Sentence Examples with the word Tolling

The custom of tolling the curfew still prevails in Okehampton.

Where the orchestra shows that Parsifal is becoming half-conscious of his quest while Kundry is beguiling him with memories of his mother, - and also during the two changes of scene to the Hall of the Grail, where the orchestra mingles the agony of Amfortas and the sorrow of the knights with the tolling of the great bells, - the polyphony is almost as dramatic as in Tristan; while the prelude and the Charfreitagszauber are among the clearest examples of the sublime since Beethoven.

Thick, but drawn down to an extremely thin edge, and filling the cavern with tones like tolling bells when struck heavily by the hand.