1 She was startled by the return of her father, startled by a sudden conviction that in this flaxen boy she had found the gray reticent judge who was divine love, perfect under-standing.
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2 She was quick at understanding the grandmothers who spoke no English, and the most reticent and distrustful of them would tell her their story without realizing they were doing so.
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3 Extracting a huge tome in which some by no means reticent mythological illustrations were contained, he set himself to examine these pictures.
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4 In contrast to his former reticent taciturnity Prince Andrew now seemed excited.
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5 He immediately began to talk to Drummle: not at all deterred by his replying in his heavy reticent way, but apparently led on by it to screw discourse out of him.
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6 Walloping, tail lashing, the reticence of nature was undone, and the barriers which should divide Man the Master from the Brute were dissolved.
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7 She liked the inwardness of the remnant of forest, the unspeaking reticence of the old trees.
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8 Her normal manner among the heathfolk had that reticence which results from the consciousness of superior communicative power.
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9 There was a little more reticence now than formerly in Thomasin's manner towards her cousin.
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10 If in telling the story I seem to be somewhat vague in certain details, the public will readily understand that there is an excellent reason for my reticence.
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11 This was the answer to Ashley's reticence, to his strange conduct.
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12 Leave us some dignity, some reticence to remember out of our marriage.
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13 The Smails did not "believe in all this nonsense" about privacy and reticence.
14 As to Athos, faithful to his system of reticence, he contented himself with interrogating d'Artagnan by a look.
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15 de Treville--a thing which, considering the habitual reticence of the worthy Musketeer, had very much astonished his captain.
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