Sentence Examples


  • The principal external features are the huge Victoria Tower at the south, and the clock tower, with its well-known chimes and the hour-bell " Big Ben," on the north.
  • He published several volumes of sermons, and a book of verse entitled Sabbath Chimes (1867, new edition 1880).
  • High, bearing the great clock which chimes the quarters on four bells, and strikes the hours on a bell weighing over 13 tons, named Big Ben after Sir Benjamin Hall, First Commissioner of Works at the time when the clock was erected.
  • The tightly coiled spring was released, the clock began to whirr and the chimes to play.