Phrases with "echoing"

Rudyard Kipling Go along, old man, and bless you!’ Hummil turned on his heel to face the echoing desolation of his bungalow, and the first thing he saw standing in the verandah was the figure of himself. Life’s Handicap by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

One long sustained cry would go ringing and echoing into the distance, the cool, dear and dewy night sending it far amongst the sandhills. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

It seemed to them they were talking in a dark and echoing vault. Typhoon by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Mary Webb She remembered its echoing rooms and the sound as of dresses rustling that came along the passages while she put on the green gown. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

I found myself echoing his words. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

George Gissing Cyrus Redgrave was dead—dead!—the word kept echoing in her mind. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

George Gissing Then a policeman came along with echoing tread, and eyed her suspiciously. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Leon Trotsky In this they were simply echoing Adler himself, who, although he tolerated extremes of chauvinism, did not approve of them. My Life by Leon Trotsky

William Makepeace Thackeray Yells of frantic laughter and song came booming and clanging through the echoing arches, the doors clapped to with loud reverberations. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray

E. Phillips Oppenheim In the small room the sound of the revolver shot, echoing backwards and forwards, sounded almost like a cannonade. The Long Arm of Mannister by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1909]

In vain I would then have turned from this scene, to darkened aisle or lofty dome, echoing with melodious praise. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

George Meredith As for a girl, an unmarried, handsome girl, admittedly beautiful, her interjections, echoing a man, were ridiculous, and not a little annoying now and them, for she could be piercingly sarcastic. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Felix, echoing it, went quickly on: “It was dusk when I told my story, and from dark to dawn we sat with eyes fixed on each other’s face, without sleep and without rest. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

At that moment Mr. Carlyle and their guests were heard to return, and ascend to their respective apartments, Lord Vane’s gleeful voice echoing through the house. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

And on top of all that had come that crash of thunder, every now and then echoing all through the black sky. The Place of the Lion by Charles Williams [1931]

T. E. Lawrence Their echoing explosions gave the German detachment a bad night. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

George Meredith He heads the subscription list of Lady Blachington’s Charity.’ Victor chuckled at Colney’s humping of shoulders and mouth, while the tempest seemed echoing a sulphurous pessimist. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

Mark Twain The call went echoing down the empty aisles and died out in the distance in a faint sound that resembled a ripple of mocking laughter. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

Algernon Blackwood He drew me within the chilly hall-way, the sound of our feet echoing up the spiral staircase of stone. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Willa Cather Hearing a step in the empty, echoing hall without, the doctor closed the cupboard again, snapping the Yale lock. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Walter Scott Walk with the stealthy pace Which Nature teaches deer, When, echoing in the chase, The hunter’s horn they hear. Count Robert of Paris by Walter Scott [1832]

Sometimes our aeroplanes flew over and let loose the aerial torpedoes whose tremendous echoing roar makes the earth tremble even at two miles’ distance. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Isabella Bird Besides six stories above ground, there were large light rooms under the building, and under Broadway itself, echoing with the roll of its 10,000 vehicles. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Ivan Turgenev Already the little bridge was echoing under the wheels and the horses’ hoofs, and the avenue of lopped pines was drawing nearer . Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Washington Irving They entered, the door was closed and bolted, and the mason was conducted through an echoing corridor, and a spacious hall, to an interior part of the building. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

The door did not quite close again and the voices and steps of his departing friends came echoing back as Braith raised a black-edged letter from the floor. In the Quarter by Robert W. Chambers

George Gissing This cry came again, echoing fearfully through the halls and galleries of this palace of marble. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

George MacDonald A terrible noise was rumbling overhead, like the rolling beat of great drums echoing through a brazen vault. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

Arthur Machen And Lycidas was probably the most perfect piece of pure literature in existence; because every word and phrase and line were sonorous, ringing and echoing with music. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

The Squire came away echoing the words in his heart. Caromel’s Farm by Ellen Wood [1878]

D. H. Lawrence There is a cry in answer to the peewits, echoing louder and stronger the lamentation of the lapwings, a wail which hushes the birds. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Rudyard Kipling It was impossible to sit still in the dark, empty, echoing house and watch the punkah beat the dead air. Life’s Handicap by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu And now came a great knocking at the hall door, echoing dully through the house. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

