Tone sentence example

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  • 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 sounded concerned as he kneeled beside her.
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  • His tone suggested impatience, but his expression gave no clue as to why.
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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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  • "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 expression and tone were anything but understanding.
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  • Lathum's tone lost some of the edge.
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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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  • The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.
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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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  • His tone was terse.
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  • Alex spoke from behind her, his tone less than friendly.
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  • Cade's tone was a little startled and a lot amused.
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  • His tone sounded a little alarmed, and she glanced up at him.
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  • The sharpness of his tone made her jump.
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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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  • "I'm still here," he said in a tone that sounded tired.
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  • His tone was flat and uninterested.
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  • His tone was sharp.
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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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  • 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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  • All present were astonished when she appeared not only to hear a whistle, but also an ordinary tone of voice.
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  • Her stomach contracted at his tone and the look on his face.
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  • His tone was less than convinced.
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  • Mary's tone became dry again.
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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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  • Her tone could have cut through a six-foot thick lead wall.
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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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  • 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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  • "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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  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • "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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  • 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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  • At the general elections of March I9o9, over a score of Clerical deputies were returned, Clericals of a very mild tone who had no thought of the temporal power and were supporters of the monarchy and anti-socialists; where no Clerical candidate was in the field the Catholic voters plumped for the constitutional candidate against all representatives of the Extreme Left.
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  • A large number of writings in the tone of the Orphic religion were ascribed to Orpheus.
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  • There is throughout his works more balancing of colour than fineness of tone.
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  • It is struck by a wooden beam swung on the outside, and only at the changes of the night-watches, when its deep tone may be heard in all parts of the city.
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  • They met with a quick and easy sale, were very extensively read, and very liberally and deservedly praised for the unflagging industry and vigour they displayed, though just exception, if only on the score of good taste, was taken to the scoffing tone he continued to maintain in all passages where the Christian religion was specially concerned, and much fault was found with the indecency of some of his notes.'
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  • For some months he found amusement in the preparation of the delightful Memoirs (1789) from which most of our knowledge of his personal history is derived; but his letters to friends in England, written between 1788 and 1793 occasionally betray a slight but unmistakable tone of ennui.
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  • It is taken, strangely enough, from an Israelite source, but the tone of the whole is quite dispassionate and objective.
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  • This interest and the popular tone of the history may be combined with the fact that the literature does not take us into the midst of that world of activity in which the events unfolded themselves.
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  • In Germany Jews are still rarely admitted to the rank of officers in the army, university posts are very difficult of access, Judaism and its doctrines are denounced in medieval language, and a tone of hostility prevails in many public utterances.
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  • These are unequivocally pantheistic in tone, and the desire of the soul to escape and rest with God is expressed with all the fervour of Eastern poetry.
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  • The Getica of Jordanes shows Gothic sympathies; but these are probably due to an imitation of the tone of Cassiodorus, from whom he draws practically all his material.
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  • On one point both friends and enemies agree, and that is his brusquerie and his want of tact in the management of men; Oncken points out with some reason the "schoolmasterish" tone of his letters, even to the king.
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  • The pupils at Brienne, far from receiving a military education, were grounded in ordinary subjects, and in no very efficient manner, by brethren of the order, or society, of Minims. The moral tone of the school was low; and Napoleon afterwards spoke with contempt of the training of the "monks" and the manner of life of the scholars.
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  • The same tone was maintained in his speech on introducing the naval estimates.
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  • It has passed through a far greater number of editions than any other work on natural history in the whole world, and has become emphatically an English classic - the graceful simplicity of its style, the elevating tone of its spirit, and the sympathetic chords it strikes recommending it to every lover of Nature, while the severely scientific reader can scarcely find an error in any statement it contains, whether of matter of fact or opinion.
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  • This anonymous writer,' he says, acquired his learning by teaching others, and adopted a dogmatic tone, which has caused him to be received at Paris with applause as the equal of Aristotle, Avicenna, or Averroes.
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  • The various continuations of William of Tyre above mentioned represent the opinion of the native Franks (which is hostile to Richard I.); while in Nicetas, who wrote a history of the Eastern empire from 1118 to 1206, we have a Byzantine authority who, as Professor Bury remarks, "differs from Anna and Cinnamus in his tone towards the crusaders, to whom he is surprisingly fair."
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  • It is, however, characterized throughout (except in some scribal additions) by a definite thought, and pervaded by a definite tone of feeling.
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  • The Solomonic authorship has long since been given up: the historical setting of the work and its atmosphere - the silent assumption of monotheism and monogamy, the nonnational tone, the attitude towards kings and people, the picture of a complicated social life, the strain of philosophic reflection - are wholly at variance with what is known of the 10th century B.C. and with the Hebrew literature down to the 5th or 4th century B.C. The introduction of Solomon, the ideal of wisdom, is a literary device of the later time, and probably deceived nobody.
