Sentence Examples


  • When she spoke, she welcomed them with a soft melodic voice made all the more attractive with a Spanish accent.
  • Somewhere in the distance, a Meadowlark called, its melodic song adding sweetness to the smell of wild roses.
  • Somewhere in the distance a meadowlark began its melodic whistle, and a hen sang industriously up by the house.
  • The peculiar art therein is that while the discords owe their intelligibility and softness to the smooth melodic lines by which in " resolving " they prove themselves but transient rainbow-hues on or below the surface, they owe their strangeness to the intense vividness with which at the moment of impact they suggest a mysteriously remote foreign key.
  • Wagner's orthodox contemporaries regarded such mixtures of key as sheer nonsense; and it would seem that the rank and file of his imitators agree with that view, since they either plagiarize Wagner's actual progressions or else produce such mixtures with no vividness of key-colour and little attempt to follow those melodic trains of thought by which Wagner makes sense of them.

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