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No ranchman or hunter would hesitate a moment, under the circumstances, to give him his eternal quietus.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
His classical purpose was very satisfactory to my views—forming a permanent quietus to my imaginary forebodings.
The Saints took advantage of the quietus, purchased a horse-mill and soon had it in operation, and released the family graters.
A fortunate occurrence that happened at this time gave its quietus to the unpopular horse-breaking speculation.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
There is no one to say me nay, or to hold my hand back from giving myself the final quietus.
We would state as a quietus that a competent tooth-drawer will accompany them, entering upon his dental duties very soon.
Billie Blue's dirk had put a temporary quietus on my stoker, and the rest had fled as quickly as they had come.
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Indians stationed below gave the quietus to such game as made the descent with but slight injury.
The idea of the open Polar Sea then received its “quietus,” for nothing but ice is there.
NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
As Ellen Seymour had predicted, basket ball did not receive its quietus.

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