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  • So he sat there trembling and afraid; for he was a timid, bashful man and did not like to be noticed.
  • His bold and vigorous language aptly expressed the thoughts which had long been secretly stirring Russian minds, and were now beginning to find a timid utterance at home.
  • The conservative and timid Leibnitz was beaten on the battlefield of politics and public law, and the aggressive spirit of Pufendorf aggravated yet more the dispute, and so widened the division.
  • He also outlawed the whole body of the clergy, save the timid remnant who promised to disregard the papal commands.
  • By repeated discharges upon these they gradually expend this marvellous force; after which, being defenceless, they become timid, and approach the edge for shelter, when they fall an easy prey to the harpoon.
 

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