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eloquent
used in The Child by Tiger

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powerful use of language
  • Now cose," he went on quietly, with a shade of resignation, "if you want to tell on me you can — but" — here his voice fell again, with just the faintest yet most eloquent shade of sorrowful regret — "Ole Dick was lookin' fahwad to this.
  • But Monk heard Mr. Shepperton swear beneath his breath in vexation: "Damn, if I'd only thought — we could have taken himl" Facing the crowd which pressed in on them so close and menacing that they were almost flattened out against the glass, three or four men were standing with arms stretched out in a kind of chain, as if trying to protect with the last resistance of their strength and eloquence the sanctity of private property.
  • Baldheaded, squat, with the face of an old monkey, he protested shrilly, using his hands eloquently, and displaying craggy nuggins of gold teeth as he spoke.

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