stood mutely

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  • When they came up the Indian youth stood mutely pointing at something in the sand. Cited from The Gold Hunters, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Tudor stood mutely waiting; he felt as if it had been laid upon him to wait. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • She stood mutely struggling for self-control while Jack continued. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Stiff and well-arranged, the elegant furniture stood mutely against the cold, cheerless walls. Cited from Leah Mordecai, by Mrs. Belle Kendrick Abbott
  • He stood mutely before her in the dimness. Cited from The Reef, by Edith Wharton
  • Yet it had the luck to drop upon the deck below, and there presently an immigrant stood mutely gazing up with it in his lifted hand. Cited from Gideon's Band, by George W. Cable
  • So Dave and his seconds stood mutely by, at a distance, while the two officials in the late fight added their efforts to those of the seconds of the knocked-out man. Cited from Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis, by H. Irving Hancock
  • Some sang, or shouted, to attract notice; others stood mutely with appealing eyes, wherever they thought there was a chance of getting anything. Cited from Darkest India, by Commissioner Booth-Tucker
  • Sheathing my bloody blade I advanced toward my Martian Princess, who still stood mutely gazing at me without sign of recognition. Cited from A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Bone, who had secured two horses by love or money or -- confiscation, had stood mutely in the background, gulping down his opinion of this extraordinary scene. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 60, October 1862, by Various
  • The cowboys stood mutely and stared at Old Heck and the fatal slip of yellow paper. Cited from The Ramblin' Kid, by Earl Wayland Bowman
  • Henley saw the old woman stand staring blankly for a moment, and then she came back to him in the half-darkness and stood mutely eying him from beneath the black poke-bonnet. Cited from Dixie Hart, by Will N. Harben
  • Where rank on rank, against the wall, The mighty men of every land Stood mutely waiting for the call Of him who, with his single hand, Had bravely met and mastered all. Cited from The Mistress of the Manse, by J. G. Holland
  • The cause of it all was a bewildered Navajo buck who stood mutely in the doorway, staring at the havoc he had created. Cited from I Married a Ranger, by Dama Margaret Smith
  • Louise had not spoken since leaving the house; she also stood mutely by, while the astonished boatman, knocked out in the middle of his festivities, unlocked the boat-shed where the ice-chairs were kept. Cited from Maurice Guest, Henry Handel Richardson
  • Kennedy, having delivered his despatches, stood mutely expectant of question and struggling with an Irishman's enthusiastic eagerness to tell the details of heady fight. Cited from A Daughter of the Sioux, by Charles King
  • Muriel stood mutely poking holes in the sand. Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The pale lady nevertheless approached him, with tottering but determined footsteps, and folding both her trembling hands as if in prayer, stood mutely in front of the door through which Leonard would have to pass, like some dumb spirit from another world. Cited from The Poor Plutocrats, by Maurus Jokai
  • The next house barely showed its old red chimney-tops, above its bowers; the next was empty, with windows vacantly gazing, its paths peopled with great bearded weeds that stood mutely watching and guarding the seldom-opened gate. Cited from The Return, by Walter de la Mare