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#1. But hushed be every thought that springs From out the bitterness of things. - Author: William Wordsworth
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#2. But this was like old movies, the silent theater haunted with black-and-white ghosts, silvery mouths opening to let moonlight smoke out, gestures made in silence so hushed you could hear the wind fizz the hair on your cheeks. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#3. He was a thin, elegant-looking man with precise symmetrical features and the hushed, disapproving manner of a senior librarian. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
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#4. Keep growing quietly and seriously throughout your whole development; you cannot disturb it more rudely than by looking outward and expecting from outside replies to questions that only your inmost feeling in your most hushed hour can perhaps answer. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#5. One day when I was 8 years old, everyone was talking in hushed tones about a great scientist that had just died. His name was Albert Einstein. - Author: Michio Kaku
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#6. Our strife pertains to ourselves-to the passing generations of men-and it can without convulsion be hushed forever with the passing of one generation. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#7. A loon called from across the lake in the hushed stillness of the rising moon. - Author: R.J. Harlick
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#8. Snow falling softly on lashes of eyes you love, and a cold cheek growing warm next to your own in hushed dark familial December. - Author: James Schuyler
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#9. You flourish one hushed breath at a time. Imagine all you can build word by single word. - Author: Laurie Seidler
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#10. I bleed words.
I dream in narrative.
I live in infinite worlds.
I befriend figmental characters.
I wish on stars in other galaxies.
I harvest stories from a brooding muse.
I bloom under moonlight in hushed seclusion.
I am a writer. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#11. Yes. Soften it as they would, their hearts were lighter. The children's faces, hushed and clustered round to hear what they so little understood, were brighter, and it was a happier house for this man's death! The only emotion that the Ghost could show him, caused by the event, was one of pleasure. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#12. Hello, Miss Adler. Irene Adler. Wow," he said, his voice hushed. "This is so weird. - Author: Colleen Gleason
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#13. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed" (Mat 8:3). To one who had lain in the grave four days He cried, "Lazarus, come forth," and the dead came forth. The stormy wind and the angry waves were hushed at a single word from Him. A legion of demons could not resist His authoritative command. - Author: Arthur W. Pink
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#14. A few days ago I walked along the edge of the lake and was treated to the crunch and rustle of leaves with each step I made. The acoustics of this season are different and all sounds, no matter how hushed, are as crisp as autumn air. - Author: Eric Sloane
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#15. In a few minutes I heard the books' voices: a low, steady, unsupressible hum. I'd heard it many times before. I've always had a finely tuned ear for a library's accumulations of echo and desire. Libraries are anything but hushed. - Author: Martha Cooley
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#16. be whispered more now, only spoken of in hushed terms, because Lucas Grantham might - Author: Gilly Macmillan
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#17. But the touch or company of any man whatsoever stirreth up their heat, which in their solitude was hushed and quiet, and lay as cinders raked up in ashes. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#18. The society with lots of open disagreement and social conflict is the one surging with power in art, science, commerce, constructive social reform, and (most of all) religious revival; the hushed-up society where everyone is afraid to say what he thinks is on the brink of violence and collapse. - Author: Greg Forster
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#19. With a firm hushed tone, she replied, "Just let him go. Women like Anne will always be the best choice for our lifestyle"
"Well, that may be true, but at least when he was with me, he didn't have to drink himself to death just to get through the day - Author: Devon Ashley
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#20. I am not sure that any sight or sound on earth is as exquisite as the hushed descent of a sky full of snow. - Author: Parker J. Palmer
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#21. Oh, please don't cry!" I begged in a hushed voice. "I never know what to do when women cry! - Author: Kiera Cass
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#22. Guard your heart, son," Eli said in a hushed voice. "That's what God looks at - your heart. Most folks look at the outside things, like the color of your skin. But God looks at your heart. - Author: Lynn Austin
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#23. The snow, the effect of concealment and secrecy it creates, makes him think of the brutality of the wartime legislation to forbid and violently extract secrets. It is as if the hushed white landscape is showing how sacrosanct are our secrets, how much of our vitality is bound up in them. - Author: Glenn Haybittle
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#24. Then fell upon the house a sudden gloom, a shadow on those features fair and thin. And softly, from the hushed and darkened room, two angels issued, where but one went in. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#25. During an especially noisy elementary school assembly I witnessed a common marvel. Someone spoke,"Once upon a time ... " into the mic, and the room hushed. Such magic never ceases to amaze me. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#26. Mine is the sultry sunset when the skies
