1 Though in certain circumstances these gentlemen bellow their loudest like bulls, though this, let us suppose, does them the greatest credit, yet, as I have said already, confronted with the impossible they subside at once.
2 It had grown so dark that one could not distinguish the uniforms ten paces off, and the firing had begun to subside.
3 Toward dusk the cannonade began to subside.
4 The flood of nations begins to subside into its normal channels.
5 A moment was allowed for the first thrill to subside, then Hugo, the villain, stalked in with a clanking sword at his side, a slouching hat, black beard, mysterious cloak, and the boots.
6 Mr. Bhaer stood by, watching her blush and blunder, and as he watched, his own bewilderment seemed to subside, for he was beginning to see that on some occasions, women, like dreams, go by contraries.
7 Then these agonies began swiftly to subside, and I came to myself as if out of a great sickness.
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8 Fortunately the storm began to subside, but still the sea was disturbed.
9 But now every sound ceased suddenly, with the subsidence of Mr. Walters' voice, and the conclusion of the speech was received with a burst of silent gratitude.
10 As she stood, hesitant, wondering where she could hide until the ache in her breast subsided a little, a thought came to her, bringing a small ray of hope.
11 He was willing to wait until her fears subsided, only--only-- He sighed as he twisted about seeking a comfortable position, for he was going away to the war so very soon.
12 Prissy produced the sugar-tit, given her that morning by Mammy, and the baby's wails subsided.
13 Now, her never- too-scrupulous sense of honor was dulled by repetition of the offense and even fear of discovery had subsided.
14 Lily tossed aside the note and subsided on her pillows with a sigh.
15 Miss Stepney, when her first fright had subsided, began to feel the superiority that greater breadth of mind confers.