““Mr. Mercier would like to see you,” he said, in the tone of voice he probably reserved for the pool cleaner and the chauffeur.”
““I shared a gig with Octavianus once,” Pollio said, tone of voice musing.”
“I swiveled my head to ask Wolfe if it was in the Cijevna that he and Marko had got trout, and he said yes, but in a tone of voice that did not invite conversation, so I let it lie.”
“According to Soal, Cooper gave a “lifelike reproduction of the mannerisms of speech, tone of voice and accent” of Davis.”
“And then one day I heard my mother and her friend Lindo Jong both talking in a loud bragging tone of voice so others could hear.”
““Kay, I know how it works,” he said in that give-it-a-rest tone of voice I remembered so well.”
“His caring tone of voice alone had made the word-pictures bearable.”
“Halle had thought that she might be falling in love with him, but then one evening he had spoken to Tony in a tone of voice that could only be described as fatherly.”
“His tone of voice made it clear that any such statement would be taken as grounds for a preemptory strike.”
“If something needs to be done, I do it, I told him in a tone of voice that would engrave the words in his brain.”
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