surly voice

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  • "What more wanted?" asked he, with a surly voice, as the children came a little nearer. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IV, by Francke (Ed.)
  • He answered in his surly voice: Thou art right, lady, I cannot. Cited from The Water of the Wondrous Isles, by William Morris
  • "What do you want?" asked a surly voice. Cited from The Prodigal Judge, by Vaughan Kester
  • As he stood and pondered thus, his brother John came by and asked in a surly voice if dinner was ready. Cited from The Canterbury Pilgrims, by M. Sturt and E. C. Oakden
  • Then with a grim and surly voice he woke them, and asked them what they were doing in his grounds. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12), by Various
  • And Roger, though in a somewhat surly voice, said the like. Cited from The Well At The World's End, by William Morris #1
  • After standing for a moment to get ready his surly voice, he kicked upon the gate and a man came out of a shack inside. Cited from King Coal, by Upton Sinclair
  • "What didst do that for?" asked the surly voice again. Cited from Hereward, by Charles Kingsley
  • The wicket was opened, but not the door; and through the wicket window a surly voice asked who was there. Cited from Hereward, by Charles Kingsley
  • "Two jobs instead of one!" a surly voice answered. Cited from The White Moll, by Frank L. Packard
  • Then with a grim and surly voice he bid them awake, and asked them whence they were, and what they did in his grounds. Cited from MacMillan's Reading Books, Book V, by Various
  • "Who'll take me!" said Leon, in a surly voice. Cited from The Living Link, by James De Mille
  • Then, with a grim and surly voice, he bid them awake; and asked them whence they were, and what they did in his grounds. Cited from Book of Old Ballads, ed. B. Nichols, Vol. 4
  • Ercole asked, in a low and surly voice. Cited from Whosoever Shall Offend, by F. Marion Crawford
  • "What have I to say?" replied Lemm, in a surly voice. Cited from Liza, by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
  • He being thus, strode forward in an ungainly manner to Laeg, and with a surly voice bade him drive the horses off the lawn. Cited from The Coming of Cuculain, by Standish O'Grady
  • Some surly voice afar I heard now Of an enisled Britannic quality; Wots any of the cause? Cited from The Dynasts, by Thomas Hardy
  • Affecting a harsh and surly voice I cried that the quarrel was over and asked him to open the door: I had news from Spanish Town. Cited from Humphrey Bold, by Herbert Strang
  • "What sort of guts was it brought yow tumblin' down so quick?" put in the surly voice of the landlord. Cited from The Yeoman Adventurer, by George W. Gough
  • At this summons a rough-looking ostler emerged into the circle of light thrown by the single lamp and, touching his hat, announced in a surly voice that he was the individual In question. Cited from The Firm of Girdlestone, by Arthur Conan Doyle
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