Youths and maidens, garlanded and gayly raimented, go about fifing and piping, and trolling the chosen songs of spring.
On the left flank of the little column I kept very easily in touch because of this same silly drumming and fifing.
Never before had England witnessed such drumming and fifing for recruits.
Really, the fifing and drumming must have effected a profound alteration in your convictions.
There was the long, hushed roar of the sea, the fifing of the wind, and then the countless cries of the night-birds.
There is a good deal of drumming, fifing, marching, and music going on daily.
Some morning in May—not far from the 10th—you will wake to hear him fifing in the elm before your window.
In these drumming and fifing times the babies suck in quarrel with their mother's milk.