EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TONE

"Hum," remarked Uncle Peter, in a tone to be noticed for its extreme dryness.

"That's bad," said the station-master, in a tone of sympathy.

"You will hear from me again," he said, in a tone of menace.

"Heads for her, tails for me," he said, with some awe in his tone.

"I'll tell you how it is," said the big man in the tone of one who is willing to argue a point.

Their tone came of temperament, the words themselves of love and its courage.

"You are thinking of your brother," he said, in a tone that made her feel grateful.

There was a curious mixture of complaint and satisfaction in Dick's tone.

She must do something to tone down the beating of her heart.

"The stolen goods were found in her locker," Gilder declared in a tone of finality.

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