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quietly Sentence Examples

  • He opened the door and spoke quietly to someone.

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  • They stood quietly for a moment.

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  • I slipped quietly in and out of Canada.

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  • The door opened quietly and Yancey entered, his face bland as he retrieved the magazine from his chair.

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  • Mrs. Watson quietly swept their dirty plates away.

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  • She quietly crossed to the kitchen and put some water on the stove for coffee.

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  • "What do you mean?" asked Speranski quietly, lowering his eyes.

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  • She quietly lifted it and placed it on her lap.

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  • All around him were the cows of the abbey, some chewing their cuds, and others like their master quietly sleeping.

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  • He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.

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  • Lana reached Arnie and spoke to him too quietly to hear.

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  • Lana reached Arnie and spoke to him too quietly to hear.

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  • Cynthia began to quietly cry out of sheer frustration while Gladys Turnbull snored loudly.

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  • His father stood quietly watching them "I would speak to you before I go," he said, his tone leaving no room for argument.

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  • She quietly opened the door to her room and carefully closed it behind her and took a deep breath.

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  • At last, just as the blacksmith was in the midst of a stirring song, he rose quietly and went out into the darkness.

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  • He retrieved his hat and quietly led his horse away.

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  • The one thing he now desired with his whole soul was to get away quickly from the terrible sensations amid which he had lived that day and return to ordinary conditions of life and sleep quietly in a room in his own bed.

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  • They converged then, and moved quietly across the sand, hoping the Indians didn't burst from the night to attack them.

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  • Both their gazes returned to the two figures talking quietly in front of their father's grave.

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  • They strolled quietly for a while, until Jackson stopped to face her.

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  • A couple of them were talking quietly, but she didn't hear them, instead unable to fathom that anyone would find her life worth protecting after her father hadn't.

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  • "Head due west or south and you won't run into any patrols or security," the solider said quietly, his hand resting on the door.

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  • She entered the bedroom quietly to see Toby awake and trying to get an uncertain Lankha to play with his stuffed animals.

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  • "Do you remember me?" asked Boris quietly with a pleasant smile.

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  • "That's nice," Alex said quietly, focusing on his plate.

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  • He lifted his rifle, cocking it as quietly as he could, and she followed suit.

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  • For the most part they sat quietly in their places and were silent, or, if they walked about and talked, attached themselves to someone younger.

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  • He worked quietly for a few minutes and then finally turned his attention to Carmen.

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  • He held her chair as she took a seat and then sat quietly as Mrs. Marsh said grace.

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  • You can come with me quietly, or I can drag you out of here.

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  • He opened the door for her and they entered, quietly slipping into the kitchen.

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  • As soon as they had passed the fence they all spread out evenly and quietly, without noise or talk, along the road and field leading to the Otradnoe covert.

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  • Mison and Romas spoke quietly while Jetr turned to her.

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  • Natasha quietly repeated her question, and her face and whole manner were so serious, though she was still holding the ends of her handkerchief, that the major ceased smiling and after some reflection-- as if considering in how far the thing was possible--replied in the affirmative.

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  • She tried to slip by quietly, but he glanced up as she passed.

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  • He came very quietly and secretly, to escape the soldiers.

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  • Pulling on her boots, she quietly left the house using the back door.

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  • "Sasha and Rhyn," Katie said quietly, touching her throat again.

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  • Romas strode in unasked, and she cursed quietly as she saw the cat-like critter chasing Kiera.

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  • After receiving communion and unction he quietly died; and next day a throng of acquaintances who came to pay their last respects to the deceased filled the house rented by the Rostovs.

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  • I slipped so quietly eastward, no one I visited.

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  • Berg always spoke quietly, politely, and with great precision.

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  • She evidently felt unable to look at him without laughing, but could not resist looking at him: so to be out of temptation she slipped quietly behind one of the columns.

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  • Opening her door quietly she carried her shoes to the kitchen before putting them on.

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  • She cursed herself quietly for saying stupid things.

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  • Dan asked quietly, joining him in the storage room.

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  • Jim closed the door, and Lana watched the submarine sink quietly into the surrounding water and disappear.

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  • When we are sleeping quietly in our beds, they are watching the beautiful sky through the telescope.

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  • During the month that the French troops were pillaging in Moscow and the Russian troops were quietly encamped at Tarutino, a change had taken place in the relative strength of the two armies--both in spirit and in number--as a result of which the superiority had passed to the Russian side.

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  • "And how can Sonya love Nicholas so calmly and quietly and wait so long and so patiently?" thought she, looking at Sonya, who also came in quite ready, with a fan in her hand.

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  • They all glanced up expectantly as the doctor strode toward them and quietly gave them the bad news.

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  • She devoted herself to her dolls the first evening, and when it was bedtime she undressed very quietly, but when she felt me get into bed with her, she jumped out on the other side, and nothing that I could do would induce her to get in again.

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  • There she collapsed on the bed and started to cry – quietly this time.

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  • The assailant pushed a rag against the sleeping girl's nose and mouth and quietly, but with surprising speed, was down the stairs and out the front door in the matter of seconds.

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  • Boris quietly left the room and went in search of Natasha.

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  • And even that ruined and befouled house – which in dull weather was repulsively ugly – seemed quietly beautiful now, in the clear, motionless brilliance.

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  • One flip of the switch and she retraced her steps, quietly slipping under the covers to snuggle close to Alex again.

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  • She waited quietly for his response.

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  • Absorbed by the sight, she began to think he left as quietly as he arrived.

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  • Though he always sounded quietly confident, the new note in his voice was one of calm self-assurance.

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  • Larry—and most other regular army soldiers—either joined or quietly supported the PMF.

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  • In fact, I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make what use and get what advantage of her I can, as is usual in such cases.

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  • "He has made wills enough!" quietly remarked the princess.

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  • An old powdered manservant who was sitting in the antechamber rose quietly and said in a whisper: "Please walk in."

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  • She wept quietly, and felt that she was a sinner who loved her father and little nephew more than God.

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  • Neither spoke to her, only stood quietly while their warriors remained in the hallway behind them.

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  • Neither spoke to her, only stood quietly while their warriors remained in the hallway behind them.

