Definition of Bells
1. Noun. (plural of Bell) ¹
2. Noun. (plural of bell) ¹
3. Noun. (nautical) Ship's bells; the strokes on a ship's bell, every half hour, to mark the passage of time. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Bells
1. bell [v] - See also: bell
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Literary usage of Bells
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"How it dwells On the Future! how it tells Of the rapture that impels To the swinging and the ringing Of the bells, bells, bells, Of the bells, bells, bells, ..."
2. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"THE MISSION bells OF MONTEREY O bells that rang, O bells that sang Above the ... O bells that crash, O bells that clash Above the chimney-crowded plain, ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Again the idea of vox Domini in Virtute in remembrance of their special consecration has led to the bells being rung at times of storm and apprehended ..."
4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, ... Hear the mellow wedding bells,— Golden bells! What a world of happiness ..."
5. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1874)
"A player may thna sit down in front of the clavier or keyboard, and play such tunes as the range of tones in the bells permits. ..."
6. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, bells, bells, bells— From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells. ..."