His ominous farewell silenced her.
His honest answer silenced her.
Her voice sounded so serious and so sad that the chirping of the birds was silenced at once.
The young woman I didn't know cried out but was quickly silenced by my knife.
He hissed, "I will stop when you have silenced yourselves."
He drew the eye of every woman in the room and silenced those around her with his presence.
She hadn't heard or sensed him, as if he'd gone to some sort of stealth mode that silenced even his mind.
His lips silenced her protest and she involuntarily responded.
Their ministers, silenced by Wentworth, after an ineffectual attempt to reach New England, fled to Scotland, and there took a leading part in the great movement of 1638.
The family tradition, however, is that he silenced the drums to enable Louis to speak to the people, and that General J.
The untimely death of that monarch upon the battlefield of Megiddo (608 B.C.), followed by the inglorious reigns of the kings who succeeded him, who became puppets in turn of Egypt or of Babylonia, silenced for a while the Messianic hopes for a future king or line of kings of Davidic lineage who would rule a renovated kingdom in righteousness and peace.
Its immediate occasion was the disputation at Heidelberg (1568) for the doctorate of theology by George Wither or Withers, an English Puritan (subsequently archdeacon of Colchester), silenced (1565) at Bury St Edmunds by Archbishop Parker.
The former are reasoned with and exhorted to believe; the latter are contemptuously silenced by an exhibition of the futility of their religion.
The batteries were silenced for the time being; but bad weather interrupted the proceedings and the batteries had to be silenced afresh a week later (Feb.
auxury in clothing and the use of tobacco were prohibited; attendance at the mosque was enforced: any doubt as to his orthodoxy was silenced by the amount and regularity of the tribute sent by him to Riad.
But although silenced the prophet was doomed, and the folly of his disciples precipitated his fate.
September 1872 saw the first official opening of a railway (the Tokyo-Yokohama line) in Japan, the ceremony being performed by the emperor himself, a measure which effectually silenced all further opposition.
King Stephen silenced Vacarius, and ordered the destruction of the books of civil and canon law which had been imported by Theobald.
The reign of Domitian, although it silenced the more independent spirits of the time, Tacitus and Juvenal, witnessed more important contributions to Roman literature than any age since the Augustan, - among them the Institutes of Quintilian, the Punic War of Silius Italicus, the epics and the Silvae of Statius, and the Epigrams of Martial.
In after times the only way in which the discomfiture of the bishops could be explained was by asserting that they had been silenced by fraud or violence.
But when a committee of the Royal Asiatic Society, with George Grote at its head, decided that the translations of an Assyrian text made independently by the scholars just named were at once perfectly intelligible and closely in accord with one another, scepticism was silenced, and the new science was admitted to have made good its claims. Naturally the early investigators did not fathom all the niceties of the language, and the work of grammatical investigation has gone on continuously under the auspices of a constantly growing band of workers.
The only public check which Stinnes was known to have received in the course of his career was at the Spa Conference in 1920, when he attempted to address that assembly in peremptory language concerning the impossibility of the coal deliveries demanded by the Allies and was summarily silenced by the president.
Porter claimed that his guns silenced Fort Fisher, but Major-General B.
In December 1529 he preached his two " sermons on the cards," which awakened a turbulent controversy in the university, and his opponents, finding that they were unable to cope with the dexterity and keenness of his satire, would undoubtedly have succeeded in getting him silenced by force, had it not been reported to the king that Latimer " favoured his cause," that is, the cause of the divorce.
The first platoon to get ashore made to the right toward the shore and silenced a party of snipers near No.
Akhenatons reform had not reached deep amongst the masses of the population; they probably retained all their old religious customs and superstitions, while the priesthoods throughout the country must have been fiercely opposed to the heretics work, even if silenced during his lifetime by force and bribes.
Meks fort was silenced by about 52.45 P.M., and a party from the Invincible landed and disabled the guns.
After the works were silenced, the ships moved in closer, with a view to dismount the Egyptian guns.
A considerable portion of this injury was inflicted, after the works had been silenced, by the deliberate fire of the ships.
This sweet song of Schack von Staffeldt's, however, was early silenced by the louder choir that one by one broke into music around him.
But the master misunderstood the disciple; and the harsh repulse of Ohlenschldger silenced Hauch for many years.
Last of all, the dominant guns on Shell Hill thus silenced, the resolute advance of a handful of British infantry decided the day, and the Russians retreated.
The demoniacs showed a strange faculty of recognition, and cried that He was " the holy one of God," and " the Christ," but He silenced them at once.
Adams contended that these "Gag Rules" were a direct violation of the First Amendment to the Federal Constitution, and refused to be silenced on the question, fighting for repeal with indomitable courage, in spite of the bitter denunciation of his opponents.
The Federalist outcry could only have been silenced by removal of Freneau, or by disclaimers or admonitions, which Jefferson did not think it incumbent upon himself - or, since he thought Freneau was doing good, desirable for him - to make.
verse 14), which would naturally be silenced by the overwhelming falsification of its comfortable predictions (iv.
