quiet-mannered love

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  • Lampard, quiet-mannered and evidently trusted, has not been homeless, but I came out of school with no qualifications.

    Belshazzar's Feast; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas project – review

  • The Chinese government, Yundun told us in his quiet-mannered English, pumps money openly only into those Tibetan towns with tourist appeal - like Tagong, with its undulating grasslands behind a refurbished monastery - while others stagnate.

    From Lhasa to Shangri La: the Touristification of Tibet

  • Emil Jacques Guirlande was a murderer by trade, a killer uncaptured and unsuspected, a quiet-mannered man who avoided attention, but who had by the age of thirty-seven successfully assassinated sixteen targets comprising seven businessmen, eight wives and one child.

    The Elvis Latte

  • Mrs. Cameron, blonde, small, quiet-mannered, hopes to find with the body a parchment which will supply some missing branches on the family tree of a wealthy New York client.

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  • I described the hunch-shouldered quiet-mannered investigator and Ridger nodded immediately. ''s Detective Chief Superintendent Wilson.

    PROOF

  • Madame, receiving and welcoming their guests, being a very small and very pale, quiet-mannered man, was almost lost beside the large, handsome woman and merely bowed like a Chinese Mandarin, looking like

    A Heart-Song of To-day

  • Bob was greatly impressed, and looked with marked respect at the quiet-mannered detective standing near him.

    Bob Cook and the German Spy

  • There were a hundred well-dressed and quiet-mannered guests who seemed beyond suspicion; and yet it was in the room of one of these unobtrusive guests, who had never so much as looked at Mrs. Spencer, that Mrs. Clephane was held prisoner.

    The Cab of the Sleeping Horse

  • He was a quiet-mannered man, whom you would have taken for anything in the world but a Socialist agitator.

    The Jungle

  • For I could not banish from my bones an impression of tremendous reservations, of guarded waiting and watching from every point of that sedate and quiet-mannered little triangle.

    The Prairie Mother

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