Yes, everybody was unanimous on the subject, except one, who said that the bell was too small and too fine to be heard at so great a distance, and besides it was very different tones
to those that could move a human heart in such a manner.
Henrietta heard this remark; she smiled, and without turning her head towards him, but giving only to the tone
of her voice that inflection of gentle reproach, and languid impertinence, which women and princesses so well know how to assume, she murmured, "I have already hinted, my lord, that you must have taken leave of your senses.
So I will call you Monsieur George," she paused and then added, "I could never get old," in a matter-of-fact final tone
as one would remark, "I could never learn to swim," and I had the presence of mind to say in a tone
to match, "C'est evident, Madame.
These words, uttered in a tone
of surprise and reproach, drew upon this unknown personage the attention of the archdeacon which, to tell the truth, had not been diverted from him a single moment since the stranger had set foot across the threshold of his cell.
danceth our love on variegated rainbows.
The easy tone
in which he put the question--a tone
, as it were, of proprietorship in "Grace"--jarred on Lady Janet at the moment.
He is his godson," she added, her tone
suggesting that this fact ought to give Prince Vasili much satisfaction.
The Fairy was never more seen; but her enchanting tones
have often been heard.
Well, sir," I said in an apologetic tone
, "she was going eleven knots very nicely, and I thought she would do for another half-hour or so.
God knows whether they are fully reconciled," thought Anna, hearing her tone
, cold and composed.
Yes, it's a very good bee-hive,' the Knight said in a discontented tone
, 'one of the best kind.
He was not inclined to cry, and did not feel that Maggie's grief spoiled his prospect of the sweets; but he went and put his head near her, and said in a lower, comforting tone