in a low voice

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in an undertone


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Well, sir, do as you will with me;" and then she added, in a low voice, "oh, heavens, what will befall me?
Well it wasn't a bird--at least not a regular bird," said Ned in a low voice, as once more he looked at the dark and gloomy jungle that stretched back from the river and behind the little clearing where the camp had been made.
The Doctor looked desolately round the room, shook his head, and answered, in a low voice, "Not at all.
Would you mind" (this to Sylvie, in a low voice, and looking a little shy and embarrassed) "would you mind the trouble of just throwing that stick for me to fetch?
monsieur," said he, in a low voice, to the officer to whom, for an hour, he had ceased speaking, "what would I give to know the instructions for the new commander
said Rosser in a low voice, his eyes fixed upon the stranger.
She would, indeed, sometimes make a few observations, as that men were headstrong, and must have their own way, and would wish she had been blest with an independent fortune; but these were always vented in a low voice, and at the most amounted only to what is called muttering.
The youth uttered something in a low voice, that was heard only by Elizabeth, and turned to execute what she had suggested.
For, oftentimes when school was not, and her calm leisure and calm little house were her own, Miss Peecher would commit to the confidential slate an imaginary description of how, upon a balmy evening at dusk, two figures might have been observed in the market-garden ground round the corner, of whom one, being a manly form, bent over the other, being a womanly form of short stature and some compactness, and breathed in a low voice the words, 'Emma Peecher, wilt thou be my own?
They sent for some oil of John's wort, and Altisidora herself with her own fair hands bandaged all the wounded parts; and as she did so she said to him in a low voice.
She did not know what it was, but in a low voice she pronounced the word "Ev.
Pollyanna, for Heaven's sake, say nothing of what I asked you--yet," he begged, in a low voice.
He made the exclamation which usually accompanies the former emotion in an Indian, and, calling in a low voice, soon drew a companion to his side.
And so then, I suppose," said Mrs Musgrove, in a low voice, as if thinking aloud, "so then he went away to the Laconia, and there he met with our poor boy.
Let me go my way alone,' she said in a low voice, 'and let the hands of no honest man touch mine to-night.