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  • He checked the front door to make sure it was locked and then quietly walked through the living room.

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  • When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.

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  • Stepping into the room, he took the book from a limp hand and placed it quietly on the night stand.

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  • "Mother, Father," he said quietly, "I may not be able to come back again."

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  • She smiled at the others as she spoke quietly to Cynthia.

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  • Finally, he thought he felt a breeze and quietly rose to see if giggly Gladys and her tipsy admirer might have left the front door ajar.

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  • He quietly stood and cupped her face with his hand.

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  • He walked quickly, but very quietly, down the pathway into the darker woods.

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  • The old woman, lowering her eyes but casting side glances at the newcomers, had turned her cup upside down and placed a nibbled bit of sugar beside it, and sat quietly in her armchair, though hoping to be offered another cup of tea.

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  • The look of annoyance had already disappeared from Boris' face: having evidently reflected and decided how to act, he very quietly took both Rostov's hands and led him into the next room.

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  • The officer did not decline, but took the note quietly and thanked her.

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  • The man who does not understand the construction of the machine cannot conceive that the small connecting cogwheel which revolves quietly is one of the most essential parts of the machine, and not the shaving which merely harms and hinders the working.

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  • Deidre had never seen him like this, as a quietly commanding figure, capable of lethal force one moment and gentle kisses the next.

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  • Deidre had never seen him like this, as a quietly commanding figure, capable of lethal force one moment and gentle kisses the next.

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  • Let's go quietly and take her by surprise.

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  • She quietly said, "I'm sorry, I wanted to get through the next full moon before telling you."

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  • The man with the star stood for a time quietly thinking over this speech.

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  • They were close to wrapping up the session when deputy Lydia Larkin moved quietly into the room.

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  • Several men passed by where she was hidden, and she backed away as quietly as she could.

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  • "No they won't," said the voice of the kitten, and Eureka herself crawled over the edge of the platform and sat down quietly upon the floor.

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  • Then he went out again, very quietly, and slipped them all into the boy's pocket.

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  • You do not resist cold and hunger, the winds and the waves, thus obstinately; you quietly submit to a thousand similar necessities.

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  • "If He were not," he said quietly, "you and I would not be speaking of Him, my dear sir.

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  • "Very well," said Smolyaninov, and went on at once: "Have you any idea of the means by which our holy Order will help you to reach your aim?" said he quietly and quickly.

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  • Dimmler began to play; Natasha went on tiptoe noiselessly to the table, took up a candle, carried it out, and returned, seating herself quietly in her former place.

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  • "May I join you?" said Dimmler who had come up quietly, and he sat down by them.

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  • They were quietly dropping melted wax into snow and looking at the shadows the wax figures would throw on the wall, when they heard the steps and voices of new arrivals in the vestibule.

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  • He realized that it was the real living Natasha, and he was not surprised but quietly happy.

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  • "Why talk of me?" she said quietly and glanced at Natasha.

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  • After that he avoided Dessalles and the countess who caressed him and either sat alone or came timidly to Princess Mary, or to Natasha of whom he seemed even fonder than of his aunt, and clung to them quietly and shyly.

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  • They both saw that he was sinking slowly and quietly, deeper and deeper, away from them, and they both knew that this had to be so and that it was right.

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  • It was necessary to let the French reach Shamshevo quietly without alarming them and then, after joining Dolokhov who was to come that evening to a consultation at a watchman's hut in the forest less than a mile from Shamshevo, to surprise the French at dawn, falling like an avalanche on their heads from two sides, and rout and capture them all at one blow.

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  • First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.

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  • She made no reply, but to avoid obeying Sonya beckoned to Andrew to follow her quietly and went to the door.

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  • The old man too came up and kissed the waxen little hands that lay quietly crossed one on the other on her breast, and to him, too, her face seemed to say: "Ah, what have you done to me, and why?"

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  • But as soon as I drew near I saw that his face had changed and grown young, and he was quietly telling me something about the teaching of our order, but so softly that I could not hear it.

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  • Then he exited the room as quietly as possible, leaving the door open so they would hear if she woke in the night.

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  • On those special nights I nervously leave the back door unlatched, and quietly steal to my bed.

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  • Boris on the contrary at once found his footing, and related quietly and humorously how he had known that doll Mimi when she was still quite a young lady, before her nose was broken; how she had aged during the five years he had known her, and how her head had cracked right across the skull.

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  • He watched quietly, and soon saw a large fox coming towards him.

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  • She held her breath while she tugged at the window, letting it out in a sigh of relief when the sash lifted quietly.

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  • "Yeah. But Darian, she can't help you and be pregnant," Dusty said quietly.

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  • "I'm sorry I almost ruined your life," Darian said quietly.

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  • "Talon just showed up," Jenn said quietly.

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  • "You don't need to worry about us," Sofi said quietly.

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  • "D's coming soon, Jule," Dusty said quietly.

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  • Half a head shorter than Xander, Jule was speaking quietly to the vamp, whose arms were crossed and head tilted in consideration.

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  • "Darian was my brother, Sofia," he said quietly.

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  • "I see why he likes you," she said quietly.

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  • "He loves you," she said quietly.

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  • I never thought she'd do something like that, he said quietly.

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  • I promise, she swore just as quietly.

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  • "It's okay, brother," he said quietly.

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  • She shouldn't either, she said quietly.

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  • "I don't need this," she voiced quietly.

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  • "Gabriel will kill you if you touch me," she said quietly.

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  • "Did that go the way you expected?" he asked quietly.

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  • "Deidre," he spoke her name quietly.

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  • "His soul is gone," Gabriel said quietly.

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  • "No," he said quietly.

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  • We'll want as much muscle as we can get, if the worst happens, Rhyn said quietly.

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  • "At least they didn't eat you," Gabe consoled the dead man quietly.

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  • "I'm game," he said, laughing quietly.

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  • Rhyn stood and crossed to the iPad, reading quietly.

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  • "Yeah," Gabe said quietly.

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  • The lights were on and glowing, the television on quietly.

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  • "You're Death," she said quietly.

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  • "We do," he agreed quietly.

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  • "You weren't supposed to see that," he said quietly.

