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Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He alludes to it as one of their evil customs and used by them to produce insensibility.
Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.
We prefer the American volume of Hochelaga to the Canadian one, although both are highly interesting.

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