The king of the country was also observant of it, and vowed that he who could discover whence the sounds proceeded, should have the title of "Universal Bell-ringer
," even if it were not really a bell.
He had a due value for the Vincys' house, but the wariest men are apt to be dulled by routine, and on worried mornings will sometimes go through their business with the zest of the daily bell-ringer
The sturdy landlord had a large pair of dull fish-like eyes, and the little man who had hazarded the remark about the moon (and who was the parish-clerk and bell-ringer
of Chigwell, a village hard by) had little round black shiny eyes like beads; moreover this little man wore at the knees of his rusty black breeches, and on his rusty black coat, and all down his long flapped waistcoat, little queer buttons like nothing except his eyes; but so like them, that as they twinkled and glistened in the light of the fire, which shone too in his bright shoe-buckles, he seemed all eyes from head to foot, and to be gazing with every one of them at the unknown customer.
At one corner of the church, near the door, stood the ancient font, and behind it a deep recess in which there hung the ropes for the bell-ringers
One devastated bell-ringer
said: "We received letters over the weekend inviting us all to a meeting at Church House but we had no idea what it was about.
One of the most exciting aspects of the tournament, Cody says, is the drawing for bell-ringer
As I'm a keen bell-ringer
, this seemed a well-deserved way to pay tribute to his great talent.
Michael Scott, Christ Church historian and current bell-ringer
, said: "The ringers were determined to keep up the old traditions even though it meant them missing out on coronation parties or missing watching the event on the 'new fangled' televisions.
Data was collected through three tools: a Pre- and Post- Intervention Survey, weekly Homework Checks, and weekly Bell-ringer
A MAN believed to be Britain's oldest bell-ringer
yesterday celebrated his 100th birthday by performing at a special church service.
Kittie Fidermutz, 42, who has been coordinating the bell-ringer
program for the Salvation Army in eastern Ventura County for 11 years, volunteered as supervisor for the shelter program after longtime director John Purvis stepped down this year.
John Cummins was a bell-ringer
at St Mary's 1947-1992 (including being Captain of the Change-ringers 1971-89) and Archdiocesan Archivist 198392.