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  • He went one-by-one, checking the minds of each with the occasional glance across to Rhyn and Andre, who were speaking quietly.

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  • "Foolish human," Rhyn said more quietly.

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  • She cursed him quietly.

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  • "What's Kris supposed to do to someone who broke the part of the Code about someone else's mate?" she asked quietly.

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  • "I want what he took from me," he said quietly.

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  • "Rhyn," Gabriel said quietly.

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  • "We aren.t too different," Sasha voiced quietly.

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  • My … ways can be sated quietly.

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  • He looked at the younger woman hard, and Talal apologized quietly.

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  • "No, nishani," he said quietly.

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  • "Hello, A'Ran," she said quietly.

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  • "You must rest," Mansr said quietly.

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  • He tossed his head to Leyon, who left quietly.

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  • "Mansr, what about Gage?" she asked more quietly.

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  • "This is not my nishani," he said quietly.

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  • At least I did it quietly.

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  • She smiled and began to hum, ever so quietly.

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  • "I can answer my own question," Cynthia said quietly.

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  • "For what it's worth, I'm sorry I hurt you," Brady said quietly.

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  • "I really need to get to Colorado," Lana said quietly.

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  • We can't do more than that, though, without drawing the attention of the feds, the soldier told her quietly.

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  • The sub's motor hummed quietly and the pilot guided it deftly.

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  • "Distract him, Angel," Brady said quietly via her net.

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  • She followed quietly for the rest of the day.

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  • "You can't go after Death," Gabe said quietly as he stepped from the cell.  The death-dealer was more unkempt than Rhyn had ever seen him.

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  • Rhyn heard the note of pain in the death-dealer's voice.  In a week's time, Gabe had gone from quietly confident to troubled to lost.  The death-dealer was struggling with himself, a feeling Rhyn knew well.

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  • "Andre knew," Rhyn said quietly.  "Andre always knew.  It's why he didn't kill me.  You ever wonder why he let me live, even after what I'd done to you?  I didn't know it at the time, but he was doing me a favor.  He was putting me some place safe.  He knew I deserved a second chance, long before Katie, long before I realized it myself."

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  • Rhyn opened the door, surprised to find the jailer's room empty.  He'd expected Jared at least.  He closed the door quietly behind him.  He snatched the talisman hanging near the door, the one that freed inmates from their cells.  He ignored the quickening of his pulse as he entered the familiar cell block.

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  • Ivy and Lara were already in bed, so I crept by quietly.

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  • He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

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  • Dean stood aside while they talked quietly, then walked around the car and shook the young man's hand.

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  • He spoke quietly, but his voice carried well.

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  • "The mother should be here any minute," she said quietly.

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  • But he simply stood quietly watching her.

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  • After he brought everything in, he sat quietly in his chair, reading a newspaper.

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  • She stood quietly gazing up at his face.

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  • One night while they were quietly eating supper together, she decided it was a good time to talk to him about it.

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  • "I'd like that, Darian," Damian said quietly.

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  • One of their brothers, Jule, had told them quietly where Jenn was after a trip to visit one of the vamps holed up with the Black God.

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  • It was too snowy to move quietly through the forest.

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  • "It's like heaven," he agreed quietly, regret in his voice.

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  • "Ikir, I—" Jenn voiced quietly.

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  • "That's exactly it," she said quietly.

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  • I can't lose her like I did Claire, Darian said quietly.

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  • "Ikir Damian avenged you when he finally learned of what happened," Jenn said quietly.

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  • Jenn lay across his bed in the dark, sobbing quietly.

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  • "You're as quiet as a mad bear, Vara," he replied just as quietly.

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  • The woman ordered quietly, "Wanderer, come with us."

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  • He watched quietly until one of the men eyeing him approached.

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  • He broke down and cried quietly for his father and their men, wondering how he could make it across the ocean alone.

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  • Hilden asked this of me, he said quietly.

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  • "Tiyan will survive," he said just as quietly.

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  • "Tomorrow," he promised it quietly, "I'll avenge my family and yours."

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  • "Look at them," he spoke quietly.

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  • He quietly slid into the seat next to her.

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  • Aaron quietly digested the information and then nodded.

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  • After supper the twins and Destiny crawled into his lap and listened quietly as he read them a story.

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  • "Hire some help or I will," he said quietly.

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  • Jonathan quietly went to his room.

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  • What they hadn't observed was how she could quietly and respectfully maintain her importance in the spousal role.

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  • They worked quietly for a few minutes until they heard a sound in the brush.

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  • She quietly rose from the bench.

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  • "One day, you'll understand," she said quietly.

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  • "I'll be watching everything you do," Jonny said quietly from behind her.

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  • He disappeared as quietly as he appeared.

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  • "Really?" she demanded quietly enough that those in the nearby living area couldn't hear.

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  • She met his gaze, and they stared at each other quietly for a long moment.

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  • When she disappeared down the stairs, Jule laughed quietly.

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  • The two of them moved to the porch, where they spoke quietly for a few minutes.

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  • They tracked him quietly and now were making it clear they meant business.

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  • She closed the door as quietly as she could and locked it.

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  • "I'll go," Eden said quietly.

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  • "I need her, Eden," he said quietly, a note of raw emotion in his voice for the first time since he was a child.

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  • This difficult task was accomplished by Count Peter Tolstoi, the most subtle and unscrupulous of Peter's servants; but terrorized though he was, Alexius would only consent to return on his father solemnly swearing, "before God and His judgment seat," that if he came back he should not be punished in the least, but cherished as a son and allowed to live quietly on his estates and marry Afrosina.

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  • In that body he sat as quietly as he had done in the National Assembly, but on the occasion of the king's trial he had to speak, and then only to give his vote for the death of Louis.

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  • Martos returned to the Bar in May 1874, and quietly looked on when the restoration took place at the end of that year.

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  • 18), had his own house, and comported himself quietly as a Babylonian subject.

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  • From 1811 to 1818 Lord Selkirk's attempted colonization greatly increased the population; from the time of his failure till 1869 the settlers lived quietly under the mild rule of the Hudson's Bay Company.

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  • In 1868 the term of General Mitre came to an end, and Doctor Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, a native of San Juan, was quietly elected to succeed him.

