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Jane Eyre
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audible -- as in: barely audible
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Jane Eyre
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  • "I should indeed like to go to school," was the audible conclusion of my musings.
  • An inaudible reply escaped Mason’s white lips.
  • Some parleying was audible in the hall, and soon the new-comer entered.
  • I hear a nightingale warbling in a wood half a mile off; no moving form is visible, no coming step audible; but that perfume increases: I must flee.
  • Bending over the balcony, I was about to murmur ’Mon ange’ — in a tone, of course, which should be audible to the ear of love alone — when a figure jumped from the carriage after her; cloaked also; but that was a spurred heel which had rung on the pavement, and that was a hatted head which now passed under the arched porte cochere of the hotel.
  • I turned, and Miss Ingram darted forwards from her sofa: the others, too, looked up from their several occupations; for at the same time a crunching of wheels and a splashing tramp of horse-hoofs became audible on the wet gravel.
  • When, therefore, a voice broke the strange stillness at last, it was audible enough to me.
  • It was now dark; but a rumbling of wheels was audible.
  • It was as still as a church on a week-day: the pattering rain on the forest leaves was the only sound audible in its vicinage.
  • Only the last words of the worship were audible.
  • We talk, I believe, all day long: to talk to each other is but a more animated and an audible thinking.
  • A joyous stir was now audible in the hall: gentlemen’s deep tones and ladies’ silvery accents blent harmoniously together, and distinguishable above all, though not loud, was the sonorous voice of the master of Thornfield Hall, welcoming his fair and gallant guests under its roof.
  • A soft sound of rising now became audible; the curtain was swept back from the arch; through it appeared the dining-room, with its lit lustre pouring down light on the silver and glass of a magnificent dessert-service covering a long table; a band of ladies stood in the opening; they entered, and the curtain fell behind them.

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  • She spoke in a barely audible whisper.
  • It was so quiet, our breathing was the only thing audible in the room.

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