Tremble with strange, intolerable thunder:
And at the dead of an hushed night, these eyes
Draw down the soaring oracles winged with wonder - Author: Lionel Pigot Johnson
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#27. Libraries are magical places. There's nothing quite like strolling the hushed aisles, letting your eye rove along dimly lit shelves. Each spine, each title, seems to beckon with a promise of incredible wonders, surprises, and adventures. - Author: John Jakes
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#28. She raised herself up on an elbow, stroked my forehead & said in a hushed half-whisper, 'You will be famous.' "The seed was planted. Ambition fed on the compost of my vanity. - Author: F.R. Tallis
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#29. I believe in you," he says, his voice hushed and almost reverent. "That's more faith than I ever thought I'd have. - Author: Ally Condie
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#30. The tales lovers tell each other about how they met are hushed and secret things. They change year by year, for we all meet many times as we grow up and become different and new and exciting people
and this never stops, even for a minute, even when we are ninety. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#31. What a mind that woman must have! he said with admiration. It was the hushed tone of a jeweller studying the largest and finest diamond he will ever see. - Author: Frances Hardinge
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#32. A heaven so clear, an earth so calm, So sweet, so soft, so hushed an air; And, deepening still the dreamlike charm, Wild moor-sheep feeding everywhere. - Author: Emily Bronte
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#33. Only when all images of Earth are hushed and the clamor of the senses be stilled, and the soul has passed beyond thought of self, can the eternal wisdom be revealed to the mystic who seeks that highest communion with the unseen. - Author: Margaret Smith
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#34. The heaven of stars bends over me in silence, a harp through which the wind of time still whispers music some hand has hushed but left there trembling-- where time has made such music! - Author: John Hall Wheelock
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#35. Are - you - insane? said Hermione in a hushed voice.
'I don't think so,' said Harry, shrugging. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#36. All I could think was that grandfathers were supposed to die in beds, in hushed places humming with machines, not in heaps on the sodden reeking ground with ants marching over them, a brass letter opener clutched in one trembling hand. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#37. When evening fell and the grey twilight spread its dusky robe upon the waters, she stretched her arms out to the silent river that had known her sorrow and her joy. And the old river had taken her into its gentle arms, and had laid her weary head upon its bosom, and had hushed away the pain. - Author: Jerome K. Jerome
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#38. The hushed winds their Sabbath keep. - Author: William C. Bryant
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#39. Dementia is often regarded as an embarrassing condition that should be hushed up and not spoken about. But I feel passionately that more needs to be done to raise awareness, which is why I became an ambassador for the Alzheimer's Society. - Author: Kevin Whately
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#40. As I stood there,hushed and still,I could swear that the house was not an empty shell but lived and breathed as it had lived before. - Author: Daphne Du Maurier
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#41. In that hushed hour between midnight and dawn when Morpheus' sable hands touch the rosy finger tips of Aurora and even the fairies are slumbering on their flowery couches, - Author: Anya Seton
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#42. It was touching to see them together - it made you laugh in a hushed, fascinated way. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#43. The heart's hushed secret in the soft dark eye. - Author: Letitia Elizabeth Landon
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#44. I am the Reverend, the note said in a spidery scrawl. Would you like to join my flock of the Hushed? - Author: Tim Lebbon
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#45. When the Bible itself becomes irksome, inquire whether you have not been spoiling your appetite by sweetmeats and renounce them; and believe that the Word is the wire along which the voice of God will certainly come to you if the heart is hushed and the attention fixed. - Author: F.B. Meyer
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#46. The instant of petrified violence that sometimes foreruns a summer storm saturated the hushed yard, and in the unearthly tinseled light rusty buckets of trailing fern which were strung round the porch like party lanterns appeared illuminated by a faint green inward flame. - Author: Truman Capote
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#47. Art, its completeness, its formedness, its finishedness, had no power to console. Words on the other hand, were a lifeline. They left their hushed rhythm behind, a counter to the slow in and out of Emmeline's breathing. - Author: Diane Setterfield
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#48. Maybe she needed more library time in her life. More hushed time among rows of books waiting to be accidently discovered, rather than deliberately seeking one title or another, clicking to order, and moving on. Serendipity. - Author: Karen Doornebos
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#49. The star-flooded nights, the dew-soaked dawns, the hushed ambulatories, the enforced asceticism - never has Werner felt part of something so single-minded. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#50. Tedium is the worst pain. the mind lays out the world in blocks, and the hushed blood waits for revenge. all order, i've come to understand, is theoretical, unreal - a harmless sensible, smiling mask men slide between the two great, dark realities, the self and the world - two snake pits. - Author: John Gardner
