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silent

Cinema
1. denoting a film that has no accompanying soundtrack, esp one made before 1927, when such soundtracks were developed
2. a silent film
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So they smelt out this man and that man till we were a great company of the doomed, who sat in silence on the ground looking at each other with sad eyes and watching the sun, which we deemed our last, climb slowly down the sky.
When at last, as by the touching of a spring, he returned again to clearness of consciousness and even a measure of composure, the bells had but just done ringing, and the Sabbath silence was still marred by the patter of belated feet.
passed from mouth to mouth, and then the most absolute silence reigned.
Suddenly the silence was pierced by a long, wailing cry from the dark moors outside.
Returning in silence to his seat, therefore, he remained for some minutes most civilly answering all Mrs.
Prince Andrew, looking straight in front of him, listened in silence to Pierre's words.
Flushing set aside her sketch and stared ahead of her in silence.
The man heard the soft scraping of the body as it passed over the top of the palisade, and then silence.
There was a silence which seemed composed of many elements.
I maintain that his silence then binds him to silence for ever.
But under it all they were men, penetrating the land of desolation and mockery and silence, puny adventurers bent on colossal adventure, pitting themselves against the might of a world as remote and alien and pulseless as the abysses of space.
In discreet silence the girls stole back to their beds, and listened.