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  • in fact, upon a grand scale what was being slowly and quietly effected in the northern cities.

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  • When the war was over, Sulla, on his return to Rome, lived quietly for some years and took no part in politics.

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  • In September of that year Cape Town surrendered to the British and the "National" party at Swellendam quietly accepted British rule.

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  • Benedict governed Rome quietly for nearly nine years, a somewhat rare thing in those days.

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  • His further pursuit of the legal profession seemed to be out of the question, and on his return to Boston he remained quietly at home.

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  • The hostility of the Maryland authorities, however, eventually drove him into exile in Delaware, where he remained quietly, but not in idleness, for two years.

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  • Few of the brethren resisted; and the Order quietly ceased from the land where for three hundred years it had had its being.

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  • Gilbert seems to have submitted quietly to this judgment; he yielded assent to the four propositions, and remained on friendly terms with his antagonists till his death on the 4th of September 1154.

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  • Finally settling at Northumberland, Pennsylvania, he lived there for nearly ten years, until on the 6th of February 1804, after clearly and audibly dictating a few changes he wished made in some of his writings, he quietly expired.

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  • Starting from Regensburg in May 1189, the German army marched quietly through Hungary; but difficulties arose, as they had arisen in 1147, as soon as the frontiers of the Eastern empire were reached.

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  • The elaborate choral writing sometimes rises to almost Hellenic regions of dramatic art; and there is no crudeness in the passages that carry on the story quietly in reaction from the climaxes - a test far too severe for Tannhauser and rather severe for even the mature works of Gluck and Weber.

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  • Like other parts of Germany during the 9th century Hesse felt the absence of a strong central power, and, before the time of the emperor Otto the Great, several counts, among whom were Giso and Werner, had made themselves practically independent; but after the accession of Otto in 936 the land quietly accepted the yoke of the medieval emperors.

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  • Meanwhile he had also prepared a fresh line of retreat towards Bohemia, and, certain now of having his men in hand for the coming battle, he quietly awaited events.

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  • Having rejected proposals to assist in the restoration of Charles II., Henry was recalled to England in June 1659 just after his brother's fall; quietly obeying this order he resigned his office at once.

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  • Discontented officers in the army and navy rallied to this idea, and a conspiracy was organized to depose the emperor and declare a republic. On the 14th of November 1889 the palace was quietly surrounded, and on the following morning the emperor and his family were placed on board ship and sent off to Portugal.

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  • In the spring he returned to Copenhagen with recovered health and spirits, and worked quietly at his protean literary labours until the great fire of 1728.

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  • Surrey's archers and cannon soon gained the upper hand, and the Scots, unable quietly to endure their losses, rushed to close quarters.

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  • Charles spent his last years quietly in Naples, which city he improved and embellished.

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  • The liquid when soaked into a porous combustible substance like blotting-paper burns rapidly and quietly, and when struck with a hammer on a hard surface violently detonates; when a little of the liquid is spread on an anvil and struck, the portion immediately under the hammer only will, as a rule, detonate, the remainder being scattered.

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  • Some solutions of nitroglycerin (in ether, acetone, &c.) burn quietly, and the same is the case when it is held in solution or suspension in a colloid substance, as gelatinized guncotton, &c.

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  • But he never was the man to take opposition to his wishes either quietly or without retaliation.

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  • At Anzac July passed off quietly.

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  • The mounted division, and also a division from Helles, were quietly concentrated there, and on the 21st a determined attempt was made to capture some of the high ground which had baffled the essays of the invaders on the 9th and loth.

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  • Then the troops along the front were quietly withdrawn in successive groups, the fine weather continuing to the end and work at the beaches proceeding without a hitch.

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  • On the 12th Germinal he was in the tribune, reading a report on the food supplies, when the hall of the Convention was invaded by the rioters, and when they withdrew he quietly continued where he had been interrupted.

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  • Mounting his own pulpit in St Mark's he quietly related the events of the day to the faithful assembled in the church, and then withdrew to his cell, while the mob on the square outside was clamouring for his blood.

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  • quietly surrendered to his enemies.

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  • Savonarola listened unmoved to the awful words, and then quietly resumed his interrupted devotions.

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  • Hunter did not regard Lincoln's election as being of itself a sufficient cause for secession, and on the 11th of January 1861 he proposed an elaborate but impracticable scheme for the adjustment of differences between the North and the South, but when this and several other efforts to the same end had failed he quietly urged his own state to pass the ordinance of secession.

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  • Then he withdrew the whole of the field army quietly into Lorraine.

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  • It is still more surprising that the soldiers should have quietly submitted to a reduction in the amount of the donative or gift which it was customary for them to receive from a new emperor, though the civil population of the capital were paid their largess (congiarium) in full.

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  • Temple refused, so long as the storm lasted, to comply with the request that he would repudiate his associates, and it was only at a much later date (1870) that he saw fit quietly to withdraw his essay.

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  • Livia continued to live quietly at Rome, in the full enjoyment of authority, until her death at an advanced age.

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  • Tilden counselled his followers to abide quietly by the result.

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  • Fire-damp when mixed with from four to twelve times its volume of atmospheric air is explosive; but when the proportion is above or below these limits it burns quietly with a pale blue flame.

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  • Espartero, deeming resistance useless, embarked at Cadiz on the 30th of July 1843 for England, and lived quietly apart from politics until 1848, when a royal decree restored to him all his honours and his seat in the senate.

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  • After the storming of Chenhai - the fortified town at the mouth of the river - on the 10th of October 1841, the British forces quietly took possession of Ning-po on the 12th.

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  • He continued quietly to observe the course of events during the disastrous years r 8r 2-13; and even at the beginning of the Moscow campaign he summed up the situation in the words, "It is the beginning of the end."

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  • He opposed the execution of Charles I., lived quietly under the Commonwealth, and was assiduous in promoting the king's return; for this he was afterwards offered the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield, but declined it, it is said, on his wife's persuasion.

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  • When the mass is quietly fusing, the crucible is heated for two hours in a wind-furnace.

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  • He still, to use his own words, hung his new exposition on to "the old doctrines, however much they at times pained me, rather than on to the purer and clearer"; for he hoped that the reformation of the Church would proceed quietly and from within.

