quiet way

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  • The quiet way she took always seemed to me the great beauty of it. Cited from The Daisy Chain, or Aspirations by Charlotte Yonge
  • There was no doubt that in her strange, quiet way she was beautiful. Cited from A People's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He stood in his quiet way, looking from one to the other. Cited from 'Way Down East, by Joseph R. Grismer
  • Things in the castle went on in the same quiet way as before for some time. Cited from Warlock o' Glenwarlock, by George MacDonald
  • It was his quiet way that played his game for him. Cited from Carnac's Folly, by G. Parker, v3
  • Yet in his quiet way he has always made his presence felt with telling effect. Cited from Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers, by J. Walker McSpadden
  • The good she does in her quiet way among the poor is something wonderful. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 4, April, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • In his quiet way he was coming to be a power. Cited from The Vision Splendid, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Then, too, we did all we could in a quiet way to help the poor. Cited from Tom Swift & his Air Glider, by Victor Appleton
  • The road at this time, was doing a fair business, in a quiet way. Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • Here he lived almost alone, and in a very quiet way. Cited from The Mark Of Cain, by Andrew Lang
  • He spoke of it in his quiet way as his simple opportunity to serve the cause. Cited from The Debs Decision, by Scott Nearing
  • It gives me an opportunity of doing a great deal of good in a quiet way. Cited from Running Water, by A. E. W. Mason [AKA: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason]
  • Yet in his quiet way he would exercise an influence at the dinner-table. Cited from The Personal Life Of David Livingstone, by William Garden Blaikie
  • They began with the regular system of some of the business men getting together in a quiet way. Cited from Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town/Stephen Leacock
  • There was something in the quiet way she said it that caught her husband's attention. Cited from The Night-Born, by Jack London [Jack London #9
  • In the quiet way which was peculiar to him he turned and left her. Cited from The Bridal March; One Day, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • He got the third horse off, in this quiet way, at the end of about an hour. Cited from Martin Hyde the Duke's Messenger by John Masefield
  • I've done, in my quiet way, what you would never have asked of me. Cited from Rest Harrow, By Maurice Hewlett
  • They liked being together, enjoyed it in their own quiet way without many words. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V4, Martin Anderson Nexo
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