The condenser method of making oscillations is analogous to the production of air vibrations by twanging a harp string at short intervals.
That while her fingers touch the harp Wafting sweet music o'er the lea, It is for thee thus swells her heart, Sighing its message out to thee...
In the middle of their talk in the sitting room, Dimmler came in and went up to the harp that stood there in a corner.
Although his poetical works are all comprised in one small volume, he strikes every string of the old harp of Iceland.
His hands were then bound, and he was cast into a den of venomous serpents; but he played so sweetly on the harp with his toes that he charmed the reptiles, except one adder, by which he was stung to death.
In the music of the harp which trembles round the world it is the insisting on this which thrills us.
At a sufficient distance over the woods this sound acquires a certain vibratory hum, as if the pine needles in the horizon were the strings of a harp which it swept.
The chief musical instrument was the harp (hearpe), which is often mentioned.
Papuans are very fond of music, using Pan-pipes, a Jew's harp of the Papuans' own fabrication, and the flute; on occasions Musk.
I harp (multiplied quant.