It was here that wolfe tone and the men I told you of dined three years ago—and a merry day they had of it.
The young men were busy with their '98 and wolfe tone Clubs.
Amongst the prisoners taken was wolfe tone; who soon afterwards in order to avoid a felon's death, ended his life by suicide.
The rage and mortification of wolfe tone at his second failure knew no bounds.
wolfe tone confessed the same inspiration; Emmet's speech from the dock was that and nothing else.
Of this society wolfe tone was the creator, guide, and moving spirit.
wolfe tone and his republican friends, entirely careless of religion, formed an excellent connecting link.
Napper Tandy was an ironmonger, wolfe tone was the son of a coach-maker.
wolfe tone, the ablest man by far on the revolutionary side, had never weaned of pouring contempt upon it.
This celebrated man, wolfe tone, was not unlike many others who have posed as Irish patriots.
mid-14c., from Old French ton (13c.), from Latin tonus "a sound, tone, accent," literally "stretching" (in Medieval Latin, a term peculiar to music), from Greek tonos "vocal pitch, raising of voice, accent, key in music," originally "a stretching, taut string," related to teinein "to stretch" (see tenet). Sense of "manner of speaking" is from c.1600. First reference to firmness of body is from 1660s.
"to impart tone to," 1811, from tone (n.). Related: Toned; toning.
The quality or character of sound.
The character of voice expressing an emotion.
The normal state of elastic tension or partial contraction in resting muscles.
Normal firmness of a tissue or an organ.