Rufus interposed a monosyllable now and then, but his thoughts in the main were far away from theirs.
"No," the bride replied, and there was determination in the monosyllable.
She answered in a monosyllable, but kept her eyes cast down.
And he conveyed a world of interrogation in his monosyllable.
She looked at him for an appreciable fraction of a minute ere she answered, and when she did, it was in the monosyllable—“Yes.”
"Ah," was her only reply; but the monosyllable was eloquent.
She frowned as if his monosyllable had interrupted her train of thought.
"No," said the other, and the monosyllable had an odd sound.
He made no reply to David's remarks save when one was necessary, and then his answer was no more than a monosyllable.
This monosyllable was addressed to the horse, who didn't mind it at all.