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  • He taught quietly at Leiden till 1603, when Jakobus Arminius came to be one of his colleagues in the theological faculty, and began to teach Pelagian doctrines and to create a new party in the university.

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  • For all these reasons the stresses due to the live load are greater than those due to the same load resting quietly on the bridge.

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  • Industry was thus in many ways compensated for the paralysis of trade with private buyers in the home market and for the closing of foreign markets, and it would have been able to continue quietly on the old lines but for the emergence of a new factor which fundamentally altered the conditions.

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  • Before his death at Herat, 9th June 1863, Dost Mahomed had nominated as his successor Shere Ali, his third son, passing over the two elder brothers, Afzul Khan and Azim Khan; and at first the new amir was quietly recognized.

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  • At Paris, in 150o, he was fully conscious that " without Greek the amplest knowledge of Latin was imperfect"; and, during his three years in Italy (1506-1509), he worked quietly at Greek in Bologna and attended the lectures of Musurus in Padua.

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  • The old schools and universities were being quietly interpenetrated by the new spirit of humanism, when the sky was suddenly darkened by the clouds of religious conflict.

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  • The budget for 1909-10 went quietly through, and before the August adjournment the chancellor introduced his budget for 1910 - I I, discussion being postponed till the autumn.

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  • Constans as minister of the interior, had been quietly taking its measures for bringing a prosecution against him, and within two months a warrant was signed for his arrest.

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  • died, Laynez, acting on advice, quietly ignored for the future the orders of the late pope.

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  • They were dispersed again by the revolution of July 1830, but soon reappeared and, though put to much inconvenience during the latter years of Louis Philippe's reign, notably in 1845, maintained their footing, recovered the right to teach freely after the revolution of 1848, and gradually became the leading educational and ecclesiastical power in France, notably under the Second Empire, till they were once more expelled by the Ferry laws of 1880, though they quietly returned since the execution of those measures.

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  • His outlook upon the west was thus summarized by him in a letter published in the Indian press at the close of 1919: " The bulk of English people can never be in a normal state of mind with regard to us, our situation being unnatural, and I am impelled to think that it is best for us to do our own work quietly in our own surroundings."

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  • During the revolution of 1772 he escaped from Stockholm and kept quietly in the background.

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  • The French bivouacked in the rain, Turenne making his way across the mountain to confer with the prince, and meanwhile Mercy quietly drew off his army in the dark to a new set of entrenchments on the ridge on which stood the Loretto Chapel.

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  • Several unsuccessful attempts were made to regain the town, but finally, in September 1692, Diego de Vargas quietly secured the fresh submission of the Indians.

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  • They next seated themselves quietly in the dining hall, where the baker set bread in order, and the cook brought each a single dish of one kind of food.

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  • Advance was quietly made along the lines now laid down.

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  • He was offered by the senate of the theological faculty of Halle the alternative of doing penance before God, submitting to his superiors, and separating himself from Zinzendorf, or leaving the matter to the decision of the king, unless he preferred to "leave Halle quietly."

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  • Some cuckoos are singular for their habit of using the nests of smaller birds to lay their eggs in, so that the young may be reared by foster-parents; and it has been suggested that the object of the likeness exhibited to the hawk is to enable the cock cuckoo either to frighten the small birds away from their nests or to lure them in pursuit of him, while the hen bird quietly and without molestation disposes of her egg.

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  • He studied history, law and theology, and became a vizier as his father had been before him, but was deposed for heresy, and spent the rest of his life quietly in the country.

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  • Charles quietly disappeared; for years Europe watched for him in vain.

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  • The endiking of low lands against the sea which had been quietly proceeding during the first eleven centuries of the Christian era, received a fresh impetus in the 12th and 13th centuries from the fact that the level of the sea then became higher in relation to that of the land.

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  • For a few months Lee lived quietly in Powhatan county, year he became assistant-editor of the Dictionary of National making his formal submission to the Federal authorities and Biography.

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  • He was educated in England, and after a visit to Spain he lived quietly on his estate in Chile till the revolution broke out.

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  • He retired to Peru, where he was granted an estate and lived quietly till his death on the 24th of October 1842.

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  • more quietly in Kent.

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  • Abstaining from putting himself forward, he lived quietly on his estates, which had been restored to him by a vote of the Assembly.

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  • fastening attention on Himself by speaking with authority and attaching a few followers to His person, exhibiting wonderful powers of healing as a sign that He has come to fulfil all needs, manifesting at the same time an unparalleled sympathy, and setting quietly aside every religious convention which limited the outflow of this sympathy; and as the result of all this arousing the enthusiasm of astonished multitudes and evoking the opposition and even the murderous resentment of the religious guides of the nation.

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  • More than most thinkers he had quietly laid himself open to the influences of his time and the lessons of history.

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  • But Christiane gradually filled up a gap in the poet's life; she gave him, quietly, unobtrusively, without making demands on him, the comforts of a home.

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  • He preached in Eisleben (February 14) with all his old fervour; but suddenly said quietly: "This and much more is to be said about the Gospel; but I am too weak and we will close here."

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  • This arrangement has the effect that the salts, as they separate out, slide down the sloping part and arrive in the central channel, which is not exposed to the fire-gases, so that they quietly settle there, without caking to the pan, until they are fished out by means of perforated ladles.

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  • There are peat and forest beds, which must have grown quietly at the surface, alternating with deposits of gravel, sand and clay.

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  • In the first place, he allowed the expedition against the Greeks, already arranged by Mahomet, quietly to set out, limiting himself for the time to the defence of Medina.

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  • In the autumn of 45, Caesar, who was planning his Parthian campaign, sent his nephew to study quietly at the Greek colony of Apollonia, in Illyria.

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  • He bade farewell to his friends, inquired after the health of Drusus's daughter who was ill, and then quietly expired in the arms of the wife who for more than fifty years had been his most intimate and trusted guide and counsellor, and to whom his last words were an exhortation to "live mindful of our wedded life."

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  • This secret scheme the faithful secretary at once carried to Philip, who characteristically resolved to meet it by quietly removing his brother's aider and abettor.

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  • By it the king granted to William, count of Albemarle, free borough rights in Hedon so that his burgesses there might hold of him as freely and quietly as the burgesses of York or Lincoln held of the king.

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  • There is always danger of failure when an attempt is thus made 1 It is understood that, in point of fact, the Princess Wittgenstein was determined to marry Liszt; and as neither he nor her family wished their connexion to take this form, Cardinal Hohenlohe quietly had him ordained.

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  • A melancholy catalogue of forced settlements marks the annals of the church from 1749 to 1780, and wherever an unpopular presentee was settled the people quietly left the Establishment and erected a meeting-house.

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  • For two years after this disappointment he worked quietly at Gray's Inn, and in 1582 was admitted an outer barrister.

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  • For holding an unlawful meeting and refusing to participate quietly in the public service they were fined, imprisoned and otherwise maltreated.

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  • He spent the greater part of his time quietly in his own chamber, often having his meals brought there and sometimes not leaving it for two or three days together when absorbed in his studies.

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  • A man-of-war was ordered to bring her home, and London prepared to give her a triumphant reception; but she returned quietly in a French ship, crossed to England, and escaped to her country home before the news of her return could leak out.

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  • The scenery of these lakes, though never grand, is always quietly beautiful, especially in the case of Molar, the wooded shores and islands of which form a notable feature in the pleasant environs of the city of Stockholm.

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  • During the night of the 23rd of April, and whilst the " Blanco Encalada " was lying quietly at anchor, a torpedo boat called the " Almirante Lynch," belonging to the Balmaceda faction, steamed into the bay of Caldera and discharged a torpedo at the rebel ship. The " Blanco Encalada " sank in a few minutes and 300 of her crew perished.

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  • When ignited, picric acid burns quietly with a smoky flame.

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  • For three years the undertaking went on quietly and simply, subject to few outward troubles other than financial, the number of associates increasing to seventy or eighty.

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  • His reign is not marked by any considerable events: the kingdom which had reached its zenith under Baldwin II., and did not begin to decline till the capture of Edessa in the reign of Baldwin III., was quietly prosperous under his rule.

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  • It would appear, however, that the sceptre was quietly transmitted to Abdulla Khan, the fourth in descent from Kambar, who, being an intrepid and ambitious soldier, turned his thoughts towards the conquest of Kach Gandava, then held by different petty chiefs under the authority of the nawabs of Sind.

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  • Nor were his intimate associates men of refinement and taste; they were rather good fellows who quietly enjoyed a good bottle and a joke; he uniformly avoided encounters of wit with his equals.

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  • On first hearing of the king's intentions, Anne swooned away, but on recovering, while declaring her case a very hard and sorrowful one from the great love which she bore to the king, acquiesced quietly in the arrangements made for her by Henry, by which she received lands to the value of £4000 a year, renounced the title of queen for that of the king's sister, and undertook not to leave the kingdom.

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  • One annalist after another quietly adopted the established tradition, as it had been left by his predecessors, without any serious alterations of its main outlines.

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  • He accompanied his father into Britain (368), and a little later distinguished himself by defeating the Sarmatians who had invaded Moesia (374) On his father's death he retired to his native place, where he lived quietly till after the great battle of Adrianople (August 9, 378), when Gratian summoned him to share the empire.

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  • She then quietly purchased the Gorges claim for £1,250 and held the province as a proprietor until 1691, when by the new Massachusetts charter Maine was extended to the Saint Croix river, and was made an integral part of Massachusetts.

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  • With every effort after equality he must fail to satisfy all, but friction may be diminished and the ` work of carrying on government quietly and steadily facilitated.

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  • On the 2nd of May 373, having consecrated one of his presbyters as his successor, he died quietly in his own house.

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  • "This," said Gotama quietly, "is a new and strong tie I shall have to break."

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  • For a time the Kaffirs accepted quietly the new order of things.

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  • The unfiltered water may then be allowed to flow quietly and to fill the space above the sand to a depth of 2 or 3 ft.

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  • But the duke came to an arrangement with his father-in-law, by which he regained Piacenza and his other fiefs The rest of his life was spent quietly at home, where the moderation and wisdom of his rule won for him the affection of his people.

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  • The nitrobenzene may be replaced by arsenic acid, when the reaction proceeds much more quietly and a cleaner product is obtained (C. A.

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  • I never designed to get any thing by your interest, nor by King James's favour, but am now sensible that I must withdraw from your acquaintance, and see neither you nor the rest of my friends any more, if I may but have them quietly.

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  • Within twenty years of his accession the disasters and calamities which had preceded his triumph had been forgotten, and the national life was running quietly in its old channels.

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  • Edward was still absent in Palestine when his father died, on the 16th of November 1272., For the ~rst time in English history there was no form of election of the new king, whose accession was quietly acknowledged by the officials and the nation.

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  • To the surprise of the nation Richard took his humiliation quietly.

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  • It was quietly terminated, in the parliament of 1886, by the firm action of a new speaker.

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  • In 1328 his attempt to overthrow Mortimer failed, and he quietly made his peace with the king; a second essay against Mortimer was more successful.

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  • By his statesmanlike policy he brought the colony into a most flourishing condition and succeeded even in reconciling the Portuguese settlers to submit quietly to Dutch rule.

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  • On the arrival of a parliamentary fleet in 1652, however, he retired from office and spent the following years quietly on his plantation.

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  • In the south the deposits, from the Trias to the middle Eocene, consist mainly of limestones, and were laid down, with a few slight interruptions, upon a quietly subsiding sea-floor.

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  • Her triumph, however, was short-lived, as she died quietly in her bed in 597 soon after her victory.

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  • He spent much time in prayer and died quietly, in the arms of his faithful friend Theodore Beza, on the evening of the 2 7th of May, in the fifty-fifth year of his age.

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  • Anne Boleyn's daughter succeeded quietly, and Sir Henry Sidney was sworn lord-justice with the full Catholic ritual.

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  • Before he left office Mr Bryce publicly sketched a scheme of his own for remodelling Irish University Education, but his scheme was quietly put on the shelf by his successor and received almost universal condemnation.

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  • Thanks to the prudent constable du Guesclin, sitting quietly at home he reconquered bit by bit what his predecessors had lost upon the battlefield, helm on head and sword in hand; and when he died in 1380, after the decease of both Edward III.

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  • During the Revolution he quietly performed his professional duties, taking no part in politics, although he possessed the faculty of ingratiating himself with those in authority.

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  • The horse becomes low in condition and moves about quietly, and the frost tends to brace up the limbs.

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  • he at once advised the queen regent to send for Sagasta and the Liberals, and during five years he looked on quietly whilst Sagasta re-established universal suffrage and most of the liberties curtailed in 1876, and carried out a policy of free trade on moderate lines.

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  • Then, as the empire acquired fresh strength in Italy, he quietly bided his time and, on the descent of the Angevins, again assumed the leadership of the Guelfs who now had the upper hand for a long time.

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  • The next morning she woke and lay quietly watching him.

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  • "That's nice," Alex said quietly, focusing on his plate.

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  • He opened the door and spoke quietly to someone.

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  • She lay quietly for a long time thinking about all that had happened, and the new babies.

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  • He worked quietly for a few minutes and then finally turned his attention to Carmen.

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  • When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.

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  • She quietly opened the door to her room and carefully closed it behind her and took a deep breath.

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  • She tried to slip by quietly, but he glanced up as she passed.

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  • He opened the door for her and they entered, quietly slipping into the kitchen.

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  • The door opened quietly and Yancey entered, his face bland as he retrieved the magazine from his chair.

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  • There she collapsed on the bed and started to cry – quietly this time.

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  • She held her breath while she tugged at the window, letting it out in a sigh of relief when the sash lifted quietly.

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  • He held her chair as she took a seat and then sat quietly as Mrs. Marsh said grace.

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  • They all glanced up expectantly as the doctor strode toward them and quietly gave them the bad news.

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  • He retrieved his hat and quietly led his horse away.

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  • They converged then, and moved quietly across the sand, hoping the Indians didn't burst from the night to attack them.

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  • He lifted his rifle, cocking it as quietly as he could, and she followed suit.

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  • She quietly lifted it and placed it on her lap.

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  • Opening her door quietly she carried her shoes to the kitchen before putting them on.

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  • She quietly crossed to the kitchen and put some water on the stove for coffee.

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  • The assailant pushed a rag against the sleeping girl's nose and mouth and quietly, but with surprising speed, was down the stairs and out the front door in the matter of seconds.

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  • I slipped quietly in and out of Canada.

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  • I slipped so quietly eastward, no one I visited.

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  • "Yeah. But Darian, she can't help you and be pregnant," Dusty said quietly.

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  • She cursed herself quietly for saying stupid things.

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  • "I'm sorry I almost ruined your life," Darian said quietly.

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  • "Talon wouldn't have Czerno's restraint," the Watcher added quietly.

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  • A form too slight to be the Black God stood beside Talon, speaking quietly.

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  • "Talon just showed up," Jenn said quietly.

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  • Both their gazes returned to the two figures talking quietly in front of their father's grave.

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  • You can come with me quietly, or I can drag you out of here.

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  • "You don't need to worry about us," Sofi said quietly.

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  • "D's coming soon, Jule," Dusty said quietly.

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  • "Thanks, D," Jule said quietly.

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  • Half a head shorter than Xander, Jule was speaking quietly to the vamp, whose arms were crossed and head tilted in consideration.

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  • He manipulated the Black God like a puppet and quietly ran the vamps Jonny wasn't yet capable of managing.

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  • A couple of them were talking quietly, but she didn't hear them, instead unable to fathom that anyone would find her life worth protecting after her father hadn't.

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  • "Darian was my brother, Sofia," he said quietly.

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  • "I see why he likes you," she said quietly.

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  • "He loves you," she said quietly.

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  • I never thought she'd do something like that, he said quietly.

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  • I promise, she swore just as quietly.

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  • "It's okay, brother," he said quietly.

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  • "Blood bond," he said quietly.

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  • She shouldn't either, she said quietly.

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  • "I don't need this," she voiced quietly.

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  • They were close to wrapping up the session when deputy Lydia Larkin moved quietly into the room.

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  • "Gabriel will kill you if you touch me," she said quietly.

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  • "Did that go the way you expected?" he asked quietly.

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  • "Deidre," he spoke her name quietly.

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  • It appeared as if he'd been living quietly here, until discovered by demons.

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  • "His soul is gone," Gabriel said quietly.

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  • "No," he said quietly.

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  • We'll want as much muscle as we can get, if the worst happens, Rhyn said quietly.

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  • Then he exited the room as quietly as possible, leaving the door open so they would hear if she woke in the night.

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  • Stepping into the room, he took the book from a limp hand and placed it quietly on the night stand.

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  • He checked the front door to make sure it was locked and then quietly walked through the living room.

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  • One flip of the switch and she retraced her steps, quietly slipping under the covers to snuggle close to Alex again.

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  • She waited quietly for his response.

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  • Pulling on her boots, she quietly left the house using the back door.

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  • His father stood quietly watching them "I would speak to you before I go," he said, his tone leaving no room for argument.

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  • "At least they didn't eat you," Gabe consoled the dead man quietly.

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  • Absorbed by the sight, she began to think he left as quietly as he arrived.

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  • "I'm game," he said, laughing quietly.

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  • Rhyn stood and crossed to the iPad, reading quietly.

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  • "Yeah," Gabe said quietly.

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  • The lights were on and glowing, the television on quietly.

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  • Several men passed by where she was hidden, and she backed away as quietly as she could.

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  • "You're Death," she said quietly.

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  • "We do," he agreed quietly.

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  • "You weren't supposed to see that," he said quietly.

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  • He went one-by-one, checking the minds of each with the occasional glance across to Rhyn and Andre, who were speaking quietly.

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  • Though he always sounded quietly confident, the new note in his voice was one of calm self-assurance.

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  • "Sasha and Rhyn," Katie said quietly, touching her throat again.

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  • "Foolish human," Rhyn said more quietly.

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  • She cursed him quietly.

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  • "What's Kris supposed to do to someone who broke the part of the Code about someone else's mate?" she asked quietly.

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  • "Mother, Father," he said quietly, "I may not be able to come back again."

