Silent sentence example

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  • The room was silent for a few minutes after they left.

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  • Mary was silent a long time and then she finally spoke.

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  • They were silent for a long time on the way back.

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  • In spite of her resolve, her lips responded to his silent quest.

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  • He was silent, as if watching.

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  • She was silent a minute.

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  • Mary was silent again for a few moments and when she spoke it was in a controlled voice.

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  • He was silent for a moment.

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  • They were silent for a few seconds.

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  • The shah sat silent for a while, as if in thought.

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  • Also, turning her head, she found that she could see the boy beside her, who had until now remained as still and silent as she herself.

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  • Kind to every one, he goes about doing good, silent and unseen.

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  • Jonny was silent and still, his eyes closed in concentration.

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  • His conversation always related entirely to himself; he would remain calm and silent when the talk related to any topic that had no direct bearing on himself.

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  • All were silent, expectant of what was to follow, for this was clearly only a prelude.

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  • He was silent awhile.

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  • The line was silent for so long that she checked her phone to see if the call had been dropped.

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  • He was silent a moment.

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  • In the truck, on the way home, she was silent a long time.

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  • The birds were silent, watching her to see if she was friend or foe.

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  • This time Dean was silent.

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  • We discourse freely without shame of one form of sensuality, and are silent about another.

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  • At midnight, when there was a moon, I sometimes met with hounds in my path prowling about the woods, which would skulk out of my way, as if afraid, and stand silent amid the bushes till I had passed.

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  • Then he remained silent for a while, and all at once looked cheerfully with his glittering, black eyes at Rostov.

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  • He pulled her close in an embrace, his lips warm against hers in response to her silent query.

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  • She didn't hear his silent step.

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  • The bedchamber was silent.

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  • Evelyn was silent, debating what to say.

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  • The intruder remained silent for a moment, then said slowly, "Your sister is well."

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  • They were silent, staring.

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  • He was silent for a ten-count, as if considering his options.

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  • Darkness had fallen and the streets were silent.

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  • The night was unnaturally silent.

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  • He was silent for a few seconds.

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  • Several minutes were consumed in silent admiration before they noticed two very singular and unusual facts about this valley.

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  • My Muse may be excused if she is silent henceforth.

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  • He closed his eyes and remained silent a long time.

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  • Pierre was silent because he was incapable of uttering a word.

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  • As she rounded the curve in the staircase, the room became silent.

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  • Where the children were concerned, she had no intention of remaining silent.

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  • For one horrible long moment he was silent.

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  • Testing her ankle in a pair of low heels, she nodded silent approval and hurried down the hall.

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  • He nodded absently and fell silent while she finished the ice cream.

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  • Quinn, who remained silent most of the morning, showed increased interest.

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  • Now Dean was silent.

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  • Uncertain what he expected, his anger was boiling at the silent rejection.

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  • It wasn't a pensive silence, but more of a silent struggle to determine how much they revealed.

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  • There was silent laughter in his voice.

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  • Gabe was silent, emotionless.

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  • Wynn was silent, pensive and troubled.

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  • They were silent so long, she finally risked a look.

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  • She turned away, issuing silent orders to the death-dealers.

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  • The orchestra fell silent, and somewhere someone --possibly the host --called for the generators to be turned on.

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  • The cell block fell silent, and he sensed the others also smelled the human blood.

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  • The predators were silent, watching their lunch parade by them.

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  • She and the Germans stood in silent awe, too drunk to feel the cold.

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  • They grew silent as Rhyn entered and stared her down as well.

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  • The women he remembered were docile and silent.

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  • It was silent aside from her choked gasps.

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  • Kiki fell silent, but his gaze was accusing.

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  • His gaze went to her neck as he fell silent.

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  • She heard several different languages spoken before those she passed fell silent.

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  • Megan led her again through hallways that fell silent when she passed.

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  • She didn't think he would but remained silent.

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  • Gabriel fell silent, and she closed her eyes, exhausted.

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  • She was silent, surprised as much by his information as she was by the turning of her stomach at the thought of losing Rhyn.

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  • They grew silent when he appeared, and those nearest him scattered.

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  • Kris was silent, surprised at Darkyn.s audacity.

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  • Gabriel went silent and still, and Katie looked up at him.

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  • Rhyn slapped him hard enough for him to fall silent.

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  • She stilled and grew silent, then pushed away from him.

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  • Romas crossed his arms and raised an eyebrow in silent inquiry.

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  • She fell silent and stared at him, her striking, large eyes even larger.

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  • All she had to do was choose the color she wanted to wear-- black for the past several days in silent objection to her presence aboard the ship-- and the ship's computer wove it for her.

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  • He nodded his head to the side in a silent order for her to proceed.

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  • The battles were silent, the swords clashing without the clang of steel she expected to hear.

