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tone

tone Sentence Examples

  • I hoped he could read the tone of my voice.

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  • His tone and expression awoke an old unwelcome feeling.

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  • His tone suggested impatience, but his expression gave no clue as to why.

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  • His tone sounded concerned as he kneeled beside her.

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  • His tone was incredulous.

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  • That she doubted, but his tone was confident.

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  • Her tone was cautious but respectful.

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  • Lathum's tone lost some of the edge.

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  • "Kindly return to your posts, gentlemen, all of you, all!" he added in a tone of command.

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  • If his tone was any indication, he wanted more.

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  • His tone was terse.

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  • His expression and tone were anything but understanding.

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  • The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.

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  • His tone was flat and uninterested.

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  • His tone was sharp.

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  • Alex spoke from behind her, his tone less than friendly.

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  • Hey, who's there? he called out in a tone only used by persons who are certain that those they call will rush to obey the summons.

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  • Cade's tone was a little startled and a lot amused.

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  • He released her, his tone injured.

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  • His tone was less than convinced.

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  • Connie's tone was pensive.

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  • I don't like him, she added in a tone admitting of no rejoinder and raising her eyebrows.

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  • His tone sounded a little alarmed, and she glanced up at him.

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  • Her stomach contracted at his tone and the look on his face.

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  • Her face burned hot, but his tone turned her insides cold.

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  • But the Sawhorse introduced the stranger in a calm tone, saying:

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  • His condescending tone was as annoying as the words.

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  • Prince Vasili readily adopted her tone and the little princess also drew Anatole, whom she hardly knew, into these amusing recollections of things that had never occurred.

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  • She took a bite of her sandwich and glanced up when he finally spoke, his tone brusque.

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  • The sharpness of his tone made her jump.

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  • At this everyone in the Throne Room suddenly became quiet, and the kitten continued, in a calm, mocking tone of voice:

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  • Their repartee set the tone for the evening.

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  • "What is your name?" said Dorothy, thinking she liked the boy's manner and the cheery tone of his voice.

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  • All present were astonished when she appeared not only to hear a whistle, but also an ordinary tone of voice.

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  • His tone hung somewhere between sarcastic and annoyed.

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  • "It's not our call," Martha answered, though by her tone, I suspected she understood where I was coming from.

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  • His tone was injured.

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  • Mary's tone became dry again.

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  • His tone was disinterested.

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  • "Get some rest," Bordeaux said in a tone that brought an end to the inquest.

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  • His tone was kind, even understanding, yet it tore a sob from deep in her lungs.

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  • From his cold features to his controlled, efficient movement, to the low, commanding tone, there was no doubt he belonged in the predators' wing of the zoo.

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  • His tone was sarcastic.

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  • When she was at the Wright-Humason School in New York, Dr. Humason tried to improve her voice, not only her word pronunciation, but the voice itself, and gave her lessons in tone and vocal exercises.

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  • As the conversation began to assume a loftier and grander tone, we gradually shoved our chairs farther apart till they touched the wall in opposite corners, and then commonly there was not room enough.

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  • His tone was brusque.

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  • "I do not doubt it," the Sawhorse observed, with a tone of pride.

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  • "I'm still here," he said in a tone that sounded tired.

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  • Sarah's tone had an anxious quality, and Giddon's expression was much too stern for the situation.

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  • He listened for a minute and then his tone was sharp.

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  • His tone was conversational.

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  • A stern tone entered his voice.

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  • When she is telling a child's story, or one with pathos in it, her voice runs into pretty slurs from one tone to another.

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  • Both jumped at his tone, and he waited, wanting to pick a fight with someone.

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  • His shrug and tone were nonchalant.

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  • His tone was uninterested.

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  • She was going to say that the bitter note in her tone was for someone who had betrayed her, but the whole world didn't need to know about their shame.

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  • His tone made her want to crawl back into the tub and remain Talon's slave forever.

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  • "Sofia," Dusty said in a tone he knew conveyed his displeasure.

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  • "You know," said the princess in the same tone of voice and still in French, turning to a general, "my husband is deserting me?

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  • Your leg? shouted the commander with a tone of suffering in his voice, while there were still five men between him and Dolokhov with his bluish-gray uniform.

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  • "Now what does this mean, gentlemen?" said the staff officer, in the reproachful tone of a man who has repeated the same thing more than once.

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  • "Let her marry, it's all the same to me!" he screamed in the same piercing tone as when parting from his son.

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  • In spite of Prince Andrew's disagreeable, ironical tone, in spite of the contempt with which Rostov, from his fighting army point of view, regarded all these little adjutants on the staff of whom the newcomer was evidently one, Rostov felt confused, blushed, and became silent.

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  • She tried to make her tone casual.

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  • Are you here on leave? he went on in his usual tone of indifference.

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  • He is his godson, she added, her tone suggesting that this fact ought to give Prince Vasili much satisfaction.

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  • Suddenly, however, he was struck by a voice coming from the shed, and its tone was so sincere that he could not but listen.

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  • "Well, Lelya?" he asked, turning instantly to his daughter and addressing her with the careless tone of habitual tenderness natural to parents who have petted their children from babyhood, but which Prince Vasili had only acquired by imitating other parents.

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  • "I saw something, ikir," she said in a tone far softer and more respectful than her original.

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  • Prince Andrew, who had evidently wished to tone down the awkwardness of Pierre's remarks, rose and made a sign to his wife that it was time to go.

