The thought was like a death-knell in her heart, and all its grim horror possessed her.
The words fall like a death-knell on his thoughts and feelings.
This is not the chimerical delusion of a transcendental philosophy, this death-knell to the Slavery of Ignorance and Vice.
Already, it seemed to her, the death-knell of beauty was vibrating in the air.
Let this signal fan the flame of patriotism in your hearts, and be the death-knell of your oppressors!
It was the death-knell, and the knell of more lives than one.
If we continue to succeed, our lesson to the world is the death-knell of monarchy and imperial power.
The words were simple ones, yet they sounded like a death-knell to him.
A sputtering volley, which his trained ear recognized as the firing of muzzle-loaders, sounded the death-knell of his last hope.
Its recurrence was regular, but as slow as the tolling of a death-knell.