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  • A'Ran was silent, studying Ne'Rin.

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  • He was silent in surprise once more, unable to understand how she might consider his battle plans nothing more than a complex game.

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  • The men watched the silent battle in equal silence, their assessing looks warning her they were looking for something.

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  • Kiera concentrated on her movements rather than the silent form across from her, intent on not looking like a fool in front of a master warrior.

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  • For a long moment, it was dark and silent, until the interior of the pod lit up with two screens, one displaying the empty space outside and the other displaying a control panel with writing similar to that of the battle planning station.

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  • Her heart quickened as she paced through the silent warriors and joined him.

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  • The men around her moved silently into every direction, and Mansr lifted his chin in a silent command for her to go.

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  • She took a few steps back and flinched at the first silent contact of his sword with another's.

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  • The small chamber holding the battle planner was silent, and he waved the computer on, unable to hold himself up any longer.

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  • She stood for a long moment in the cramped, silent foyer.

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  • The group was silent and tense, the warriors flanking Evelyn eyeing Kiera as much as the distant flashes of light.

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  • Ryland said to the silent group.

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  • Then the awkwardness of his silent position hiding in the darkness extended beyond the point of propriety of making his presence known.

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  • Bird Song was as quiet as a tomb, with Janet either the most silent domestic on record or snoozing away in an unoccupied room.

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  • Fred returned, was informed of the situation, and gave Cynthia a warm and silent hug.

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  • He paused and said a silent prayer for the spirit of this person who had brought so much grief to Bird Song and his previously contented life.

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  • They were silent for a few moments before he asked, "If you were that close to where Shipton fell, you must have seen Edith."

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  • The fire ebbed to glowing coals in the silent old building and she snuggled against him.

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  • After a while Jackson, still silent, rose and headed for the door.

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  • The other three were silent for a moment while what he said sunk in, then all at once they started laughing.

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  • Jackson fell silent for a moment then met her gaze.

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  • Sarah managed to momentarily lift the silent pall suffusing the room.

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  • He was silent for a few minutes as they sloshed toward the house.

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  • Josh was silent until they heard the front door close.

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  • He was silent and she glanced around to gage his response.

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  • He was silent a moment, and his gaze became guarded.

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  • She smoothed the folds of her skirt nervously and waited for him to open the subject, but he was silent until they reached the log house.

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  • He was silent a long time.

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  • She was silent, shocked.

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  • The other walls of the octagon-shaped command center were occupied by silent, animated screens similar to the one the underground security commander appeared on.

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  • When he remained silent, she left.

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  • Surprised, she fell silent.

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  • She'd missed talking to him since he went silent, probably after he was attacked and his neck injured.

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  • Elise and Dan were a good team, relaying hand signals and other silent communications with nothing more than a glance at each other.

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  • Her silent treatment and quiet anger lasted through the long helo ride back to the secret comms center.

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  • Lana replaced the micro, looking anew at the green cars and their silent occupants.

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  • Lana shifted, sensing she'd said something to cause the silent communication between Kelli and Mike.

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  • The room fell silent as their group entered.

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  • Kris was silent for a long moment.

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  • It was dark.  The dual moons of the underworld were high overhead, another sign she hadn't slept more than an hour or two.  The trees overhead hissed as the branches moved like snakes in a soft breeze.  Gabriel held out a hand and pulled her up, silent despite his size and small armory of weapons.

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  • She sat on a thick log.  He disappeared into the shadows of the jungle, and she pulled her knees to her chest, listening.  He was silent while the branches overhead hissed and rasped against one another and the cries of distant birds drifted to her.

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  • He stalked off into the forest, away from the castle and cliff.  Toby clambered through the brush and trees after him, the angel's footsteps loud where Rhyn's were silent.  Rhyn found a deer path and followed it until he reached a snowy meadow.  Crossing it, he continued to look for a place to stash the angel where the kid wouldn't freeze to death.  After another hour of walking, he found a small pocket in the roots of a massive tree.

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  • Toby was silent, knowing a normal Immortal could never understand.  He didn't yet have the full power of a real guardian angel, but he should've been able to do more than … nothing.  Angels were placed with human mothers so they could understand the creatures they were meant to take care of.  Human mothers raised them as their own, yet none of his human mothers had gone to the extent Katie did to try to protect him.

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  • Katie frowned.  In the course of a day, Gabe had gone from emotional to unaffected when discussing Death.  He was distracted, and she felt like she was talking to someone completely different.  Blaming herself for taking his mind off of their survival, she fell silent and followed him.   Briars and branches caught her pant legs, and she found herself slowing to push more and more of the jungle's flora out of the way.  Gabe, too, began to struggle with the bramble, and she noticed the jungle no longer laid their path before him.  Instead of clearing away to allow them passage, it stayed where it was, obstructing them.