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  • "And it must seem to you," said Boris flushing slightly, but not changing his tone or attitude, "it must seem to you that everyone is trying to get something out of the rich man?"

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  • The tone of the conversation was such as indicated that no one approved of what was being done in the political world.

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  • "Papa," said his beautiful daughter in the same tone as before, "we shall be late."

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  • He did not finish his sentence, but his tone showed how highly he thought of his friend and how much he expected of him in the future.

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  • Natasha did not like the visitor's tone of condescension to childish things.

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  • "I don't myself know 'to who,'" replied the cornet in a serious tone, "but the prince told me to 'go and tell the colonel that the hussars must return quickly and fire the bridge.'"

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  • "I will the bridge fire," he said in a solemn tone as if to announce that in spite of all the unpleasantness he had to endure he would still do the right thing.

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  • "My dear friend?" said she, in a tone of pathetic inquiry, prepared to sympathize in any way.

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  • Sonya did not succumb to the tender tone Natasha used toward her.

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  • As soon as the King began to speak loud and fast his royal dignity instantly forsook him, and without noticing it he passed into his natural tone of good-natured familiarity.

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  • "Oh well... it can't be helped!" said he in a tone of vexation and placed his hand on the gate as if to leave.

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  • His tone was flat, almost uninterested.

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  • He shrugged, his tone becoming stern.

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  • His tone was unassuming, but his gaze was intent, as if he were trying to gauge if she recognized him or not.

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  • I assigned everyone a ring tone and put their phone numbers in it, he said, looking somewhat proud.

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  • "Eureka weights only about half a pound," replied the horse, in a scornful tone, "while I weigh about half a ton."

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  • "Stop, I command you!" cried the Wizard, in an angry tone, and at once began pulling down the rocks to liberate Jim and the piglets.

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  • "Now then, what do you want?" asked Napoleon in the tone of a man irritated at being continually disturbed.

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  • I used to meet him at Mary Antonovna's," said the countess in an offended tone; and still more offended that they all remained silent, she went on: "Nowadays everyone finds fault.

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  • "I believe we will soon follow her," announced the Wizard, in a tone of great relief; "for I know something about the magic of the fairyland that is called the Land of Oz.

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  • In this way she is able to get the meaning of those half sentences which we complete unconsciously from the tone of the voice or the twinkle of the eye.

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  • "However, if you command it, Your Majesty," said Kutuzov, lifting his head and again assuming his former tone of a dull, unreasoning, but submissive general.

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  • The men who set the tone in conversation--Count Rostopchin, Prince Yuri Dolgorukov, Valuev, Count Markov, and Prince Vyazemski--did not show themselves at the club, but met in private houses in intimate circles, and the Moscovites who took their opinions from others--Ilya Rostov among them--remained for a while without any definite opinion on the subject of the war and without leaders.

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  • To say "tomorrow" and keep up a dignified tone was not difficult, but to go home alone, see his sisters, brother, mother, and father, confess and ask for money he had no right to after giving his word of honor, was terrible.

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  • And suddenly, in the most casual tone, which made him feel ashamed of himself, he said, as if merely asking his father to let him have the carriage to drive to town:

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  • "It can't be helped It happens to everyone!" said the son, with a bold, free, and easy tone, while in his soul he regarded himself as a worthless scoundrel whose whole life could not atone for his crime.

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  • Pierre tried several times to speak, but, on one hand, Prince Vasili did not let him and, on the other, Pierre himself feared to begin to speak in the tone of decided refusal and disagreement in which he had firmly resolved to answer his father-in-law.

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  • When everybody rose to go, Helene who had spoken very little all the evening again turned to Boris, asking him in a tone of caressing significant command to come to her on Tuesday.

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  • "My dear, really... it's better not to wake him... he's asleep," said the princess in a tone of entreaty.

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  • It was evident that Prince Andrew's ironical tone toward the pilgrims and Princess Mary's helpless attempts to protect them were their customary long-established relations on the matter.

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  • Eh, Makeev? queried the doctor, in a tone of indifference.

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  • He was that absent-minded crank, a grand seigneur husband who was in no one's way, and far from spoiling the high tone and general impression of the drawing room, he served, by the contrast he presented to her, as an advantageous background to his elegant and tactful wife.

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  • After the first feeling of perplexity aroused in the parents by Berg's proposal, the holiday tone of joyousness usual at such times took possession of the family, but the rejoicing was external and insincere.

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  • What nonsense! said Natasha in the tone of one being deprived of her property.

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  • Mind, the last... concluded the prince, in a tone which showed that nothing would make him alter his decision.

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  • "Go on, Uncle dear," Natasha wailed in an imploring tone as if her life depended on it.

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  • Natasha was foremost in setting a merry holiday tone, which, passing from one to another, grew stronger and reached its climax when they all came out into the frost and got into the sleighs, talking, calling to one another, laughing, and shouting.

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  • Sonya was unhappy at the separation from Nicholas and still more so on account of the hostile tone the countess could not help adopting toward her.

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  • "I have read our protests about the Oldenburg affair and was surprised how badly the Note was worded," remarked Count Rostopchin in the casual tone of a man dealing with a subject quite familiar to him.

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  • "We won't speak of it any more, my dear," said Pierre, and his gentle, cordial tone suddenly seemed very strange to Natasha.

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  • Judging by the calmly moderate and amicable tone in which the French Emperor spoke, Balashev was firmly persuaded that he wished for peace and intended to enter into negotiations.

