Quiet sentence example

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  • You are quiet this morning, son.
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  • He was quiet for a long moment.
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  • Carmen remained quiet for a few minutes, allowing him to think about it.
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  • He had been unusually quiet and solemn lately.
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  • He stopped in front of her and gazed down at her with quiet intensity.
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  • Rachel was quiet for a few minutes.
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  • He needs activity, and this quiet regular life is very bad for him.
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  • Jenn's voice was quiet in Dusty's ear.
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  • The house was quiet, the way he preferred it.
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  • She looked around at the quiet foyer of a massive house.
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  • Mary stood by, unusually quiet, but when Cade left she found her voice.
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  • She approached Pierre with slow, quiet steps.
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  • The place was quiet and secluded, and Sarah would be a sweet person to work for.
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  • He was quiet long enough to rouse her interest, and she glanced up to determine the cause of his silence.
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  • It was anything but quiet as an open stairwell was next to me and I could hear shuffling, snoring, farting and grunting throughout the night.
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  • Familiar coldness and silence washed over her before the quiet was replaced by the storm's furious bellow.
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  • We had a quiet but very pleasant time in Hulton.
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  • It does mean quiet and happy.
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  • The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
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  • The flowers did not seem to give her pleasure, and she was very quiet while we stayed there.
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  • Everything is quiet in the city and there is not the slightest danger.
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  • While Molly was her usual quiet self, and perhaps a little nervous, it was obvious she was excited.
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  • The eerie quiet that followed amplified the ringing of her ears.
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  • Our quiet mountain home was especially attractive and restful after the excitement and fatigue of our visit to the World's Fair.
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  • With his son, however, he employed the diplomacy he reserved for important occasions and, adopting a quiet tone, discussed the whole matter.
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  • He is a quiet man.
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  • She could almost guess what was wrong but remained quiet.
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  • She was quiet for a moment, thinking.
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  • On their faces was a quiet and solemn look.
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  • Kutuzov's general expression was one of concentrated quiet attention, and his face wore a strained look as if he found it difficult to master the fatigue of his old and feeble body.
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  • Even the animals were quiet, as if they knew danger lurked in the darkness.
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  • Toby was quiet, and she snatched the paper, intent on showing him their addresses were different.
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  • There was no quiet time of musing.
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  • Dusty was quiet, and Jule searched the floor for his shirt and jacket.
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  • She was quiet for a moment.
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  • Wynn studied her for a quiet minute.
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  • In an effort at normalcy, she broke the quiet as Martha dallied over the meal.
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  • A long time passed until both heard the muffled but distinct sound of Martha's quiet sobbing in her adjacent room.
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  • His overweight partner was as quiet as a fawn at dawn.
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  • They were quiet for a long moment, listening to the ocean.
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  • Gabriel's quiet voice came from the doorway.
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  • It was dark and cool, the forest quiet while the waters before him no longer glowed brightly enough to be seen from the stronghold.
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  • So, she hovered in the quiet darkness for a while, until the sounds of the outside world were too loud for her to ignore.
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  • Too surprised to understand what exactly was happening, she obeyed the police officer's instructions to sit down and shut up and sat in the quiet police station reception area.
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  • I like you better when you're quiet.
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  • When the quiet stretched uncomfortably long, she spoke again.
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  • Greece might now be trusted to lie quiet for some time to come.
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  • Wendover is a quiet town of no great activity.
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  • It is a quiet, typically Dutch town, with its old brick houses and tree-bordered canals.
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  • There was one pilgrim, a quiet pockmarked little woman of fifty called Theodosia, who for over thirty years had gone about barefoot and worn heavy chains.
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  • Toward morning he became quiet and she fell asleep.
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  • The night was quiet, no insects chirping, no water gurgling.
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  • She'd been quiet for a day or two, going everywhere with him, a companion in his head who was beyond the touch of his angry master.
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  • Deidre was quiet, troubled.
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  • Deidre was quiet for a moment.
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  • The quiet purr that only emerged when they were alone rumbled gently in his chest.