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  • The phantom shook his head in silent objection.

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  • Rhyn clamped his mouth shut.  He'd done what Kiki asked him to, and Kris didn't believe him.  He was ready to go silent on it again for the rest of eternity.  He turned to leave then stopped.

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  • Kris was silent for a moment before saying slowly, "Kiki said I always had a penchant for traitors."

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  • Sure enough, after ten minutes of silent driving on nearly empty streets, he recognized Ocean View Avenue, and a few min­utes later, The Ocean Shore Motel.

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  • Once again they were both silent.

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  • He also mentioned the files missing from Rosewater and Atherton but was silent on Arthur's note to Cynthia Byrne.

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  • Dean remained silent for a moment, and then asked how well he knew Jeffrey Byrne.

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  • They were both silent for a long while.

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  • She climbed into the truck and remained silent until they got to her house.

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  • She started to hang up, but the silent line perked her curiosity.

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  • For a moment Alex was silent.

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  • He was silent so long that she looked up at him.

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  • He was silent all the way to the house, and when he came around to her side and opened the door, she allowed him to extract her with his hands on her waist.

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  • For a moment he was silent, and when she finally looked at him, he was watching her reflectively again.

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  • She was silent a moment while she rinsed another plate and handed it to Carmen.

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  • They were both silent for a while.

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  • He was silent for a long time.

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  • The line was silent a moment.

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  • After a silent grace, they began filling their plates.

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  • Anything would have been better than his silent disapproval.

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  • She rolled over on her back, gazing up at him in silent invitation.

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  • Her mouth was open in a silent wail, but the next one would wake Carmen.

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  • She rose and gasped, not sensing the silent Xander, who stood in the doorway to the living room.

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  • The men fell silent around her.

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  • Jonny took a step back then gazed at her in silent surprise.

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  • She was silent for a long moment and finally looked away from him.

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  • Jenn sensed some sort of silent communication between them, one that made the Original Vamp shift.

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  • She held his gaze in silent challenge a moment longer before dropping back and stretching out once more.

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  • She fell silent, irritated with him.

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  • Lean mumbled to himself and fell silent.

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  • The demon was silent but shifting within her chest.

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  • He was silent, and she considered his closed features.

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  • Sirian waited for him to speak, and Taran glared at the older man, unwilling to break the silent battle.

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  • The darkness smelled damp; the air was still and silent.

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  • He made no other sounds in the silent darkness.

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  • Taran gave him a warning look, and the man took his place with his father's guard, silent.

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  • Taran was silent, struck by the words.

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  • Silent, he trailed Hilden out of the dungeon and barred the door.

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  • Jonathan was silent so long on the way home that Alex prodded him for a reason.

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  • She exhaled in a silent snort.

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  • For a few moments they sipped in silent reflection.

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  • Gerald was silent for a few moments.

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  • For a moment she lay silent, and then the voice called again.

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  • For a moment he was silent.

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  • He was silent for a moment and when he answered, his voice was controlled.

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  • It also crossed her mind that pilfering through his things to get information about something for which he had sworn to be silent would be a great invasion of his privacy.

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  • The house was silent – dead.

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  • Jonathan was solemn and, for the most part, silent.

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  • She remained silent and gazed out at the hills.

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  • Rob was silent, a large white patch across his nose.

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  • Once again mealtime was silent.

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  • He hesitantly pulled her toward him and the voice became silent as she moved to meet him.

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  • Xander was silent, recalling how Eden always found a way to push past his defenses enough to manipulate him.

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  • Xander was silent for a long moment, holding her gaze.

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  • The condo was silent.

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  • The three were silent, though the one she faced appeared to be considering.

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  • Xander cleared his throat, and the former vamp eased back into his chair, obeying the silent command.

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  • He lifted his chin in silent invitation.

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  • He fell silent, which she took as a horrible sign.

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  • Jessi was silent, even more frustrated.

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  • Xander sensed the silent communication.

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  • The Original Other motioned to the men around him, pointing towards Xander with a silent command.

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  • The Prinsenhof, previously a monastery, was converted into a residence for the counts of Orange in 1575; it was here that William the Silent was assassinated.

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  • It is remarkable for its fine tower and chime of bells, and contains the splendid allegorical monument of William the Silent, executed by Hendrik de Keyser and his son Pieter about 1621, and the tomb of Hugo Grotius, born in Delft in 1583, whose statue, erected in 1886, stands in the market-place outside the church.

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  • The most serious difficulty with which Margaret had to deal arose from the attitude of the great nobles, and among these especially of William (the " Silent ") of Nassau, prince of Orange, Lamoral, count of Egmont, and Philip de Montmorency, count of Hoorn.

