Mary was silent a long time and then she finally spoke.
Mary was silent again for a few moments and when she spoke it was in a controlled voice.
Also, turning her head, she found that she could see the boy beside her, who had until now remained as still and silent as she herself.
His conversation always related entirely to himself; he would remain calm and silent when the talk related to any topic that had no direct bearing on himself.
The countess, tired out and already dressed in shawl and bonnet for her journey, was pacing up and down the drawing room, waiting for the household to assemble for the usual silent prayer with closed doors before starting.
Jonny was silent and still, his eyes closed in concentration.
The shah sat silent for a while, as if in thought.
A strange lady, the one who had been talking to the priests, rose and offered him her seat; an aide-de-camp picked up and returned a glove Pierre had dropped; the doctors became respectfully silent as he passed by, and moved to make way for him.
The line was silent for so long that she checked her phone to see if the call had been dropped.
The women, who had been silent till then, suddenly began to wail as they looked at the fires--the smoke and even the flames of which could be seen in the failing twilight--and as if in reply the same kind of lamentation was heard from other parts of the street.
He pulled her close in an embrace, his lips warm against hers in response to her silent query.
In the truck, on the way home, she was silent a long time.
In this way, you are processing aurally, which is much slower but more focused than silent reading.
We discourse freely without shame of one form of sensuality, and are silent about another.
Testing her ankle in a pair of low heels, she nodded silent approval and hurried down the hall.
He nodded absently and fell silent while she finished the ice cream.
Several minutes were consumed in silent admiration before they noticed two very singular and unusual facts about this valley.
My Muse may be excused if she is silent henceforth.
All were silent, expectant of what was to follow, for this was clearly only a prelude.
Fate, silent, pitiless, bars the way.
She was silent a minute.
Betsy's look repeated her plea while we all remained silent, looking to Howie.
At midnight, when there was a moon, I sometimes met with hounds in my path prowling about the woods, which would skulk out of my way, as if afraid, and stand silent amid the bushes till I had passed.
He closed his eyes and remained silent a long time.
As he turned, the lights of a silent ambulance bounced across the long stretch of pasture between the highway and the mangled car.
The train crouched silent on the tracks in a feline pose, as if hovering over a kill.
Giddon was silent, giving all his attention to his food, but Tammy watched Lisa with interest, twirling her fork in her eggs and squirming in her chair.
He stepped around her and remained silent all the way to the ATV.
Connie was silent a moment.
The birds were silent, watching her to see if she was friend or foe.
You'd do anything to keep me silent - even marry me.
All his loquacity was suddenly arrested and replaced by a naive and silent feeling of admiration.
He was silent awhile.
They were silent for a while.
He sighed deeply, his whole chest heaving, and was silent for a while.
Prince Andrew remained silent, and his expression was so forbidding that Pierre addressed his remarks chiefly to the good-natured battalion commander.
Napoleon frowned and sat silent for a long time leaning his head on his hand.
Napoleon bowed his head and remained silent a long time.
All were silent, and the only sound audible was the heavy breathing of the panting old general.
The crowd remained silent and only pressed closer and closer to one another.
He saw the frightened and then infuriated face of the dragoon who dealt the blow, the look of silent, timid reproach that boy in the fur-lined coat had turned upon him.
Gerasim and the porter let Makar Alexeevich go, and in the now silent corridor the sound of several hands knocking at the front door could be heard.