a whisper

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  • I heard a whisper as we passed through the city a week back now that he was there. Cited from In the Days of Chivalry, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • For the rest of his life, he was unable to speak above a whisper.
  • But a few seconds later a whispered question came from some person out of sight. Cited from Whosoever Shall Offend, by F. Marion Crawford
  • It was only a whisper she heard, but it reached the very centre of her being. Cited from For Love of Country, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • He said it in a whisper, to himself, but she just caught the words. Cited from Gunsight Pass, by William MacLeod Raine
  • "Why do you look at me so?" she said, almost in a whisper. Cited from The Devil Doctor, by Sax Rohmer
  • Then they pushed off without making any noise or speaking above a whisper. Cited from Stories of American Life and Adventure, by Edward Eggleston
  • Not a word did she speak, not so much as a whisper. Cited from Six Feet Four, by Jackson Gregory
  • "Do you know what this machine is?" he asked in almost a whisper. Cited from Treachery in Outer Space, by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  • He drew his chair a little closer and dropped his voice almost to a whisper. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • There was a whispered conversation between three or four of them, and one turned to her. Cited from The Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy
  • He opened the door of his daughter's room, and spoke her name in a whisper. Cited from Mary Gray, by Katharine Tynan
  • When she spoke her voice was scarcely more than a whisper. Cited from A Lost Leader, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • She looked at it a moment and then ended in a whisper. Cited from Robin, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • "What if I show you a better way?" he asked in a whisper. Cited from Prisoners of Hope, by Mary Johnston
  • His voice, when he spoke, seemed scarcely to rise above a whisper. Cited from The Survivor, by E.Phillips Oppenheim
  • "And what if my father will not let me go?" she asked almost in a whisper. Cited from The Bastonnais, by John Lesperance
  • Then he passed the word back that nobody was to talk above a whisper. Cited from "Same old Bill, eh Mable!", by Edward Streeter
  • Lest the latter should hear us, we also did not speak above a whisper. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • They walked away to the window and began talking of something in a whisper. Cited from The Duel and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
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