How did something as loud as a bell—something which is experienced so much more often, and more powerfully, by hearing than by sight—become dumb?
[T]he possible combinations presented by eight bells (40,320 changes) would [...] have taken over thirty-seven hours to fully work through.Katherine Hunt writes on the history of change ringing, in which multiple bells are rung in varying orders without repeating the same pattern. See more Youtube videos.
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