1 In temperament he was taciturn rather than loquacious, and he cherished a yearning for self-education.
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2 At dinner the prince usually spoke to the taciturn Michael Ivanovich more often than to anyone else.
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3 One of the Frenchmen, with the politeness characteristic of his countrymen, addressed the obstinately taciturn Rostov, saying that the latter had probably come to Tilsit to see the Emperor.
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4 Prince Nicholas came in serious and taciturn.
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5 Marya Dmitrievna came back to dinner taciturn and serious, having evidently suffered a defeat at the old prince's.
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6 Involuntarily feeling this at dinner on the first day, he was taciturn, and the old prince noticing this also became morosely dumb and retired to his apartments directly after dinner.
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7 All alike were taciturn and morose.
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8 The count ordered his carriage that he might drive to Sokolniki, and sat in his study with folded hands, morose, sallow, and taciturn.
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9 Young Jefferson Hope rode on with his companions, gloomy and taciturn.
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10 Only old Benjamin was much the same as ever, except for being a little greyer about the muzzle, and, since Boxer's death, more morose and taciturn than ever.
11 Now he made a third in the gondola, and he bathed with them across the lagoon, and was their escort: a quiet, almost taciturn young man, very advanced in his art.
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12 Duncan was a rather short, broad, dark-skinned, taciturn Hamlet of a fellow with straight black hair and a weird Celtic conceit of himself.
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13 It is when he is on a scent and is not quite absolutely sure yet that it is the right one that he is most taciturn.
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14 All that day and the next and the next Holmes was in a mood which his friends would call taciturn, and others morose.
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15 He appeared a taciturn, and perhaps a proud personage; but he was very kind to me.
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