were quiet

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  • And the early summer day was quiet as it came to its end. Cited from Old Peter's Russian Tales, by Arthur Ransome
  • I asked him to be quiet as the name might not be completed. Cited from Diary of a Nobody, by George and Weedon Grossmith
  • Now the mother ordered her to be quiet and let the thing rest. Cited from Erick and Sally, by Johanna Spyri
  • Wanted to be quiet and have a look round for a few days. Cited from Within The Tides, by Joseph Conrad
  • But more than two months had passed, and all seemed to be quiet. Cited from History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume II, by S.M. Dubnow
  • He is ever speaking but we will not be quiet enough to hear. Cited from Quiet Talks on Power, by S.D. Gordon
  • After all he has done, he will not be content to be quiet. Cited from Sybil, or the Two Nations, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • It struck me that was the time to go across while things were quiet. Cited from "Same old Bill, eh Mable!", by Edward Streeter
  • His old age was quiet and happy among his family and friends. Cited from Poems, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • They could speak when every other feature in the face was quiet. Cited from Sue, A Little Heroine, by L. T. Meade
  • The little house was quiet when she got out of the car at the door. Cited from K, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Later, one came out of the house and asked that there might be quiet. Cited from Audrey, by Mary Johnston
  • And they went inside and all was quiet and black as night. Cited from Kernel Cob And Little Miss Sweetclover, by George Mitchel
  • The one thing in the world we wanted was to be quiet. Cited from Courts of Memory, by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  • At a few minutes after nine all was quiet in the camp. Cited from The High School Boys in Summer Camp, by H. Irving Hancock
  • That he would be quiet, also, and not speak of what he had seen? Cited from Agatha Webb, by Anna Katharine Green
  • They were quiet after a minute or so, and he did not call again. Cited from The Flying U's Last Stand, by B. M. Bower
  • Let us think of old things for a little, and be quiet. Cited from Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa, by Edward Hutton
  • She would always be quiet with my hand upon her head. Cited from The Story of Bawn, by Katharine Tynan
  • In the afternoon all was quiet, but no one had seen the daughter. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
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