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There were lines in her face that Davy had never seen, a near quaver in her voice that he had never heard.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
She stopped, for fear of breaking into a quaver, and smiled brightly.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
“I reckon I had to do it, old man,” he said, a quaver in his voice.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
“What I want to know is whether I can serve you—now or afterwards,” she added, with a quaver.
She evidently realized that her tone was a mere quaver of assent, for she repeated the word more firmly.
Once a small owl flapped to a branch overhead and sent its mournful quaver out across the night.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
“This is the most beautiful place in the world,” she declared in a voice that seemed to quaver with awe.
'DRAG' HARLANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
They are even fooled to melodiously mournful protest when their ears catch the shriller quaver of the screech owl's note.
A strange stillness had fallen upon the forest; there was no sound save that creeping and melancholy quaver of the bell.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
And then she added, with a quaver in her voice: I wish Id spoke up when he said what he did the day I came in.
WHEAT AND HUCKLEBERRIESCHARLOTTE MARION (WHITE) VAILE

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