He had painfully written out a first draft, and he intoned it now like a poet delicate and distrait: SAY, OLD MAN!
"You got a little dividend coming," said Babbitt to each of them, and each intoned, "Squeeze it, Georgie, squeeze it!"
"Page Mr. Dannnnnty!" intoned Eddie Swanson.
When they had finished the first round she proved by intoning "Think you boys could stand another—you got a dividend coming" that, though she was but a woman, she knew the complete and perfect rite of cocktail-drinking.
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As her head went beneath the surface she heard Jem intoning, "Jean Louise Finch, I baptize you in the name of—"
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
"Forgive him, oh hallowed Aspirant," Tristas intones, blue eyes sparkling.