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  • From the tone in which the courtiers addressed him and the way Paulucci had allowed himself to speak of him to the Emperor, but above all from a certain desperation in Pfuel's own expressions, it was clear that the others knew, and Pfuel himself felt, that his fall was at hand.

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  • She was accustomed always to oppose anything announced in that timid tone and considered it her duty to do so.

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  • (At the mention of the chiffonier and dressing table Berg involuntarily changed his tone to one of pleasure at his admirable domestic arrangements.)

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  • He was himself carried away by the tone of magnanimity he intended to adopt toward Moscow.

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  • Not only did it seem to him (as to all administrators) that he controlled the external actions of Moscow's inhabitants, but he also thought he controlled their mental attitude by means of his broadsheets and posters, written in a coarse tone which the people despise in their own class and do not understand from those in authority.

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  • Hearing not so much the words as the angry tone of Rostopchin's voice, the crowd moaned and heaved forward, but again paused.

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  • I left it all in flames, replied Michaud in a decided tone, but glancing at the Emperor he was frightened by what he had done.

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  • "I know that man," he said in a cold, measured tone, evidently calculated to frighten Pierre.

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  • Had he screamed in agony, that scream would not have struck such horror into Princess Mary's heart as the tone of his voice.

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  • In his words, his tone, and especially in that calm, almost antagonistic look could be felt an estrangement from everything belonging to this world, terrible in one who is alive.

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  • "No, I am not going," Pierre replied hastily, in a surprised tone and as though offended.

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  • Her first glance at Nicholas' face told her that he had only come to fulfill the demands of politeness, and she firmly resolved to maintain the tone in which he addressed her.

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  • Her unnatural tone made him wince unpleasantly and he replied hastily.

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  • She concluded from his tone that he was vexed with her and wished to end the conversation.

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  • From the room in which Nicholas was sleeping came the sound of his even breathing, every slightest tone of which was familiar to his wife.

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  • She would begin to say something to her in a low tone from the other end of the room.

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  • The conversation was resumed, and no longer in the unpleasantly hostile tone of Nicholas' last remark.

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  • When he finally spoke, his tone was terse.

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  • Mary studied her reflectively and finally spoke in a hushed tone, as if she didn't actually want to know the answer to her question.

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  • True to our verbal blackout, nothing specific was said but the tone of her conversation hinted at sensational news.

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  • No sound disturbed Howie and with Martha able to use her special hypnotic-like tone, little time was wasted inducing Howie's sleep state.

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  • Come here a bit, said she, assuming a soft high tone of voice.

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  • At that moment the great clock struck two and another with a shrill tone joined in from the drawing room.

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  • His looks and cold tone to his daughter seemed to say: There, you see?

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  • "On the contrary, things seem satisfactory, ma cousine," said Pierre in the bantering tone he habitually adopted toward her, always feeling uncomfortable in the role of her benefactor.

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  • "Reinforcements?" said Napoleon in a tone of stern surprise, looking at the adjutant--a handsome lad with long black curls arranged like Murat's own--as though he did not understand his words.

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  • The countess was accustomed to this tone as a precursor of news of something detrimental to the children's interests, such as the building of a new gallery or conservatory, the inauguration of a private theater or an orchestra.

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  • Her tone was now querulous and her lip drawn up, giving her not a joyful, but an animal, squirrel-like expression.

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  • The prince's tone was so calm and confident that Princess Mary unhesitatingly believed him.

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  • Others did not like that tone and said it was stupid and vulgar.

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  • "It's okay," he said in a flippant tone.

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  • "Carmen," Alex interrupted in a stern tone.

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  • "But you thought you should defend me," he said in a calculating tone.

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  • She paused and her voice took on a sardonic tone.

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  • She stared at him, shocked by his bitter tone.

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  • "Mrs. Lander," she began in a cordial tone.

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  • I was listening to a dial tone.

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  • I moved quickly to it and thankfully, there was a dial tone!

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  • "Sometimes," he said in a hushed tone.

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  • "I wouldn't call that clever," Toni said in a hushed tone.

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  • "Chocolate chip," Jonny said in the same tone.

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  • "No one-night stands," she said, though her tone was considering.

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  • She inched away at the inhuman tone.

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  • "Nothing, Papa," she said in a hushed tone.

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  • She frowned at his tone, as if he considered her the newest, permanent member of his organization and not the guest she was.

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  • "You're glowing," her father said in a hushed tone.

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  • "You knew we belonged together," she said in a hushed tone.

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  • "The seal will never be whole again," the Watcher said in a hushed tone, his green eyes on the sky.

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  • Jonny flushed at his tone.

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  • "And if you come near my mate again, I will show no mercy," Jule added in a quiet tone that promised action.

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  • By his tone, something was more wrong than the horrible costume.

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  • Jake's stunned tone drew her attention.

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  • His tone was measured.

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  • "This is more permanent than marriage," Dusty said in a hushed tone.

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  • His tone made her back toward the door.

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  • "I told you I'd never hurt you," he said in a softer tone.

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  • By his tone, he didn't give a damn what she thought.

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  • His tone was genuinely questioning, and she felt grateful that he was giving her the choice to opt out.

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  • "Darian's death is not your fault," Dusty said in a hushed tone.

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  • "You're getting braver, kiri," he said in a husky tone.

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  • How does that work, Sofia? he challenged in a husky tone.

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  • She looked up at his soft tone.

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  • She recognized his tone; it was one Damian used when making her boundaries with him clear.

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  • "Sofia," Damian said in a warning tone.

