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tone
used in Gone with the Wind

11 uses
  • "Bring him in, Captain Butler," she called in a clear tone that bit with venom.
    4.45 (60% in)
  • And then, in a wheedling tone: "When I was mentioning the Tarletons the while ago, I wasn't pushing them.
    1.2 (81% in)
  • Suellen, I do not like your tone, dear.
    1.4 (48% in)
  • Mammy's tone became wheedling.
    1.5 (15% in)
  • Besides, the tone of the letter vaguely depressed her with its foolish talk of defeat.
    2.11 (58% in)
  • Old men growled in their beards, and Mrs. Merriwether who feared nothing rose slightly in her carriage and said clearly: "Speculator!" in a tone that made the word the foulest and most venomous of epithets.
    2.14 (51% in)
  • At the change in her tone, the boy looked up and Scarlett was appalled at the look in his eyes, like a baby rabbit in a trap.
    3.27 (44% in)
  • At her tone, he smiled ruefully as though apologizing.
    4.31 (73% in)
  • There was a different tone in his voice.
    4.36 (47% in)
  • She could not account for her elevation to this position except by the fact that she could accompany anyone on the piano, even the Misses McLure who were tone deaf but who would sing duets.
    4.41 (56% in)
  • And Mammy," his tone was stern but his eyes twinkled, "what's that rustling noise I hear?"
    5.50 (79% in)

There are no more uses of "tone" in Gone with the Wind.

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