Among the many plans suggested, the one that found most favor was the proposal to tie a bell to the neck of the Cat, so that the Mice, being warned by the sound of the tinkling
, might run away and hide themselves in their holes at his approach.
She was suddenly startled by the tinkling
alarum--high, sharp, and irregular--of a little bell.
Many of this strange company wore foolscaps, and had little bells appended to their garments, tinkling with a silvery sound, responsive to the inaudible music of their gleesome spirits.
Often, the whole colony were playing at blindman's buff, magistrates and all, with their eyes bandaged, except a single scapegoat, whom the blinded sinners pursued by the tinkling of the bells at his garments.
Too expensive and jolly, again thought I, pausing one moment to watch the broad glare in the street, and hear the sounds of the tinkling
He ceased; and there arose from the little buzzing creature a tiny, low, monotonous, but distinct tinkling
, as from one of your Spaceland phonographs, from which I caught these words, "Infinite beatitude of existence!
They found her a charming companion, and her dancing and laughter--for she laughed at times like the tinkling
of a silver bell--did much to enliven their journey and keep them contented.
Camping WHEN we were young my wife and I We thought that camping we'd give a try Found a lovely spot by a tinkling
stream The sort of spot you see in a dream Fed and watered and oh!
I'm not a scientist, but it really makes sense to me and after years of the frustrating sound of coins tinkling
through the slots and into the tray, at least I now have an idea why.
towpath bells IN reply to Andy Whitworth (Mailbag, September 11) I completely agree with his comments that there are good guys and bad guys and we should all try and get along, but he's missed the point.
Collectively they are known as the Octave Tinkling
Twosome who have penned songs about significant events such as the Diamond Jubilee.
Nothing says "small gathering of close friends and family to celebrate the imminent arrival of a baby" better than a custom-made jewellery box complete with a ballerina looking like Kim Kardashian and playing a tinkling
version of Kanye West's Hey Mama.