Thornton was equally reticent about both issues when I spoke to him.
As an official and a man of non-Russian extraction he had to be extremely reticent, but to his intimate friends he condemned severely the ignorance and light-hearted recklessness of those around him.
But Knox seems to have been reticent about his early life, even to his contemporaries.
The Avesta is, indeed, our principal source for the doctrine of Zoroaster; on the subject of his person and his life it is comparatively reticent; with regard to his date it is, naturally enough, absolutely silent.
Christian teachers during the 19th century grew more reticent in regard to future punishment.
Schleiermacher was always somewhat reticent about fundamental constitutional questions.
The Mandaeans are strictly reticent about their theological dogmas in the presence of strangers; and the knowledge they actually possess of these is extremely small.
The third and fourth volumes preserve the register of his deeds and words from 1870 to 1885; they contain, among other things memorable, the nobly reticent and pathetic tribute to the memory of the two sons, Charles (1826-1871) and Francois (1828-1873), he had lost since their common return from exile.
But architecture, on the whole, is strangely reticent to play openly on emotion.
He he a good teacher for all, from the reticent student to the absolutely terrified.
This is rather rare, with many other sites providing online services being extremely reticent about who they are really.
Too many higher up the food chain of People Power seem reticent about making full disclosure.
Although he is reticent on the subject of his private life in interviews, has been married twice.
He asked the reticent child to offer her thoughts and opinions.
She was reticent to join in as much as she normally does.
They were nevertheless understandably reticent to meet new people.
I was reticent to pay out around $500 for a further bike that I was still not totally happy with.
It was a subject that I was reticent to reveal and talk about.