• WordNet 3.6
    • adv harmoniously in a harmonious manner "the problem of absorbing immigrants harmoniously into British society is as important to the immigrants as to the British"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Researchers in Denmark found that beer tastes best when drunk to the accompaniment of a certain musical tone. The optimal frequency is different for each beer, they reported. The correct harmonious tone for Carlsberg Lager, for example, is 510-520 cycles per second.
    • harmoniously In a harmonious manner; with harmony; with accord or concord.
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  • Hermann Hesse
    “You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves.”
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
  • Marcus Aurelius
    “He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.”
  • Doug Floyd
    Doug Floyd
    “You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.”
  • Benny Green
    Benny Green
    “A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.”
  • Charles Wright
    Charles Wright
    “It's linkage I'm talking about, and harmonies and structures, And all the various things that lock our wrists to the past.”


In literature:

The spirit of Descartes' work was in harmony with that of his time, and reacted upon literature.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
Their domestic life was so harmonious and perfect that it was a perpetual pleasure to contemplate.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
Subdued colors relieved here and there with a harmonious dash of brightness show correct taste.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
"Little Gidding and its inmates in the Time of King Charles I. with an account of the Harmonies" by J. E. Acland
In the same way, their peculiar tastes were in harmony.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
To be in harmony with one person means that we invite the harmony of all mankind.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
In the interests of harmony things had to be done in a businesslike manner.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
There must be a general harmony.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
Or, harmonious effect is produced by recurring form and line.
"Line and Form (1900)" by Walter Crane
I am Michael Brady, Your Excellency's butler and head of Harmony Lodge's staff.
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson

In poetry:

Or hopes for growing girl or boy,
Or thankfulness for things that be,
Or sweet content in wedded joy,
Set all the world to harmony.
"Isle Of Wight--Spring, 1891" by Horace Smith
A ruby's beams on drifted snow,
Such pure, harmonious blushes shed;
If distant, cast a tender glow,
But near, its own imperial red;
"On The Regret Of Youth" by Matilda Betham
And love and hate were here as one;
Life blent with death harmoniously;
'Twas beauty in oblivion--
Saint Sepulchre's beside the sea!
"Saint Sepulchre’s Beside The Sea" by Clinton Scollard
I lost that music, soft and clear,
The inner harmony of things
Which sea and sky and winds can hear,
And know that it divinely sings.
"Grasmere" by Alexander Anderson
Oh! raise thy voice, one song I ask,
Touch then th' harmonious string;
To Thyrsis easy is the task,
Who can so sweetly play and sing.
"Cupid's Promise - Paraphrased" by Matthew Prior
He. O thou summer's harmony,
I have liv'd and mourn'd for thee;
Each day I mourn along the wood,
And night hath heard my sorrows loud.
"The Birds" by William Blake

In news:

90 years of China's Communist Party: from secret society to ' harmonious society'.
Westmont a harmonious blend of old and new.
'Nice, Easy' Keeneland Workout for Harmonious .
Harmonious at Keeneland on October 29.
Harmonious easily ran away from.
China's Party Leadership Declares New Priority: ' Harmonious Society'.
Tulsa's Harmonious Monk specializes in jazz, optimism.
Saed Hindash/The Star-Ledger Robin Price, 43, of Newark, center, serves up dinner to her daughters India Douglas, 16, left, and Natia Eure, 14, right, in their apartment at Harmony House in Newark.
Longing for the harmony of sitting around the kitchen table .
For kumquats , honey is my sweetener of choice because the floral notes in the kumquats and honey dance around in harmony on your tongue.
We are strong Latter-day Saints, we are Democrats, and we are in harmony with our religion.
We are strong Latter-day Saints , we are Democrats, and we are in harmony with our religion.
The Seattle-based group Song Sparrow Research combine unique instrumentation and warm harmonies into lush, chamber-pop that ranges from soothing ballads to all out rock.
The harmonious duo puts on a great show at the Burleson tapas joint.
Techno-Tribal and Ambiotica are the late-night draws at Harmony Festival.

In science:

In music, harmony is the sound of simultaneous pitches (tones, notes).
Music in Terms of Science
They can work at certain points in a harmony for adding color, but they are rarely used consistently. • Thirds—They always sound nice, and work great in parallel, too. • Fourths—They can be nice, but not in parallel.
Music in Terms of Science
The individual melodic lines (called voices) that make up a composition interact together to create harmony, where the vertical aspect (chords) and the horizontal aspect (voices) are equally important.
Music in Terms of Science
It focuses primarily on melodic interaction while only secondarily on the “vertical” features of the harmonies.
Music in Terms of Science
However, the harmonies are produced by such melodic interaction.
Music in Terms of Science