quiet and unobtrusive

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  • She saw only that he was quiet and unobtrusive, and she liked him for it. Cited from Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
  • His manner was quiet and unobtrusive, his face pale, and his figure fragile. Cited from The Captain of the Polestar, by A. Conan Doyle #5
  • Yet all this emotion is attained in the most quiet and unobtrusive manner. Cited from Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made, by James D. McCabe, Jr.
  • This was appropriate for one of such quiet and unobtrusive manners as this good king possessed. Cited from The Story of Rome, by Arthur Gilman
  • He is small in size, and quiet and unobtrusive in his demeanor. Cited from The Secrets Of The Great City, by E. Martin
  • Even the assistant, however quiet and unobtrusive, is sometimes a disturbing element. Cited from The Measurement of Intelligence, by Lewis Madison Terman
  • He was a very quiet and unobtrusive person, but, my friends said, very amiable and sufficiently clever. Cited from Gladys, the Reaper, by Anne Beale
  • His quiet and unobtrusive character required long intercourse to be appreciated. Cited from Among the Sioux, by R. J. Creswell
  • They were very dissimilar men to their quiet and unobtrusive descendants. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • If she is quiet and unobtrusive and sweet-tempered she need not suffer from mortification even if she does not find much to enjoy. Cited from Girls and Women, by Harriet E. Paine (AKA: E. Chester)
  • It made him nervous to feel himself an intruder; but he had learned to hide his feelings, and they found him quiet and unobtrusive. Cited from Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Only, the beautification has been quiet and unobtrusive, while the uglification has been obvious and concentrated. Cited from Post-Prandial Philosophy, by Grant Allen
  • His congregation was a handful of refined mystics who took no prominent part in public affairs and were quiet and unobtrusive citizens. Cited from A Backward Glance at Eighty, by Charles A. Murdock
  • Her little foot moved, and she had been carefully taught, too, that a lady-like manner, required that even this beautiful portion of the female frame should be quiet and unobtrusive. Cited from Home as Found, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Shops had now taken the place of tenements, and as these were mostly closed, there were very few persons on the block, and those were quiet and unobtrusive. Cited from The House of the Whispering Pines, by Anna Katharine Green
  • Even in the city where Harriet has so long lived her quiet and unobtrusive life, it is not an uncommon thing to meet a young person who has never even heard her name. Cited from Harriet, The Moses of Her People, by S.H. Bradford
  • Goodwin might be said to possess a similar disposition; but he was of a more quiet and unobtrusive character than his cheerful neighbor. Cited from The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector, by William Carleton
  • Only the little man from Beverly remained, quiet and unobtrusive but somehow haunting the girl's presence in an embarrassing manner. Cited from Mary Louise, by Edith van Dyne
  • The quiet and unobtrusive student, the leaven of the loaf, the future poet or statesman, had never attracted his attention or that of men of his kind. Cited from The Mayor of Warwick, by Herbert M. Hopkins
  • The master, Mr Rawlings, was a middle-aged man, quiet and unobtrusive in manner, and with very little to say upon any subject unconnected with his profession. Cited from Under the Meteor Flag, by Harry Collingwood
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