The passing bell was rung, and he lay expecting Death to come for him.
Formerly, in all parts of Wales, the passing bell was tolled for the dying.
Our passing bell has the same origin, though the reason for it has ceased.
He had dreamt he heard again the passing bell that had tolled for Blaisette.
The words came low and distinct to his excited ear, like the tolling of a passing bell.
There was also a passing bell, tolled while persons were dying.
Whilst the young gallant conducted her in the waltz, and her ear drank in the music of his voice and words, a passing bell tolled.
"It is the passing bell," replied the father, with a gloomy brow.
Before he had half finished, his meaning struck on her heart, like a passing bell.
None seem to think of yesterday; None seem to hear the passing bell, That bade the dying year farewell.