T. E. Lawrence The volleys of the Turkish rifles, echoing in the narrow place, were doubled by the impact of their bullets against the rocks behind our party. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Lucy Maud Montgomery All the school girls and boys had one golden afternoon gathering them, coming home in the clear, echoing twilight with arms and baskets full of flowery spoil. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

H.P. Lovecraft As I have said, all furniture and other movables were absent; but the sculptures gave a clear idea of the strange devices which had once filled these tomblike, echoing rooms. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

Ralph Waldo Emerson His countrymen forsook the lofty sides of Parnassus, on which they had once walked with echoing steps, and disused the studies once so beloved; the powers of thought fell into neglect. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

A white-haired maître d’hôtel came out into the echoing hall to answer the stranger’s inquiries. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

There was an echoing roar, and the bullet buried itself in the maidan, wide of the mark. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Ivan Turgenev I sit huddled up in a corner; and in my head the line keeps echoing and echoing — ‘How fair, how fresh were the roses . Dream tales and prose poems by Ivan Turgenev

Charles Dickens The beggar tried to thank her as she lay, And heard the echoing footsteps die away. The Haunted House by Charles Dickens [1859]

Marjorie Bowen Giannotto stood bewildered in the doorway; nothing left of the wild tumult that had filled spaces save echoing shouts and trampling hoofs. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

D. H. Lawrence Gerald stood transfixed, his soul echoing in horror. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

He had so often taken his violin up there and played in concert with them, echoing and catching all their notes. Signa by Ouida

Edna St. Vincent Millay A splendour hung Upon the walls, and such sweet songs were sung As, echoing out of very long ago, Had called me from the house of Life, I know. Renascence and other poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay

The terrible stranger, in his low, echoing voice, replied: “Go on; confess all. A Stable for Nightmares by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Sinclair Lewis He was conscious of a voice which he had been hearing for centuries, echoing from a distant point of light and flashing through ever-widening corridors of a dream. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Charles Dickens So, waving his hand slightly, and putting on his hat as he turned upon his heel, he went clanking out as he had come, shut the door behind him, and tramped down the echoing stairs. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

It was less than a quarter of an hour since she had been walking with him up and down that cloistered way, in which his footsteps were echoing with a hollow sound; and now ——. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

George Gissing The last his friend heard of him was an unexplained laugh, echoing far down the staircase. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

And all the while the devilish noise, echoing from thousands of stone buildings, went on and on and on, like a tropical rainstorm. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Edith Wharton The quiver in her voice silenced Stanwell: he was afraid of echoing it with his own. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

Olaf Stapledon But if the substance is unknowable, why introduce it at all? To this, common sense, echoing the thought of the past, might reply that. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Thomas Hardy Circumstance lent to evil words a ring of pitiless justice echoing from the grave. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Rightly or wrongly, we expect from a man of national importance a larger and at the same time a more scrupulous precision of speech, for it is possible that it may go echoing down the ages. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

It was followed by a rattling, crashing sound, mingled with shrieks, screams, and horrible, echoing sounds of pain and fear unutterable. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

Sinclair Lewis It was an echoing and gaping church, and presently it was packed, the aisles full. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Arnold Bennett The plotters were all prepared; they took their victim for a simpleton, a ninny, a lamb! In the damp echoing interior Edwin gazed without seeing, and heard as in a dream without listening. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

From the farthest corners of great Russia, whereupon desperate street-fighting burst like a wave, news of Kerensky’s defeat came echoing back the immense roar of proletarian victory. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

E. T. A. Hoffmann The street door creaked, and slow, heavy, echoing steps crossed the passage towards the stairs. The Sand-Man by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Her sisters Louisa and Emily were with her for the greater part of the time, echoing her lamentations like a feeble chorus. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Edith Wharton And now, as she stood there, in that hideously familiar room, the silence went on echoing with her cry. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Presently there was a far-off echoing sound — a sound of tapping and strange hollow cries; the beat had started. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Arnold Bennett A cough from behind a half-open door came echoing out and filled the night and the passage. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

H. G. Wells There they were, every day and all the days, just the same, echoing his own stagnation. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

T. E. Lawrence Through the great door of the barrack I called, up the dusty echoing corridors. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Hell was a great cold echoing cave where there was neither past nor future; a black, echoing desolation. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Anna Katherine Green Instinctively she pushed her veil still further from her features as she deprecatingly replied: “You are but echoing your sex in criticising mine as impulsive. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Long corridors, echoing with noise, led away from each landing. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Willa Cather It led up and up, by granite rocks and stunted pines, around deep ravines and echoing gorges. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Robert Louis Stevenson Otto, who was weary with tossing and beset with horrid phantoms of remorse and jealousy, instantly fell dead in love with that sun-chequered, echoing corner. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

H. G. Wells A little railway station, a string of loaded trucks, a signal-box, and the back of a cottage, shot by the carriage window, and a bridge passed with a clap of noise, echoing the tumult of the train. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Edith Wharton The quietness of the great echoing place gave him a foretaste of the solitude to come. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

Arthur Machen There is a bird that sings in the valley of the Soar; Its voice is golden, like the ringing of the saints’ bells; Sweet is the valley, echoing with melodies. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

Every living being in that great place save one dropped where he was, and lay writhing feebly beneath the awful, echoing dome. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

Then, in the midst of the empty, echoing courtyard, Nana, Pauline and other big girls engaged in games of battledore and shuttlecock. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

What a disagreeable impression that empty, dark, echoing steamer had made upon him . End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

T. E. Lawrence They expected him next day; so we passed two nights in this strange-coloured, echoing place. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Plucking up courage, Bunting called out, his voice echoing freshly on the still air: “Mr. Sleuth, sir? Mr. Sleuth!” The lodger stopped and turned round. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Now and then a half-starved workman limped past, his sabots echoing on the frozen pavement. In the Quarter by Robert W. Chambers

William Makepeace Thackeray Your guides carry a couple of little lanterns which redouble the darkness in the solitary echoing street. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray

H.P. Lovecraft In the supreme horror of that second I forgot what had horrified me, and the burst of black memory vanished in a chaos of echoing images. The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft [1921]

Elizabeth Gaskell On the hard, echoing sands, and distinct from the ceaseless murmur of the salt sea waves, came footsteps — nearer — nearer. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

For the rest he seemed to be solitary in that immense echoing house. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

E. T. A. Hoffmann Nearer and nearer and nearer came the echoing footsteps. The Sand-Man by E. T. A. Hoffmann

His resounding laughter could be heard, echoing down the staircase as he remounted to his garret, exulting over his extensive winnings. Honore de Balzac by Albert Keim and Louis Lumet [1914]

A. E. W. Mason Then he walked to his chambers along the echoing streets and sat at his window; and some time afterwards the hoot of a motor-horn broke the silence and a car stopped and whirred in the street below. The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A. E. W. Mason [1917]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Behold! here is a spectacle which should be ushered in by the peal of trumpets, if Naumkeag had ever yet heard that cheery music, and by the roar of cannon, echoing among the woods. The Snow Image and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1851]

Washington Irving I could only hear now and then the shouts of the school-boys faintly swelling from the cloisters, and the sound of a bell tolling for prayers, echoing soberly along the roofs of the abbey. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

Had she turned her face my way just a little? Illusion! And the double door above closed with an echoing sound along the empty galleries. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Wilkie Collins The discord of the roaring “people” (still echoing in his ears) had sharpened his customary sensibility to the poetry of sound, as composed by Mozart, and as interpreted by piano and violin. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Algernon Blackwood And the voice continued deeply, as if echoing down hollow aisles of stone. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Rudyard Kipling Three days of torment passed in the big, echoing white rooms. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Henry James But he instantly caught himself up, echoing her bad words. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

How sharply, deeply clear to Herries, in whose ears might be echoing yet the crash of the derisive boughs. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Edith Wharton Vance started back across the echoing parquet to the library; but halfway he met Lorry returning. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Joseph Furphy Ay, mun!” “A-y-y, mun!” rejoined my companion, echoing my home-sick sigh. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

F. Scott Fitzgerald The hazy yellow vault is full of echoing shouts. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

George Gissing In this way they all traversed the short distance to Clerkenwell Green, either party echoing the other’s objurgations along the thinly-peopled streets. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Old Perkins would keep her out of bed to mix the grogs, till he was ready to climb the bare stone staircase, echoing from top to bottom with his stumbles. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Arthur Conan Doyle Thrice it swelled forth and thrice it sank away, echoing and reverberating amidst the crags. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Walter Scott Listening profoundly, he even thought he caught such accents as befit those graves of living men, the faint echoing of groans and sighs, sounding as it were from the deep abyss beneath. Count Robert of Paris by Walter Scott [1832]