silver bell

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silver bell any of various deciduous trees of the genus Halesia having white bell-shaped flowers
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Usage

In literature:

I have no doubt they were listening to the silver bell in the spring.
"The Five Jars" by Montague Rhodes James
The small silver-toned bell on the mantelpiece had struck the hour of twelve.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873" by Various
Look at the Strawberry, ma'am, she's not afraid, she's laughing like a silver bell.
"The Settlers in Canada" by Frederick Marryat
During such trips we did not put a cloth of gold on his back or silver bells on his sides.
"Kari the Elephant" by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
She laughs more merrily than before; if you have noticed, she has a laughter of silver bells, this maiden.
"Rita" by Laura E. Richards
The order of the bells is first "silver," second "golden," third "brazen," and fourth "iron.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
It fell on his ears like the note of a silver bell dropping from the skies.
"Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-Book" by Edmund Dulac
As Felix approached the bank the lily bells swayed to and fro with a melodious sound as if bells of the purest silver were ringing.
"Little Folks" by Various
I thought then that her voice was like a silver bell, but made no other remark upon her.
"The Privateer's-Man" by Frederick Marryat
One was made of smilax and pink roses; the other a small wreath of evergreens with a silver bell fastened to it.
"The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires" by Laura Dent Crane
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In poetry:

Then lightly, where the lashes fall,
Entered the chamber of her soul;
And, finding there a silver bell,
He made it toll.
"The Fairy Lover" by Herbert Ashley Asquith
And oft the blessed time foretells
When all men shall be free;
And musical, as silver bells,
Their falling chains shall be.
"The Good Part That Shall Not Be Taken Away" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The leaves through which the glad winds blew
Shared. the wild dance the waters knew;
And where the shadows deepest fell
The wood-thrush rang his silver bell.
"The Seeking Of The Waterfall" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The sight of a Host uplifted!
The silver-sound of a bell!
The gleam of a golden chalice.
Be glad, sad heart! 'tis well;
He made, and He keeps love's promise,
With thee all days to dwell.
"Feast Of The Sacred Heart" by Abram Joseph Ryan
They wind about the gravel walks
And all the long line buzzes and talks.
They step in time to the ringing bell,
With scarcely a shadow. The sun is well
In the core of a sky
Domed silverly.
"The Book Of Hours Of Sister Clotilde" by Amy Lowell
Yes, silver hair, rest thee in peace,
I know that life is waning,
That soon will all my troubles cease,
And I, the goal attaining,
Will list the joy your music tells,
And love your chiming, memory bells.
"The First Grey Hair" by Mary Eliza Perine Tucker Lambert

In news:

Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images"Silver Bells" is on Saturday, November 19, The evening includes silent auction tables, live auction items and our own Amy's Store.
Silver Bell Awards Honor Champions.
Tiny Silver Bell Winery in Burlington produces fine wines.
28th annual Silver Bells Festival kicks off in Downtown Lansing.
Holly Hall of Glendale was one of the 10 winners of our first Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake -Off with these silver bells.
Parents of the couple are Mitch and Karen Bell, Hutchinson, and George and Laurie Blush , Silver Lake.
Silver Bells & Diamonds Concert cancelled in Lehigh Acres.
Gary Bright planned and organized the Silver Bells & Diamonds Concert, which has now been cancelled .
Silver Bells & Diamonds Concert cancelled .
Disney Channel star of "Let It Shine" and recently-signed Hollywood Records recording artist Coco Jones will be performing live on the Capitol steps as a part of this year's Silver Bells in the City celebration.
The "Silver Bells Fun Run " is set to take place on Friday, November 16th at 5pm.
28th annual Silver Bells Festival kicks off in Downtown Lansing .
LANSING , MI (WLMI ) The 28th annual Silver Bells Festival begins Friday night 92.9 WLMI is carrying a live stream of the parade and tree lighting below.
'Silver Bells': Ding-a- ling , not ring-a- ling .
The tree lighting is the key event of the annual Silver Bells In The City in downtown Lansing.
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