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said the young man, in an almost joyful accent, pressing Monte Cristo's hand with both his own.
However, amidst all the prisoner's efforts to elude a systematic examination, Raoul had recognized his natural accent.
For it seemed as if other voices--familiar in infancy, and unforgotten through many wanderings, and in all the vicissitudes of her heart and fortune--were mingling with the accents of the prayer.
said I, and I endeavoured to throw into my accents the compassionate tone of a superior being, who, touched by the extremity of the helplessness, which at first only excited his scorn, deigns at length to bestow aid.
Say monsieur, and speak quickly," replied the unknown, with that haughty accent which admits of neither discussion nor reply.
There was something more plaintive than these words, and that was the accent in which they were uttered.
She came from Devonshire and, notwithstanding her many years of service in London, had never lost the breadth of her accent.
It is for the reasson, my goot sir," said he, speaking with a German accent, "for the reasson zat ze Emperor knows zat.
Apparently I was carrying forward an attack on French at the same time, for I distinctly recall my failure to enlist with me an old gentleman who had once lived a long time in France, and whom I hoped to get at least an accent from.
You don't think I talk with a Yankee accent, do you, Miss Shirley, ma'am?
My child," he said, with that strangely commanding accent which chilled all those who approached him, "we are alone; let us speak together.
Joan decided that she had been helped to identify the accent by the short German-looking moustache that did not conceal the mouth and its full red lips, which would have formed a Cupid's bow but for some harshness or severity of spirit that had moulded them masculinely.