I should like to be a peer who grinds a barrel organ or (better still) a one-time organ-grinder who now lives in Park Lane.
The husband, quite depressed, admitted that it reminded him of a barrel organ.
I then felt the ridicule of my position; for the first time I realized that I was dressed like the monkey of a barrel organ.
After all, I did play the barrel organ all the way down Regent Street.
Little piano-fortes, played like a barrel organ, go about the streets, giving a pulse to the quick rhythm of life.
In the evening the keyboard was removed, and your humble servant ground out the hymn tunes as on a barrel organ.
His business was to wale dismal, and bow his head down, the band (a barrel organ and a wiolin) playin slow and melancholly moosic.
Dugald Stewart said that human invention, like the barrel organ, was limited to a specific number of tunes.
The other end of the line was a small square box, which was furnished with four handles, similar to that of a barrel organ.
I played the barrel organ all the way down Regent Street, and it was smashed to pieces.