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  • Its phenomena are, however, perfectly real, and can be observed wherever artistic conditions make the tone of a mass of harmony more important than the interior threads of its texture.
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  • This is of constant occurrence in classical pianoforte music, in which thick chords are subjected to polyphonic laws only in their top and bottom notes, while the inner notes make a solid mass of sound in which numerous consecutive fifths and octaves are not only harmless but essential to the balance of tone.
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  • It was valued chiefly on account of its brilliancy of tone and its inertness in opposition to sunlight, oil, and slaked lime (in fresco-painting).
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  • The favourite colour is a uniform sandy, or pale grey tone, but characters directly related to capacity for speed have received most attention.
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  • By his own example of simplicity of life, he put to shame the luxury and extravagance of the Roman nobles and initiated in many respects a marked improvement in the general tone of society.
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  • They left behind them, however, many influential members, who may be described as a middle party, and who strove to give a more " evangelical " tone to Quaker doctrine.
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  • Meanwhile, and throughout his long episcopate of thirty-two years, he foreshadowed the zeal and the enlightened policy later to be displayed in the prolonged period of his pontificate, building and restoring many churches, striving to elevate the intellectual as well as the spiritual tone of his clergy, and showing in his pastoral letters an unusual regard for learning and for social reform.
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  • The sons of the family were familiarized with vice, and the general tone of the younger generation was lowered by their intimate association with a despised and degraded class.
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  • But the landlord's interest and the general tone of feeling alike modified practice even before the intervention of legislation; they were habitually continued in their holdings, and came to possess in fact a perpetual and hereditary enjoyment of them.
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  • It is this definitely rational tone that constitutes the differentia of the teaching of the sages.
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  • Yet, with this adoption of the Greek point of view, the tone and spirit of this literature remain Hebrew.
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  • The tone of the demand offended Bayezid, who rejected it in terms equally sharp. As a result Timur's countless hordes attacked and took Sivas, plundering the town and massacring its inhabitants.
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  • Meanwhile Timur sent letters after the fugitive sons of Bayezid promising to confer on them their father's dominions, and protesting that his attack had been due merely to the insulting tone adopted towards him by Bayezid and to the entreaties of the dispossessed princes of Asia Minor.
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  • The works of the old school in all its periods are entirely Persian in tone, sentiment and form.
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  • The whole tone, sentiment and form of Ottoman literature have been revolutionized by the new school: varieties of poetry hitherto unknown have been adopted from Europe; an altogether new branch of literature, the drama, has arisen; while the sciences are now treated and seriously studied after the system of the West.
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  • Their colour is usually some tone of yellow with dashes of red, brown and green, and they frequently emit a pungent odour.
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  • (1671), written in the same bantering tone as the original work.
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  • Though, in the embroidery of vestments, many colours may be used, these five above named must severally give the dominant tone of colour on the occasions for which they are appointed.
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  • The second and third, addressed respectively to a cardinal (Perraud) and a bishop (Le Camus), are polemical or ironical in tone; the others are all written to friends in a warm, expansive mood; the fourth letter especially, appropriated to Mgr Mignot, attains a grand elevation of thought and depth of mystical conviction.
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  • The tone of the work is Catholic and anti-Gnostic. For the bibliography of the subject see Hennecke, NT.
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  • Intense application during early youth had weakened a constitution never robust, and led to accesses of feverish exaltation culminating, in the spring of 1761, in an attack of bilious hypochondria, which permanently lowered the tone of his nervous system.
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  • From an artistic standpoint, these stories are rather laboured productions, besides being ultra-romantic in tone; but it must be remembered that they were written mainly with an educational object, and, moreover, they deserve high praise for their style.
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  • With characteristic versatility, he adopted the serious tone of the new age, and busied himself for the next twenty years with historical, philosophical and statistical writings.
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  • He is definitely anti-Platonic, and his language sometimes takes even a nominalistic tone, as when he declares that the species is nothing more than a thought or conception gathered from the substantial similarity of a number of dissimilar individuals.
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  • But the moral tone of the Magyar church at this period was very low.
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  • The tone of this diet was passionate, and the government was fiercely attacked for interfering with the elections.
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  • The moderates, alarmed not so much by the motion itself as by its tone, again tried to intervene; but on the 13th of March the Vienna revolution broke out, and the king, yielding to pressure or panic, appointed Count Louis Batthyany premier of the first Hungarian responsible ministry, which included Kossuth, Szechenyi and Deak.
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  • Of importance, too, is Ignacz Acsady's History of the Magyar Empire (2 vols., Budapest, 1904), though its author is too often ultra-chauvinistic in tone.
