Stillness sentence example

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  • In the deathlike stillness only the tramp of horses was heard.
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  • There was a stillness on the tree-lined lanes that whispered peace.
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  • In the stillness around him his slowly uttered words were distinctly heard.
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  • Outside, there was the same cold stillness and the same moon, but even brighter than before.
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  • I suppose you feel so, too, when you gaze up to the stars in the stillness of the night, do you not?...
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  • There was perfect stillness.
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  • A small rock trickled down, bouncing and skipping before stopping by Dean's shoe—the slight noise was a rumble in the mountain stillness.
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  • Katie took another step back, the stillness of his gaze unsettling.
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  • Aside from the infrequent sound of a passing car on the avenue, only the murmur of unseen waves lapping at the sand broke the stillness.
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  • The attackers reached her as she sat in stunned stillness at Taran's feet.
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  • An icy amber gaze fell on her, chilling her heart to stillness.
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  • Owls are numerous, and a small species, Glaucidium, is conspicuous, breaking the stillness of the night by its monotonous though musical cry of two notes.
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  • A small rock trickled down, bouncing and skipping before stopping by Dean's shoe—the slight noise was a rumble in the mountain stillness.
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  • His noncommittal response and stillness worried her more.
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  • The movement includes arabesques, pirouettes or other ballet steps but also eccentric passages growing from stillness to jerky gestures and kicks.
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  • In these coffee-houses, however, there generally prevails a very decorous stillness and silence.
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  • For many years I have noticed that when God is about to work He produces stillness -- a solemn hush -- and expectation.
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  • In the stillness of the night the Savior appeared to her in bodily form clothed in bright raiment.
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  • It is a sensuous duet, full of liquid movement, punctuated with brief moments of stillness.
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  • They could be dipping in the waters for marine tidbits, trilling contact calls across the stillness.
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  • It provides stillness of the mind, relaxation and coping strategies, and the strength, energy, and circulation benefits that can help you sustain a health life throughout your pregnancy and the remainder of your life.
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  • In statuary, heads and bodies usually face the same direction, emphasizing symmetry and stillness.
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  • When you attain absolute stillness, you are complete.
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  • He determines that a show of real power will do the trick and decides to halt all electricity throughout the world for a half hour creating a time of absolute stillness across the industrial world.
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  • The words were too painful, and by the predatory stillness of the man across from her, she was terrified of what he'd do if she said it again.
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  • The two remained that way, blanketed in the comforting stillness of the old house and one another's arms.
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  • Before he could answer, the bedside telephone shrilled, its shocking ring penetrating the late night stillness.
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  • The success of procryptic coloration depends, however, very largely upon stillness, and the instinct to keep stationary without moving a limb is a marked characteristic of all spiders unless engaged in hunting or fleeing from imminent danger.
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  • But very often refreshment is undoubtedly obtained from such narcotic sleep. It may be supposed that in the latter case the effect of the drug has been to ensure occurrence of that second predisposing factor mentioned above, of that withdrawal of sense impulses from the nerve centres that serves to usher in the state of sleep. In certain conditions it may be well worth while by means of narcotic drugs to close the portals of the senses for the sake of thus obtaining stillness in the chambers of the mind; their enforced quietude may induce a period in which natural rest and repair continue long after the initial unnatural arrest of vitality due to the drug itself has passed away.
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  • Solemn stillness followed.
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  • And as if in accord with Rostov's feeling, there was a deathly stillness amid which was heard the Emperor's voice.
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  • Only now in the stillness of the night, reading it by the faint light under the green shade, did he grasp its meaning for a moment.
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  • If his sudden stillness wasn't a warning, his purr turned to a low, lethal growl.
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  • Tendrils of coldness stretched from its home within her chest, testing her strength before subsiding into stillness once more.
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  • As a result convection currents are produced in the air which are sufficient to catch the basidiospores in their fall and carry them, away from the regions of comparative atmospheric stillness near the ground, to the upper air where more powerful air-currents can bring about their wide distribution.
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  • He'd reached to the main Jeep road from the faint trail to the Lucky Pup when a sound broke the stillness of dusk.
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  • There was nothing at Ninth and Locust but a boarded-up storefront and a stillness like the day after the end of the world.
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  • If sound waves originate at the seat of auroral displays they seem hardly likely to be audible on the earth, unless the aurora comes very low and great stillness prevails.
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  • Toward midnight the voices began to subside, a cock crowed, the full moon began to show from behind the lime trees, a fresh white dewy mist began to rise, and stillness reigned over the village and the house.
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  • Withal there was no noise or confusion to mar the tranquillity of their intercourse; no one usurped more than his share of the conversation; the stillness of the place oppressed a stranger with a feeling of mysterious awe.
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  • But not a sound had broken the stillness since the strangers had arrived, except that of their own voices.
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  • His white breast, the stillness of the air, and the smoothness of the water were all against him.
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  • The black memories that made him wake up screaming at night, the fear he could still taste in moments of despair, were softened by the sense of stillness that settled into him.
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  • Within a month it was transformed, and presented, says an eyewitness, "a scene where stillness and propriety reigned."
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  • The same old stateliness, the same cleanliness, the same stillness reigned there, and inside there was the same furniture, the same walls, sounds, and smell, and the same timid faces, only somewhat older.
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  • As she listened to it she saw before her his smooth handsome forehead, his mustache, and his whole face, as she had so often seen it in the stillness of the night when he slept.
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  • By the stillness of the body at her back, he was deciding her fate.
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