And now you'll want to know what horse will win next month at Rindermere races.--Whisper me, lass, and I'll tell him."
"Where are your peasants, your rustics, your milk and dairy maids--the people, in short"--whispered Sir George Templemore to Mrs. Bloomfield, as they took their seats; "or is this occasion thought to be too intellectual for them, and the present assembly composed only of the elite?"
"'I hope it will be well'--whispered Crosby to himself, as he walked down the lane, which led to the road--'I will try to join them; but may be in a manner not so agreeable to them.'
whispered the squire,--whispered it so that all the party heard the words;--whispering not from reticence but excitement.
And suddenly, Mirdath My Beautiful One, spoke,--whispering something.
MISS FLYN In--in a--(whispers)--night cap, my dear; and now the mischief is out.
La Faloise meanwhile had heard the few rapid sentences thus whisperingly interchanged, and he gazed at Fauchery in hopes of an explanation which was not vouchsafed him.
This gave rise to not a few whisperings respecting the birth of poor Elizabeth.
KURT the Syndic appears on the threshold behind ANSELM, whose arm he touches, whispering.--Their faces are wonder-struck with hope and awe.
An' all the mothers they nodded their heads, an' started a-whisperin'--most impolite.
It"--her voice sank almost to a whisper--"It's Pap Himes."
The old man assured him: "We used to have fine rides with her and a lot of artists in old days on horseback and donkey-back in the woods of Ville d'Avray; she used to dress as a man, and I remember one day..." He finished his story in a whisper,--it was just as well.
I'll tell you another secret"--his voice dropped to a whisper--"I've found out there's a gold mine on her farm, only she doesn't know it.
Till long past midnight we paddled and watched and listened, whisperless.
The spot just at the entrance to the play-ground, at which Aram was taken into custody by two strange men from Yorkshire, is still remarked, and generally by the young scholar in a tremulous whisper.--Literary Gazette.
she announced in a stage whisper,--"married to the milkman--oh!
The Countess of Waldstetten made anxious signs to him while he spoke thus; and when the crowd permitted her to approach near him, she was heard to whisper,--'O, be not rash!
she cried, in a desperate whisper,--"oh, boy, not that!
We stop to listen, and the branches of the trees seem to droop more closely about us, the twilight lays its cool, soft touch upon our heated foreheads, and we whisper,--"Peace to his soul!"
The soldiers talked among themselves in whispers, as men do in the presence of death.
He opens his eyes, realizes where he is, nestles his head into my neck and whispers,-- "Not zactly lumpy sore, Barbara, just crusty, 'cause I made--lots of dandelion curls wif my tongue to-day, and they're--velly--sour," and with a satisfied yawn he rolled back on his pillow, into the funny spread-eagle attitude peculiar to himself, but Richard slept peacefully on like a picture child, cheek on hand, and the other little dandelion-stained paw above the sheet.
So the small herbs pack themselves up in the least possible bundles, and wait until the wind steals to them at night and whispers,--"Come with me."
Why, she done up my hair this evening and"--the voice sank to a half-shamed whisper--"she said it was pretty."
H. Exactly such a girl it has been my fortune to meet with, heark'e (whispers)--(musing) yet hang it, 'tis cruel to betray her confidence.
Mr. B. whispers,--"That's the Queen of the Pine Rats!"
I happen to know, and you may take my word for it’--his voice sunk to a confidential whisper--‘that he’s very deep in the books of two English firms, and that he daren’t--simply daren’t--place an order with anyone else.
HAMLET (in a sepulchral whisper).--"Uncle!
"Until, Antony,"--and Silencieux lowered her voice to an awful whisper,--"until you have made for me the human sacrifice."
But you must allow us one heretical whisper,--very small and low.
"That suit-case--" and Evelyn lowered her voice to an impressive whisper--"was gone from the house the next day--and the day after it showed up again and when I asked Sis wasn't that funny she told me to mind my own business!"
that whisper,--"Where is Mary's boy?"
When he could again speak, he said, in his husky, rasping whisper,--while grasping the painter's hand in effusive cordiality,--"My dear fellow, I congratulate you.
It is easy to illustrate this overpowering personality by these examples of soldiers and kings; but there are men of the most peaceful way of life, and peaceful principle, who are felt, wherever they go, as sensibly as a July sun or a December frost,--men who, if they speak, are heard, though they speak in a whisper,--who, when they act, act effectually, and what they do is imitated: and these examples may be found on very humble platforms, as well as on high ones.
"Yes," Sofia assented in a whisper--"why not?"
Her voice, when she spoke, was whispery: "You mean--for love?"
They are all to whisper to each other, nor have they any pen and ink, but supply that deficiency with a coal; and he that owes suit and service, and appears not, forfeits to the lord of the manor double his rent every hour he is absent.
Only their ends You have respected; stopp'd your ears against The general suit of Rome; never admitted A private whisper- no, not with such friends That thought them sure of you.
And there was another sound, a whisper--?
Five miles, eight miles, were covered with fair speed, and Betty's spirits were rising rapidly at the thought that New York and Clarissa were not far away, when Caesar turned around on his box, and, bringing his horses to a walk, said in an awestruck whisper,-- "'Fore de Lord, madam, I done suspect de redcoats is comin'; d'ye heah 'em from de woods ober dar?"
When he spoke to the child, it was in a whisper:-- "Harrie, are you afraid of me?
The central doctrine of the prevalent religious faith of Christendom was utterly confused and neutralized in my mind for years by one of those too common stories of actual life, which I overheard repeated in a whisper.-- Why did I not ask?
lisped a shrill whisper,--a woman, as I could guess.
"I think she is very proud," I replied in a whisper--"and very pretty--and very insulting."
He seemed pretty far gone,--he could hardly talk above a whisper,--and I had to give him a mouthful of whiskey to brace him up so he could tell his story.
"Not rightly--but with thee, Jem"--her voice sank to a whisper--"anywhere."
Hines's husky but assured voice trailed away into a miserable, thick whisper--"as to what he said--about her feet taking hold on hell--I guess there was a time--I guess about one more slip--I guess I didn't run across her any too quick.
As my confused brain seeks repose, and my weary limbs sink into the softness of the never-so-welcome bed, my thoughts fly to distant ones, to whom I would whisper,--as I do to you who have so patiently burrowed with me,--"Only love me for the dangers I have passed!"
The circumstance abont him which impressed me most was that he had no voice, but spoke in a whisper.--C. Dickens, David Copperfield, vi.
Followinge you to th'chappell And I protest not thinking anythinge, Fryar Jhon o'th suddeine pluckt mee by the sleeve And whisperd in myne eare to give that to you, But privatly, bycause it was a thinge Only toweard your person.
His wonder was, to find unwaken'd Eve With Tresses discompos'd, and glowing Cheek, As through unquiet Rest: he on his side Leaning half-rais'd, with Looks of cordial Love Hung over her enamour'd, and beheld Beauty, which whether waking or asleep, Shot forth peculiar Graces: then, with Voice Mild, as when Zephyrus on Flora breathes, Her Hand soft touching, whisper'd thus: Awake My Fairest, my Espous'd, my latest found, Heavns last best Gift, my ever new Delight!