death knell

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death knell

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a bell rung to announce a death
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Owen's'passing bells of war'have never ceased tolling for lost lives.
Going back to The Passing Bells, it gave viewers an insight into the thoughts and feelings of both sides in the conflict, and when you think of it they were merely young men led by patriotism.
The BBC's brilliant series The Passing Bells made it almost possible to smell the mud, smoke, blood and fear and realise why those returning preferred to keep silent.
I'D like to congratulate the BBC for the excellent series The Passing Bells. The programmes gave an insight into the horrors of the trench warfare in World War I and also looked at it from both the British and German perspective.
THE PASSING BELLS (BBC1, Monday - Friday, 7onday 7 Friday pm) WRITER Tony Jordan Jordan T says he found himself sobbing like a child as he spent hours and hours writing First World War drama THEPassing Bells in his back garden.
Told chronologically over five years – 1914–1918 – The Passing Bells follows their lives as they grow up amid the horrors of the war while back home, their families and loved ones anxiously await news from the front.
THE PASSING BELLS (BBC1, Monday - Friday, 7pm) WRITER Tony Jordan says he found himself sobbing like a child as he spent hours and hours writing First World War drama The Passing Bells in his back garden.
Made In Chelsea: Mon E4 9pm WIN We have 10 copies of The Passing Bells to give away.
DRAMA THE PASSING BELLS BBC1, 7pm WRITER Tony Jordan Jordan T (EastEnders, Hustle) plays a clever trick on our sympathies in this new five-part Great War drama.
THE PASSING BELLS (7pm BBC1) WRITER Tony Jordan (EastEnders, Hustle) plays a very clever trick on our sympathies in this new five-part First World War drama.