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  • He was a big, good man with a soft baritone, who ruled with easy tact a choir of repressed soloists, and who had an unerring memory for the favorite hymns of District Superintendents.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • How strange, that a Mask can sound so kind, that the deep thrum of his baritone can offer comfort.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • It wasn’t the story but the tone of his voice that mattered, a gentle baritone rumble as calming as waves breaking on a shore.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Lowering his voice from baritone to bass like an old-time carny hustler, though the ride he was selling was free—and priceless.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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  • He had a tremendous baritone voice that was strong and clear.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • "The Thunder" I attribute to a strong baritone and a great deal of stage training at an early age.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • He changed voices, dropping it deliberately into a deep baritone.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • For a while, I did nothing but listen to President’s Gray baritone voice give his nightly address.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • The male’s voice was dominant—a husky and furious baritone that all but drowned out the limpid Beethoven.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "It was a baritone horn," said Charlotte.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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  • "Smoke?" he asked, his voice a deep baritone that was at odds with his slight stature.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • As they rocked back and forth, Gary tipped his head to the sky, and began singing in a hauntingly beautiful baritone.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • My father’s baritone voice drifted up through the thin floor.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • His tone was a deep, smooth baritone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • The first tenor and the baritone arrived together.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • His captivating presence is punctuated by an unusually low, baritone speaking voice, which his female students describe as ’chocolate for the ears.’
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Some time after our rupture, you wished to study music, under the celebrated baritone who made such a successful appearance at the Theatre Italien; at the same time I felt inclined to learn dancing of the danseuse who acquired such a reputation in London.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • ’When you tell Nately I’m all right’ said Yossarian to McWatt, and lost consciousness again as everything went fuzzy behind a film of strawberry-strained gelatin and a great baritone buzz swallowed him in sound.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • But I found out I was right, because later in the evening Kenyon wanted to practice his horn, he played baritone horn in the school band-and Nancy told him not to, because he would wake up Mrs. Clutter.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Impatiently she clicks the button for a station change, comes up with an aging bass baritone, his cheeks like emptied udders.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • The voice was baritone and with exquisite control.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • He had a good baritone voice and always led the singing when we went to church services at the sod schoolhouse.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • A fresh supply of pill-boxes was brought in from the Bursary; a new distribution was hastily made and, to the sound of the Voice’s richly affectionate, baritone valedictions, the twins dispersed, blubbering as though their hearts would break.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • ) BLOOM: (Mumbles) Awaiting your further orders we remain, gentlemen, BELLO: (With a hard basilisk stare, in a baritone voice) Hound of dishonour!
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • He joins in the singing but his rich baritone voice is weak and thin as if his throat is in pain.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Miss Susie, Miss Susie Gresham, back there looking at that co-ed smiling at that he-ed-listen to me, the bungling bugler of words, imitating the trumpet and the trombone’s timbre, playing thematic variations like a baritone horn.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • "That’s it, Alexey," said the captain, in his loud baritone.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Paul had a very indifferent baritone voice, but a good ear.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • "Oh, my poor boys," Zacharie said in a squeaky voice, a choked parody of his deep baritone.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • So he resigned the presidency of the Golden Fleece Debating Society, stopped writing his school spirit column for the newspaper, dropped the chairmanship of the Underprivileged Local Children subcommittee of the Good Samaritan Confraternity, stilled his baritone in the chapel choir, and even, in his most impressive burst of irresponsibility, resigned from the Student Advisory Committee to the Headmaster’s Discretionary Benevolent Fund.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • She, like me, was totally caught by the tone of fear that even the smooth baritone of the announcer’s voice could not conceal.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Jacob Have I Loved
  • "More precisely," Goode said in a deep, confident baritone, "I won the case, Mr. Longfellow."
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • Several men were coughing, each distinctively, I thought—a Chaliapin bass, a baritone, a tenor.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • When he spoke, his voice was soft and low, an aging baritone tempered by a southern accent.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • Pollard would have known her anywhere; her voice, even as a baby, was a deep baritone like his.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Setting aside his knife and wood, Freowin of Durgrimst Gedthrall heaved his bulk halfway out of his chair and, keeping his gaze angled downward, said in his whispering baritone, "On behalf of mine clan, I vote for Grimstborith Nado as our new king."
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • "Why, it’s the only herd on the trail that’s got two Irish baritones to sing to it," Augustus said.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • Next there could be heard the baritone buzz of a holly tree.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • For a short time the dogs moiled, whimpering, then they set off again, fulltongued, drooling, and dragged and carried the running and cursing men at top speed back to the cabin, where, feet planted and with backflung heads and backrolled eyeballs, they bayed the empty doorway with the passionate abandon of two baritones singing Italian opera.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • But I insisted, and so the thumping twangy bass noise resumed, and over it, a light baritone chanting in Caribbean patois to the rhythms of a nursery rhyme, or a playground skipping-rope jingle.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • All his faults were marked by kindred traits, and were those of a man who had a fine baritone, whose clothes hung well upon him, and who even in his ordinary gestures had an air of inbred distinction.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • The famous baritone, Carolus Fonta, had hardly finished Doctor Faust’s first appeal to the powers of darkness, when M. Firmin Richard, who was sitting in the ghost’s own chair, the front chair on the right, leaned over to his partner and asked him chaffingly: "Well, has the ghost whispered a word in your ear yet?"
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • At this the young girl began to interpret the melody upon the organ, emitting a thin though correct strain, at the same time joining her rather high soprano with that of her mother, together with the rather dubious baritone of the father.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • He shook his hand warmly; he unbent in a smile; his baritone was mellow.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • She told him he had a pleasant baritone and offered to give him lessons.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Deep-pitching our voices to the baritone drama of the old radio show.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • But she snapped at me in a baritone voice.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Max stole up an old flight of servant stairs while the baritones of Bob and Mr. Morrow rose above the chorus of remaining students and faculty.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Its voice became a deafening baritone.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Nathan said in a deep baritone.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
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