In the deathlike stillness only the tramp of horses was heard.
There was a stillness on the tree-lined lanes that whispered peace.
In the stillness around him his slowly uttered words were distinctly heard.
Outside, there was the same cold stillness and the same moon, but even brighter than before.
I suppose you feel so, too, when you gaze up to the stars in the stillness of the night, do you not?...
If his sudden stillness wasn't a warning, his purr turned to a low, lethal growl.
Katie took another step back, the stillness of his gaze unsettling.
Owls are numerous, and a small species, Glaucidium, is conspicuous, breaking the stillness of the night by its monotonous though musical cry of two notes.
And as if in accord with Rostov's feeling, there was a deathly stillness amid which was heard the Emperor's voice.
The words were too painful, and by the predatory stillness of the man across from her, she was terrified of what he'd do if she said it again.
The attackers reached her as she sat in stunned stillness at Taran's feet.
As a result convection currents are produced in the air which are sufficient to catch the basidiospores in their fall and carry them, away from the regions of comparative atmospheric stillness near the ground, to the upper air where more powerful air-currents can bring about their wide distribution.
If sound waves originate at the seat of auroral displays they seem hardly likely to be audible on the earth, unless the aurora comes very low and great stillness prevails.
Only now in the stillness of the night, reading it by the faint light under the green shade, did he grasp its meaning for a moment.
Toward midnight the voices began to subside, a cock crowed, the full moon began to show from behind the lime trees, a fresh white dewy mist began to rise, and stillness reigned over the village and the house.
The two remained that way, blanketed in the comforting stillness of the old house and one another's arms.
He'd reached to the main Jeep road from the faint trail to the Lucky Pup when a sound broke the stillness of dusk.
By the stillness of the body at her back, he was deciding her fate.
There was nothing at Ninth and Locust but a boarded-up storefront and a stillness like the day after the end of the world.
The black memories that made him wake up screaming at night, the fear he could still taste in moments of despair, were softened by the sense of stillness that settled into him.
Tendrils of coldness stretched from its home within her chest, testing her strength before subsiding into stillness once more.
The success of procryptic coloration depends, however, very largely upon stillness, and the instinct to keep stationary without moving a limb is a marked characteristic of all spiders unless engaged in hunting or fleeing from imminent danger.
Withal there was no noise or confusion to mar the tranquillity of their intercourse; no one usurped more than his share of the conversation; the stillness of the place oppressed a stranger with a feeling of mysterious awe.
Within a month it was transformed, and presented, says an eyewitness, "a scene where stillness and propriety reigned."
But not a sound had broken the stillness since the strangers had arrived, except that of their own voices.
His white breast, the stillness of the air, and the smoothness of the water were all against him.
The same old stateliness, the same cleanliness, the same stillness reigned there, and inside there was the same furniture, the same walls, sounds, and smell, and the same timid faces, only somewhat older.
As she listened to it she saw before her his smooth handsome forehead, his mustache, and his whole face, as she had so often seen it in the stillness of the night when he slept.