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undertone
used in The House of the Seven Gables

2 uses
  • Broad mirth, in the sacred presence of dark misfortune, would have jarred harshly and irreverently with the solemn symphony that rolled its undertone through Hepzibah's and her brother's life.
    Chapter 9 — Clifford and Phoebe (51% in)
  • Thus murmuring in an undertone, as if speaking rather to her own heart than to Phoebe, the old gentlewoman stepped on tiptoe about the room, making such arrangements as suggested themselves at the crisis.
    Chapter 7 — The Guest (30% in)

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