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  • His quiet statement was difficult to swallow.
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  • Dinner was a quiet affair, cooked by the returning Fred O'Connor—hamburgers, a tad over-broiled, but the Deans appreciated the effort as they were busy with Bird Song's other chores.
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  • While they had made no effort to be quiet, they now moved forward with caution, pausing every few steps to listen.
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  • The only sound in the apartment was the quiet whir of an electric clock.
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  • Dean didn't want to pop his bubble, so he remained quiet.
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  • Dean kept quiet about his meager half-breakfast.
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  • He knew I was adopted by my stepfather, but he wasn't sure what I'd been told, so he just kept quiet.
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  • When she stopped, the sound of waves filled the quiet.
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  • He was quiet for a moment, broiling internally.
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  • He stopped beside her, gaze on the lake that glowed green in the quiet night.
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  • He fell quiet, studying Darkyn.
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  • They were quiet for a moment.
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  • The highways were quiet on the Monday mid-morning, and they drove the three hours faster than she was expecting.
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  • His quiet voice made her turn.
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  • It was her turn to be quiet.
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  • Harmony was quiet for a long moment.
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  • Frustrated, Katie looked both directions down the pristine, eerily quiet hallway before following the kid toward the far end, where a bright red exit sign hung over the door.
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  • Rhyn, for once, was quiet.
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  • They sat in comfortable silence, the quiet room filled only with the woman's soft snores.
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  • At his quiet response, she faced him, searching his gaze.
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  • She was quiet briefly, considering, before she said, "Fine. Sixty days."
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  • She walked through the castle quickly, not liking the quiet, and emerged into a courtyard leading to an expansive cobblestone driveway.
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  • It was quiet and cold.
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  • He was quiet, digesting the news.
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  • Hannah.s bedroom was quiet, the bed neatly made and her closet door open to reveal a large empty space.
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  • The house was too quiet for her comfort, and she felt the familiar sense of being watched.
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  • She needed a quiet, safe place where she could channel Rhyn.s power to call forth a portal.
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  • The jaguar launched itself at the child, and Toby.s scream shattered the quiet morning as its jaw clamped on his arm.
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  • Be out of here by nightfall, Kris said at last, his voice quiet and hard.
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  • While quiet, his words were meant as the threat she took them to be.
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  • Gabriel was at his place in the underworld, a small cottage tucked into Death.s realm, in the Everdark forest of Immortal trees whose hissing, fanlike leaves and snake-like branches moved to catch the quiet wind.
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  • Kris was quiet, pretending to consider.
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  • Sasha was quiet, and Jade faced him.
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  • My part of the world is quiet.
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  • The door bucked again before all went quiet.
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  • The awkward quiet fell again.
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  • Jade was quiet, struck by the importance of such a move.
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  • He radiated the kind of quiet power Gabriel did.
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  • Gabriel.s voice was quiet.
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  • Kris was quiet for a moment.
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  • At the quiet resolution in her voice, he turned to face her.
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  • Kiera was quiet and flopped onto her back.
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  • The quaint streets of Pacific Grove were quiet during the weekday, with a small group of women lingering in the midmorning sun at the café on the corner.
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  • Evelyn's words were too quiet for Kiera to hear.
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  • Evelyn's voice was quiet and respectful.
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  • Quiet, woman, if you want to leave.
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  • He was calm and quiet, waiting.
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  • There was anxiety in her quiet voice.
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  • A'Ran pulled his opponent to his feet, offered several quiet words, and turned his gaze to her.
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  • A'Ran's deep voice saved her from filling the awkward quiet.
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  • He studied her, dark depths taking her in with quiet intensity she was not yet accustomed to.
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  • It's been quiet due to the cease-fire called by the Council, he explained.
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  • The house was quiet.
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  • There was a quiet exchange between two of the four dark shapes around her.
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  • She couldn't hear the quiet discussions but saw Mansr at the front, speaking to A'Ran.
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  • They stopped in the shadow of a hill, and Mansr barked quiet orders at the dozen warriors with them.
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  • The night was quiet aside from her foot falls and the sliding shale.
