stage whisper

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  • "Really, Joe!" she said in the stage whisper necessary to the situation. Cited from Law-Breakers and Other Stories, by Robert Grant
  • When he came back he was much excited, and beckoned his friend away, speaking in a stage whisper. Cited from Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools, by Various
  • "Congratulate you, my dear boy!" he said in a stage whisper that was heard through the room. Cited from A Modern Instance, by William Dean Howells
  • When she stopped speaking he heard the voice of the proprietor raised in an emphatic stage-whisper. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • "What makes you keep on twisting round like that?" he inquired in a stage whisper. Cited from Secret History Revealed By Lady Peggy O'Malley, C.N. and A.M. Williamson
  • We conclude with noting a stage whisper of an old-established and yet most mysterious kind. Cited from A Book of the Play, by Dutton Cook
  • The mere breath of such a suspicion would have been enough, without his stage-whisper method of imparting the information. Cited from The Dream Doctor, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • She, too, had heard Flavia's stage whisper and was even more annoyed than her mother. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • "Han't you made a mistake?" he asked in a stage whisper. Cited from Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • I gives it to him and the Doc in a stage whisper. Cited from On With Torchy, by Sewell Ford
  • "Joy, do you suppose I am invited to dinner?" asked Clarence in a stage whisper. Cited from The Wishing-Ring Man, by Margaret Widdemer
  • "He doesn't like snakes!" she said, in a stage whisper. Cited from Sylvie and Bruno, by Lewis Carroll
  • McKnight, who could never resist a fling at her back, spoke to me in a stage whisper. Cited from The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • "Who am dat?" he asked, in a stage whisper. Cited from Army Life in a Black Regiment, by T. Higginson
  • "Oh, come along!" he insisted, in a stage whisper. Cited from The False Faces, by Vance, Louis Joseph
  • "Is she his daughter?" were the words that fell upon the young secretary's ears, spoken by the elder woman in a stage whisper. Cited from The Golden Shoemaker, by J. W. Keyworth
  • "What -- what is it?" asked Mollie, in a sort of stage whisper. Cited from The Outdoor Girls in Florida, by Laura Lee Hope
  • It was a stage-whisper from the darkness which spake thus. Cited from Double Trouble, by Herbert Quick
  • Addie now lowered her voice to a stage whisper. Cited from Slave Narratives: Georgia, Part 4, by Work Projects Administration
  • "Some one is in my room!" hissed Belle, in a stage whisper. Cited from The Motor Girls on Waters, by Margaret Penrose
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