dead silence reigned

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  • Soon after the bar was closed, and a dead silence reigned throughout the house. Cited from Ten Nights in a Bar Room, by T. S. Arthur
  • The front door was closed, and a dead silence reigned over the place as he came up. Cited from Five Thousand Dollars Reward, Frank Pinkerton
  • A dead silence reigned over the whole country during the day. Cited from Dick Onslow, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • During the rest of the time a dead silence reigned amongst us. Cited from From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan, Blavatsky
  • The consequence was that all through that natural darkness of night dead silence reigned. Cited from Fire Island, by G. Manville Fenn
  • I could not learn much from my surroundings, as dead silence reigned. Cited from Courts of Memory, by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  • Presently even these noises died away and a dead silence reigned. Cited from The Boy Scouts of the Flying Squadron, by Robert Shaler
  • For the first time since we rose that morning, a dead silence reigned in Jolliffe's. Cited from Boycotted, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • A dead silence reigned for a few minutes, as Mr Raydon stood thinking. Cited from To The West, by George Manville Fenn
  • It was two o'clock in the morning, and dead silence reigned in the ladies' cabin. Cited from Self-Raised, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • Dead silence reigned over the garden, and Cold, with a capital C, gripped the land. Cited from The Way of the Wild, by F. St. Mars
  • He cut it open quickly, while dead silence reigned around him, and then held up the bracelet of medallions that everyone might see. Cited from Princess Maritza, by Percy Brebner
  • Musa ceased to speak, and a dead silence reigned in the assembly. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 8, by Rossiter Johnson
  • Then a dead silence reigned throughout the chamber, and Sidonia looked as white as her paramour. Cited from Sidonia The Sorceress V1, by William Mienhold
  • Muza ceased to speak, and a dead silence reigned in the assembly. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
  • A dead silence reigned everywhere, broken only by the mares and their foals. Cited from On Commando, by Dietlof Van Warmelo
  • But no answering shout now arose; a dead silence reigned: all eyes were still turned on the tribune. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 341, March 1844, Vol. 55
  • As we prepared to select a camping-place, the Doctor silently pointed forward, and suddenly a dead silence reigned everywhere. Cited from How I Found Livingstone, by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  • A dead silence reigned in Brussels, broken only at times by the unwonted clang of arms. Cited from Revolt of Netherlands, by F. Schiller, Book IV
  • Dead silence reigned round them, and although they proceeded nearly to the sea they saw no signs of a foe, and so turning they rowed back to Huntingdon. Cited from Beric the Briton, by G. A. Henty
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