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tunes

n. a record; a record album; music in general. (see also tunage.) I got some new tunes. Wanna come over and listen?
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Why, the Scotch tunes are just like a scolding, nagging woman," Bartle went on, without deigning to notice Mr.
There was war between the man and the boy ever since Dan had discovered that the mere whistling of that tune would make him angry as he heaved the lead.
With his eyes fixed on the beams above, Disko began this ancient, ancient ditty, Tom Platt flourishing all round him to make the tune and words fit a little:
Ah, I knew it was "The flaxen-headed ploughboy": there's no finer tune.
But the phonograph continued playing the dreary tune, so Ojo seized the crank, jerked it free and threw it into the road.
Thwackum and Square likewise sung to the same tune.
As they were nearing home she suddenly struck up the air of As 'twas growing dark last night- the tune of which she had all the way been trying to get and had at last caught.
Too much horrified to speak, They can only shriek, shriek, Out of tune, In a clamorous appealing to the mercy of the fire, In a mad expostulation with the deaf and frantic fire, Leaping higher, higher, higher, With a desperate desire, And a resolute endeavor Now - now to sit, or never, By the side of the pale-faced moon.
It may not be a good one, for poetry is out of my line, but it will serve my purpose--which is, to give the unGerman young girl a jingle of words to hang the tune on until she can get hold of a good version, made by some one who is a poet and knows how to convey a poetical thought from one language to another.
Now the Princess came walking past with all her ladies-in- waiting, and when she heard the tune she stood still and her face beamed with joy, for she also could play 'Where is Augustus dear?
A tune much iterated has the ridiculous effect of making the words in my mind perform a sort of minuet to keep time--an effect hardly tolerable, I imagine, after boyhood.
And I'll have the meat pie ready for an early tea instead of for dinner," said Polly; and away she went, while he made his preparations to the tune of "Polly's the woman and no mistake", of which tune he was very fond.
I can harp a tune so merry that a forlorn lover will forget he is jilted," said Robin.
By the way, the tune was rather a curious one, and you might like to try it for yourself, so here are the notes.
The great actress desires some one to tune her clavecin:- -