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The tocsin rang impatiently, but other help (if that were any) there was none.

Her motto, "Truth for authority and not authority for truth," is still the tocsin of reform.

What priest does not know that tocsin of the night, and the start from peaceful slumbers?

Immediately he dreamt that he heard the tocsin and took part in the events of June, 1848.

Drums can be heard beating the alarm, and the tocsin peals from the churches.

The tocsin sounded in the Senate was heard in the lower house.

It was the tocsin of their doom, of the downfall of their establishments, and the ruin of their work.

On the 15th of October, at six in the morning, the tocsin was sounded in Paris.

The tocsin, says a journal of the period, was heard on all sides.

But how traverse that town, which the tocsin had already alarmed?

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