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When you listen to gongs and drums, listen to the music; when you listen to someone talk, listen to his tone of voice.
Listen not merely to what is said but to the tone of voice in which it is said.
The man who would change the name of Arkansas is the original, iron-jawed, brass-mouthed, copper-bellied corpse-maker from the wil ...
To suppose that "I know" is a descriptive phrase, is only one example of the descriptive fallacy, so common in philosophy. Even if ...
It hurts me to hear the tone in which the poor are condemned as "shiftless," or "having a pauper spirit," just as it would if a cr ...
Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul ...
Boswell, when he speaks of his Life of Johnson, calls it my magnum opus, but it may more properly be called his opera, for it is t ...
I teazed him with fanciful apprehensions of unhappiness. A moth having fluttered round the candle, and burnt itself, he laid hold ...
We are not won by arguments that we can analyse but by tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself.
"When I used to read fairy tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one! There ought ...
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