finding all quiet

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  • Finding all quiet in that direction, he turned to glance up stream. Cited from Round the World, by Andrew Carnegie
  • Finding all quiet, he walked down to the office, got the key to his room, and went to bed. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • Rivers listened for some time, and finding all quiet, went up to Stemples's. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • Finding all quiet, she went to work on the bolt, first with her horns and then with her tongue. Cited from Brann The Iconoclast, William Cowper Brann
  • Rivers got into Cox's yard and watched the house for about two hours, when finding all quiet, he returned home and went to bed. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • Thence she proceeded to the Peak, where she arrived only a few hours after the governor had sailed, going into the cove and finding all quiet. Cited from The Crater, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • They concealed themselves among these for awhile, and then, finding all quiet, they attempted to force their way to the side of the field farthest from the house. Cited from Wau-bun, by Mrs. John H. Kinzie [AKA: Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie]
  • Then, upon finding all quiet, he grew bolder, and on hands and knees crept part way through the little green tunnel to find himself, all suddenly, face to face with her. Cited from Their Yesterdays, by Harold Bell Wright
  • After hearkening at the door for a while, and finding all quiet, we gave a knock to rouse him up, and see if we could bring any thing out of him by speering cross-questions. Cited from The Life of Mansie Wauch, by David Macbeth Moir
  • Selecting a house where I knew there was much money, I made a hole in the wall, and finding all quiet, enlarged it, entered boldly, and carried off much booty. Cited from Hindoo Tales, Translated by P. W. Jacob
  • He often dreamed, when in his hammock at night, that he heard the drum beat to quarters, and jumping up, slipped into his clothes, and hurried on deck, when finding all quiet, with no small disappointment he had again to turn in. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He listened, and finding all quiet, stole, smarting and aching, yet cherishing his hurts like a possession, slowly to his room, there tumbled himself into bed, and longed for Amy to come to him. Cited from Weighed and Wanting, by George MacDonald