—She died, Stephen retorted, sixtyseven years after she was born.
She was about to retort but something checked the words on her tongue.
A hoarse virago retorts.
—Find out, miss Douce retorted, leaving her spyingpoint.
In the question of the grazing lands his peevish asperity is notorious and in Mr Cuffe’s hearing brought upon him from an indignant rancher a scathing retort couched in terms as straightforward as they were bucolic.
—The Irish, for choice, retorted the cabby like Campbell, facial blemishes apart.
—You suspect, Stephen retorted with a sort of a half laugh, that I may be important because I belong to the faubourg Saint Patrice called Ireland for short.
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She wanted to retort that he that he sounded more foolish than he looked, but she made herself count to ten and thought better of it.