"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass."--Chekhov
But let's not stop there, my friends.
Here is Stegner describing the ringing from a steeple:
" . . . a great bell spoke once, a sound as single and heavy as the sound of a drop falling from an overburdened leaf."--from Angle of Repose
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