Sentence Examples

  • Thinks I, Queequeg, under the circumstances, this is a very civilized overture; but, the truth is, these savages have an innate sense of delicacy, say what you will; it is marvellous how essentially polite they are.
  • The curtain had not yet risen and the overture was being played.
  • Just then the last chords of the overture were heard and the conductor tapped with his stick.
  • But I remember particularly admiring Paul Draper 's bassoon playing in the Overture to Cosi Fan Tutte.
  • Copland 's rousing Fanfare for the Common Man prefaces the overture to Gershwin 's satirical operetta Strike up the Band.

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