if mutely

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  • Once in a while he looked at Rex and smiled as if mutely reminding the latter that he owed the good time he was having to him. Cited from Two Boys and a Fortune, by Matthew White, Jr.
  • Like the others it hung head down, and as it swayed on its hook its great antlers tapped against the shop door as if mutely begging admission. Cited from The Street of Seven Stars by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Here Riccabocca lifted one hand from his face and grasped Harley's arm, as if mutely beseeching him to pause. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 10
  • In its occasional moments of reason, it would look piteously as if mutely appealing, and then the next convulsion would take it and seem to leave it just at death's door. Cited from The Wonders of Prayer, by Various
  • Many of the wise old dogs that had become accustomed to these shoes, and thus knew their value, would suddenly stop the whole train, and by holding up an injured foot very eloquently, if mutely, tell the reason why they had done so. Cited from By Canoe and Dog-Train, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • Hawkins ceased speaking and looked at the landlord as if mutely appealing for his aid in making clear to me what occurred at this third tryst with the mysterious "lady from London." Cited from The Green Eyes of Bast, by Sax Rohmer
  • There was a pretty humility in her behaviour to him, as if mutely apologising for the over-strong words which were the reaction from the deeds of the day of the riot. Cited from North and South, Elizabeth C Gaskell
  • The colour ebbed still further from Dreda's cheeks, her eyes grew wide and tragic, she extended her hands towards Susan, as if mutely appealing for help, and felt them clasped with a strong protecting pressure. Cited from Etheldreda the Ready, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • The young man instinctively drew a step nearer to Maud, as if mutely asking her sympathy and support; but she was looking down upon the oaken floor, utterly unable to comprehend what Harry could mean by this strange proceeding. Cited from Hayslope Grange, by Emma Leslie
  • Wearily, anxiously, she had passed through every car, beginning at the first, her tired eyes scanning each occupant, as if mutely begging some one to have pity on her ere exhausted nature failed entirely, and she sank fainting to the floor. Cited from Bad Hugh, by Mary Jane Holmes
  • The exact time by the clock on the wall was three minutes and a quarter, at the expiration of which an anaemic young woman sauntered up to the table and bestowed on me a glance of sullen interrogation, as if mutely demanding what the devil I wanted. Cited from The Mystery of 31 New Inn, by R. Austin Freeman