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  • He supported stoutly the extreme party of opposition to the king, but did not take the lead except on a few less important occasions, and was apparently silent in the debates on the Petition of Right, the Grand Remonstrance and the Militia.

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  • The hydraulic crane is rapid in action, very smooth and silent in working, easy to handle, and not excessive in cost or upkeep, - advantages which have secured its adoption in every part of the world.

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  • The toothed wheels give a slightly better efficiency, but the worm gear is somewhat smoother in its action and entirely silent; the noise of gearing can, however, be considerably reduced by careful machining of the teeth, as is now always done, and also by the use of pinions made of rawhide leather or other non-resonant material.

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  • Then it was too late; Victor Emmanuel asked Thiers if he could give his word of honor that with 100,000 Italian troops France could be saved, but Thiers remained silent.

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  • Finally we may note in this connexion that in advanced religion, at the point at which prayer is coming to be conceived as communion, silent adoration is sometimes thought to bring man nearest to God.

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  • Persulphuric anhydride, S207, is a thick viscous liquid obtained by the action of the silent discharge upon a mixture of sulphur trioxide and oxygen.

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  • On that subject there was wonderful unanimity, and the few persons who could not join in the chorus had the prudence to remain silent.

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  • The volumes, however, were bought and read with silent avidity.

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  • He did not like to depend on statesmen's promises, which are proverbially uncertain of fulfilment; he as little liked to retrench; and he was wearied of parliament, where he had never given any but silent votes.

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  • His silent votes were all given on that hypothesis.

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  • The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent.

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  • But the destruction of Jerusalem is not quite unique, and somewhat later we meet with indirect evidence for at least one similar disaster upon which the records are silent.

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  • As a lecturer, he was inferior in charm and eloquence to Brown and Stewart; the latter says that "silent and respectful attention" was accorded to the "simplicity and perspicuity of his style" and "the gravity and authority of his character."

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  • His friends speak of his charm and gaiety in intimate intercourse, but among strangers he was silent and awkward, and produced the impression of being reserved and disdainful.

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  • He had been a devoted adherent of William the Silent and he now used his influence to forward the interests of Maurice.

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  • It is silent when hunting, and has long ears shaped like vine leaves.

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  • In many places Friends have felt the need of bringing spiritual help to those who are unable to profit by the somewhat severe discipline of their ordinary manner of worship. To meet this need they hold (chiefly on Sunday evenings) meetings which are not professedly " Friends' meetings for worship," but which are services conducted on lines similar to those of other religious bodies, with, in some cases, a portion of time set apart for silent worship, and freedom for any one of the congregation to utter words of exhortation or prayer.

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  • The Avesta is, indeed, our principal source for the doctrine of Zoroaster; on the subject of his person and his life it is comparatively reticent; with regard to his date it is, naturally enough, absolutely silent.

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  • It was not, however, a commercial success, and the same result attended Siemens and Halske's application of the silent discharge.

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  • The conversion of nitrogen into ammonia by electricity has received much attention, but the commercial aspect appears to have been first worked out by de Hemptinne in 1900, who used both the spark and silent discharge on mixtures of hydrogen and nitrogen, and found that the pressure and temperature must be kept low and the spark gap narrow.

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  • It must not be supposed that during this period the literary lawyer was silent in the House of Lords.

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  • The living organism may be regarded as constantly engaged in a warfare with these silent and apparently insignificant messengers of destruction and death, with the result that too often the battle ends in favour of the attacking enemy.

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  • Not only so, but the physician, thus fascinated by "types," and impressed by the silent monumentsof the pathological museum, was led to localize disease too much, to isolate the acts of nature, and to forget not only the continuity of the phases which lead up to the exemplary forms, or link them together, but to forget also that even between the types themselves relations of affinity must exist - and these oftentimes none the less intimate for apparent diversities of form, for types of widely different form may be, and indeed often are, more closely allied than types which have more superficial resemblance - and to forget, moreover, how largely negative is the process of abstraction by which types are imagined.

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  • With changes of the pressures of the blood in arteries, veins or capillaries, and in the heart itself and its respective chambers, static changes are apt to follow in these parts; such as degeneration of the coats of the arteries, due either to the silent tooth of time, to persistent high blood pressures, or to the action of poisons such as lead or syphilis.

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  • The poets of the Augustan age, who were deeply interested both in his philosophy and in his poetry, are entirely silent about the tragical story of his life.

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  • But Zumalacarregui, who was noted for his grave and silent disposition and his strong religious principles, disliked the disorderly life of the guerrillas, and when regular forces were organized in the north he entered the 1st battalion of Guipuzcoa as an officer.

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  • Occasionally a knob or excrescence, formed by the residue of the glass beyond the point at which the base has been pinched together, remains as a silent witness of the process.

