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What does emphasis mean in the がして of the following sentence? [duplicate]

I'm translating this old book I have from Japanese to English, and I come across the following sentence. 背後で聞き覚えのある声がして、思わず一歩後ずさってしまった。 I think in the above instance the して is being used to ...
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Meaning of んでしょう in this context?

In the sentence 「なんて優しいんでしょう!」what is the purpose of adding んでしょう?
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Is the following Japanese sentence negative or positive in English?

Context: Character A has just told the character who is the narrator that he has the talent to be an assassin. Being a normal person, and thus taken off guard, the narrator responds with the following:...