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  • Not that she wouldn't mind some company; the house was too quiet this morning, and her memories refused to leave her in peace.
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  • The night was chilly and quiet.
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  • I guess I'm just frisky because it's so quiet around here.
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  • I told her it would be nice and quiet here.
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  • A quiet investigation revealed all upstairs doors closed and the sound of snoring from the Dame Turnbull's room.
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  • She was a quiet girl who had taken a shine to the Deans.
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  • Dean returned to Bird Song and brought Cynthia up to date on his conversation with Sheriff Weller over a quiet lunch of soup and grilled cheese.
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  • They were quiet for a sometime but could sense from each other's movements that neither was asleep.
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  • Our guests deserve a quiet and peaceful visit.
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  • Look, I'll be quiet as a mouse and cause no trouble.
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  • After some cooing on Cynthia's part, the crying subsided to sniffs and quiet sobs.
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  • Instead of everyone running around, slipping and sliding, shoveling slushy muck and shivering, here people just shift into a lower gear, listen to the quiet and enjoy the temporary peace.
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  • I don't know if she is aware of our arrangement as few words ever pass between us, but her quarters are far from mine and we will be ever so quiet in our love.
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  • Bird Song was as quiet as a tomb, with Janet either the most silent domestic on record or snoozing away in an unoccupied room.
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  • Maybe she decided to snuff him out, to keep him quiet.
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  • I'll be a good little girl and keep it quiet.
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  • Bird Song was as quiet as an empty church with none of the remaining guests in evidence, nor was there any sign the police had returned.
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  • Everyone else was apparently asleep as Bird Song was as quiet as a tomb.
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  • The building stood there, gazing down on the quiet town like some magnificent matron, watching over her citizens as she had for a hundred years.
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  • Maybe now things will be quiet enough so I'll have time to contemplate all those high level philosophical concepts.
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  • There was time for quiet evenings, some jazz and classical music in the Dean's quarters, country and western in Fred's and some totally incomprehensible noise from the small room where Martha Boyd and her boom box now dwelt.
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  • It's possible he waited around hours, until the afternoon when the police had left and it was quiet.
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  • They were quiet for a time, before Jackson summoned the courage to speak.
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  • When I get back, I'll let you beat me at chess, and we'll have a nice quiet evening, okay?
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  • They were both quiet for a moment, and then Sarah said, "Will you please give me a chance to prove that this isn't as bad as you think."
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  • They were both quiet for a long while.
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  • They were quiet for a few minutes.
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  • They were mostly quiet on the ride home, both reflecting on how easy it was to be together, and Jackson enjoyed watching her drive.
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  • They were quiet for a long time until Elisabeth propped up on her elbow, tracing his jaw line with her finger.
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  • The couple spent most of the day quiet, holding each other, staying connected.
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  • Everyone remained quiet, not sure how to treat the situation.
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  • Do I have to stay still and quiet?
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  • Sam went quiet for a moment.
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  • The pre-dawn was unnaturally quiet... and cold.
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  • Or maybe they wanted you to stay in the hospital a little longer so they could enjoy some peace and quiet while you're away.
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  • Alex was back by lunch and unusually quiet when they sat down to eat.
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  • Mr. Tim's voice was low and quiet.
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  • She stepped into the night blanketing the neighborhood, struck by the quiet.
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  • Even the beggars outside the thick, bulletproof glass of the main gate were quiet, their small fires dark.
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  • He was quiet for a moment before he spoke in a softer tone.
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  • The world around Brady was eerily quiet after a chaotic battle over the facility.
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  • The quiet voice of her instincts was at a shout.
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  • The area beyond the gates and inspections was quiet, with men and women dressed in government uniforms touring the compound like it was any other day and not possibly the last day of the world.
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  • Keeps him quiet, though, Dan quipped.
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  • Brady's attention instinctively shifted to their surroundings as he sought threats among the quiet surroundings of the secured compound.
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  • The general was quiet as he escorted them to one of the squat buildings and inside.
