My voice is harsh and I cannot sing.
The manly voice again interrupted the artillery officer.
As he spoke the voice came so near to Zeb that he jumped back in alarm.
And the owner of the manly voice, evidently an infantry officer, laughed.
"Isn't it fine?" cried Dorothy, in a joyous voice, as she sprang out of the buggy and let Eureka run frolicking over the velvety grass.
"No, friend," said a pleasant and, as it seemed to Prince Andrew, a familiar voice, "what I say is that if it were possible to know what is beyond death, none of us would be afraid of it.
Oh, you clever people, said a third manly voice interrupting them both.
Even the sailor on the Atlantic and Pacific is awakened by his voice; but its shrill sound never roused me from my slumbers.
Her voice sounded so serious and so sad that the chirping of the birds was silenced at once.
"I'm so sorry," she managed in a trembling voice, "I didn't think there was anyone on the road.
The tongue is so serviceable a member (taking all sorts of shapes, just as is wanted),--the teeth, the lips, the roof of the mouth, all ready to help, and so heap up the sound of the voice into the solid bits which we call consonants, and make room for the curiously shaped breathings which we call vowels!
A voice said to him--Why do you stay here and live this mean moiling life, when a glorious existence is possible for you?
Suddenly, however, he was struck by a voice coming from the shed, and its tone was so sincere that he could not but listen.
Another, a younger voice, interrupted him: "Afraid or not, you can't escape it anyhow."
He recognized the agreeable, philosophizing voice with pleasure.
"Captain Tushin's, your excellency!" shouted the red-haired, freckled gunner in a merry voice, standing to attention.
"Lift it two lines more and it will be just right," cried he in a feeble voice to which he tried to impart a dashing note, ill-suited to his weak figure.
"Forward, with God!" said Bagration, in a resolute, sonorous voice, turning for a moment to the front line, and slightly swinging his arms, he went forward uneasily over the rough field with the awkward gait of a cavalryman.
Would this disorderly crowd of soldiers attend to the voice of their commander, or would they, disregarding him, continue their flight?
"Now then, Matvevna, dear old lady, don't let me down!" he was saying as he moved from the gun, when a strange, unfamiliar voice called above his head: "Captain Tushin!
For a moment he dozed, but in that short interval innumerable things appeared to him in a dream: his mother and her large white hand, Sonya's thin little shoulders, Natasha's eyes and laughter, Denisov with his voice and mustache, and Telyanin and all that affair with Telyanin and Bogdanich.
That affair was the same thing as this soldier with the harsh voice, and it was that affair and this soldier that were so agonizingly, incessantly pulling and pressing his arm and always dragging it in one direction.
"Well, I will leave you in your little corner," came Anna Pavlovna's voice, "I see you are all right there."
Suddenly he heard a familiar voice repeating something to him a second time.
"This happiness is not for you," some inner voice whispered to him.
It is all quite the same to me, answered a voice struggling with tears.
The prince will be out in a moment, came the maid's voice at the door.
The conversation was general and animated, thanks to Princess Lise's voice and little downy lip that lifted over her white teeth.
A few minutes later his deep voice drifted back down the hall as he discussed something with her.
"So, shut the door," he said, his voice strained, and drew her into his arms, seeking her lips again in a hungry way.
"I did not know," Felipa said in a voice that sounded stricken.
The naval officer spoke in a particularly sonorous, musical, and aristocratic baritone voice, pleasantly swallowing his r's and generally slurring his consonants: the voice of a man calling out to his servant, Heah!
He was answered by a voice which informed him of the resolution just arrived at.
There was a rustling among the crowd and it again subsided, so that Pierre distinctly heard the pleasantly human voice of the Emperor saying with emotion:
He has been reading a little, but now"--Michael Ivanovich went on, lowering his voice--"now he's at his desk, busy with his will, I expect."
"What marvels!" she exclaimed, but hearing her master's voice she turned back, pulling down her tucked-up skirt.
"Alpatych!" a familiar voice suddenly hailed the old man.
Your excellency! answered Alpatych, immediately recognizing the voice of his young prince.
"You are a colonel?" shouted the chief of staff with a German accent, in a voice familiar to Prince Andrew.
He sees well enough, said Prince Vasili rapidly, in a deep voice and with a slight cough--the voice and cough with which he was wont to dispose of all difficulties.
She sat by the window listening to his voice which reached her from the garden.
When she had left the room the prince again began speaking about his son, about the war, and about the Emperor, angrily twitching his brows and raising his hoarse voice, and then he had a second and final stroke.