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"low as it was"

"Presently one of the spirits said, in a tone, which, low as it was, filled the belfry with reverberating echoes"

What does "low as it was" mean here? Does it point directly to the pitch of the spirit's voice?

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    Yes, it is referring to the pitch or tone or sound of the spirit's voice.

    low as it was = even though it (the tone) was low = despite that fact that it (the tone) was low

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