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Royal persons, favourites, intriguers, bishops, passed like mute phantoms behind their veil of names.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
After a mute confession, communion was administered to the dying man, preparations made for the sacrament of unction, and in his house there was the bustle and thrill of suspense usual at such moments.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At a mute sign from him, a telescope was handed him which he rested on the back of a happy page who had run up to him, and he gazed at the opposite bank.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When my evenings were unoccupied by the pursuit for which I had qualified myself with so much pains, and I was engaged in writing at home, she would sit quietly near me, however late the hour, and be so mute, that I would often think she had dropped asleep.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He stepped back from the keyhole; drew himself up to his full height; and looked from one to another of the three bystanders, in mute astonishment.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
For several minutes Plushkin stood mute, while Chichikov remained so dazed with the appearance of the host and everything else in the room, that he too, could not begin a conversation, but stood wondering how best to find words in which to explain the object of his visit.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
She longed to bid me hasten my return; a thousand conflicting emotions rendered her mute as she bade me a tearful, silent farewell.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She sprang to her feet, her hands clenched and he rose towering over her, his face full of the mute misery of one forced to face realities when realities are agonies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
All stood up to receive her; and, replying to their courtesy by a mute gesture of salutation, she moved gracefully forward to assume her place at the board.
On entering, Fantine fell down in a corner, motionless and mute, crouching down like a terrified dog.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
There was also in this house, between this elderly spinster and this old man, a child, a little boy, who was always trembling and mute in the presence of M.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context