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FACE

A mnemonic used in music to remember the notes on the spaces of the treble clef (F, A, C, and E), in order from lowest to highest. (Often used in conjunction with "Every Good Boy Does Fine" or similar, a mnemonic for the notes on the lines of the treble clef.) If you're having trouble remembering the notes during the quiz, just think of your FACE and remember that Every Good Boy Does Fine!
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He concentrated upon that face; all else about him was a whirling void.
"I'll meet you outside, after the last act," Martin whispered, the while his face showed undivided interest in the buck-and-wing dancing on the stage.
It was a happy lot for children to grow up to manhood or womanhood with the Great Stone Face before their eyes, for all the features were noble, and the expression was at once grand and sweet, as if it were the glow of a vast, warm heart, that embraced all mankind in its affections, and had room for more.
As we began with saying, a mother and her little boy sat at their cottage-door, gazing at the Great Stone Face, and talking about it.
As I walked close by her and looked keenly into her face, she cast down her eyes and half turned away.
She was very tired and cold, --so tired she seemed hardly to have the spirit to eat, and evidently the cold had taken tight clutch of her lungs, for she had a cough that went to my heart to hear, and her face was ghastly pale.
Swathed about his forehead, and hanging down over his face, so low as to be shaken by his breath, Mr.
Suddenly we heard a yelp and a volley of furious blasphemy from the companion hatchway, and the deformed man with the black face came up hurriedly.
When he was thirteen and I was half his age the terrible news came, and I have been told the face of my mother was awful in its calmness as she set off to get between Death and her boy.
"Honest, I do," he hastened to add at sight of her shocked face. "I don't mean water an' soap, but look there." His hand closed reverently but firmly on her arm.
Boris was tall and fair, and his calm and handsome face had regular, delicate features.
The look of surprise on the savage face was almost comical, and before Tarzan could unsling his bow the fellow had turned and fled down the path crying out in alarm as though to others before him.
It is the shadow of pain which touches the young face with such pathetic patience, but Beth seldom complains and always speaks hopefully of `being better soon'.
She could scarce wait for the coming of the day that she might look again upon the bright face of her little, black-eyed Jack.
She drew back from him with aversion, and without looking in his face answered: