managed to whisper

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  • The eldest one, however, managed to whisper a word or two in passing. Cited from Prince Eugene, by Louisa Muhlbach
  • He managed to whisper to her in broken sentences that she would certainly be saved. Cited from The Price of Things, by Elinor Glyn
  • Before they did so Mr Harding managed to whisper a word into his daughter's ear. Cited from Barchester Towers, by Anthony Trollope
  • "You -- you won't go?" she managed to whisper. Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • I took my change and managed to whisper a word to Sweeney -- a good friend, remember -- and came out. Cited from Pieces of Eight, by Richard le Gallienne
  • As they passed out of the dining-room, Mr. Hobson managed to whisper a few words. Cited from The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood, by Arthur Griffiths
  • "Do you see the snake?" she managed to whisper. Cited from Snake and Sword, by Percival Christopher Wren
  • At the king's entrance all fell back and I managed to whisper to Hortense what we had learned the night before. Cited from Heralds of Empire, by Agnes C. Laut
  • The twins managed to whisper a word or two into Cora's ear as she said good-night and left with her brother. Cited from The Motor Girls, by Margaret Penrose
  • "Richard Fleming -- somebody shot him!" she managed to whisper at last. Cited from The Bat, by M. R. Rinehart & Avery Hopwood
  • Old Heck finally managed to whisper, leaning toward Parker, while a look of fear and incredulity spread over his face. Cited from The Ramblin' Kid, by Earl Wayland Bowman
  • When they reached the trolley-line, and he gave them to her, she managed to whisper a thank you for his beautiful roses, and he pressed her hand and said good-night. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • One day, leaning over the precipice, she managed to whisper into the ear of a Sabine soldier her treacherous plan. Cited from The King's Cup-Bearer, by Amy Catherine Walton
  • As they walked along, Mr. Haynes managed to whisper a few words in Mr. Ellsworth's ear. Cited from The Young Engineers in Mexico, by H. Irving Hancock
  • In the confusion Bob managed to whisper instructions to Joe. Cited from The Radio Boys' First Wireless, by Allen Chapman
  • Before long Peter had managed to whisper the suggestion that their love was their own affair, and they ought not to tell anybody for the present; they would keep the delicious secret, and it would do no one any harm. Cited from 100%: The Story of a Patriot, Upton Sinclair
  • Hereupon my mother grew very pale, and found fifty reasons against my going, each of them weightier than the true one, as Eliza (who was jealous of me) managed to whisper to Annie. Cited from Lorna Doone, by R. D. Blackmore
  • In due course the chief and his retinue arrived, and were met with great politeness and many salaams by Shah Sowar; but that worthy managed to whisper in the chief's ear the sad intelligence that this was one of his master's bad days, and that the Evil Spirit was upon him. Cited from The Story of the Guides, by G. J. Younghusband
  • "Who is your deliciously cool friend?" she managed to whisper to me at supper, as I sat utterly dazed and bewildered between the enrapt May Sylvester, who seemed to hang upon his words, and this giddy girl of the period, who was emptying the battery of her charms in active rivalry upon him. Cited from Drift from Two Shores, by Bret Harte [Harte #4[