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"It is for something else than that, I imagine," muttered D'Artagnan, shaking his head doubtfully.
"I'll have the lot," he muttered. "Every drop; every d - d drop!
And while they did it, "Green-patch" muttered, "This cripple is plainly a lunatic; but the old scholar shall have his books, nevertheless, though my pocket sweat for it."
Grimshaw would curl his lip in a sneer and mutter: "The cheap skate.
"Fool!" he muttered. "Think you that for your happiness Solan will give up his life?
'Oh, this confounded rain!' he muttered. But, after studiously regarding it for a minute or two, a bright idea, seemed to strike him, for he suddenly exclaimed, 'But I know what I'll do!' and then returned and took his seat at the table.
"The brothers De Witt are murdered!" Cornelius muttered, with the cold sweat on his brow, and sank on his bed, his arms hanging by his side, and his eyes closed.
"Sho!--I wonder, now," he muttered; then a tender light came into his faded eyes.
'Half-past two o'clock in the morning,' muttered Jeremiah.
"He must have been hanging around and followed us in when we came," Meekins muttered. "Somehow, I fancied I felt some one near."
"Mon Dieu, mon Dieu!" she muttered, and lifting her dress with one hand she went up to her husband and kissed him on the forehead.
"'Tis some visiter," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door-- Only this and nothing more."