quiet as mice

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  • They are as quiet as mice when I get them away from the railway. Cited from On the Heels of De Wet, by The Intelligence Officer
  • We've got to get out of this joint as quiet as mice. Cited from The Coming of Bill, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • His companions were quiet as mice, each also busy with his own thoughts. Cited from The Secret Wireless, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • In their rear sat the king's sons, as quiet as mice. Cited from Great African Travellers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • In earlier days, children were quiet as mice in the presence of elder persons. Cited from The Education of the Child, by Ellen Key
  • Thereafter they watched, helped when they could, and as a rule kept as quiet as mice. Cited from Our Pilots in the Air, by Captain William B. Perry
  • But do please be quiet as mice about the whole affair. Cited from The Automobile Girls At Washington, by Laura Dent Crane
  • One by one, and as quiet as mice, we crawled through the window, and dropped to the earth below. Cited from The Voyage of the Hoppergrass, by E. Pearson
  • Not a word was spoken and, we was as quiet as mice, for we could hear two redskins talking outside. Cited from True to the Old Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • "We'll all be as quiet as mice." Cited from A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • We both lay down in the bottom of our boat and remained as quiet as mice, scarcely daring to look up above the gunwale for fear of being seen. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • The four boys were quiet as mice, each trying to solve the problem that stood between them and complete mastery of the cipher. Cited from The Secret Wireless, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • We'll pick a bite of supper and then we surround that hill, quiet as mice, and close up on him. Cited from The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On, by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • "I 'm so sorry we are late, but you will let us in, won't you, and we shall be as quiet as mice." Cited from Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers, by Ian Maclaren
  • Mr. Davis and Mr. Protheroe would have been returned as quiet as mice, without a word being said by any body against it. Cited from Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 2,by Henry Hunt
  • Dan Golby held up his hand to enjoin silence; in a breath we were as quiet as mice. Cited from Cobwebs From an Empty Skull, by Ambrose Bierce (AKA: Dod Grile)
  • I had chosen, as I thought, a very impressive portion of Scripture for Prayers, and the children were as quiet as mice. Cited from Le Petit Nord, by Grenfell and Spalding
  • The noise which the toys had heard, and which had made them all stop talking, causing them to become as quiet as mice -- this noise seemed to be coming nearer and nearer. Cited from The Story of a Lamb on Wheels, by L. Hope
  • We were watching certain water-rats of human growth, and lay in the deep shade as quiet as mice; our light hidden and our scraps of conversation carried on in whispers. Cited from Reprinted Pieces, by Charles Dickens
  • And instantly the toys were as motionless and quiet as mice. Cited from Story of a White Rocking Horse,Laura Lee Hope
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