1 They elevated me from all littleness of feeling, and although they did not remove my grief, they subdued and tranquillized it.
2 His fine and lovely eyes were now lighted up with indignation, now subdued to downcast sorrow and quenched in infinite wretchedness.
3 I had cast off all feeling, subdued all anguish, to riot in the excess of my despair.
4 A subdued impassioned murmur was audible in the room beyond and Miss Baker leaned forward, unashamed, trying to hear.
5 Her flattery had already subdued the pride of Lady Middleton, and made an entry into the close heart of Mrs. John Dashwood; and these were effects that laid open the probability of greater.
6 Look'ee here, Pip," said he, laying his hand on my arm in a suddenly altered and subdued manner; "first of all, look'ee here.
7 As they had spoken in a subdued tone, while speaking of Em'ly, I had no doubt that she was near.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
8 It was always earnest; but when it was very earnest, as it was now, there was a thrill in it that quite subdued me.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
9 He walked across the room, and came back to the same place; holding the chair with a grasp that trembled, like his subdued voice, in its earnestness.
10 She had chained it up again, and however it might tear her within, she subdued it to herself.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 50. Mr. PEGGOTTY'S DREAM COMES TRUE
11 Stepan Arkadyevitch sighed, wiped his face, and with a subdued tread walked out of the room.
12 When the report was over, Alexey Alexandrovitch announced in his subdued, delicate voice that he had several points to bring before the meeting in regard to the Commission for the Reorganization of the Native Tribes.
13 "Yes, if possible," said Anna, speaking all at once in an utterly different tone, subdued and mournful.
14 Holmes walked in, and I followed him with that subdued feeling at my heart which the presence of death inspires.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
15 He spoke in a subdued and troubled voice, very different from his usual dictatorial manner; and was often at a loss for words.