They are ridges of Aeolian limestone plastered over by a thin layer of corals and other calcareous organisms.
It sounded as if the evening breeze were stirring Aeolian harps.
The breeze had now freshened till it was singing 125an Aeolian song in every wire and brace of the Golden Butterfly.
Suddenly there arose on the air a sound of sweet, soft music, like the gentle breathings of an Aeolian harp.
"My name is Manicamp," replied the young man, in a voice whose tones were as harmonious and sweet as the notes of an Aeolian harp.
She had determined to keep her word to learn to speak, write, and compose verses in the Aeolian dialect of the Greek tongue.
He had struck the piano, and the strings answered with a faint, Aeolian confusion.
The soughing of the wind through the leafy boughs sounded like the faint music of Aeolian harps.
He added, presently, a great Aeolian Orchestrelle, with a variety of music for his different moods.
The steamer whistles every minute; its whistle is midway between the bray of an ass and an Aeolian harp.
c.1600, "of the wind," from Latin Æolus "god of the winds," from Greek Aiolos, from aiolos "quickly moving." Æolian harp first recorded 1791. The ancient district of Aiolis in Asia Minor was said to have been named for the wind god, hence Æolian also refers to one branch of the ancient Greek people.