1 Suddenly the painter appeared at the door of the studio and made staccato signs for them to come in.
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2 The same nervous staccato laugh broke from her thin lips, and her fingers began to play with a long tortoise-shell paper-knife.
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3 Through the closed doors came the sounds of the discreet staccato accompaniment of the orchestra, and a single female voice rendering distinctly a musical phrase.
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4 He spoke in a slow staccato fashion, choosing his words with care, and gave the impression generally of a man of learning and letters who had had ill-usage at the hands of fortune.
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5 Gervais laughed softly with a hissing chuckle, and Speranski in a high-pitched staccato manner.
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