swell the chorus

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  • I believe that you are chaffing, and came up only to swell the chorus. Cited from Penelope's Experiences in Scotland, by Wiggin
  • A collection is also taken at each service among the members, which likewise helps to swell the chorus treasury. Cited from Russell H. Conwell, by Agnes Rush Burr
  • And from other rooms, from all over the school, masters and boys poured out to join them and to swell the chorus. Cited from The Boy Scouts on the Trail, by George Durston
  • Let patriot voices join the song, And swell the chorus high and grand, Till every breeze shall bear it on. Cited from Lays from the West, by M. A. Nicholl
  • Perhaps she'd bring Mrs. Dunn, for Mrs. Dunn would swell the chorus. Cited from Some Short Stories, by Henry James
  • Every Indian in the roadway sprang to his feet and darted off up the rocks to swell the chorus at the ambulance. Cited from Sunset Pass, by Charles King
  • Fairfax and the clergyman looked furtively at one another, but forbore to swell the chorus. Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • And, to swell the chorus, there came into it, in complete unison, the voice of Bentley -- the greatest scholar of the old sort whom England has ever produced. Cited from Warfare of Science/Theology, Andrew Dickson White
  • This melody may certainly be taxed with excessive iteration, but that was precisely its highest recommendation to the present audience, who found it all the easier to swell the chorus. Cited from Scenes of Clerical Life, by George Eliot
  • They also lent their voices to swell the chorus or utter the refrain of certain songs, sometimes taking the lead in the song or bearing its whole burden, while the light-footed olapa gave themselves entirely to the dance. Cited from Unwritten Literature of Hawaii, by Nathaniel Bright Emerson
  • The mystic cords of memory, stretching from every battle-field and patriot grave to every living heart and hearth-stone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume IV (of 4), by Various
  • The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battle-field and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature. Cited from Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865, by Abraham Lincoln
  • The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battle-field and patriot grave, to every living heart and hearth-stone all over this broad land, will yet swell the Chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature. Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 4, by Various
  • "The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battle-field and patriot grave to every living heart and hearth-stone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature." Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 3, by Various
  • The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature. Cited from Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address
  • "The mystic chords of memory which stretch from every battle-field and patriot grave to every loved heart and hearthstone, all over our broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as they surely will be, by the better angels of our nature." Cited from Perley's Reminiscences, Vol. 1-2, by Benjamin Perley Poore
  • "The mystic chords of memory stretching from every battle field and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be touched, by the better angels of our nature." Cited from Children of the Market Place, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • "The mystic cord of memory, stretching from every battle-field and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature." Cited from Lincoln's Yarns and Stories, Alexander McClure
  • The manufacturers and the capitalists swell the chorus lustily. Cited from Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews, by Thomas Henry Huxley
  • Then with good wine and comfits they broke their fast, and, that they might not lag behind the songsters, they fell a singing, whereto the vale responded, ever echoing their strains; nor did the birds, as minded not to be beaten, fail to swell the chorus with notes of unwonted sweetness. Cited from The Decameron, Vol. II, by Giovanni Boccaccio