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sounds

acousticophobia, phonophobia.
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A Connecting word is a non-significant sound, which neither causes nor hinders the union of many sounds into one significant sound; it may be placed at either end or in the middle of a sentence.
The sun was shining gloriously; the children that had been confirmed went out of the town; and from the wood was borne towards them the sounds of the unknown bell with wonderful distinctness.
I call them SOUNDS, rather than WORDS, because sounds they were primarily.
I reasoned with myself that I had lain helpless for many hours within the cave, yet nothing had molested me, and my better judgment, when permitted the direction of clear and logical reasoning, convinced me that the noises I had heard must have resulted from purely natural and harmless causes; probably the conformation of the cave was such that a slight breeze had caused the sounds I heard.
The abrupt liberation of sound! As he timed it with his watch, Bassett likened it to the trump of an archangel.
I have been mocked with the likensss of sleep, while sounds of discord have rent my ears, such as might manifest the fullness of time, and that nature had forgotten her harmony."
How many hours of the night had passed, when my irritable sense of hearing became aware of a new sound in the room, I cannot tell.
But now the sounds inside had ceased, and a thin circle of bright metal showed between the top and the body of the cylinder.
There was a sound as of the cooing sob of doves, which seemed to multiply and intensify with each second.
The sounds, which he had not heard for so long, had an even more pleasurable and exhilarating effect on Rostov than the previous sounds of firing.
In the middle of that night Hamel sat up in bed, awakened with a sudden start by some sound, only the faintest echo of which remained in his consciousness.
Uttering a few sounds with an air of melancholy, he took the pail from her head and bore it to the cottage himself.