One man I met in the city two weeks ago took me aside and told me, sotto voce, that 5,000 people had been killed in Homs alone.
There were cheery responses to Bindle's remarks, and sotto voce references to Mrs. Bindle as "a stuck-up cat."
"I shall soon have as great a horror of Gaza as Samson had," said she, sotto voce.
“And so she has been,” said Julius, fervently, but sotto voce.
"Not very," says Mr. Luttrell, sotto voce, his eyes fixed on Molly.
Aennchen (reflectively to herself, sotto voce): "Nicht fur Kinder!"
Madeline inserted a sotto voce: "Of course, it's the picture-girl!"
I heard my aunt say sotto voce that she distrusted dark people.
"Nor on more humane and generous grounds," said the Major, sotto voce.
sotto voce he remarked to Scraggs: "I see him slippin' a three hundred dollar hawser, eh, Scraggsy, old stick-in-the-mud?"