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tone
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Definition
the general feeling, mood, or attitude of something — especially of something said or written
  • "I won't!" said Henry, in a firm tone, indicating his readiness to meet the consequences of his refusal.
    Chapter 10 (75% in)
tone = the general feeling, mood, or attitude of something
  • They would sometimes sing the most pathetic sentiment in the most rapturous tone, and the most rapturous sentiment in the most pathetic tone.
    Chapter 2 (74% in)
  • They would sometimes sing the most pathetic sentiment in the most rapturous tone, and the most rapturous sentiment in the most pathetic tone.
    Chapter 2 (74% in)
  • "No, I won't!" said Henry, in a still stronger tone.
    Chapter 10 (76% in)
  • "Shoot, shoot,—and be damned! I won't be tied!" This he said in a tone of loud defiance; and at the same time, with a motion as quick as lightning, he with one single stroke dashed the pistols from the hand of each constable.
    Chapter 10 (76% in)
  • APPENDIX:  I find, since reading over the foregoing Narrative, that I have, in several instances, spoken in such a tone and manner, respecting religion, as may possibly lead those unacquainted with my religious views to suppose me an opponent of all religion.
    Appendix (1% in)

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