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  • She gazed at the soft ceiling lighting before tilting her head to see whose quiet voices she heard.
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  • Everything looked quiet, until she checked her micro again and saw that the decryption program had begun popping up the messages that had been repressed in the comms system.
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  • After watching the madman named Arnie last night, he knew better than to assume anything about the deceptively quiet Peak.
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  • Their quiet talking ceased, and they looked at her.
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  • Her silent treatment and quiet anger lasted through the long helo ride back to the secret comms center.
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  • He was quiet for a moment, before saying, "Your Guardian is here with you now."
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  • Brady's voice was quiet and even.
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  • To her surprise, the condo community was as quiet as the night she left.
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  • He fell back into the dark quiet of his mind.
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  • Kelli was quiet for a moment in surprise.
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  • Lana felt for the quiet woman as she fell in to a sad silence.
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  • Lanterns lit the underground, and people huddled in quiet groups.
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  • Lana was quiet, wondering if she should know this, since she was posing as a non-fed.
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  • Go stand by Dan and keep quiet.
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  • I'm going someplace quiet for a little while, he replied.
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  • Gabe was quiet for a long moment, leading them through the jungle in thoughtful silence.  Katie felt the strange sense of something following again and moved closer to him.
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  • I'm not, Ully said in a quiet voice.
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  • Darkyn's quiet voice made Rhyn tense.
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  • Instead of the supportive response he expected, Kiki was quiet.
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  • A peaceful quiet settled over them until she spoke again.
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  • Gabriel fell quiet for a moment, looking around with a frown.  Death's palace felt much like Hell had to Rhyn.  Something about it tugged at his power.
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  • Katie turned away and snatched Toby's hand.  They approached the demons tentatively, waiting for the quiet creatures to attack rather than move.  As if under a trance, the demons moved away in synchronized steps.
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  • When Dean described Jeffrey Byrne's quiet life style, Hunter nodded in agreement.
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  • If he wasn't alone, she was real quiet.
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  • You don't know what to do so you take the next day off when you're sober, find some quiet motel and try and figure out what you've got or what to do with the stuff.
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  • The dining room was nearly empty and they chose a seat in a quiet corner.
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  • Later, when all was quiet, a rest­less half-sleep was all he could achieve.
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  • She caught up to him at the door, surprising him with the quiet of her bare feet on the carpet and gave him a hug from behind, burying her head against his back and holding on for a long while.
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  • Fred was quiet for a moment, thinking.
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  • With his silver pride and joy secured to the bike rack, a spare change of clothes and rain gear in his pannier and some fruit and crackers for a snack, he rolled away from town to the peace and quiet of the countryside.
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  • I never cautioned her to keep quiet about us.
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  • Randy's young girlfriend, Jenny, a bright and quiet little thing, arrived just after Dean and the four chatted easily before dinner.
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  • Fred was uncommonly quiet and minutes passed before he spoke.
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  • They were both quiet for a long time.
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  • In spite of gaining two hours with the time change, it was still late when the cross-coun­try travelers finally bedded down in a quiet motel in Golden, Colorado, after a shared ride from the Denver airport.
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  • Dean rose to meet him and the two wandered to a quiet section of the park before Dean questioned him.
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  • Gibbons would have been suspicious if you told him to keep quiet about your interest in Corbin.
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  • After once again setting up Dean's tent, this time in the dark, Fred suggested they go someplace quiet and talk.
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  • They were both quiet for a few moments, breathing in the cool night air before Dean spoke.
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  • The sun was warm and he walked with a slight limp but an easy stride, past the shops of the small central section to the west side of the quiet town.
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  • He has a quiet humor that goes unnoticed if you're not paying close attention.
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  • You're quiet this evening.
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  • He was quiet for a moment, but he never released his hold on her, nor looked at her face.
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  • Dinner was quiet and uneventful.
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  • Another quiet evening together brought them exactly one week before their wedding.
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  • You've been quiet tonight.
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  • The old house sat quiet, the roof above her bedroom covered with a blue tarp.
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  • You're so quiet today.
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  • The ride to the restaurant was a quiet one.
