Sentence Examples with the word trumpet

But ere her commander, who, with trumpet to mouth, stood up in his boat; ere he could hopefully hail, Ahab's voice was heard.

He was the national bard of justice, humanity and reform, whose voice went up as a trumpet until the victory was won.

LITUUS, the cavalry trumpet of the Romans, said by Macrobius (Saturn.

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Other characteristic plants of the Coastal Plain are the cranberry, wild rice, wild yam, wax myrtle, wistaria, trumpet flower, passion flower, holly and white alder.

Trumpet answered trumpet above the steady beat of drums and the rhythm of marching feet.

With a kind of trumpet formed out of a shell he terrified the Titans in their fight with the Olympian gods.

But sometimes it was a really noble and inspiring strain that reached these woods, and the trumpet that sings of fame, and I felt as if I could spit a Mexican with a good relish--for why should we always stand for trifles?--and looked round for a woodchuck or a skunk to exercise my chivalry upon.

It happens too often that your trumpet call is unheeded.

This passage shows that if Beethoven had had the modern trumpet at his disposal, while he would no doubt freely have used its resources, he would nevertheless have maintained its character as an instrument founded on the natural scale, and would have agreed with Brahms that the nobility and purity of its tone depends upon its faithful adherence, at least within symphonic limits, to types of melody suggestive of that scale.

Either is in such a predicament as the man who was earnest to be introduced to a distinguished deaf woman, but when he was presented, and one end of her ear trumpet was put into his hand, had nothing to say.