The literal text of the Septuagint seems to be the only decisive authority, and that is so sacred and almighty, that, whenever it comes into collision with the human conscience, the latter is silenced when the voice of revelation speaks."
In the Church of Rome the Dominicans favoured Augustinianism, the Jesuits Semi-Pelagianism; the work of Molina on the agreement of free-will with the gifts of grace provoked a controversy, which the pope silenced without deciding; but which broke out again a generation later when Jansen tried to revive the decaying Augustinianism.
Serious disturbances thereupon ensued; and the Protestants, getting the worst of the argument, silenced their gainsayers by insulting the bishops and priests in the streets and profaning and devastating the Catholic churches.
Jeffreys spoke with his accustomed insolence to the vicechancellor, silenced the other deputies when they offered to speak, and ordered them out of court.
At the Restoration, George, Lord Berkeley, who had been one of the commissioners to invite Charles II.'s return from the Hague, petitioned for a higher place in parliament, claiming a barony by right of tenure before 1295, but his claim was silenced by his advancement on September 11, 1679, to be viscount of Dursley and earl of Berkeley.
He threw himself with ardour into the struggle for liberty, and refused to be silenced in his advocacy of the civil constitution of the clergy by the offer of high office in the church.
3 Sophronius, however, who meanwhile had been made patriarch of Jerusalem (634), refused to be silenced, and in his Epistola synodica strongly insisted on the "two energies."
The states-general were silenced and the royal prerogative increased; the royal domains were extended, and the wealth of the crown was augmented; additions were made to the revenue by the sale of municipal charters and patents; and taxation became heavier, since Charles set no limits to the gratification of his tastes either in the collection of jewels and precious objects, of books, or of his love of building, examples of which are the renovation of the Louvre and the erection of the palace of Saint Paul in Paris.
In this letter, and especially in the postscript to the second edition of it, Newman finally silenced all cavillers as to his not being really at ease within the Roman Church.
The process was even hastened; for the emperor's stern discipline crushed out all independence of initiative and silenced all honest criticism.
The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.
Her arrival silenced conversations and made most everyone do a double take.
The Boston Unitarian clergy denounced the preacher, and declared that the "young man must be silenced."
A parlamento was summoned, the usual packed balia created, and all opposition silenced.
Savonarola took up the challenge; his eloquence prevailed, and Fra Mariano was silenced.
Dollinger, however, was not to be silenced.
The genuineness of the Constitutum was first critically assailed by Laurentius Valla in 1440, whose De falso credita et ementita Constantini donatione declamatio opened a controversy that lasted until, at the close of the 18th century, the defence was silenced.
It was felt that Luther must be silenced.
- Before the Revolutionary Tribunal Danton defended himself with such energy that St Just took means to have him silenced.
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flags of truce and the fighting ceased, most of the Danish ships and forts being silenced.
But the home supporters ' cheers were soon silenced as Hasty beat fullback Rudge and brushed the paintwork with a 30-yard drive.
The protestors wore gags in a silent protest over being silenced.
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The black tablet inscribed with their names speaks louder than the voices silenced for ever.
Dissent is stifled and political opposition muted, silenced or liquidated.
He was silenced like other nonconformists in 1662, but continued to preach in private meetings.
You have a silenced pistol, which is great for shooting out lights.
Now, with Bosnia's guns at least temporarily silenced, comes the bitter reckoning.
At independence, the winners assured the reins of political power, while the losers were often repressed, imprisoned or silenced.
Most people opposing the system could be silenced by financial pressure, or suffer public ridicule.
silenced the doubters for now.
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silenced all disputes and differences among the representatives of the provinces.
It was Favorinus who, on being silenced by Hadrian in an argument in which the sophist might easily have refuted his adversary, subsequently explained that it was foolish to criticize the logic of the master of thirty legions.
The innovation was at first received with some disfavour; critics accustomed to polite formalism censured it as extravagant and undignified; but the freshness and beauty of its melody soon silenced all opposition, and did more than anything else throughout the 18th century to establish the principle of nationalism in musical art.
On his return he was fiercely assailed by the diet for not risking everything in a pitched battle, but Zolkiewski defended himself with an eloquence which silenced his most venomous opponents.
Now, with Bosnia 's guns at least temporarily silenced, comes the bitter reckoning.
However, despite a low electorate turn-out, his landslide victory appears to have silenced the doubters for now.
This way you will not have to shoot someone four times to kill him with a weak silenced pistol.
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Sometimes, genes are silenced when inherited from the mother.
Other times, genes are silenced when inherited from the father.
When genes in a certain region on a chromosome are silenced, they are said to be imprinted.
It is normally imprinted, or silenced, if inherited from the mother.
This mutation causes genes inherited from the father to be imprinted or silenced, which should not normally be imprinted.
The genes are silenced depending on whether they are inherited through the egg or the sperm.
Critics were silenced though when her collection was revealed in Paris in front of the Eiffel Tower.
They were quickly silenced, however, when Boyle began singing I Dreamed a Dream, from the musical Les Miserables.
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