Sentence Examples

  • The quietness with which he spoke made Jessi feel bad for asking.
  • A few, like Ruskin, were doubtful about "that increased quietness of style"; one or two already suspected that the "sweetness" was obtained at some sacrifice of force, and that the "purity" involved a concession to Victorian conventionality.
  • It was once a flourishing town, but its quietness now is only disturbed by the advent of the numerous tourists who visit it in the summer, crossing hence to the island of Marken.
  • He often surprised his hearers by the quietness of his beginnings, and these were very often the speeches which turned out most brilliant and most irresistible ere the close.
  • After the troubled times which had lasted from 1214 to 1224 they desired nothing more than peace, quietness and good governance.

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