Sentence Examples with the word Chimes

One wheel slowly moved, another was set in motion, and a third, and wheels began to revolve faster and faster, levers and cogwheels to work, chimes to play, figures to pop out, and the hands to advance with regular motion as a result of all that activity.

The tightly coiled spring was released, the clock began to whirr and the chimes to play.

He published several volumes of sermons, and a book of verse entitled Sabbath Chimes (1867, new edition 1880).

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High, bearing the great clock which chimes the quarters on four bells, and strikes the hours on a bell weighing over 13 tons, named Big Ben after Sir Benjamin Hall, First Commissioner of Works at the time when the clock was erected.