Golden Bells

Golden Bells

epitome of the beautiful Chinese woman. [Irish Lit.: Messer Marco Polo, Magill I, 584–585]
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His hat had a peaked crown and a flat brim, and around the brim was a row of tiny golden bells that tinkled when he moved.
Whose bridle rang with golden bells and bosses brave.
She would gladly have given all the French she could jabber for a pair of golden bells with pearl-tipped tongues, like those Ariadne wore; and, clasping her hands, she answered, in a tone that went to the hearer's heart
But Thistledown was too sad for that, and when he told them all his story they no longer urged, but sought to comfort him; and one whom they called little Sparkle (for her crown and robe shone with the brightest diamonds), said: "You will have to work for us, ere you can win a gift to show the Brownies; do you see those golden bells that make such music, as we wave them to and fro?
The loveliest tinkle as of golden bells answered him.
The first three remained constantly in a small waiting-room, ready to obey the summons of a small golden bell, or to receive the orders of the Romaic slave, who knew just enough French to be able to transmit her mistress's wishes to the three other waiting-women; the latter had received most peremptory instructions from Monte Cristo to treat Haidee with all the deference they would observe to a queen.
Sonorous as thunder was it, mellow as a golden bell, thin and sweet as a thrummed taut cord of silver--no; it was none of these, nor a blend of these.
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Two big dominant shrubs that continue giving spectacular colours are the brilliant golden bells forsythia and the red and pinks of the flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum).
I see the glowing star Sparkling in the night sky Zooming I can feel the twinkling winking light Resting above a dark brown stable I see a crowd, quiet around a manger It is dark and they are waiting I hear golden bells ringing Christ is born People smiling Children playing The star that brings so much hope Rebecca Martin, 10.
From the first day we met in 1975, until our last conversation a few days before she slipped away to Heaven, we talked about Jesus and how much He had sometimes disappointed us, and we Him, and what He was really like and what joy we would have when we finally met Him in the Sweet Forever when they rang the golden bells for us.
Sadly, I can't recall what we bought for Stuart, although in later years my mother still had a copy of a small Sunday School hymn book Golden Bells in which Stuart wrote his name, but he didn't take it away with him.