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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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My best-loved wickedness and art is it, that my silence hath learned not to betray itself by silence.
On hearing this Sancho broke silence and cried out, "By all that's good, I'll as soon let my face be smacked or handled as turn Moor.
Gentlemen," said Andrea, commanding silence by his voice and manner; "I owe you the proofs and explanations of what I have said.
The man heard the soft scraping of the body as it passed over the top of the palisade, and then silence.
Throughout the time occupied by these reflections, the silence had remained unbroken.
and again the lovely speech flowered upon the silence, as white water-lilies on the surface of some shaded pool.
After this coup d'etat the Right began to work in silence, but the Left discoursed at length.
Flushing set aside her sketch and stared ahead of her in silence.
Armed beforehand in her policy of silence, Lady Janet folded her handsome hands as usual, and waited for the proceedings to begin, like a judge on the bench.
I am sure that no other crime is being committed, on this night; for there is complete silence in the boudoir, where two nurses are taking care of Mademoiselle Stangerson until she is restored to health.
Feed them silence when they say: "Come with us an easy way.
By night the same muteness of humanity before the shrieks of the ocean prevailed; still in silence the men swung in the bowlines; still wordless ahab stood up to the blast.