Thesaurus / tocsin
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Yet, so curiously constituted is the native mind, the blowing-up of the magazine was the final tocsin of revolt.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The thunder was the tocsin of the storm, but those who came to rob and kill moved unheralded in swift silence.
Yon deep bell tolls no matin—'tis the tocsin's hurried blare!
Each morning at dawn the tocsin sounded from Ste. Gudule, and the people rushed to the barricades.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
The announcement of supper, the tocsin of liberty to a majority of the company, interrupted their lively dialogue.
What priest does not know that tocsin of the night, and the start from peaceful slumbers?
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
He was like some terrible tocsin, never rung till danger was imminent, but then arousing cities and nations as one man.
Barricades were thrown up, and here and there church bells rang the tocsin.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
The quietness and the stillness of it all—only the tocsin ringing in the church towers, ringing all the afternoon.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
And now the great bell of the "Palais de Justice" pealed forth the tocsin.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
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