Sentence Examples

  • Eventually, rain drumming on the porch roof lulled her back to sleep.
  • Effie Quincy rushed in the door while Dean was drumming his fingers, listening to waltz music on hold.
  • Thunder exploded and then the hail started, drumming on the roof like large marbles.
  • Similarly the Greenland angekok is said to summon his torngak (which may be an ancestral ghost or an animal) by drumming; he is heard by the bystanders to carry on a conversation and obtain advice as to how to treat diseases, the prospects of good weather and other matters of importance.
  • A few seconds after each of these headlong descents a mysterious sound strikes his ear - compared by some to drumming, and by others to the bleating of a sheep or goat,' which sound evidently comes from the bird as it shoots downwards, and then only.

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