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“Reduced counsels,” interposed Mr. Weller senior, in an undertone.
Gradually and stealthily the king of the forest drew near, muttering to himself, as it were, in an undertone.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He glanced at the watch upon his wrist, adjusted his monocle, and said something in an undertone to the captain.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The pair, seated away in a corner, had been chatting in an undertone when they were compelled to rise.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Dunwoodie spoke a few words with Henry in an undertone, and hastened from the apartment, followed by Frances.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
The Mexican laughed quietly, adding something in Spanish in an undertone to his companion.
"You've hit the truth at first trial," returned Skipper Tom, in an undertone, as he kept his glance ahead over the river.
The horizon, a confused mass of strata, oscillating ceaselessly, murmurs in a continual undertone.
That wild wail and the undertone of the drum was getting horribly on his nerves,––yet he could not desert, as had Marto.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
"I like your sister," Maud Twiss said pleasantly, turning to Oliver, and speaking in an undertone.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG

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