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  • The production of ozone in small quantities during electrolysis, and by the so-called silent discharge, has long been known, and the Siemens induction tube has been developed for use industrially.

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  • He had an oracle at Orchomenus, but during a plague it became L silent and remained so in Plutarch's time (De Defectu Oraculorum, 44).

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  • His request being granted, Languet spent the last years of his life mainly in the Low Countries, and though nominally still in the service of the elector, he undertook a mission to England for John Casimir of Bavaria and was a valuable adviser to William the Silent, prince of Orange.

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  • Hence what should be matter of silent religious meditation must now needs be imperilled by exposition in words."

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  • Of his separate publications, the most important are his lives of Cromwell (1888), William the Silent, (1897), Ruskin (1902), and Chatham (1905); his Meaning of History (1862; enlarged 1894) and Byzantine History in the Early Middle Ages (1900); and his essays on Early Victorian Literature (1896) and The Choice of Books (1886) are remarkable alike for generous admiration and good sense.

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  • Six of the seven states forming the confederation of the United Netherlands took as their stadtholder William of Orange-Nassau, called "the Silent," and his descendants during three generations.

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  • Coligny, Lord Burghley and William the Silent also entered into murder plots.

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  • Silent prayer was a feature of the worship; sermons were without texts.

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  • The sentence he expected was pronounced on the 6th of July in the presence of Sigismund and a full sitting of the council; once and again he attempted to remonstrate, but in vain, and finally he betook himself to silent prayer.

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  • The city proved indeed a refractory member of the new league; and, after the death of William the Silent, the Utrechters, jealous of the influence of their old enemies the Hollanders, refused to recognize the authority of the council of state, and elected a stadtholder of their own.

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  • In connexion with the installation of the ark considerable space is devoted to the arrangements for the maintenance of the temple-service, upon which the earlier books are silent, and elaborate notices of the part played by the Levites and singers give expression to a view of the history of the monarchy which the book of Kings does not share.'

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  • It is impossible to separate this fusion of law and equity, this union of all the higher courts into one supreme tribunal, from the construction of a single home for this great institution; and the opening of the Royal Courts in the Strand in the year 1882, when Queen Victoria personally presided in her one supreme court, and handed over the care of the building to Lord Selborne, as her chancellor and as the head of this great body, was impressive as an outward and visible sign of the silent revolution, which owed more to Lord Selborne than to any other individual.

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  • The residence of this prince was the palace of William the Silent, before he declared against Spain, and it is now used partly for the royal library, which contains the famous librairie de Bourgogne, and partly for the museum of modern pictures.

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  • Ammonia can be synthesized by submitting a mixture of nitrogen and hydrogen to the action of the silent electric discharge, the combination, however, being very imperfect.

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  • While serving the government as a silent weapon against political adversaries or dangerous writers and as a means of punishing culprits of high birth without the scandal of a suit at law, the lettres de cachet had many other uses.

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  • The Roman books are silent, and there is no mention of it in the collection known as the Leonine Sacramentary; while in the so-called Gelasian Massbook, which, as we have it, is full of Gallican additions made to St Gregory's reform, there is the same silence, though in one MS. of the 10th century given by Muratori we find a form for the ordination of an acolyte.

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  • He argued that the determination of the tribunal must be grounded upon "the principles of right," that "by the rule or principle of right was meant a moral rule dictated by the general standard of justice upon which civilized nations are agreed, that this international standard of justice is but another name for international law, that the particular recognized rules were but cases of the application of a more general rule, and that where the particular rules were silent the general rule applied."

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  • Lastly, when he is silent about a historical fact, the argument from silence is evidence only when he could not have failed to mention it; as, for example, in the Constitution of Athens, when he could not have failed to mention quinqueremes and other facts after 325-324.

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  • Lightfoot explains the name as meaning " the silent ones," others as meaning " physicians."

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  • Thus the pope laid the foundations of that wonderful and silent engine of universal government by which Rome still rules the Catholics of every land on the face of the globe.

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  • Agglomerations of consonants are often met with as initials, giving the appearance of telescoped words - an appearance which historical etymology often confirms. IVlany of these initial consonants are silent in the dialects of the central provinces, or have been resolved into a simpler one of another character.

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  • The question has turned mainly upon the elucidation of the phenomenon of the silent letters, generally prefixed, which differentiate the spelling of many words from their pronunciation, in the central dialect or current speech of Lhasa.

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  • Remusat rather dubiously suggested, while Schmidt and Schiefner maintained, that the silent letters were a device of grammarians to distinguish in writing words which were not distinguished in speech.