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  • On the way home Alex was unusually quiet, his lips a thin line and his jaw rigid.
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  • He was quiet while he ate his sandwich.
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  • Tim was the quiet one and when Jim cried, everyone on the block knew he was unhappy.
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  • That night Alex was quiet during supper.
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  • He was quiet a long time.
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  • The room was quiet — lonely.
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  • He was quiet for a few minutes, and then finally spoke in a controlled tone.
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  • He was quiet and she finally found the courage to look up at him.
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  • Alex was unusually quiet through breakfast and she assumed he was thinking about that darkness thing.
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  • Although he was quiet and reserved most of the time, it was soon apparent that he missed little that went on.
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  • He was quiet and she lifted her face to search his eyes for strength, but all she found was compassion.
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  • Both turned at the woman's quiet voice.
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  • They left the orchard for the quiet city, which had not yet begun to awaken.
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  • The Watcher was quiet.
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  • The desert around him was quiet and the sky overhead clear.
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  • He looked up at her quiet words.
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  • The great wordsmith is quiet.
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  • She fell quiet for a moment, and Darian watched the disjointed images in her mind as she recalled the memories.
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  • Sofi's voice was quiet.
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  • Taran was quiet, pensive once again.
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  • Hilden asked, voice growing quiet.
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  • He was quiet, and she held her breath, listening for him.
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  • To the east, all was quiet.
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  • She was quiet and reserved for a two year old.
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  • When he spoke, his voice was quiet.
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  • He had been quiet all week, obviously resigned to the fact that she was going to run things her way.
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  • His personality was quiet and sober.
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  • With the house quiet, the two women retired to the kitchen for a cup of coffee and conversation.
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  • The house was quiet and happy again.
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  • Alex was quiet for a few minutes and then shut his light off.
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  • His voice was quiet and even.
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  • Alex was quiet a moment, his expression absent as he watched Alondra.
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  • Alex was quiet and withdrawn.
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  • He was quiet for a few moments and then he stroked her arms as he spoke.
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  • I'm enjoying the peace and quiet, though.
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  • The rain stopped as quickly as it had begun, and the room became so quiet that it hurt her ears.
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  • His eyes spotted the form he sought, and he wove his way through the crowd, trailing her down a quiet side street.
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  • She was quiet, weaving a second spell into the crystal.
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  • He Traveled to a quiet playground, eyes settling on the woman seated on a bench.
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  • His low, quiet responses were the opposite of Toni's annoying whinny.
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  • She added a snap of her fingers that pulled a quiet laugh from him.
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  • He must quiet the disagreeable wranglings of the German humanists.
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  • The first is most obvious in the scenes of quiet description and emotion in whose presentation he particularly excels.
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  • After three quiet years passed in retirement in France (1550-1553), he was charged with a new mission to Pope Julius III.
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  • But the cost of effecting a repair still remains a very uncertain quantity, success being dependent on quiet conditions of sea and weather.
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  • It was a somewhat curious concurrence of circumstances that transferred Cranmer, almost at one step, from the quiet seclusion of the university to the din and bustle of the court.
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  • But early one morning the fever left me as mysteriously and unexpectedly as it had come, and I fell into a quiet sleep.
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  • Hippolyte is at least a quiet fool, but Anatole is an active one.
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  • In the house that poetic dullness and quiet reigned which always accompanies the presence of a betrothed couple.
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  • The count and Simon galloped out of the wood and saw on their left a wolf which, softly swaying from side to side, was coming at a quiet lope farther to the left to the very place where they were standing.
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  • Ferapontov's wife, who till then had not ceased wailing under the shed, became quiet and with the baby in her arms went to the gate, listening to the sounds and looking in silence at the people.
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  • The mansion was quiet, and she roamed until she found where everyone was.
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  • It was a barracks for the Guardians, most of whom greeted her with a quiet good day, ikira as she passed.
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  • They appeared in the quiet living room, turning at the startled gasp.
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  • They were quiet the remainder of the trip while Sofia dwelled over what she'd seen in Traci's future.
