Sentence Examples


  • But then, in the quietness of the night, he began to hear beyond the door, the muffled but clear sounds of lovemaking.
  • The quietness with which he spoke made Jessi feel bad for asking.
  • Uncertain how to interpret his quietness, she tried to figure out what to say.
  • Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.
  • 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.

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