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  • She drew a deep breath, stilling her nerves, and crossed to the paddock.
  • Stilling her mind, she calmed herself.
  • Satisfied there was nothing left, he tore her prescriptions to bits before returning to the chair and stilling again into a statue.
  • A month later, under the pretence of stilling the civil strifes in the Valtelline, Bonaparte absorbed that Swiss district in the Cisalpine Republic, which thus included all the lands between Como and Verona on the north, and Rimini on the south.
  • There was an AngloSaxon coin termed stilling, or scylling, worth about fivepence, which is said to be derived from a Teutonic root, skil, to divide, +ling on the analogy of farthing.

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