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1  She stood silent, her hands lying cold and relaxed in his.
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2  She stood silent a moment, drooping before him like a broken branch.
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3  She was silent, but he felt a slight tremor in the shoulder against his.
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4  Zenobia's fault-finding was of the silent kind, but not the less penetrating for that.
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5  Mrs. Hale paused a moment, and I remained silent, plunged in the vision of what her words evoked.
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6  But hitherto the emotion had remained in him as a silent ache, veiling with sadness the beauty that evoked it.
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7  She stood aside, smiling silently, while he entered, and then moved away from him with something soft and flowing in her gait.
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8  With every yard of the way some spot where they had stood, and laughed together or been silent, clutched at Ethan and dragged him back.
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9  As his lips rested on it he felt it glide slowly from beneath them, and saw that Mattie had risen and was silently rolling up her work.
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10  She sat silent, her hands clasped on her work, and it seemed to him that a warm current flowed toward him along the strip of stuff that still lay unrolled between them.
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11  She was no longer the listless creature who had lived at his side in a state of sullen self-absorption, but a mysterious alien presence, an evil energy secreted from the long years of silent brooding.
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12  He even crept down on Saturday nights to scrub the kitchen floor after the women had gone to bed; and Zeena, one day, had surprised him at the churn and had turned away silently, with one of her queer looks.
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13  The sweetness of the picture, and the relief of knowing that his fears of "trouble" with Zeena were unfounded, sent up his spirits with a rush, and he, who was usually so silent, whistled and sang aloud as he drove through the snowy fields.
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14  And there were other sensations, less definable but more exquisite, which drew them together with a shock of silent joy: the cold red of sunset behind winter hills, the flight of cloud-flocks over slopes of golden stubble, or the intensely blue shadows of hemlocks on sunlit snow.
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