In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The rich sonorous voice came from behind and above Sean.
- While his sonorous voice was a little daunting, it was counteracted by his articulate nature and respectful manner.
- ‘I wanted to be a politician,’ he says in that voice, sonorous, well-tempered, deceptively weary, every syllable pronounced for maximum just-so.
- That, of course, was the sonorous voice of Helen Thomas.
- The tall, square-jawed actor with a deep, sonorous voice made more than 50 films in a career spanning six decades.
- Most radio folk have beautiful, sonorous voices that make actually seeing them quite a letdown.
- The sonorous sounds of the synthesizer and guitar soon take over.
- The chimes were also brought onto the altar at Christmas only, to replace the rather sonorous sound of the gong.
- What else can one expect with the rhythmic beats, sonorous sounds and the passion that emanated as they went about weaving magic ecstatically on their instruments.
- Perhaps if the cast had stronger personalities and more sonorous voices, the production would have a less half-hearted effect.
- Peter Sculthorpe loves the cello's full, sonorous timbre and this recording strikingly demonstrates his expert use of it.
- His voice used to be sonorous, melodious, and relaxing to her most of the time, but lately, he nearly always sounded impatient, stressed, or angry.
- Possessing a sonorous and easy-to-listen-to voice, the recordings would be a good starting point for anyone interested in exploring different spiritual outlooks from around the globe.
- A man of sonorous voice seems to be ruminating on the nature of beauty.
- Gifted with a remarkably deep and sonorous voice, Rashid Khan has excelled in almost all facets of singing.
- The great surprise is that out of this slim body, a sonorous, powerful voice emanates vibrating with a immense nuances of expression.
- The Chesterfield Kings he smoked made his voice sonorous and his throat clearing a bronchial event.
- The boom of the bell and the drum calling everyone to pray at 4.30 in the morning had a powerful sonorous sound with an eerie mystical feel that was palpable, not imagined.
- Music was an abiding interest and he had a fine singing as well as a sonorous speaking voice.
- When you respond to their outrageous demands, speak in the quiet and sonorous voice of reason.
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- It can be summed up in the six sonorous words he himself wrote and which will be his epitaph: ‘There shall be a Scottish parliament.’
- She began chanting, the words sonorous and liquid.
- Redmayne's costume (an elegant gown with a high, beehive hairdo) gave him an aristocratic deportment which he emphasised with graceful movements and slow, sonorous speech.
- Audiences may not always understand what doors King is trying to open, but they do respond to his sonorous language.
- What it is doing is trying to hitchhike on those sonorous words that bring tears to the eyes of mothers every weekend.
- The Pindaric ode - which is typically passionate, visionary, and sonorous - is modelled on the lyrics of Pindar.
- In the sonorous words of Schiller: ‘The temples remained sacred to the eye of the beholder long after their Gods had become figures of fun.’
- He had assembled a tremendous fighting force of sonorous words.
- This phraseology is grandiose, rotund and sonorous, but signifies a fatal weakness in Walcott's approach to both Brand and Philip.
- He's developed a visceral revulsion toward his fellow humans, a profoundly misanthropic impulse that he dresses up in the sonorous language of ‘biophilia.’
- Yet within a few short months, he was regarded by the press and the public as irreplaceable, the man who with a few choice words and sonorous phrases could transform the mood of an entire country and galvanise it to victory.
- The programme strained to be fair - and managed some intelligence and sonorous dialogue.
- Dewar, who came to embody the thrifty character of the nation, had a vision which is encapsulated in those first six sonorous words.
- Those sonorous words did not emanate from Donald Graham or Arthur Sulzberger Jr., but from William Dean Singleton, one of the most controversial figures in the newspaper world.
- After all, A Comedy Of Errors has a sonorous, declamatory opening.
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