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Ramsey was laconic in response to inquiries upon this subject.
RAMSEY MILHOLLANDBOOTH TARKINGTON
When I heard this laconic declaration of love, I began to laugh immoderately, tore myself from her grasp, and rushed away.
Yet I had spoken with quite an unwonted degree of warmth, when contrasted with my ordinary laconic way of expressing myself.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
More than once she had left him with a laconic "Bye-bye," and he had spent a miserable evening before an unsympathetic fire.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
"Otherwise I should have preferred starving to coming here," answered the laconic neophyte.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
But it is difficult from the fragmentary and laconic sayings of Ibn Ezra to extract a consistent and certain system.
More laconic, and yet expressive of a more deadly blight, was the letter from a girl of fifteen in another State.
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW
As the Englishman rejoined them after this laconic interview, Blythe greeted him with a new theory.
With these laconic words he turned on his heel, and regained without interruption the portal by which he had entered.
You state, that a much more laconic reply to your letter of 23d October would have served your purpose.

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