Thesaurus / cadences
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Many of his cadences are altogether too discordant for modern ears.

The cadences closely resemble those used by Browning in some of his most striking poems.

BeowulfRelease Date: July 19, 2005 [EBook #16328]

His mind, he says, is full of the cadences of that language.

A Mere AccidentGeorge Moore

The tones and cadences were admirably rendered, and the ear could also faintly distinguish the noises of the laboratory.

I could not see him, but there lay in the cadences of his voice a peculiar note of peacefulness, of finality.

It is as if the air of the Mediterranean itself, thin, brilliant, had been hammered into cadences.

Selina had a nice voice, clear and sweet and when she was happy and merry, full of cadences.

SelinaGeorge Madden Martin

The grand old hymn refused its cadences to this instrument of a tune-loving bourgeoise.

The War Romance of the Salvation ArmyEvangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill

There was a certain finality in her cadences that repelled all further discussion.

Kennedy SquareF. Hopkinson Smith

Stephens had caught the exact sound of Booth's cadences and much of his manner.


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