"Perhaps not everything is sad," I made answer, falteringly.
"I have come to speak of it—to ask pardon for it—I was in the wrong," he said, falteringly.
How falteringly, and with what pathos she used this grand old word now!
"I can not tell you that, Miss Rogers," answered Bernardine, falteringly.
"It was because the police believe that Hazel was—was in love with you, Phil," ...