tone in

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vi(im Farbton) harmonieren
References in classic literature ?
The Chinese also make use of two kinds of tone in their poetry, the Ping or even, and the Tsze or oblique.
It also touched her, and she showed that it did, by the cordial tone in which she said.
She did not see Polly catch up the picture and look at it with hungry eyes, but she did hear something in the low tone in which Polly said, "It don't do him justice," and glancing over her shoulder, Fan's quick eye caught a glimpse of the truth, though Polly was half turned away from her.