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  • The lyrics of Anthony Varady (1875, 1877) are somewhat dull and unequal in tone; both he and Baron Ivor Kaas, author of Az itelet napja (Day of Judgment, 1876), have shown skill rather in the art of dramatic verse.
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  • Almost simultaneously with the rise of the Kisfaludy society, works of fiction assumed a more vigorous tone, and began to present just claims for literary recognition.
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  • The tone of the letters became very warm, and the cardinal, convinced that Marie Antoinette was in love with him, became ardently enamoured of her.
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  • Didymus, writing in the year 60, made the first step towards establishing this pleasant-sounding scale upon a mathematical basis, by the discovery of the lesser tone; but unhappily he placed it in a false position below the greater tone.
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  • On the other hand, in a collection intended for synagogue use - and the second collection of psalms is as a whole far more suitable to a synagogue than to the Temple - where there would not be a large choir and orchestra of skilled musicians, it would obviously be desirable to state whether the psalm was to be sung to a Davidic, Asaphic or Korahite tone, or to give the name of a melody appropriate to it.
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  • Again, the general tone of large parts of this collection is much more cheerful than that of the Elohistic psalm-book.
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  • Far firmer is the tone of his later letter to the same archbishop, where he contends from historical evidence that the papal judgment is not infallible, and encourages his brother prelate not to fear excommunication in a righteous cause, for it is not in the power even of the successor of Peter "to separate an innocent priest from the love of Christ."
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  • In England, on the other hand, it was thought by most people that if a firm enough attitude were adopted Mr Kruger would " climb down," and the effect of this error was shown partly in the whole course of the negotiations, partly in the tone personally adopted by Mr Chamberlain.
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  • Then his tone rises, Jerusalem can and must be redeemed; he even seems to see the great divine act in process of accomplishment.
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  • Evidently derived from the Chinese, of which it appears to be a very ancient dialect, the Annamese language is composed of monosyllables, of slightly varied articulation, expressing different ideas according to the tone in which they are pronounced.
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  • What is understood by a" tone " in this language is distinguished in reality, not by the number of sonorous vibrations which belong to it, but rather by a use of the vocal apparatus special to each.
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  • By means of six accents, one bar and a crotchet it is possible to note with sufficient precision the indications of tone without which the Annamese words have no sense for the natives.
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  • Their tone is for the most part apologetic, and indicates a great sensitiveness to criticism.
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  • Health depends on the maintenance of a proper" tone "in the body - some diseases being produced by excess of tone, or" spasm "; others by" atony,"or want of tone.
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  • As early as 1794 the government had information that placed Lord Edward under suspicion; but it was not till 1796 that he joined the United Irishmen, whose aim after the recall of Lord Fitzwilliam in 1795 was avowedly the establishment of an independent Irish republic. In May 1796 Theobald Wolfe Tone was in Paris endeavouring to obtain French assist ance for an insurrection in Ireland.
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  • His tone is quite unlike that in which Virgil or even Horace addresses Maecenas.
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  • Eine Prophetenstimme aus der Gegenwart, in which, starting from texts in the Old Testament and assuming the tone of a prophet, he discussed topics of every kind.
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  • A similar series of excellent teachings on practical wisdom and the blessings of a virtuous life, only of a severer and more uncompromising character, is contained in the Sa`adatnama; and, judging from the extreme bitterness of tone manifested in the "reproaches of kings and emirs," we should be inclined to consider it a protest against the vile aspersions poured out upon Nasir's moral and religious attitude during those persecutions which drove him at last to Yumgan.
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  • Its tone is strongly anti-Jewish.
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  • The king said in a threatening tone, "Then we shall sound our trumpets," whereupon Capponi tore up the document in his face and replied, "And we shall ring our bells."
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  • Their tone is hostile to Henry IV.
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  • Noteworthy features of his preaching were its original and prophetic character, and its high ethical tone, as shown e.g.
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  • John's appearance, costume and habits of life, together with the tone of his preaching, all suggest the prophetic character.
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  • He also pointedly alludes to John's work and the people's relation to it, in many sayings and parables (sometimes in a tone of irony).
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  • The Genesis fragments have less of the heroic tone, except in the splendid passage describing the rebellion of Satan and his host.
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  • As has been said above, the tone of many portions of the Heliand is that of a man who was no mere imitator of the ancient epic, but who had himself been accustomed to sing of heroic themes.
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  • The violent tone of some of his printed manifestoes about this time, especially of his Lob des Konigs u.
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  • After the death of his more moderateminded friend Adolf Sander (March 9th, 1845), Hecker's tone towards the government became more and more bitter.
