mutely for

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  • She yielded to him mutely for a little, till her grief had somewhat spent itself. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He kept his hand upon her arm, but he made no further effort to restrain her, merely waiting mutely for her to speak. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • There was something in this look which seemed to entreat me mutely for my own sake and his own to act. Cited from The Child of the Dawn, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • The girl looked at it mutely for a moment. Cited from Dorian, by Nephi Anderson
  • The stitches in his forehead, which she had noted as she hurried past -- these called mutely for the small service in return. Cited from Swirling Waters, by Max Rittenberg
  • But she did not kiss him on parting; before he could ask mutely for the salute she was on her way back to the breakfast-table. Cited from Married Life, by May Edginton
  • And when she begged mutely for him to come forward and speak, he shook his head fiercely, covered his eyes with his hand, and plunged back into the house. Cited from Dawn, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • Everywhere you turn need's pathetic face, drawn and white, looks piteously into yours, pleading mutely for help. Cited from Quiet Talks with World Winners, by S. D. Gordon
  • To him they were one and all portentous and terrible; and he had an air of one standing before his judges and pleading mutely for forgiveness. Cited from Ensign Knightley and Other Stories, by A. E. W. Mason
  • Edward's sharp white face cursed him mutely for his folly, while he turned and put the water to Dahlia's lips, and touched her forehead with it. Cited from Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith, v2
  • Harrigan bowed his head, praying mutely for strength to endure. Cited from Harrigan, by Max Brand
  • There, the intending diggers stood, gazing mutely for a while on the scene of desolation. Cited from Two Knapsacks, by John Campbell (AKA: J. Cawdor Bell)
  • When seeds are once sown or bulbs potted, the work is before the cultivator, and appeals mutely for attention. Cited from The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers, by Sutton and Sons
  • The white tie is a bit soiled and the white vest longs mutely for the laundryman. Cited from A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago, B. Hecht
  • Yet the fulfilment of one trust seemed not to be enough, for her sleep was haunted by the pleading eyes of Constance, asking mutely for some boon. Cited from Flower of the Dusk, by Myrtle Reed
  • Gip counselled me mutely for a moment, and then in a profound silence put away the four balls, resumed my reassuring finger, and nerved himself for the next event. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
  • "How very odd you are!" said Margaret, one afternoon, closing the volume which she had held mutely for several minutes, waiting for Richard to grasp the fact that she was reading aloud. Cited from The Stillwater Tragedy, by T. Aldrich
  • Her newly awakened love and her sense of justice pleaded hotly for Donald, but the empty room and her empty heart, and a passionate sense of loyalty to the dead, spoke mutely for her father. Cited from A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • Her pinched face was ashen in color and damp with a cold sweat, and her eyes, no longer wild and restless, looked piteous and anxious, as of one in dreadful suffering who pleaded mutely for help. Cited from Danger, by T. S. Arthur
  • As they clutch and claw, and look scared, and appeal mutely for assistance, only to slide gradually down, down, down, and fall with a splash into the tank at last, we have only to imagine the bull-dogs transformed into Fatteh-ali Shah's naiads, to learn something of the truth of current stories. Cited from Around the World on a Bicycle V1,Thomas Stevens