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  • An awkward quiet fell, and she sensed Traci was as reserved as she was.
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  • An eerie quiet followed, and she wasn't sure if he'd shed his human body and take out her and everything else.
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  • Her voice was tiny and quiet.
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  • The halls were quiet.
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  • She closed the door, surprised at how quiet her room was.
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  • The mansion was quiet again, the signs of activity from earlier gone.
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  • Her room was made of black stone and quiet with no sounds except the crackle of fire.
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  • During the quiet time she'd had since then, Deidre began to think she'd made a bad bet.
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  • Darkyn was quiet and still, his body relaxed for the first time since she'd known him.
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  • So you kept me quiet long enough for the marking to appear.
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  • I kept you quiet long enough for the bond to stick.
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  • The summons was quiet.
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  • For a long moment, Darkyn was quiet.
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  • The pile of mail she left on her desk was still there, the living room neat and quiet.
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  • Deidre stopped only when they were toe-to-toe and leaned into him, needing the heat and solidness of his body to quiet her distress.
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  • Both men were just as happy to have the quiet of the jail cell so they could talk in private.
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  • Remaining quiet about Lydia's prior night's involvement with Fitzgerald was looking like a very poor decision.
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  • They were quiet for a few moments.
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  • She put her finger to her lips to quiet Dean.
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  • Bird Song was quiet.
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  • His quiet power was underwhelming, until one saw him in action.
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  • Her Gabriel, who spent his life a part of the shadows, radiated the quiet power of a deity that reached her from across the room.
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  • They were more alike than Deidre realized; they both sought out Darkyn for quiet deals they hoped would result in ending up with Gabriel.
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  • Keep that quiet, though.
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  • Andre was quiet for a long moment.
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  • The quiet between them felt awkward.
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  • He shifted behind her and was quiet for a long moment.
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  • Gabriel was quiet for a long moment, which she took as a bad sign.
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  • She was quiet for a moment, grappling with emotions that kept clouding her judgment.
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  • He was quiet for a moment.
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  • The demon's wiry frame was armed, his black eyes steady and quiet power restrained.
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  • Deidre was quiet, her features troubled.
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  • Gabriel was quiet for a long moment.
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  • He was quiet, unaware of the depths of her hurt until now.
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  • Determined to find some peace and quiet, Wynn ignored the men racing in different directions through the hallways and went to one of the back stairwells.
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  • Paul was a quiet guy, the complete opposite of Saundra.
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  • Finally Lori left and the house was quiet.
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  • Katie was quiet a moment, and then smiled.
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  • He was quiet a moment, and finally she looked up to determine his response.
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  • It was so quiet and peaceful – unlike my night.
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  • He was quiet for a while and when she glanced up at him, he was looking off toward the old house.
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  • The scents of food from street vendors and car exhaust filled the air outside the quiet hospital grounds.
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  • The apartment was quiet when she entered a few minutes later.
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  • The Oracle was quiet, scribbling words.
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  • Surprised at the casual wisdom of her words, Gabriel was quiet.
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  • If he spoke with anger or frustration or anything other than the quiet, impassioned tone, she would've been able to handle the news better.
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  • She was quiet as she put form to her thoughts beyond the emotional turmoil.
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  • Wynn's voice was quiet.
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  • Andre gazed at her, quiet and thoughtful.
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  • His quiet regret made her uneasy.
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  • He was quiet for a moment before responding.
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  • Rhyn fell quiet, and the robed man turned to her.
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  • They gazed at each other for a long, quiet minute.
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  • Kiera's thoughts, warm and fuzzy after too much of Evelyn's special punch, drifted as she gazed into the quiet night sky.
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  • Jetr was quiet for a long moment before he said, "Very well."
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  • Homer Flanders, Tic-Face to some of his friends, was found resting in a quiet corner of the Parkside bus terminal, his throat slit like a sec­ond grin.
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  • His demeanour at the trial was quiet and dignified; and on the 31st of October 1793 he died bravely with several other Girondists.
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  • Filey is in favour with visitors who desire a quiet resort without the accompaniment of entertainment common to the larger watering-places.
