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I love to hear you talk, when you are so sedate as you seem now to be.

I had been told that the English were cold and sedate: I found them charming and full of humour.

We grew sedate; sedate were the brows of the few strangers we met.

Grave and sedate, as if knowing the sorrowful thoughts of his master.

The one servant of the house waited at table, prim, sedate, formal.

Barbara Hallenbeck, his quiet, sedate cousin, was four-and-twenty.

"Distinctly," he answered in his sedate, veiled voice and then coughed a little.

It was so different from the habitual silence of these sedate solitudes.

And you will tell John what a sedate and gentle companion I was?

When there is the usual wrangle about going to bed, up he gets in his sedate way.

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