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  • On the other hand, while phonetically the above explanation was not inconsistent with such cases as rka dkah, bkah, bska, and nga, rnga, ngag, sngags, lnga, ngad and brtse, brdzun, dbyar, &c., where the italicized letters are pronounced in full and the others are left aside, it failed to explain other cases, such as dgra, mgron, spyod, snyan, sbrang, sbrul, bkra, k'ri, krad, k'rims, k'rus, &c., pronounced da, don, cod, or swod, cen, Bang, deu, ta, t'i, tad or teh, tim, tu, &c., and many others, where the spoken forms are obviously the alteration by wear and tear of sounds originally similar to the written forms. Csoma de Koros, who was acquainted with the somewhat archaic sounds of Ladak, was able to point to only a few letters as silent.

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  • Foucaux, in his Grammaire (1858), quoted a fragment from a native work on grammar several centuries old, in which the pronunciation of the supposed silent letters is carefully described.

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  • It was at this stage that the language spread in Lahul and Spiti, where the superscribed letters were silent, the d and g finals were hardly heard, and as, os, us were ai, oi, ui.

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  • History is silent as to the fate of the eastern king, the other son of Lang-dharma, and his successors, but the geographical names of the chieftainships enumerated above make it clear that the western kingdom had 'extended its power to the east.

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  • Storage for eight months did not disturb the density of the chemically extracted gas, nor had the silent electric discharge any influence upon either quality.

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  • Berthelot that under the influence of the silent electric discharge, a mixture of benzene vapour and argon underwent contraction, with formation of a gummy product from which the argon could be recovered.

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  • This story made Regulus to the later Romans the type of heroic endurance; but most historians regard it as insufficiently attested, Polybius being silent.

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  • Thus the Simplon is first certainly mentioned in 1235, the St Gotthard (without name) in 1236, the Lukmanier in 965, the San Bernardino in 941; of course they may have been known before, but authentic history is silent as regards them till the dates specified.

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  • In many Roman Catholic countries - in Spain, for example - it is usual for the faithful to spend much time in the churches in meditation on the "seven last words" of the Saviour; no carriages are driven through the streets; the bells and organs are silent; and in every possible way it is sought to deepen the impression of a profound and universal grief.

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  • In Lutheran churches the organ is silent on this day, and altar, font and pulpit are draped in black, as indeed throughout Holy Week.

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  • The "three hours" service, borrowed from Roman Catholic usage and consisting of prayers, addresses on the "seven last words from the cross" and intervals for meditation and silent prayer, has become very popular in the Anglican Church, and the observance of the day is more marked than formerly among Nonconformist bodies, even in Scotland.

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  • In place of all this, the visitor to Kimberley encounters at the edge of the town only a huge crater, silent and apparently deserted, with no visible sign of the great mining operations which are conducted nearly half a mile below the surface.

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  • Irritating as it was, it did not avail to shake Hobbes's determination to remain silent; and thus at last there was peace for a time.

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  • But the spirit, though adjured with all solemnity, remained obstinately silent; and it soon appeared that a naughty girl of eleven had been amusing herself by making fools of so many philosophers.

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  • Frederik Paludan-Muller (q.v.; 1809-1876) developed, as a poet, a magnificent career, which contrasted in its abundance with his solitary and silent life as a man.

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  • These belong unquestionably to the later part of his reign, not improbably to the last four years of it, during which the chronicles are almost silent.

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  • This latter conclusion is the more probable from the circumstance, that the text of the code, as revised by the emperor Leo, agrees with the citations from the Basilica which occur in the works of Michael Psellus and Michael Attaliates, both of them high dignitaries of the court of Constantinople, who lived a century before Balsamon, and who are silent as to any second revision of the code having taken place in the reign of Constantine Porphyrogenitus, as well as with other citations from the Basilica, which are found in the writings of Mathaeus Blastares and of Constantine Harmenopulus, both of whom wrote shortly after Balsamon, and the latter of whom was far too learned a jurist and too accurate a lawyer to cite any but the official text of the code.

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  • Eusebius, the contemporary of Constantine, is silent on this point.

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  • But he disobeyed the command to be silent about the matter, and the result was that Jesus could not openly enter into the town, but remained outside in the country.

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  • He had already in bonds one leader of revolution, whose hands were stained with blood - a striking contrast to the calm and silent figure who stood before him.

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  • Luther's friends had been provokingly silent about the Theses; but in April 1518, at the annual chapter of the Augustinian Eremites held at Heidelberg, Luther heard his positions temperately discussed, and found somewhat to his astonishment that his views were not acceptable to all his fellow monks.

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  • They saw in him a pious man, an esteemed professor, who had done nothing but propose a discussion on the notoriously intricate subject of Indulgences, peremptorily ordered to recant and to remain silent.

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  • He thus defeated the plot to keep him silent.

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  • The latter half of 1521 saw the silent spread of Lutheran opinions all over Germany.

