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That quiescence possesses neither of the features which together constitute an act an offering of genuine obedience.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The royal speech had announced that tranquillity prevailed in Ireland; but yet that country was not in a state of quiescence.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
A reparative period of about four days follows, and then a period of quiescence until the next menstruation commences.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
These, I think, were her two chief pleasures, beyond that of mere quiescence.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The foolish quiescence into which the shock had at first stunned him began to give way to a rising passion that thawed his heart.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
The Rector's solemn tones awed Sabina into momentary quiescence, and reached even the dying woman's dulled ears.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
A state of perfect quiescence might have aroused suspicion; the noise I made completely lulled theirs to sleep.
THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME ISUSANNA MOODIE
He quaffed deeply and exhaustively that cup of joy in the quiescence and passivity of complete happiness.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
He, when he had read it, told Warburton that it did not signify, and maintained for half-an-hour an attitude of quiescence.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
The daylight brought quiescence to the fasting man, and he sank back, blinking his hollow eyes at his shadow beside him.
THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
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