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  • Though still arch, his tone had softened enough to show her he wasn't unaffected by her genuine words.

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  • His tone was enough to tell her he'd show no mercy.

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  • "Thank you, Dusty," he replied in a hushed tone.

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  • "My dear Darian," the Watcher said in a softer tone, "I cannot take the pain of the memories you will experience in the morning when you remember the whole of your existence.

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  • Her whole body deflated at his mocking tone.

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  • "Why did you choose to come here?" he asked in a measured tone.

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  • His tone was neither harsh nor teasing.

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  • "I do," Wynn said in a considering tone.

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  • "Didn't think this silly little girl that believed your lies for years had it in her?" she asked in a bitter tone.

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  • His tone made her smile despite her anxiety.

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  • "I've got news for you, Death," she said in a lighter tone.

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  • "But you sense depravity and weakness," she said in a mocking tone she hoped was similar to his.

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  • Cynthia was startled by the young girl's unusual tone and immediately regretted not being forthcoming.

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  • He said it but he couldn't force the appropriate accompanying tone to sound enthusiastic.

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  • "What do you know about that?" he asked in a sharp tone.

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  • Yes, she was fine, though her tone sounded nervous and tentative.

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  • There was a hurried "I love you," not an easy thing for her to say, then a dial tone.

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  • "I'm in charge," she said, in a tone that spoke anything but what the words said.

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  • A dial tone followed.

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  • When Dean told Fred about Fitzgerald's death Fred immediately, in his best I-told-you-so tone, assigned the guilt to Lydia Larkin.

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  • That was the tone of the goddess.

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  • By the cool tone, he was as far from trusting her as she was from revealing her secret.

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  • The human side of her hated his tone and the truth of his words more.

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  • Irritated by her tone, he reached in and ran his hand down the line of her sweaters.

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  • There was firmness in his tone that threatened to pull her happiness down a notch.

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  • Fate's tone was casual.

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  • "My only regret is that I didn't save the human you sacrificed when I had the chance," he responded in the same tone.

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  • "Harmony," Darkyn's mate said in a hushed tone.

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  • Deidre demanded in a cool tone.

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  • It was hard to tell if the visitor was unwelcome, as he always maintained a professional tone when talking to customers or strangers.

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  • His tone was pensive.

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  • Running a hand through his hair in a way that Carmen had grown to recognize as a nervous habit, he addressed Lori in a tone that was both stern and conversational.

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  • "Nice looking car," he said in a conversational tone.

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  • His tone was firm.

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  • The receiver clicked and the dial tone buzzed.

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  • His bare back had lost muscle tone while he was in the hospital, but he wasn't as thin as she had first thought.

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  • She was looking him over, noting that he had gained back the weight and muscle tone, and that he looked delightful again.

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  • His father stood quietly watching them "I would speak to you before I go," he said, his tone leaving no room for argument.

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  • His tone became light.

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  • After a pause, Gerald spoke again in a sarcastic tone.

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  • She frowned at his tone.

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  • "Are you here for me?" the woman asked in a hushed tone.

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  • "You're not gonna tell me why?" he asked with the same casual tone Rhyn used.

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  • "What gave it away?" she asked in a hushed tone.

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  • Ignoring the acid tone, Gabriel sat in the chair a few feet from him.

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  • She heard a familiar ring tone – the one he assigned her – and looked up hopefully.

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  • Again, the ring tone.

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  • "I want to be with you," he said in the same tone he used to describe the deficiencies of the beach house's security.

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  • That's all that concerns me, he replied in a hard tone.

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  • His tone grew yielding.

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  • Deidre's brows furrowed at his no-nonsense tone.

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  • His tone was matter-of-fact, his answers short.

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  • If he spoke with anger or frustration or anything other than the quiet, impassioned tone, she would've been able to handle the news better.

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  • "They're plastic," she said in a flat tone.

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  • His tone was calm.

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  • His tone was controlled, his features calm, his eyes the only indication of the fire in his blood.

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  • He spoke the words in the cool, detached tone that she recognized from their interactions at the hospital.

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  • "We'll cross that bridge when we come to it," he said in a husky tone.

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  • His sharp tone made her jump.

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  • "Your taillight is out," he added in a clipped tone.

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  • The black lady's tone left no imagination to what she thought of the latest deadbeat mom in her office.

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  • "Oh, hon, I'm sorry to hear that," her sis said in a distracted tone that said she really didn't care.

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  • Toby chattered, his tone lifting in a question that didn't penetrate the in-between world in which she'd fallen.

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  • "Are you all right?" he asked in a measured tone.

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  • "Can't leave this one to fate," he said in the same quiet tone.

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  • At his severe tone, she took another step back, ready to exit as fast as she could in the snug dress and high heels.

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  • She felt herself relaxing at his even tone and the words that seemed logical enough.

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  • She rubbed her neck, sensing the evil and determination in his tone.

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  • Hannah asked in a hushed tone.

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  • At his sharp tone, she quickly changed the subject, saying, "After the meeting, I have to go."

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  • "Sire, you've been warned," Daniela said in her crisp tone.

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  • "Were the guys you killed in St. Louis all bad?" she asked in a measured tone.

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  • "Yes, really," the smaller woman said in a sharp enough tone to draw Hannah's attention.

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  • With me, he said in a hushed tone.

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  • "Did you mean what you said?" he asked in a husky tone.

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  • At his tone, she softened.

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  • "Ully," he said in a clipped tone.

