1 Nothing could have been less consonant with Selden's mood than Van Alstyne's after-dinner aphorisms, but as long as the latter confined himself to generalities his listener's nerves were in control.
2 She spoke in the soft slurring voice of the coastal Georgian, liquid of vowels, kind to consonants and with the barest trace of French accent.
3 Only an insane contortion of spelling could portray his lyric whine, his mangled consonants.
4 Her conception of the character was as heavy and uncompromising as her diction; she bore hard on the idea and on the consonants.
5 As if I ever stop thinking about the girl and her confounded vowels and consonants.
6 All these young, maniacal, puny, merry incoherences lived in harmony together, and the result was an eccentric and agreeable being whom his comrades, who were prodigal of winged consonants, called Jolllly.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC