Another "umph," more loud and more angry than before, was the only reply.
So, sir, Slingsby roused me by a kick in the ribs, saying —umph!
He treated a wooden porpoise to a thoroughly wooden stare and repeated his remark of "umph!"
Mr. Erin only said, umph, in such a tone that it sounded like Then go and do it.
“umph,” mutters the fellow, draining off the liquor at a draught.
She had a way of her own of saying "umph" that it is impossible to describe.
"umph—well—shuffle," the doctor answered, smiling savagely to keep back the tears.
"umph—he will make a warrior," replied the other, his features relaxing into something approaching kindliness.
"umph," again said Mrs. Ross, and again she nodded at Joanna.
umph; thou must have bold nerves to traverse the Campagna with no other weapon than that stick of silver!