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But this fact that an electro-magnet would set a tuning-fork humming was new to Bell and very attractive.
Perhaps, with momentary truth of feeling, she thought how much happier had been her fate, if, after years of bliss, the bell were now tolling for her funeral, and she were followed to the grave by the old affection of her earliest lover, long her husband.
Here's the gist of the matter in two words: you are to rise on tiptoe, as I tell you; in that way you will be able to reach the pocket of the manikin, you will rummage it, you will pull out the purse that is there,--and if you do all this without our hearing the sound of a bell, all is well: you shall be a vagabond.
Tinker Bell," he called softly, after making sure that the children were asleep, "Tink, where are you?
Expanding more and more, it rose up, up; up, up; higher, higher, higher up; awakening agitated hearts within the burly piles of oak: the hollow bells, the iron-bound doors, the stairs of solid stone; until the tower walls were insufficient to contain it, and it soared into the sky.
Expect the first tomorrow, when the bell tolls One.
Then he suddenly bethought him of his little bell, and taking it out of his pocket he rang it once.
Compiegne, that royal residence and fortified town, is well furnished with authorities, gendarmes, and commissaries of police; they therefore began operations as soon as the telegraphic despatch arrived, and the Bell and Bottle being the best-known hotel in the town, they had naturally directed their first inquiries there.
The bell was about to strike, and it was a matter of absolute and pre-eminent necessity that every body should look well at his watch.
Then another bell sounded, and they ran downstairs.
In a moment more, the gardener-groom appears at the door to answer the bell.
I venture, therefore, to propose that a small bell be procured, and attached by a ribbon round the neck of the Cat.
Then the bell above the throne, which sounded whenever an enchantment was broken, began to ring, and the King gave a start of annoyance and exclaimed, "Rocketty-ricketts
Julian (ring the bell, if you please), is that you should describe yourself in your letter as feeling an interest in this person.
People said "The Evening Bell is sounding, the sun is setting.