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And now more people were coming up the stairs, a drawling, familiar voice—Alma Drew on the landing below.
THE TIN SOLDIERTEMPLE BAILEY
"What a pretty neck you have, kid," he said in his drawling self-confident way.
THE ORCHARD OF TEARSSAX ROHMER
Jonas' drawling, nasal, high-pitched sarcasm reached Mazarine's ears and stung him.
WILD YOUTH, VOLUME COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
He speaks of wading through Spenser's "allegories and drawling stanzas."
LIBRARY NOTESA. P. RUSSELL
After a long time there came back the drawling, sleepy snarl of a full-fed tiger just wakened.
THE JUNGLE BOOKRUDYARD KIPLING
He had fine gray eyes, a slow, drawling voice, and said such droll things that the boys listened to everything he said.
THE CHILD'S BOOK OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHYMARY STOYELL STIMPSON
He had been drawling "Bonny lass, canny lass;" but, catching the sound of angry words, he had paused and listened.
A SON OF HAGARSIR HALL CAINE
They listened: it was a French rustic ditty, sung in a drawling voice to a tuneful air.
THE TREMENDOUS EVENTMAURICE LEBLANC
He was drunk, but spoke fluently and boldly, only occasionally losing the thread of his sentences and drawling his words.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENTFYODOR DOSTOEVSKY
There was a drawling pause between the first and second names.
WYOMING, A STORY OF THE OUTDOOR WESTWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE