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undertone
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

8 uses
  • Beauchamp took the paper, and read the article to which Albert pointed in an undertone.
    Chapters 77-78 (91% in)
  • And Danglars, uniting practice with theory, wrote with his left hand, and in a writing reversed from his usual style, and totally unlike it, the following lines, which he handed to Fernand, and which Fernand read in an undertone:— "The honorable, the king's attorney, is informed by a friend of the throne and religion, that one Edmond Dantes, mate of the ship Pharaon, arrived this morning from Smyrna, after having touched at Naples and Porto-Ferrajo, has been intrusted by Murat with a...
    Chapters 3-4 (89% in)
  • "It seems to me," said Franz, speaking in an undertone to Albert, "that if this person merited the high panegyrics of our landlord, he would have conveyed his invitation through another channel, and not permitted it to be brought to us in this unceremonious way.
    Chapters 33-34 (92% in)
  • The woman's lips seemed to move, as though she were talking; but because she merely spoke in an undertone, or my senses were dulled by sleep, I did not catch a word she uttered.
    Chapters 45-46 (12% in)
  • At this instant the favorite attendant of Madame Danglars entered the boudoir; approaching her mistress, she spoke some words in an undertone.
    Chapters 47-48 (10% in)
  • Noirtier wishes to see you to-night, he said, in an undertone.
    Chapters 71-72 (53% in)
  • "What are you saying to her?" said Morcerf in an undertone.
    Chapters 77-78 (21% in)
  • Two persons passed near me—allow me to conceal their names for the present; they were speaking in an undertone, and yet I was so interested in what they said that I did not lose a single word.
    Chapters 93-94 (56% in)

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