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Pig [growling sotto voce behind his hand, mock-furtive as a Disneyland Foxy Loxy]: Take 35 percent off the top and split!
A local Dad joked sotto voce to his wife “And afterwards there will be a reception who will be in the auditorium!”
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.
You would notice sotto voce that when ways and means were being discussed, times were always hard.
He believed in the value of viva voce discussion, and discouraged all unnecessary inter-departmental correspondence.
They wait patiently until his task is done, all the time purring gently and rhythmically in a sort of sotto voce accompaniment.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
Here, too, elections were held viva voce under the beeches, at the foot of the wooded spur now known as Imboden Hill.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
“Not the first time a man has obtained rank through his ‘baggage,’” observed one of the officers, sotto voce.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat