The voice on the telephone became urgent.
A ringing telephone interrupted us.
He strode to his office and picked up the telephone receiver of the land line.
Alex was finishing supper with his family when the telephone rang in his office.
Unless there was a pending crisis of major proportions, telephone messages remained unanswered and promises unfulfilled.
Yancey lifted the telephone from her hand.
She gave them her sister's address and telephone number and promised to keep in touch.
Still, if that were the case, she need not have brought up the telephone call at the table.
They had just finished the meal when the telephone rang, but not with news of Martha.
It was bits and pieces of a telephone conversation with a mystery person.
One evening, when Tammy was in bed and the three of them were relaxing in the family room, the telephone rang.
They gave me a special telephone where the calls come in.
Paul made this telephone message—for when we weren't home.
The fellow worker promised to dig around and telephone back.
A wild-eyed, crazed techno-optimist of the nineteenth century concluded that in fifty years there would be a telephone in every town in America.
I'll stick around here and telephone Howie.
Giddon was obviously watching her, so calling on her telephone might be tipping her hand.
He hadn't discouraged the short telephone calls with Connie on his phone.
Their telephone conversation last night concluded with the decision that Connie would pick her up at the end of the drive today at 11:30 am.
Cynthia looped the coils of the telephone cord around her finger.
The moment was so tense that, when the telephone rang, they both jumped.
Impatience prompted me to telephone Ethel Reagan before the allotted hour was up.
It was the sound I hated more on a telephone that Henri Mancini's version of Theme from Moon Glow or any other top one hundred hits of elevator music was, 'would you please hold'?
A quick telephone call to Jake Weller produced no further word on whether or not Fitzgerald had reported as summoned to Denver.
Several times the telephone rang and he hurried to answer it as if he were expecting a call.
It was like Connie to spend as little time on the telephone as possible.
She stared out the windows at the telephone poles as they approached and sped off in a blur.
And yet, Yancey had mentioned cocaine in his telephone conversation.
Lisa dropped her pad and pencil on the couch and crossed the room, wondering who might be calling her on his telephone and why Yancey was screening her calls.
Apparently his mood had been inspired by the telephone call she made to Connie a few nights ago.
Martha would talk to Quinn... to grease the skids... as she put it, and have him telephone me the following evening.
Once my telephone ordeal was over, everything was out of our hands.
We would, as Betsy suggested, telephone the tip on our way back to New York.
He so busied himself with his silly telephone trick to call away the mother he didn't notice someone who must have been watching.
After a brief discussion we decided to telephone first and leave the visit option on the table, at least for now.
I could call ahead for a camp site; I know the telephone area code and prefix.
I questioned the newspaper woman in Boston, by telephone, in hopes of enticing her to meet with me under the guise of my writing a magazine article.
I took time before retiring for the day to telephone Martha with the good news Julie's break in was a false alarm.
Howie doesn't want you to simply telephone Willard Humphries; he wants you to go down there and look him in the eye when you ask him.
The third room was for Howie who was busy on the telephone when four of us arrived.
If she could get to her telephone, she could call someone for help.
The telephone drowned out his response, and Lisa darted to her room.
Saturday ended with one success in four tries, and a sizeable telephone bill.
Ten minutes later I heard a telephone ringing downstairs.
Unfortunately, you were far more careless calling your tip line and a telephone code was noted and remembered by the operator.
They had given Martha a telephone card and asked she contact them as soon and as often as she could.
The telephone confab was between Rose and Cynthia and apparently the two spoke with like mind.
The telephone lines between New Jersey and Colorado continued to burn about the confirmed August wedding date.
There was nothing they could say or do about Martha's situation except to keep their telephone nearby and pray for the best.
Several nights later the telephone rang and Carmen answered it.
He should have no trouble figuring out where he lived, worked or what his telephone number was.
Martha Boyd would be leaving, so the telephone informed them.
But as many times as David Dean considered picking up the telephone, it remained snuggled in its cradle unless Cynthia was answering it.
After the telephone call tonight, he wasn't so sure money was an asset.
She provided the requested information, explained that she was going to assist him and then put the telephone on the floor, still open.
The voice on the telephone had belonged to a middle-aged woman dressed modestly in a dark suit.
Wireless Internet was not available at the cabin and our computer had no means for a telephone hook-up.
He picked up the telephone and handed it to her.
"Telephone someone," Betsy said between sobs.