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  • 5 But the whole tone of the epistle suggests that Paul expected a speedy end to his case.
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  • In the last generations before the fall of Jerusalem, however, it was pro nounced in a low tone so that the sounds were lost in the chant of the priests.'
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  • The foot of the tone reached from Naples by electric railway, and thence a wirepc railway (opened in 1880) carries visitors to within I5o yds.
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  • On the other hand the democratic tone which distinguishes Micah from Isaiah, and his announcement of the impending fall of the capital (the deliverance of which from the Assyrian appears to Isaiah as the necessary condition for the preservation of the seed of a new and better kingdom), are explained by the fact that, while Isaiah lived in the centre of affairs, Micah, a provincial prophet, sees the capital and the aristocracy entirely from the side of a man of the oppressed people, and foretells the utter ruin of both.
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  • A much more moderate tone pervades the writings of the press since restrictions were entirely removed, and although there are now 1 775 journals and periodicals published throughout the empire, with a total annual circulation of some 700 million copies, intemperance of language, such as in former times would, have provoked official interference, is practically unknown to-day.
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  • The coloring, harmonious but subdued in tone, held a place altogether secondary to that of the outline, and was frequently omitted altogether, even in the most famous works.
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  • The KiOto artists process is much easier than that of his rivals, and although his monochromes are often of most pleasing delicacy and fine tone, they do not belong to the same category of technical excellence as the wares they imitate.
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  • They were generally crude, of impure tone, and without depth or brilliancy.
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  • In purity of tone and velvetlike gloss of surface there is distinct inferiority on the side of the Japanese ware, but in thinness of pale it supports comparison, and in profusion and beauty of incised decoration it excels its Chinese original.
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  • In the products of the KiOto branch the decoration generally covered the whole surface of the piece; in the products of the other branch the artist aimed rather at pictorial effect, placing the design in a monochromatic field of low tone.
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  • It is an easily traced outgrowth of the second branch of the Cloisonless first school just described, for one can readily underEameis stand that from placing the decorative design in a monochromatic field of low tone, which is essentially a pictorial method, development would proceed in the direction of concealing the mechanics of the art rn, order to enhance the pictorial effect.
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  • Such porcelains, however, lack the velvet-like softness and depth of tone so justly prized in the genuine monochrome, where the glaze itself contains the coloring matter, pte and glaze being tired simultaneously at the same high temperature.
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  • The principal manufacture, and that which has given a peculiar tone to the character of the population, is that of linen, though it has somewhat declined in modern times.
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  • It created a new era in periodical criticism, and assumed from the commencement a wider range and more elevated tone than any of its predecessors.
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  • Soon after the introduction of the literary journal in England, one of a more familiar tone was started by the eccentric John Dunton in the Athenian Gazette, or Casuistical Mercury, resolving all the most Nice and Curious Questions (1689-1690 to 1695-1696), afterwards called The Athenian Mercury, a kind of forerunner of Notes and Queries, being a penny weekly sheet, with a quarterly critical supplement.
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  • These periodicals were followed by a number of penny weeklies of a lower tone, such as the Family Herald (1843), the London Jpurnal (1845) and Lloyd's Miscellany.
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  • At the beginning of the 19th century we find the Erlanger Literaturzeitung (1799-1810), which had replaced a Gelehrte Zeitung (1746); the Leipziger Literaturzeitung (1800-1834); the Heidelbergische Jahrbucher der Literatur (1808-1872); and the Wiener Literaturzeitung (1813-1816), followed by the Wiener Jahrbucher der Literatur (1818-1848), both of which received government support and resembled the English Quarterly Review in their conservative politics and high literary tone.
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  • Having been convicted of the libel he was liberated later in the year under circumstances that only became clear in 1864, when six letters were discovered in the Record Office from Defoe to a Government official, Charles Delaf aye, which, according to William Lee, established the fact that in 1718 at least Defoe was doing not only political work, but that it was of a somewhat equivocal kind - that he was, in fact, sub-editing the Jacobite Mist's Journal, under a secret agreement with the government that he should tone down the sentiments and omit objectionable items. He had, in fact, been released on condition of becoming a government agent.
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  • In 1792 he produced his Caius Gracchus, which was even more revolutionary in tone than its predecessors.
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  • While humour and vivacity characterize the earlier, and urbanity of tone the later development of comedy, the tendency of serious literature had been in the main practical, ethical, commemorative and satirical.
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  • Like Varro, he survived Cicero by some years, but the tone and spirit in which his works are written assign him to the republican era.
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  • Poetry thus acquired the tone of the world, kept in close connexion with the chief source of national life, while it was cultivated to the highest pitch of artistic perfection under the most favourable conditions of leisure and freedom from the distractions and anxieties of life.
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