Catherine quelled her lamentations also, took a seat opposite, and looked solemnly into the fire.
When I first looked into his face, I perceived that he had got intelligence of the catastrophe; and a foolish notion struck me that his heart was quelled and he prayed, because his lips moved and his gaze was bent on the ground.
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The government declared a state of emergency in an attempt to quell political unrest.