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  • In the quiet of a country town, far removed from actual contact with painful scenes, but on the edge of the whirlwind raised by the Fugitive Slave Bill, memory and imagination had full scope, and she wrote for serial publication in The National Era, an anti-slavery paper of Washington, D.C., the story of "Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly."
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  • Experience with epidemics, dearly bought in the past, has shown that one fruitful cause is the laying open to the inroads of some Fungus or insect, hitherto leading a quiet endemic life in the fields and forests, large tracts of its special food, along which it may range rampant without check to its dispersal, nutrition and reproduction.
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  • Sulla, leaving things quiet at Rome, quitted Italy in 87, and for the next four years he was winning victory after victory against the armies of Mithradates and accumulating boundless plunder.
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  • There is no doubt that, after his first conviction, Sulla remained very quiet, and, whatever his sympathies may have been, took no active part in the conspiracy.
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  • Instead of aiming at Church extension, they built settlements on the estates of friendly noblemen, erected Brethren's and Sisters' houses, and cultivated a quiet type of spiritual life.
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  • Carried to the bee's nest, it undergoes a moult, and becomes a fat-bodied grub, ready to lead a quiet life feeding on the bee's rich food-stores.
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  • The following six years were spent in comparative quiet, broken, however, by a visit to Rome in 1565; but in 1570 Granvella, at the call of Philip, resumed public life by accepting another mission to Rome.
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  • A weak, giddy woman of no stability of character, her success turned her head and caused her to behave with insolence and impropriety, in strong contrast with Catherine's quiet dignity under her misfortunes.
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  • At the request of Mir `Alishirr, himself a distinguished statesman and writer, Mirkhond began about 1474, in the quiet convent of Khilasiyah, which his patron had founded in Herat as a house of retreat for literary men of merit, his great work on universal history, Rauzat-ussafa fi sirat-ulanbia walmuluk walkhulafa or Garden of Purity on the Biography of Prophets, Kings and Caliphs.
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  • Seers and prophets of all kinds ranged from those who were consulted for daily mundane affairs to those who revealed the oracles in times of stress, from those who haunted local holy sites to those high in royal favour, from the quiet domestic communities to the austere mountain recluse.
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  • Violence speedily followed; the local militia was called out, but since only a few would serve the only means found to quiet the people was an alleged promise from the governor that if they would petition him for redress and go to their homes he would see that justice was done.
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  • From the beginning he recognized that government exists in order that the bulk of the population may pursue their daily work in peace and quiet, and that for a government to be successful it must be strong.
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  • The people kept the street in which he lay quiet; but medical care, the loving solicitude of friends, and the respect of all the people could not save his life.
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  • The peasantry preserve a grave and quiet demeanour, but they have their humble ideas of gaiety, and hold their gatherings on occasions of births or marriages.
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  • Fortunately at Arbois he came under the influence of an excellent teacher in the person of the director of the college, who must have discerned in the quiet boy the germs of greatness, as he constantly spoke to him of his future career at the Ecole normale in Paris.
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  • Many of the furious Terrorists now became quiet and active councillors or administrators, the First Consul adopting the plan of multiplying "places," of overwhelming all officials with work, and of busying the watch-dogs of the Jacobinical party by "throwing them bones to gnaw."
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  • Would-be plotters remained quiet from sheer terror of his power and ability, or from a conviction that conspiracies redounded to his advantage.
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  • Charles also rightly felt that he could never trust the treacherous Augustus to remain quiet, even if he made peace with him.
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  • Thus a lessee is under an implied obligation to treat the premises demised in a tenant-like or " husband-like " manner, and again, where in a lease by deed the word " demise " is used, the lessor probably covenants impliedly for his own title and for the quiet enjoyment of the premises by the lessee.
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  • A covenant by the lessor, limited to his own acts and those of persons claiming under or through him, for the "quiet enjoyment" by the lessee of the demised premises, and covenants by the lessee to pay rent, to pay taxes, except such as fall upon the landlord, to keep the premises in repair, and to allow the landlord to enter and view the condition of the premises may be taken as typical instances of " usual " covenants.
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  • In the United States, as in England, the covenant for quiet enjoyment only extends, so far as relates to the acts of third parties, to lawful acts of disturbance in the enjoyment of the subject agreed to be let.
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  • Sagasta kept quiet until nearly the end of the struggle with the colonies, when the queen-regent had to dismiss the Conservative party, much shorn of its prestige by the failure of its efforts to pacify the colonies, and by the assassination of its chief, Canovas delCastillo.
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  • The turbulent Basuto warriors did not remain quiet for any length of time, and in 1879 Moirosi, a chief residing in the southern portion of Basutoland, openly repudiated colonial rule.
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  • During the rebellion of the natives in Natal and Zululand in 1906 the Basuto remained perfectly quiet.
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  • In the United States there had been a quiet but steady growth since the first agents went out in 1829 and Hugh Bourne's advisory visit in 1844.
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  • In demeanour he was quiet, reserved and tactful, but when occasion called for it he proved himself a brilliant orator.
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  • The senate declared the proceedings null and void, because thunder had been heard; Saturninus replied that the senate had better remain quiet, otherwise the thunder might be followed by hail.
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  • Its harmonic style is, except in the Grail music, even more abstruse than in Tristan; and the intense quiet of the action is far removed from the forces which in that tumultuous tragedy carry the listener through every difficulty.
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  • The quiet expression of these startling ideas is more remarkable than their adoption; for smaller artists live on still more startling ideas; but most remarkable of all is the presentation of Parsifal, both in his foolishness and in the widsom which comes to him through pity.
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  • The subjugation of such districts could only be by a system of effective military occupation and would be a work of time; but Alexander made a beginning by punitive expeditions, as occasion offered, calculated to reduce the free tribes to temporary quiet; we hear of such expeditions in the case of the Pisidians, the tribes of the Lebanon, the Uxii (in Khuzistan), the Tapyri (in the Elburz), the hill-peoples of Bajaor and Swat, the Cossaei (in Kurdistan); an expedition against the Arabs was in preparation when Alexander died.
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  • As France and Spain were quarrelling over the division of Naples and the Campagna barons were quiet, Cesare set out once more in search of conquests.
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  • All the former commercial grandeur of Chandernagore has now passed away, and at present it is little more than a quiet suburb of Calcutta, without any external trade.
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  • Memorials of a Quiet Life, published in 1872, contain accounts of the Hare family.
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  • The judicial system was much improved, a better grade of officials became the rule, many French Creoles were appointed to office, intermarriages of French and Spanish and even English were encouraged by the highest officials, and in general a liberal and conciliatory policy was followed, which made Louisiana under Spanish rule quiet and prosperous.
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  • At last, in 1850, a Turkish army was despatched to restore quiet.
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  • Thus Ali (q.v.), Pasha of Iannina, the most famous of these, though insubordinate and inclined to intrigue with foreign powers in the hope of making himself independent, had used his influence to keep the Greeks quiet; and it was only after his power had been broken in 1821 that the agitation of the Hetairia issued in widespread dangerous revolt.
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  • So long as Stambolov, the energetic Bulgarian statesman, was alive he succeeded in keeping the Bulgarian element quiet, and the peace of the country was less liable to disturbance.
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  • Two small rivers (Mill and Fort) flow through the township. Amherst is a quiet, pleasing, academic village of attractive homes.
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  • Here he was very quiet, and steadily active with his pen, writing both the greater part of the Master of Ballantrae and many of his finest later essays.
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  • After his abdication he married the countess and spent the rest of his life in quiet retirement upon his private estate in Silesia.
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  • He behaved with his usual quiet cheerfulness during his stay in the Tower, spending his last day on earth as he had intended to spend the following Sunday if he had reached it.
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  • The government, thus left in quiet possession of the rest of Brazil, had time to concentrate its attention upon the Dutch conquests.
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  • Duddingston (pop. 2023), once a quiet village, has become a centre of the distilling and brewing industries.
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