tinkle sound within.