surly tone

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  • "How far do we have to go?" he asked in a surly tone. Cited from A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay
  • She felt full of gratitude, but she could not help an almost surly tone coming into her voice. Cited from A Sweet Girl Graduate, by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  • He then applied to Gascoigne, who told him in a very surly tone to go to hell. Cited from Mr. Midshipman Easy, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • His father then announced to him and the rest that the grave was completed, and asked him, in rather a surly tone, if he was not ready by this time. Cited from The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Vol. 1, by Frazer
  • "What are those errors?" asked the man in a surly tone, not relishing his loss of the stage. Cited from The Sun Of Quebec, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He answered all the ques- tions put to him in a surly tone. Cited from In Search of the Castaways, by Jules Verne
  • "What are we on but a side scout now?" demanded that officer, in the surly tone the best of men may fall into under such circumstances. Cited from Under Fire, by Charles King
  • Lentulus called out in a surly tone to know where his niece was, and the latter was fain to present herself. Cited from A Friend of Caesar, by William Stearns Davis
  • "Come and call this measly dog off!" ordered Fred, in a surly tone. Cited from The High School Boys' Canoe Club, by H. Irving Hancock
  • She dropped the baby into Flower's outstretched arms, and answered her query in a less surly tone than usual. Cited from Polly, by L. T. Meade
  • She began to sing in a surly tone, that straightened out as visions suggested by the song flitted before her. Cited from That Old-Time Child, Roberta, by Sophie Fox Sea
  • "No!" he replied, in rather a surly tone. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • He spoke in a dogged, half-surly tone. Cited from The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • "Where on arth are you two come from?" enquired the woman, in a surly tone, as she raised her broom. Cited from The Von Toodleburgs, by F. Colburn Adams
  • "You here, Mistress Kill-joy?" he muttered, in a surly tone. Cited from London Pride, by M. E. Braddon
  • "What you want?" demanded Diaz in a surly tone. Cited from TCB On The Mississippi, by Edgar Darlington
  • "Keep silence, man!" exclaimed Pember, at last, in a surly tone. Cited from Ben Burton, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • It was not till nearly an hour had elapsed that this amiable visitor at last inquired, in a rude, surly tone, what I wanted. Cited from A Ride to India across Persia and Baluchistan, by Harry De Windt
  • "Who yo' mean -- mah master?" he replied in surly tone. Cited from Peregrine's Progress, by Jeffery Farnol
  • At this moment a side door opened, and a red-faced woman, who was wiping her hands on her apron, put her head out into the entry, and asked, in rather a surly tone, what was wanted. Cited from Gypsy Breynton, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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