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  • He sensed the demon.s pain behind its attempt at a chipper tone.

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  • Whatever that brings, you.ve been my only brother and friend, Rhyn replied in the same tone.

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  • He drew near but stopped just out of arms. reach, alerted by her sharp tone.

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  • "Yes, tell us, brother," Tamer echoed in his husky tone.

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  • Kiera managed a hurt tone and rolled on her side to frown at her blurry best friend of fifteen years.

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  • Kiera's tone grew more hurt.

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  • She eyed him, not sure his patronizing tone wasn't meant to rile her.

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  • Anger flared at the tone of his voice.

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  • She was murmuring in a frustrated tone.

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  • "What would you have me learn?" he asked in the same wary tone.

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  • She looked up at him, unable to determine his tone.

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  • "You did this?" he asked at last in a hushed tone.

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  • His tone didn't change, as if she'd just told him she was going shopping instead of sacrificing the rest of her life for his people.

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  • "I'm here, nishani," he said in a hushed tone.

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  • "I do," he replied in a tone just as quiet.

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  • I got some ideas and I have a few feelers out, Fred answered, a defensive tone in his voice.

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  • Dean started to protest but his wife began carrying the packed ornaments from the room and asked in her sweetest tone if he could remove the now-dried Christmas tree and finish a short list of Bird Song chores she'd drawn up earlier.

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  • Cynthia spoke in a consoling tone as both women rose.

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  • There followed a long pause, followed by an abrupt thank-you and a dial tone.

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  • "You don't have to serve us dinner," she said in sour a tone.

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  • "By the way," Cynthia said, in a firm tone, "I believe I'm due an explanation from you."

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  • "Thank you, darling," she said, but the tone didn't come close to matching the words.

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  • By the tone of the letters Rachael wrote to her, the family appeared somewhat estranged from one another.

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  • Dean asked, not in a friendly tone.

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  • But Cynthia's tone betrayed her disbelief in the words she was saying.

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  • The tone of Rachael's letters is most unnatural.

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  • "Most men are," Cynthia answered, in an unusually sharp tone, and then added, "present company excepted.

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  • "Hello, Jerome," she said in a tone of utter acquiescence.

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  • Dean asked, a no-nonsense tone to his voice.

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  • The tone was not as loud as before, but near a snarl.

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  • Dean said, trying to force a tone of normalcy into his strained voice.

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  • There followed silence, then a dial tone.

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  • "Hey," Weller said, his tone conveyed a surprising note of sympathy.

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  • Sarah took on a tone of desperation.

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  • Do you think maybe we could start over, with a more civil tone perhaps?

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  • Her voice assumed a tone of urgency.

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  • The bounty of New England's autumn surrounded them, and the sun reflected off the leaves as if it were playing with the tone, searching for the perfect combination of pigment.

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  • No, but maybe you could skip the florist and tone down the table settings.

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  • They ate in silence for a while and finally Gerald spoke, his tone conversational.

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  • Carmen eyed Katie coolly and responded in a dry tone.

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  • Katie's expression and tone were caustic.

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  • Something about his tone put her on edge.

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  • Alex held a chair for Lori, and Josh glanced uncomfortably at Carmen, running a hand through unruly red hair as he spoke under his breath in a sarcastic tone.

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  • Her tone was light, but Josh scowled at her.

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  • "Keep it going," Alex warned her in a conversational tone, but it was already too late.

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  • "He wasn't so gentle this morning," he replied in a dry tone.

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  • "You're a beautiful woman," he said in a conversational tone.

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  • "I remember it all like it was yesterday," he answered in a forlorn tone.

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  • His eyes flashed, but his tone remained conversational.

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  • It sounded like his voice, but she had never heard that tone.

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  • "Now Alex," Katie began in a scolding tone, "You can't keep throwing your past in Carmen's face.

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  • Ed whinnied down by the barn, and then nickered in a higher tone.

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  • "Okay," Gerald's said in a dry tone.

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  • Gerald's tone was sarcastic.

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  • Something about Mr. Tim's urgent tone told her this wasn't an exercise.

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  • "Be assured that you're in no danger," he said in a clipped tone.

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  • He was quiet for a moment before he spoke in a softer tone.

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  • Green eyes sparkled despite her irritated tone.

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  • "Our location isn't secret anymore," she responded in a troubled tone.

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  • "Turn that off, Lana," the general ordered in a softer tone as he glanced towards a woman manning the screen on the left.

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  • "On second thought, you can join Elise's men," the general replied in a clipped tone.

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  • He looked up at Dan's curious tone.

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  • She jumped at his tone and took the micro in shaking hands.

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  • He didn't think he'd heard such a happy tone in his life.

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  • Dan asked in a hushed tone.

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  • "Go lay down," he ordered in a husky tone and walked past her.

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  • "You get one warning," he said in a tone far more lethal than he'd ever used with her.

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  • "Are you okay?" he asked in a softer tone.

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  • "I won't know without my micro," she replied in a clipped tone.

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  • "I know that now," Lana said in a hushed tone.

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  • The nurse raised an eyebrow but didn't jump at his sharp tone.

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  • "My friends," Dan said in a softer tone, "I don't like saying this, but be prepared for the worst.

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  • "The government pretty much abandoned us," Kelli said, tone hardening.

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  • Tim had said not to mess with anything, but she'd heard the anger in Kelli's tone when she mentioned the feds.

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  • Brady glanced up at Elise's hard tone, sensing she'd not yet absorbed the fact the government she served had splintered.

