"I ask your pardon," said the Doctor, in a subdued tone, after some moments.
"If I understand," said the Doctor, in a subdued tone, "some mental shock—?"
Hemmed in here by the massive thickness of walls and arches, the storm within the fortress and without was only audible to them in a dull, subdued way, as if the noise out of which they had come had almost destroyed their sense of hearing.
All was subdued and quiet, and Lucie was more at ease than she had been.
The shrieks and the cries were audible there, though subdued by the distance.
Defarge closed the door carefully, and spoke in a subdued voice: "Jacques One, Jacques Two, Jacques Three!
He moved a chair with his foot near to mine, ordered the woman away, and said in a subdued voice, "’Doctor, finding my brother in this difficulty with these hinds, I recommended that your aid should be invited.