"He covered his tracks cunningly." Haythorne cleared his throat. "There was rumor that they went to the South Seas - were lost on a trading schooner in a typhoon, or something like that."
Messner cleared his throat. "Your lungs are all right, aren't they?"
Again the other cleared his throat and spoke with painstaking and judicial slowness.
Messner hemmed, cleared his throat, and hemmed again, semi- apologetically, and said, "I need some money."
Alexey Alexandrovitch cleared his throat
, and not looking at his opponent, but selecting, as he always did while he was delivering his speeches, the first person sitting opposite him, an inoffensive little old man, who never had an opinion of any sort in the Commission, began to expound his views.
As he approached Lord George's door, he cleared his throat
and hummed more vigorously.
Captain Cook has compared it to a man clearing his throat, but certainly no European ever cleared his throat
with so many hoarse, guttural, and clicking sounds.
More than once he had cleared his throat
, and drawn in the long, deep, and tremulous breath, which, when sent forth again, would come burdened with the black secret of his soul.
The Mason cleared his throat
huskily, as old men do, and called his servant.
Instead, he cleared his throat
, and began to speakto improvise, spontaneously weaving together ideas and images, anecdotes and insights.
Her grandfather cleared his throat
and said, "I found that book you wanted".
Kel on last week's betting patterns MOST of the bumper crowd at Newbury on Saturday were there principally to see Tom Jones in concert after racing but, before the Welsh warbler cleared his throat
, there was action in the ring.
Hearing the verdicts, Mr Whittle smiled and cleared his throat
The hatted shadow of a woman fell across the threshold just as the Principal cleared his throat
I was coming out of the Pontprennau Asda recently when the chap in front of me, who was not that young (probably about 35), cleared his throat
and spat immediately outside the doors of this supermarket.