These soon quieted the district.
During 1905 the town of Goldfield had a period of mushroom growth, then quieted, and finally revived to a healthy development.
Those at the tables she passed quieted and watched.
His tone quieted her, and she stared up at him, breathing heavily.
She quieted a sudden rush of excitement with a reminder that he was probably being paid to visit.
Nevertheless the suspicion with which he was regarded was not altogether quieted when Richard came to the throne, a boy in the eleventh year of his age.
I have heard of a dog that barked at every stranger who approached his master's premises with clothes on, but was easily quieted by a naked thief.
Darian had quieted as the scenes of his violent demise played through her dreams.
The two scuffled for a seat next to one of their older brothers across from Kiera before a look from Mison quieted them.
She held him until he quieted, helped him to his feet and then to the sofa.
When it quieted down, Dean explained Arthur Atherton's disappearance to the lieutenant.
The rebellion was quieted and Sir Garnet Wolseley (now Lord Wolseley) was sent from Canada by the lake route, with several regiments of troops - regulars and volunteers.
Children ask profound questions, but they often receive shallow answers, or, to speak more correctly, they are quieted by such answers.
Martha began to cry but thankfully, Claire quieted.
At his touch, her visions quieted.
His throat quickly cooled and his head quieted.
Jackson had taken a step forward, ready to enter the room, but stopped when Connor's voice quieted.
The mob repelled the praetorian guard, but the execution of the hated minister Cleander quieted the tumult.
At the same time he wrote to Father Parsons on the 4th of September that " as far as he could now see the minds of the Catholics were quieted."
Nearchus (c. 2 50) quieted the scruples of his unbaptized friend Polyeuctes, when on the scaffold he asked if it were possible to attain salvation without baptism, with this answer: " Behold, we see the Lord, when they brought to Him the blind that they might be healed, had nothing to say to them about the holy mystery, nor did He ask them if they:had been baptized; but this only, whether they came to Him with true faith.
The steady administration of the Crimes Act by Mr Balfour gradually quieted the country.
He would have deluded his people with mere imposture, had he quieted them with fallacious symbols: the very idea is shocking.
The impulse centers in the brain that cause hunger and food cravings are quieted by the Topamax, and it becomes easier to eat a healthy, calorie-restricted diet.
Spinoza quieted his fears as well as he could, assuring him that as soon as the crowd made any threatening movement he would go out to meet them, "though they should serve me as they did the poor De Witts.
At length the National Guards arrived and the mob was quieted by the announcement that the king had resolved to go to Paris.
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