Sometimes, when she laughed, she displayed her teeth, but at ordinary times her air was taciturn
and haughty--especially in the presence of Polina and Maria Philipovna.
She was an interesting person, this stern Australian nurse-- taciturn
, suspicious, ungracious, it took some time before Holmes's pleasant manner and frank acceptance of all that she said thawed her into a corresponding amiability.
At dinner the prince usually spoke to the taciturn
Michael Ivanovich more often than to anyone else.
Where before had he seen that giant figure, that taciturn
countenance, and the livid sword-cut from temple to mouth?
She talked with me, and with Perry, and with the taciturn
Ghak because we were respectful; but she couldn't even see Hooja the Sly One, much less hear him, and that made him furious.
This officer was a cold, taciturn
man, inspiring little love in those directly beneath him, yet respected and feared by the black soldiers of his little command.
For several days she saw no one other than Sven Anderssen, the Kincaid's taciturn
and repellent cook.
He met Gernois, whom he found to be a taciturn
, dyspeptic-looking man of about forty, having little or no social intercourse with his fellows.
The file would get dull, the rope would break, or my wings would melt in the sun; I should surely kill myself, I should be picked up maimed and crippled; I should be labelled, and put on exhibition in the museum at the Hague between the blood-stained doublet of William the Taciturn
and the female walrus captured at Stavesen, and the only result of my enterprise will have been to procure me a place among the curiosities of Holland.
, proud of his physical prowess, he found all these qualities incarnated in his white companion.
Always of a sedate, taciturn
disposition, he now fell into so deep a dejection that nothing could hold his attention, yet anything--a footfall, the sudden closing of a door--aroused in him a fitful interest; one might have called it an apprehension.
He turned around and eyed the doctor, who stood in taciturn