A cold tone of gentle-blooded, high-middle-class respectability prevails.
"There might be some question as to rights in the child," he said, in a clear, cold tone.
"He was your son;" said Rose, in the same strange, cold tone.
"It was only my duty," he replied, now perfectly calm, and in a cold tone.
"You are certainly very kind," said Mrs. Kent in a cold tone, evincing not the slightest pleasure at his devotion.
"I don't know what you are talking about," said Tish in a cold tone.
The calm, cold tone was not far from accusing; her steely eyes were hard and uncompromising.
Rust withdrew himself from her embrace, and without answering her question, said in a cold tone: ‘Come in the house.’
"That is quite sufficient, Monsieur d'Artagnan," returned Fouquet, in a cold tone of voice.
Roger's cold tone betrayed no emotion, no recognition of Costigan's open and bitter contempt.