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Definition of Trumpetlike
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Literary usage of Trumpetlike
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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... an accumulation of images —and the voice is so trumpetlike and the action so grotesquely emphatic, that you might hear a pin drop in the house. ..."
2. American Poets and Their Theology by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1916)
"The result is an obscure and disjointed verse, with occasional bursts of trumpetlike and thrilling beauty; ..."
3. The Speakers of the House by Hubert Bruce Fuller (1909)
"A motion to adjourn, shouted trumpetlike, was declared out of order by the presiding officer, John W. Forney, Clerk of the former House. ..."
4. The Art of Attack: Being a Study in the Development of Weapons and by Henry Swainson Cowper (1906)
"The American examples are also fitted with a large trumpetlike mouthpiece. Wood describes an example in his possession as 7 feet long and weighing 3 lbs. ..."
5. Manual for Teachers: Musical Dictation by Hollis Dann (1912)
"... without careful thought and appreciation, the statement that do is a firm, strong, controlling tone; that sol is a bright, grand, trumpetlike tone; ..."