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#51. I felt a tickle on my skin; it took me a moment to realize that Cole was driving his die-cast Mustang up my arm. He was laughing to himself, hushed and infectious, as if there was still any reason to be quite. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#52. People like to think the worst. They like to have hushed gossip sessions and point their fingers at someone's problems that are more obvious than their own. - Author: Marcia Lynn McClure
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#53. THE AWARD CEREMONY is held at a high school in Hyannis. Though it's just a gymnasium (the scent of balls of both varieties is still palpable) and the ceremony hasn't started yet, everyone speaks in hushed tones, like it's church. Something important and literary is about to happen here. - Author: Gabrielle Zevin
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#54. But - " she said, her voice swallowed by the hot air in the hushed room. "But I burnded it. - Author: Tui T. Sutherland
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#55. People behave differently to TV stars and film stars; it's to do with the scale of the medium. Film stars get hushed awe, TV stars get slapped on the back. Neither is good for you. Famous people don't hear the word 'no' enough. - Author: Tom Hollander
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#56. Sometimes, the waves grow hushed, but the sea is always there, touching, caressing, eating the earth ... - Author: Keri Hulme
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#57. Overall, the library held a hushed exultation, as though the cherished volumes were all singing soundlessly within their covers. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#58. You give me things too," he said in a hushed voice as he bit off the cap.
"Like what?"
"A headache," his smile widened. - Author: Leah Spiegel
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#59. We did it, Baby," he said in a hushed voice. "I still can't believe you're my wife."
"Believe it," I said, smiling. - Author: Jamie McGuire
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#60. I wasn't somebody who raised his finger and then talked in a hushed voice. I always shouted. - Author: Bill Kaulitz
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#61. The unwaking world was as hushed as a deep forest. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#62. I started to reply; she hushed me with a wave of her ring-heavy right hand. - Author: Stephen King
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#63. With respect," said Red, and his voice had gone so quiet people hushed each other to hear him, "my tale is yet unfinished; you should hear me out. And it is her answer I have come to hear, not yours. - Author: Juliet Marillier
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#64. Across the surface of every lake there sweeps a hushed music. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#65. Dusk
I feel my heart melting
in the mildness like candles:
my veins are slow oil
and not wine,
and I feel my life fleeing
hushed and gentle like the gazelle. - Author: Gabriela Mistral
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#66. And sometimes," she added, in slightly hushed tones, like she was letting me in on a secret, "if you don't feel great on the inside, just look great on the outside, and after a while you won't be able to tell the difference." (Bronwyn) - Author: Morgan Matson
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#67. My goal in going public was not to put my extended family to shame, or to get back at Brian for abusing my sister and me; rather, my mission was to give a face and voice to an epidemic that society stays hushed about. - Author: Erin Merryn
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#68. Tread softly as you draw near to the bedside of a dying man, for the space around him is holy ground. Speak in hushed tones, with awe and reverence, as you would in a cathedral. Let not the mind engage in trivial thoughts. The awesome majesty of Death can only be met in silence. - Author: Jennifer Worth
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#69. What did you do to him?" he asked in a hushed voice. "Did you get him addicted to happy pills? Did you give him a personality transplant? Hypnotism? You have to tell me, because I have a bet going with Artie. - Author: Katie Ruggle
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#70. Naked, tattooed men meandered around, lit torches, congregated in groups, spoke in hushed voices. It was like pictures I had seen on the internet of Comic Con, except no one was wearing a cape. And there were no females. So, yes, it was just like Comic Con. - Author: Heather Rigney
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#71. The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#72. The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated. - Author: William Ellery Channing
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#73. Hushed as midnight silence. - Author: John Dryden
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#74. The cold was our pride, the snow was our beauty. It fell and fell, lacing day and night together in a milky haze, making everything quieter as it fell, so that winter seemed to partake of religion in a way no other season did, hushed, solemn. - Author: Patricia Hampl
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#75. It flows through old hushed Egypt and its sands, Like some grave mighty thought threading a dream, And times and things, as in that vision, seem Keeping along it their eternal stands. - Author: Leigh Hunt
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#76. I'm proud of the fact that I'm at a point in my career that if I want to take a little bit of a left turn and make an album that is more hushed, more acoustic and more personal, that I can do it, - Author: Kenny Chesney
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#77. Caddy got the box and set it on the floor and opened it. It was full of stars. When I was still, they were still. When I moved, they glinted and sparkled. I hushed. - Author: William Faulkner
