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  • Can these nice, quiet-looking ladies possibly be —

    Pillars of Society

  • This was a lot of conversation from a quiet-looking guy.

    All Together Dead

  • You will recognize me and my dress — a quiet-looking young fellow, in a white top-coat, a crimson satin neckcloth, light blue trousers, with glossy tipped boots, and an emerald breast-pin.

    The Book of Snobs

  • As you go in, you observe on your left a little glass partition, something like a large cage, inside which, in a bar, are four or five untempting-looking bottles; and also inside the cage, on a chair, is to be seen a quiet-looking female, who is invariably engaged in the manufacture of some white article of inward clothing.

    The Three Clerks

  • Selangor, where it is said that slavery has been quietly abolished, only five years ago the second son of that quiet-looking Abdul

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • ‘Well — well — well!’ she exclaimed, and then she seized upon a very quiet-looking well-dressed, attractive young woman who was walking towards her, in company with a gentleman.

    Framley Parsonage

  • A quiet-looking girl with raven-dark hair and green eyes only smiled.

    Dead Famous

  • They walked into the store, a brightly-lit building with rows of metal shelves, past a cheerful woman who was chatting with the store clerk, a quiet-looking young man with shoulder-length blond hair.

    Bedlam Boyz

  • She was small and neat and quiet-looking; a far call from the usual innkeeper, Emereck thought.

    The Harp of Imach Thyssel

  • The third girl is sort of quiet-looking, with brown hair, I guess.

    It's Like This, Cat

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