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  • "Guess I don.t understand the rules," she said quietly.

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  • "I want what he took from me," he said quietly.

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  • "Rhyn," Gabriel said quietly.

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  • "We aren.t too different," Sasha voiced quietly.

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  • My … ways can be sated quietly.

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  • She entered the bedroom quietly to see Toby awake and trying to get an uncertain Lankha to play with his stuffed animals.

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  • Romas strode in unasked, and she cursed quietly as she saw the cat-like critter chasing Kiera.

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  • He looked at the younger woman hard, and Talal apologized quietly.

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  • "So he did find the correct nishani, if an Anshan woman is able to bear a child again," the first man said quietly.

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  • She drew him as she'd seen him during their conversation the day before, the quietly fierce leader seated in his ship.

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  • "No, nishani," he said quietly.

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  • "Hello, A'Ran," she said quietly.

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  • "You must rest," Mansr said quietly.

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  • He tossed his head to Leyon, who left quietly.

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  • "Mansr, what about Gage?" she asked more quietly.

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  • "This is not my nishani," he said quietly.

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  • Mison and Romas spoke quietly while Jetr turned to her.

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  • She smiled at the others as she spoke quietly to Cynthia.

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  • Finally, he thought he felt a breeze and quietly rose to see if giggly Gladys and her tipsy admirer might have left the front door ajar.

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  • On those special nights I nervously leave the back door unlatched, and quietly steal to my bed.

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  • Cynthia began to quietly cry out of sheer frustration while Gladys Turnbull snored loudly.

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  • At least I did it quietly.

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  • She smiled and began to hum, ever so quietly.

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  • "I can answer my own question," Cynthia said quietly.

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  • The two vampires sat quietly, drinking, for a long time.

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  • He quietly stood and cupped her face with his hand.

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  • They stood quietly for a moment.

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  • They sat quietly, Jackson finishing his blood with her curled up in his lap, and then he carried her back to bed.

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  • They strolled quietly for a while, until Jackson stopped to face her.

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  • She quietly said, "I'm sorry, I wanted to get through the next full moon before telling you."

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  • The three vampires sat quietly, occasionally shaking their heads in disbelief.

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  • Larry—and most other regular army soldiers—either joined or quietly supported the PMF.

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  • Dan asked quietly, joining him in the storage room.

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  • "For what it's worth, I'm sorry I hurt you," Brady said quietly.

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  • "Yes, sir," she said quietly.

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  • Mrs. Watson quietly swept their dirty plates away.

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  • "I really need to get to Colorado," Lana said quietly.

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  • We can't do more than that, though, without drawing the attention of the feds, the soldier told her quietly.

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  • Jim closed the door, and Lana watched the submarine sink quietly into the surrounding water and disappear.

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  • "Head due west or south and you won't run into any patrols or security," the solider said quietly, his hand resting on the door.

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  • The sub's motor hummed quietly and the pilot guided it deftly.

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  • "Distract him, Angel," Brady said quietly via her net.

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  • She followed quietly for the rest of the day.

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  • "You can't go after Death," Gabe said quietly as he stepped from the cell.  The death-dealer was more unkempt than Rhyn had ever seen him.

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  • Rhyn heard the note of pain in the death-dealer's voice.  In a week's time, Gabe had gone from quietly confident to troubled to lost.  The death-dealer was struggling with himself, a feeling Rhyn knew well.

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  • "Andre knew," Rhyn said quietly.  "Andre always knew.  It's why he didn't kill me.  You ever wonder why he let me live, even after what I'd done to you?  I didn't know it at the time, but he was doing me a favor.  He was putting me some place safe.  He knew I deserved a second chance, long before Katie, long before I realized it myself."

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  • Rhyn opened the door, surprised to find the jailer's room empty.  He'd expected Jared at least.  He closed the door quietly behind him.  He snatched the talisman hanging near the door, the one that freed inmates from their cells.  He ignored the quickening of his pulse as he entered the familiar cell block.

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  • Ivy and Lara were already in bed, so I crept by quietly.

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  • He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

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  • Dean stood aside while they talked quietly, then walked around the car and shook the young man's hand.

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  • He spoke quietly, but his voice carried well.

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  • "The mother should be here any minute," she said quietly.

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  • But he simply stood quietly watching her.

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  • After he brought everything in, he sat quietly in his chair, reading a newspaper.

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  • She stood quietly gazing up at his face.

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  • One night while they were quietly eating supper together, she decided it was a good time to talk to him about it.

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  • "I'd like that, Darian," Damian said quietly.

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  • One of their brothers, Jule, had told them quietly where Jenn was after a trip to visit one of the vamps holed up with the Black God.

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  • It was too snowy to move quietly through the forest.

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  • "It's like heaven," he agreed quietly, regret in his voice.

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  • "Ikir, I—" Jenn voiced quietly.

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  • "That's exactly it," she said quietly.

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  • I can't lose her like I did Claire, Darian said quietly.

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  • "Ikir Damian avenged you when he finally learned of what happened," Jenn said quietly.

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  • Jenn lay across his bed in the dark, sobbing quietly.

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  • "My last two journeys from Tiyan ended in bloodshed, Sirian," she said even more quietly.

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  • "You're as quiet as a mad bear, Vara," he replied just as quietly.

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  • The woman ordered quietly, "Wanderer, come with us."

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  • He watched quietly until one of the men eyeing him approached.

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  • He broke down and cried quietly for his father and their men, wondering how he could make it across the ocean alone.

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  • Hilden asked this of me, he said quietly.

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  • "Tiyan will survive," he said just as quietly.

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  • "Tomorrow," he promised it quietly, "I'll avenge my family and yours."

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  • "Look at them," he spoke quietly.

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  • He quietly slid into the seat next to her.

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  • Aaron quietly digested the information and then nodded.

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  • After supper the twins and Destiny crawled into his lap and listened quietly as he read them a story.

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  • "Hire some help or I will," he said quietly.

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  • Jonathan quietly went to his room.

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  • What they hadn't observed was how she could quietly and respectfully maintain her importance in the spousal role.

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  • They worked quietly for a few minutes until they heard a sound in the brush.

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  • She quietly rose from the bench.

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