quietude


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It was a groove that bridged the Atlantic with uneventfulness, so that the ship was not a ship in the midst of the sea, but a capacious, many-corridored hotel that moved swiftly and placidly, crushing the waves into submission with its colossal bulk until the sea was a mill-pond, monotonous with quietude.
No more bombs fell from the windows, the last pedestrians seemed to have vanished from the streets, and our immediate quietude grew more profound; though the gigantic caldron continued to bubble in the distance, dull roars of explosions came to us from all directions, and the smoke-pillars were towering more ominously in the heavens.
The atmosphere of night quietude had been disturbed.
This is the sort of conviction which makes for quietude.
Something about that flight of steps up to the shop, something about the quietude and quaintness of the restaurant, roused all the detective's rare romantic fancy and made him resolve to strike at random.
It was a spirit of peace that was not of death, but of smooth-pulsing life, of quietude that was not silence, of movement that was not action, of repose that was quick with existence without being violent with struggle and travail.
There was little opportunity for the spirit of the place to return with its quietude and repose, for the man's voice, raised in ragtime song, still dominated the canyon with possession.
Our young bride and bridegroom had chosen Brighton as the place where they would pass the first few days after their marriage; and having engaged apartments at the Ship Inn, enjoyed themselves there in great comfort and quietude, until Jos presently joined them.
SELF- GOVERNMENT, QUIETUDE, AND PEACE, ARE BLESSINGS.
Who can tell how scenes of peace and quietude sink into the minds of pain-worn dwellers in close and noisy places, and carry their own freshness, deep into their jaded hearts
Yet one has a sense of uneasiness in looking at her,--a sense of opposing elements, of which a fierce collision is imminent; surely there is a hushed expression, such as one often sees in older faces under borderless caps, out of keeping with the resistant youth, which one expects to flash out in a sudden, passionate glance, that will dissipate all the quietude, like a damp fire leaping out again when all seemed safe.
Comme il a soutenu que les citoyens peuvent aussi contribuer a l'instauration de la securite et de la quietude par des actions de civisme.
In a statement a copy of which was received by TAP, he implored God Almighty to make Tunisians in Tunisia as well as abroad enjoy such feasts in happiness, prosperity and quietude and bless Tunisia's steps towards progress and prosperity in a climate of peace and stability.
The present work aims the realization of false ceilings for certain levels of the nursing home Quietude.
In Bootle there was 'Big improvement, especially in the dock-side area, where the streets have a quietude unknown before.