Sentence Examples

  • The line was silent for so long that she checked her phone to see if the call had been dropped.
  • Mary was silent again for a few moments and when she spoke it was in a controlled voice.
  • The countess, tired out and already dressed in shawl and bonnet for her journey, was pacing up and down the drawing room, waiting for the household to assemble for the usual silent prayer with closed doors before starting.
  • Mary was silent a long time and then she finally spoke.
  • Also, turning her head, she found that she could see the boy beside her, who had until now remained as still and silent as she herself.

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