half-whisper

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  • Her voice, however, had fallen in a half-whisper, more penetrating than her usual low tones. Cited from Fate Knocks at the Door, by Will Levington Comfort
  • "Here!" she said in a half whisper, and stepped timidly into the open light. Cited from In A Hollow Of The Hills, by Bret Harte
  • He was quite alone, and he gave vent to an emphatic half-whisper to himself. Cited from What Necessity Knows, by Lily Dougall
  • His wife's tone had dropped to a half-whisper, sounding rather mysterious, and he went at once. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 4, April, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • A moment later she seemed to hear something, for she turned her head quickly, as if listening, and spoke in an anxious half-whisper. Cited from Via Crucis, by F. Marion Crawford
  • "Is it possible that you do not love her?" said Lucan in a half whisper. Cited from Led Astray and The Sphinx, by Octave Feuillet
  • "Wait!" she exclaimed, still in the half whisper from which she had never departed. Cited from The Powers and Maxine, by Charles Norris Williamson
  • They spoke in half-whispers, and never ceased their charitable ministrations the while. Cited from Up in Ardmuirland, by Michael Barrett
  • She leans back, almost against him, looks up, and half whispers something very daring in French. Cited from A Terrible Secret, by May Agnes Fleming
  • "Did you notice that man's face?" asked Amos of his brother in a half whisper. Cited from Amos Huntingdon, by T.P. Wilson
  • She pressed her fingers to her temples, and leaned forward, speaking rapidly in a half-whisper that sometimes broke. Cited from The Lighted Match, by Charles Neville Buck
  • But she presently repeated her question in a half whisper at Winthrop. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • He said this in a half whisper, and pointed as he spoke to the screen behind which Manuela lay. Cited from The Rover of the Andes, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • They spoke their greeting in a half whisper and stood near, waiting timidly for his coat and cap. Cited from Darrel of the Blessed Isles, by Irving Bacheller
  • "Talk to me, Nancy!" he says, in a quiet half-whisper of happiness. Cited from Nancy, by Rhoda Broughton
  • "A moment ago!" he repeated, in a half whisper. Cited from The Secret Power, by Marie Corelli
  • Then he heard Stadinger's voice behind him in a half-whisper as though he were too frightened to speak out loud. Cited from The Northern Light, by E. Werner
  • Arthur, who appeared strangely agitated, began speaking in a half-whisper, unconscious that his sister was within. Cited from The Channings: A Story, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • "Sayest thou these things in prophecy?" she asked finally in an eager half-whisper. Cited from The Yoke, by Elizabeth Miller
  • Instinctively we all spoke in half whispers, the tenseness bearing in on us. Cited from Brigands of the Moon, by Ray Cummings
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