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#78. I should be glad of loneliness And hours that go on broken wings,A thirsty body, a tired heart And the unchanging ache of things,If I could make a single song As lovely and as full of light,As hushed and brief as a falling star On a winter night. - Author: Sara Teasdale
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#79. I talk too much because I have been made so miserable by what you are keeping hushed. - Author: Djuna Barnes
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#80. The room was hushed for a heartbeat more, and then my classmates started to clap. The clapping was modest and didn't shake the room in thunderous applause, but for me, it was a moment I won't forget as long as I live. - Author: Amy Harmon
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#81. O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow, Make the day seem to us less brief ... Retard the sun with gentle mist; Enchant the land with amethyst ... - Author: Robert Frost
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#82. May He support us all the day long, till the shades lengthen, and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of life is over, and our work is done! Then in His mercy may He give us a safe lodging, and a holy rest, and peace at the last. - Author: John Henry Newman
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#83. To unlock the heavy outer door and to walk into the hushed interior, with the morning light spilling from the high windows on to the waiting books, gave her such pleasure that she would have worked for nothing. - Author: Sue Townsend
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#84. Be sure that your soul is never so intensely alive as when in the deepest abnegation it waits hushed before God . - Author: Alexander MacLaren
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#85. But the ship swept on, and the dusk hushed the hum of the day, and the first stars above blinked answers to the early fireflies on the banks as that jungle fell far behind, leaving only its fragrance as a memory that it had been. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#86. Sometimes I wish that applause would come just a bit later, when it is so beautifully hushed that I feel like holding my breath in the silence of the end. - Author: Emanuel Ax
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#87. Her voice was a hushed whisper against my ear. An audible smile. - Author: Richard E. Gropp
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#88. The perfume of the flowers and of the bay tree are wafted on high, like incense. The birds sing sweet songs of praise to their Creator. In the tops of the trees, the soughing of the wind is like the hushed prayers of the multitude in some vast cathedral. Here the heart of man becomes impressionable. - Author: William Wendt
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#89. I need not shout my faith. Thrice eloquent Are quiet trees and the green listening sod; Hushed are the stars, whose power is never spent; The hills are mute: yet how they speak of God! - Author: Charles Hanson Towne
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#90. You're the most important person in the world to
me." I quickly added in a hushed voice, "Don't tell Mom. She'll be jealous. - Author: Kim Harrington
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#91. You have everyone else at your feet, Miss Lydia. Why should you need me as well?"
For a moment she couldn't speak, mesmerized by the torment she saw in the dark depths of his eyes. "Because you're the one I want," she said in a hushed voice. - Author: Anne Stuart
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#92. Beyond the lake the waning moon has slowed,
And stands there like a window open wide
Into a hushed and brightly lit abode
Where something dreadful has occurred inside. - Author: Anna Akhmatova
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#93. Calming ain't curing, is it, girl?" the woman asked aloud. "Keeping you hushed might keep me out of jail, but sure as the world, calming ain't curing. - Author: Jonathan Odell
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#94. Kind of a wuss? Kind of a wuss? Dude, you are, like, the Duke of Wussendorf. The Earl of Wussheim. In fact, wherever wusses meet and mingle, your name is whispered in hushed, reverent tones. - Author: Jordan Sonnenblick
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#95. Men never hesitated to declare their presence. They were permitted to live aloud, in reverberating thuds and clunks, while ladies were always schooled to abide in hushed whispers. - Author: Tessa Dare
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#96. Quit that." Lisa jabbed an elbow at my ribs.
"Quit what?"
"Quit looking at him like that," she warned in a hushed tone. "I'm not kidding, Amelie. He's dangerous. He boils kittens in ritual sacrifice."
Katie wrinkled her nose. "He does not, Lisa."
"You don't know that. - Author: Cecily White
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#97. September knew a number of curse words, most of which she heard the girls at school saying in the bathrooms, in hushed voices, as if the words could make things happen just by being spoken, as if they were fairy words, and had to be handled just so. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#98. They tell you sex has become a mess because it was hushed up. But for the last twenty years it has not been hushed up. It has been chattered about all day long. Yet it is still in a mess. If hushing up had been the cause of the trouble, ventilation would have set it right. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#99. All nature mourns, the skies relent in showers; hushed are the birds, and closed the drooping flowers. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#100. I can't really remember a time in my life when I didn't know something about what we call the Holocaust. It was this dark topic that I would know more about when I got older, but which was spoken about in hushed tones. - Author: Elliot Perlman
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