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  • That this has for centuries been regarded as the main route northward from Kabul, the Buddhist relics of Bamian and Haibak bear silent witness; but it may be doubted whether Abdur Rahman's talent for roadmaking has not opened out better alternative lines.

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  • It was called the silent system.

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  • The time spent in these cells was not invariably the same, and as yet no authoritative decision had been made between the solitary and silent systems. The first named had been tried at Pentonville, but the period had been greatly reduced.

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  • In many jurisdictions however the silent system, or that of associated labour in silence, was still preferred; and there might be prisons within a short distance of each other at which two entirely different systems of discipline were in force.

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  • But to say that it is two judgments causing a third is always true, and the very essence of inference, because we must think the two to conclude the third in " the sessions of sweet silent thought."

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  • Initiated priests, after remaining silent in his temple for seven days, receive a new name and thus become ordained.

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  • The attack from Tolmino was carried out with skill, speed and resolution, and by a capital error which has never been satisfactorily explained the Italian guns remained silent until too late.

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  • Louis (3) became duke of Thouars in 1563, and his son Claude turned Protestant, was created a peer of France in 1595, and married a daughter of William the Silent in 1598.

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  • The senate almost openly intrigued against him, and the populace were silent or hostile.

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  • The poems which make up that book had been the silent gathering of years.

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  • He must indeed take with him the sacred fire and implements for domestic sacrifice, but until death overtakes him he must wander silent, alone, possessing no hearth nor dwelling, begging his food in the villages, firm of purpose, with a potsherd for an alms bowl, the roots of trees for a dwelling, and clad in coarse worn-out garments.

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  • His name remains as the designation of the Mennonites, who eventually settled in the Netherlands under the protection of William the Silent, prince of Orange.

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  • Mary and the lords still in her council ordered Knox not to preach while she was in Edinburgh, and he was absent or silent during the weeks in which the queen's growing distaste for her husband, and advancement of Rizzio over the nobility remaining in Edinburgh, brought about the conspiracy by Darnley, Morton and Ruthven.

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  • The drunkenness produced by kava is of a melancholy, silent and drowsy character.

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  • Not till the last years of Assur-bani-pal, on which the extant Assyrian annals are silent, can an independent Median Empire have arisen.

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  • They were both silent for a few minutes.

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  • In turn the Wizard and the children, the horse and the kitten, examined the Gargoyles with the same silent attention.

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  • In this way, you are processing aurally, which is much slower but more focused than silent reading.

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  • What if in my waking hours a sound should ring through the silent halls of hearing?

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  • Why do you remain silent when heaven knows who permits herself to interfere, making a scene on the very threshold of a dying man's room?

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  • The little princess during the whole discussion and the rest of the dinner sat silent, glancing with a frightened look now at her father-in- law and now at Princess Mary.

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  • Prince Andrew was silent, but the princess noticed the ironical and contemptuous look that showed itself on his face.

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  • They were silent for a while.

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  • They were again silent.

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  • Denisov remained silent and did not move, but occasionally looked with his glittering black eyes at Rostov.

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  • Prince Andrew smiled involuntarily as he looked at the artillery officer Tushin, who silent and smiling, shifting from one stockinged foot to the other, glanced inquiringly with his large, intelligent, kindly eyes from Prince Andrew to the staff officer.

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  • They all rushed out of the village again, but Tushin's guns could not move, and the artillerymen, Tushin, and the cadet exchanged silent glances as they awaited their fate.

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  • The prince went through the conservatories, the serfs' quarters, and the outbuildings, frowning and silent.

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  • It was evident that he could be silent in this way for a very long time.

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  • I knew I was in the right so I kept silent; was not that best, Count?...

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  • Still I remained silent.

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  • In spite of Prince Andrew's disagreeable, ironical tone, in spite of the contempt with which Rostov, from his fighting army point of view, regarded all these little adjutants on the staff of whom the newcomer was evidently one, Rostov felt confused, blushed, and became silent.

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  • Then, like the crowing of cocks at sunrise, this was repeated by others from various sides and all became silent.

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  • He remained stubbornly silent, gazing at Weyrother's face, and only turned away his eyes when the Austrian chief of staff finished reading.

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  • The house stood cold and silent, as if quite regardless of who had come to it.

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  • The Moscovites felt that something was wrong and that to discuss the bad news was difficult, and so it was best to be silent.

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  • All were silent, waiting for what he would say.

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  • The countess glanced at her silent son.

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  • He stopped and remained silent for a long time.

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  • The Mason remained silent for a long time, evidently considering.

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  • Willarski was silent throughout the drive.

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  • Pierre felt uncomfortable and even depressed in his friend's company and at last became silent.

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  • Pierre remained gloomily silent, answering in monosyllables and apparently immersed in his own thoughts.

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  • Why are you silent?