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  • Lana flushed at the matter-of-fact tone Mike, Kelli's husband, took.

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  • "She begged me to let her leave," Mike replied, unaffected by Dan's tone.

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  • The resignation in her tone sounded like a farewell.  Gabe studied her, uncertain what could stop Death from doing anything she pleased.  She was not only letting him go when she shouldn't, but she was telling him just how much time he had to get Katie out of the underworld.  Gabriel knew something was wrong if Death was turning her back on the duty of collecting souls, a duty she normally took such joy in.  She'd been unwilling to do that for him when their relationship had been at its peak.

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  • At her hushed tone, Rhyn turned.

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  • But I'm feeling sleepy now, Toby said suddenly in a rushed tone.

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  • "My plan didn't exactly work," Kiki's tone was frustrated.

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  • The words were faint but firm in the same tone Katie had taken with him in the dreamland.

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  • "Our father – and Andre – would've wanted us to stay together," Kris said in a hushed tone, wounded by his brother's inference.

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  • Then Dean was listening to a dial tone.

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  • He was left listening to a dial tone and beginning to seriously question their bizarre relationship.

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  • "What are you talking about?" asked Dean, his tone suddenly cold.

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  • He couldn't tell from the tone of her response if she was offended.

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  • The camping area was a riot of color, with thousands of bodies wrapped in every tone and shade of tight-fitting Lycra, each an individual fashion statement on a rock-hard frame.

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  • Burgess spoke in a low tone but showed no reluctance to talk.

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  • "Thank you," he answered, matching her tone.

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  • "Well Sean," Alex replied in a dry tone, "I hope some of it was good."

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  • "Looks like we could use some rain," he said in a casual tone.

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  • "This should be good," Carmen remarked in a dry tone that sent another bout of laughter around the room.

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  • Katie's tone was dry.

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  • His voice was soft, but the tone was firm.

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  • "Probably the same reason I am," he said in a conversational tone.

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  • His tone was light, but his expression remained solemn.

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  • "I know, Katie," Alex said, his tone mildly annoyed.

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  • Katie said with exasperation in her tone.

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  • Focusing her attention on the pan of potatoes, she clamped the lid back on and kept her tone even.

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  • She said in a measured tone.

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  • He didn't know what she was saying, but he knew that tone.

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  • "Great. I'm starving," he answered in a casual tone.

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  • "What is this," he asked, his tone indicating he knew what he was holding.

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  • His tone was doubtful and he let the subject drop.

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  • Feeding on emotion, his tone became harsh.

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  • His tone was flat.

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  • "Thanks," she said in a tone dripping with sarcasm.

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  • When she didn't respond he concluded in a controlled tone.

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  • "That's amazing," Alex said in a dry tone.

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  • "Five," he reminded her in a stern tone.

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  • She ignored the significance in his tone.

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  • His tone was terse, and yet laced with excitement.

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  • The conviction in his tone was poignant.

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  • The doctor turned red at her acidic tone and glanced at his chart.

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  • Katie's tone was exasperated.

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  • He was quiet for a few minutes, and then finally spoke in a controlled tone.

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  • Alex leaned on the porch rail, addressing Josh in a conversational tone.

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  • His tone was still conversational.

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  • "They won't," Alex responded in a confident tone.

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  • He spoke in a hushed tone and when he came back to the kitchen, his face was pale.

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  • "I made a promise," Jonny said, his tone confident once again.

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  • "Speaking of lying, manipulating females," Darian said, tone lighter.

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  • The Watcher took a step back at his lethal tone.

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  • "I'll leave you to puzzle over the walls," Vara said in a tight tone.

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  • "Please leave me alone," she said in a drained tone.

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  • "You were not so eager to die earlier," he said in a hard tone.

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  • His tone was beyond insulting.

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  • His tone quieted her, and she stared up at him, breathing heavily.

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  • He ignored her pointed tone.

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  • He did not like the tone of her voice, at once considering and deceptive.

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  • "How did you know of the ambush?" she asked in the same tone.

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  • Sirian managed a relieved note in his tone.

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  • "Bring it to me first," she instructed in a low tone.

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  • "I have no allies," she said in a hollow tone.

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  • "One of us will die, Taran," she said in a hushed tone.

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  • "Then you will grant me my boon when I choose it," he said in a hard tone.

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  • By his uneven tone, he was as much at a loss of his choice as she was.

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  • "I'm very sorry we're enemies, Taran," she said in a hollow tone.

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  • Her ominous tone did not register with him.

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  • Sirian replied in his clipped tone.

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  • "Yes, my king," he said in a hushed tone.

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  • "The demons, too," Hilden said in a hushed tone.

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  • "Aye, my king," Hilden agreed in a hushed tone.

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  • At his flat tone, the prince glanced at Vara.

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  • "I guess so," he said in a disappointed tone.

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  • "Apparently I was wrong," he said in a dejected tone.

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  • Her stomach tensed at his expression and tone.

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  • "Oh, that's why I came out here," he responded in a dry tone.

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  • He glanced up at her, his expression and tone sarcastic.

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  • It wasn't a suggestion and there was nothing sympathetic about his tone.

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  • "I'm sure," she said in a sour tone.

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  • His tone was a firm statement that instructions would be followed henceforth.

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  • Most of the time his tone was devoid of any emotion.

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  • Even so, his tone was casual when he did speak.

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  • It was in his tone and his eyes.

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  • "I think you should continue looking for help," he said in a casual tone.

