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On this the royal band of music would strike up its liveliest airs, and a great bell would toll its evening warning.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
At the close of the reception a band of Philippine musicians played a selection of graceful airs of their native isles.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
It was then just after seven o'clock, and the October evening was drawing in with chill airs from the recesses of the forest.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He sang bravura airs with a facility of vocalisation any prima donna might have envied.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
All the old leaders are dead, and their children don't seem to care much—just stand aside and put on airs.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Mrs. Wheaton, for all her petty airs and evil-scenting profile, was really a woman of high ideals.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She looked exactly like him, besides having his aristocratic airs.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
A sailor, who had brought an accordion with him, was playing "While the North Sea roars," and other popular airs.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
It is better to play the simplest airs in a finished, faultless manner, than to play imperfectly the most brilliant variations.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
It wants song tunes for that, the liveliest and softest airs, the sweetest songs.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE

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