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  • All were silent, only the pilgrim woman went on in measured tones, drawing in her breath.

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  • Denisov was moodily silent all the evening.

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  • Rostov looked frowningly at the Frenchmen, bowed reluctantly, and remained silent.

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  • They remained silent a long while.

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  • All his loquacity was suddenly arrested and replaced by a naive and silent feeling of admiration.

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  • He sighed deeply, his whole chest heaving, and was silent for a while.

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  • Prince Andrew remained silent, and his expression was so forbidding that Pierre addressed his remarks chiefly to the good-natured battalion commander.

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  • Napoleon frowned and sat silent for a long time leaning his head on his hand.

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  • Napoleon bowed his head and remained silent a long time.

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  • The crowd remained silent and only pressed closer and closer to one another.

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  • That day Prince Vasili no longer boasted of his protege Kutuzov, but remained silent when the commander-in-chief was mentioned.

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  • Sitting silent and motionless on a heap of straw against the wall, Pierre sometimes opened and sometimes closed his eyes.

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  • He was silent, and she did not know what to say.

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  • Karataev smiled thoughtfully and was silent awhile looking at the pieces.

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  • After that Petya remained silent for a long time, listening to the sounds.

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  • Kutuzov was silent for a few seconds and then, submitting with evident reluctance to the duty imposed by his position, raised his head and began to speak.

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  • All stood silent, and a soft, pleasant velvety voice began to sing.

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  • Ramballe refused food and resting his head on his elbow lay silent beside the campfire, looking at the Russian soldiers with red and vacant eyes.

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  • They were silent awhile.

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  • They both sat silent, with an occasional glance at one another.

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  • He grew silent, and quiet ensued for a moment, terrible to Countess Mary.

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  • For a long time he was silent, as if astonished, then he jumped out of bed, ran to me in his shirt, and sobbed so that I could not calm him for a long time.

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  • There was one strong reason against retrocession, concerning which the Boers - if they gave it thought - would naturally be silent.

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  • The writer's indignation at finding it treated with silent contempt by the great scholar, who thought it was the work of a personal enemyAleander - caused him to write a second oration, more violent, more abusive, with more self-glorification, but with less real merit than the first.

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  • The king of Prussia claimed it as the descendant of the eldest daughter of Frederick Henry; John William Friso of Nassau-Dietz claimed it as the descendant of John, the brother of William the Silent, and also of the second daughter of Frederick Henry.

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  • It would be premature to judge how far the problem of the origin of races may be capable of exact solution; but the experience gained since 1871 countenances Darwin's prophecy that before long the dispute between the monogenists and the polygenists would die a silent and unobserved death.

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  • Politically one might differ from him, but economists as such must either be silent when political reasons are alleged for taxes that are against fundamental maxims, or must be content to point out the cost of the taxes in order that the communities concerned may decide whether the object in view is obtainable by means of the taxation, and is worth the price.

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  • Under the Mahommedans a pestilence turned the capital into a silent wilderness, never again to be re-peopled.

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  • Trade has enormously expanded; new centres of commerce have sprung up in spots which formerly were silent jungles; new staples of trade, such as tea and jute, have rapidly attained importance; and the coalfields and iron ores have opened up prospects of a new and splendid era in the internal development of the country.

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  • He lived for ten years after the appearance of Surena, but was almost silent save for the publication, in 1676, of some beautiful verses thanking Louis XIV.

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  • All these features, he says, had been handed down in an unpublished and unspoken teaching, in a silent and sacramental tradition.

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  • He was returned to the House of Commons in that year for the Irish borough of Carlow, and became a devoted admirer and adherent of Mr Gladstone; but he was practically a silent member, and his parliamentary career came to an end after the general election of 1865, when, having headed the poll for Bridgnorth, he was unseated on a scrutiny; he contested Bridgnorth again in 1868, but without success.

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  • It has been suggested that the above-mentioned callosities or " chestnuts " on the limbs of horses are vestigial scent-glands; and it is noteworthy that scrapings or shavings from their surface have a powerful attraction for other horses, and are also used by poachers and burglars to keep dogs silent.

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  • Owing to his friendship with William Pitt he turned his attention to politics, and after his election as member of parliament for Devizes in 1784 gave a silent but steady support to the ministry of his friend.

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  • He was a silent morose man, not popular among his contemporaries, but "always a faithfull Man to the Company."

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  • Demosthenes sat silent, with his eyes fixed on the ground.

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  • The Irish bishops remained silent, while in England the " Nonconformist conscience " revolted.

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  • It has revealed conditions which are not reflected in Genesis, and important facts upon which the book is silent - unless, indeed, there is a passing allusion to the great Babylonian monarch Khammurabi in the Amraphel of Gen.

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  • In their grand council and their domains they would have none but silent