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  • His tone became controlled.

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  • He said in an even tone.

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  • His gaze held hers for a moment, and when he spoke, his tone was injured.

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  • He responded in a controlled tone without looking at her.

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  • She spoke through clenched teeth and her tone must have been convincing because he looked scared.

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  • He flinched at her words and his tone became harsh.

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  • She said in an accusing tone.

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  • Yet when he spoke, his tone was conversational.

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  • Rob's eyes flashed fire, but his tone was cold.

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  • Gerald didn't respond for a moment, but when he did, his tone and expression would have melted steel.

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  • The tone combined with the much coveted endearment of 'Dad' caught him totally off guard.

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  • She glanced up sharply, but his terse tone and sober expression were belied by the twinkle in those gray-green eyes.

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  • At the door he paused with his hand on the knob, his tone once again authoritative.

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  • His tone was crisp.

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  • Clara watched her intently, but her tone was casual.

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  • She echoed in a shaken tone.

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  • "Anyway," Keaton continued in a stern tone that wasn't unlike her father's, "you could get lost in the woods, or even injured.

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  • His eyes twinkled with the very devil, but his expression and tone were incredulous.

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  • His tone was indignant.

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  • Her tone could have cut through a six-foot thick lead wall.

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  • When he answered, his tone was terse.

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  • His tone indicated that it merely was a statement of fact.

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  • Protective anger stirred at his dismissive tone.

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  • I know what time of day you brush your hair, he said in the same calm tone.

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  • "We were discussing her task," Jonny, the Black God, said in a tone that was cautious.

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  • Xander smiled at the bitterness in Ingrid's tone.

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  • "Here, kitty, kitty," she called in a sweet tone.

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  • "Maybe we can stop toying with each other now?" she asked in a tone she used with her cousins.

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  • The words seemed to be meant as a joke, but there was an edge in Gerry's tone that made her think he knew Xander much better than he let on.

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  • Can we stop here, get back on schedule and just forget about the photo shoot? she asked in what she hoped was a level tone.

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  • She winced at his tone.

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  • "You owe me," he replied in the same tone.

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  • By Jule's tone, he suspected Xander wasn't going to let Jessi go.

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  • His tone was understanding, up until that point.

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  • "How does that feel?" he asked in the same mocking tone she used.

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  • She frowned at his tone, studying him.

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  • Damian's tone was dangerous.

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  • Jessi's tone carried a puzzled note.

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  • His tone was soft but lethal.

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  • Jessi's laughter bubbled up at the anger in his tone.

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  • When the storm had blown over he returned to London, and employed his leisure in works which were less political in their tone.

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  • It contained many and terrible truths as to the royal refusal to sanction the decrees and as to the king's position in the state; but it was inconsistent with a minister's position, disrespectful if not insolent in tone.

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  • All his work shows a judicial tone of mind, and is remarkable for the charm of its style.

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  • He had expressed an opinion that the true art of memory was not to be gained by technical devices, but by a philosophical apprehension of things; and the cardinal de Berulle, the founder of the Congregation of the Oratory, was so struck by the tone of the remarks as to impress upon the speaker the duty of spending his life in the examination of truth.

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  • The correspondence took an ethical tone.

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  • He protested against the violent anti-Semitism of the time, and, in spite of the moderate tone of his publications, drew upon himself unqualified censure.

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  • About 1350 she went to Rome, partly to obtain from the pope the authorization of the new order, partly in pursuance of her self-imposed mission to elevate the moral tone of the age.

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  • Greek singing octave; we may therefore regard it as a tone lower than that to which we are accustomed.

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  • He further tells us this pitch was a tone, nearly a tone and a half, higher than a suitable church pitch (Chorton), for which he gives a diagram.

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  • Praetor ius's Cammerton, or chamber pitch, formulated in his diagrams for voices and instruments, is, he says, a whole tone higher; equivalent, therefore, to a' 475.65.

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  • In one passage he distinctly says the old organ high pitch had been a whole tone above his Cammerton, with which we shall find his tertia minore combines to make the required interval.

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  • Strasburg was French territory in 1713, but Silbermann's organ is not quite a whole tone below.

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  • Smith, of Cambridge, in 1759, had the organ of Trinity College, built by Bernhardt Schmidt, lowered a whole tone, to reduce it to certain Roman pitch pipes made about 1720.

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  • The difference of a minor third, or, as we shall see later, a whole tone, had replaced the earlier fourth.

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  • Bernhardt Schmidt, better known in England as Father Smith, was invited about 1660 to build the organ for the Chapel Royal, Whitehall; two years later he built the organ in Durham Cathedral a' 474.1, difference a whole tone, and practically agreeing with the Cammerton of Praetorius.

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  • Stein tuned Mozart's piano to a fork a' 421.6, and the Broadwood pianos used at the London Philharmonic Society in its first concerts (1813) were tuned to a fork c 2 506.8, which gives a mean tone a' 423.7.

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  • Philosophia Orientalis, mentioned by Roger Bacon, and now lost, which according to Averroes was pantheistic in tone.

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  • From the geographical position of the Netherlands, Presbyterianism there took its tone from France.

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  • Buenos Aires has some excellent daily journals, but the tone of the press in general is sensational.

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  • During the draft riots in July he proclaimed the city and county of New York in a state of insurrection, but in a speech to the rioters adopted a tone of conciliation - a political error which injured his career.

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  • In the third great stage there is another change in the tone.

