CHIMES


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CHIMESCalifornia/Honduran Institute for Medical and Educational Support (California)
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And thus too, it happened, perhaps, that before the last echoes of the last chime had utterly sunk into silence, there were many individuals in the crowd who had found leisure to become aware of the presence of a masked figure which had arrested the attention of no single individual before.
Falling out into the road to look up at the belfry when the Chimes resounded, Toby trotted still.
Faces came and went at many windows: sometimes pretty faces, youthful faces, pleasant faces: sometimes the reverse: but Toby knew no more (though he often speculated on these trifles, standing idle in the streets) whence they came, or where they went, or whether, when the lips moved, one kind word was said of him in all the year, than did the Chimes themselves.
They were so mysterious, often heard and never seen; so high up, so far off, so full of such a deep strong melody, that he regarded them with a species of awe; and sometimes when he looked up at the dark arched windows in the tower, he half expected to be beckoned to by something which was not a Bell, and yet was what he had heard so often sounding in the Chimes. For all this, Toby scouted with indignation a certain flying rumour that the Chimes were haunted, as implying the possibility of their being connected with any Evil thing.
The Chimes came clashing in upon him as he said the words.
His wife might be dying, his baby might be starving, his whole family might be perishing in the cold--and all the while they were ringing their Christmas chimes! And the bitter mockery of it--all this was punishment for him!
From the chime in the spire, over the intersection of the aisles and nave, to the great bell of the front, he cherished a tenderness for them all.
It was a solemn sound, and not merely for its reference to to- morrow; for he knew that in that chime the murderer's knell was rung.
There is some solemn echo of them even in the Cathedral chime, which strikes a sudden surprise to his heart as he turns in under the archway of the gatehouse.
The pleasant days of Spring and Summer passed away, and in little Annie's garden Autumn flowers were blooming everywhere, with each day's sun and dew growing still more beautiful and bright; but the fairy flower, that should have been the loveliest of all, hung pale and drooping on little Annie's bosom; its fragrance seemed quite gone, and the clear, low music of its warning chime rang often in her ear.
One of the chimes "Many will question whether their illness will affect their summer plans but by supporting our Chime to Care appeal, more people will be given the care, support and the encouragement they need to enjoy the warmer months and continue to do the summery things they love the most.2 The two-tone wind chimes, which have been ethically sourced, hang 90cm x 8cm and are a red, rose gold colour.
The town council decided to survey 400 residents in Conwy to gauge their view and they overwhelming backed the chimes of St Mary's.