Oh, you clever people," said a third manly voice
interrupting them both.
That's all right," returned the man's voice
, more pleasantly than before.
Where did that voice
come from, when there is no one around?
and now the voice
was IN THE ROOM, in front of Christine.
Each trial of voice
, each fresh discovery of discord, almost imperceptibly induces the less perfect to modify his or her vocal utterance so as to approximate to the more perfect.
In such a manner, as the prayer proceeded, did those voices
strengthen upon the ear; till at length the petition ended, and the conversation of an aged man, and of a woman broken and decayed like himself, became distinctly audible to the lady as she knelt.
His discourse was addressed to myself; but his voice
, although by no means loud, had that intonation which is commonly employed in speaking to some one at a great distance.
Then a very gentle voice
in the distance said, 'She must be labelled "Lass, with care," you know--'
We heard voices
in the room in which she lay, and presently the nurse returned to say that the patient refused to see anyone.
At the sound of her voice
the outcast renewed the struggle to free himself, with a sudden frenzy of strength which Crayford was not able to resist.
was deep, like an organ; it was some time, however, before Jurgis thought of the voice
--he was too much occupied with his eyes to think of what the man was saying.
trembled again as she spoke the last two words, and it was possibly this that caused Mr Pickering to visualize Percy as a sort of little Lord Fauntleroy, his favourite character in English literature.
A fish-hawk, which, secure on the topmost branches of a dead pine, had been a distant spectator of the fray, now swooped form his high and ragged perch, and soared, in wide sweeps, above his prey; while a jay, whose noisy voice
had been stilled by the hoarser cries of the savages, ventured again to open his discordant throat, as though once more in undisturbed possession of his wild domains.
He looked at Alice, and tried to speak, but for a minute or two sobs choked his voice
But the watchfulness, instead of alarming the newly-landed man, appeared, on the contrary, to give him great joy, for his voice
might perhaps have proved insufficient to rouse the people of the house, whilst, with an auxiliary of that sort, his voice
became almost useless.