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  • Though entered as a student at Trinity College, Dublin, Tone gave little attention to study, his inclination being for a military career; but after eloping with Matilda Witherington, a girl of sixteen, he took his degree in 1786, and read law in London at the Middle Temple and afterwards in Dublin, being called to the Irish bar in 1789.

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  • Though idle, Tone had considerable ability.

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  • In October 1791 Tone converted these ideas into practical policy by founding, in conjunction with Thomas Russell (1767-1803), Napper Tandy and others, the society of the "United Irishmen."

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  • Tone himself admitted that with him hatred of England had always been "rather an instinct than a principle," though until his views should become more generally accepted in Ireland he was prepared to work for reform as distinguished from revolution.

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  • Grattan was a reformer and a patriot without a tincture of democratic ideas; Wolfe Tone was a revolutionary whose principles were drawn from the French Convention.

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  • Grattan's political philosophy was allied to that of Edmund Burke; Tone was a disciple of Danton and Thomas Paine.

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  • The active participation of the Roman Catholics in the movement of the United Irishmen was strengthened by the appointment of Tone as paid secretary of the Roman Catholic Committee in the spring of 1792.

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  • Burke and Grattan were anxious that provision should be made for the education of Irish Roman Catholic priests at home, to preserve them from the contagion of Jacobinism in France; Wolfe Tone, "with an incomparably juster forecast," as Lecky observes, "advocated the same measure for exactly opposite reasons."

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  • Several of the leading United Irishmen, including Reynolds and Hamilton Rowan, immediately fled the country; the papers of the United Irishmen were seized; and for a time the organization was broken up. Tone, who had not attended meetings of the society since May 1793, remained in Ireland till after the trial and suicide of Jackson in April 179.

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  • The French directory, which possessed information from Lord Edward Fitzgerald and Arthur O'Connor confirming Tone, prepared to despatch an expedition under Hoche.

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  • Tone, who accompanied it as "Adjutant-general Smith," had the greatest contempt for the seamanship of the French sailors, which was amply justified by the disastrous result of the invasion.

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  • Returning to France without having effected anything, Tone served for some months in the French army under Hoche; and in June 17 9 7 he took part in preparations for a Dutch expedition to Ireland, which was to be supported by the French.

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  • But the Dutch fleet was detained in the Texel for many weeks by unfavourable weather, and before it eventually put to sea in October, only to be crushed by Duncan in the battle of Camperdown, Tone had returned to Paris; and Hoche, the chief hope of the United Irishmen, was dead.

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  • Bonaparte, with whom Tone had several interviews about this time, was much less disposed than Hoche had been to undertake in earnest an Irish expedition; and when the rebellion broke out in Ireland in 17 9 8 he had started for Egypt.

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  • Tone, who was on board the "Hoche," refused Bompard's offer of escape in a frigate before the action, and was taken prisoner when the "Hoche" was forced to surrender.

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  • When the prisoners were landed a fortnight later Sir George Hill recognized Tone in the French adjutant-general's uniform.

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  • They were published after his death by his son, William Theobald Wolfe Tone (1791-1828), who was educated by the French government and served with some distinction in the armies of Napoleon, emigrating after Waterloo to America, where he died, in New York City, on the 10th of October 1828.

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  • Fichte's general views on philosophy seem to have changed considerably as he advanced in years, and his influence has been impaired by certain inconsistencies and an appearance of eclecticism, which is strengthened by his predominantly historical treatment of problems, his desire to include divergent systems within his own, and his conciliatory tone.

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  • The greater richness of tone of the modern pianoforte is a better compensation for any bareness that may be imputed to pure two-part or three-part writing than a filling out which deprives the listener of the power to follow the essential lines of the music. The same holds good, though in a lesser degree, of the resources of the harpsichord in respect of octavestrings.

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  • The genius of the modern pianoforte is to produce richness by depth and variety of tone; and players who cannot find scope for such genius in the real part-writing of the 18th century will not get any nearer to the 18th-century spirit by sacrificing the essentials of its art to an attempt to imitate its mechanical resources by a modern tour de force.

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  • But experiment shows that in this condition much of the violin part sounds incomplete; and the truth appears to be that Haydn is thinking, like any modern composer, of the opposition of two solid bodies of tone - the pianoforte and the stringed instruments.

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  • But it is equally certain that the pure violoncello tone in large masses belongs to a distinctly different region of orchestral effect.

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  • Chamber-music. - Bach's and his contemporaries' combinations with the harpsichord show the natural fondness, in his day, for instruments of a tone too gentle for prominent use in large rooms, or indeed for survival in modern times.

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  • A frequent combination was flute, violin and harpsichord (very probably with a violoncello doubling the bass), and in more than one case the violin was partly tuned lower to soften its tone.

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  • The receiving apparatus consisted of a multiplier, in the centre of which were pivoted one or two magnetic needles, which either indicated the message by the movement of an index or by striking two bells of different tone, or recorded it by making ink dots on a ribbon of paper.

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  • The earliest successful form was " Bright's bell " sounder, which consisted of two bells of distinct tone or pitch, one of which was sounded when the current was sent in one [[International Code O]] --- 4 - 5 p-- - 6 R - 7 '...'

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  • The fishing is largely carried on by boats from Tone del Greco, in the Gulf of Naples, where the best coral beds are now exhausted.

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  • The ministerial majority was over three hundred, and although the Extreme Left was somewhat increased in numbers it was weakened in tone, and many of the newly elected reds were hardly more than pale pink.

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