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Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • All was subdued and quiet, and Lucie was more at ease than she had been.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The shrieks and the cries were audible there, though subdued by the distance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "If I understand," said the Doctor, in a subdued tone, "some mental shockó?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I ask your pardon," said the Doctor, in a subdued tone, after some moments.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Hemmed in here by the massive thickness of walls and arches, the storm within the fortress and without was only audible to them in a dull, subdued way, as if the noise out of which they had come had almost destroyed their sense of hearing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Defarge closed the door carefully, and spoke in a subdued voice: "Jacques One, Jacques Two, Jacques Three!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He moved a chair with his foot near to mine, ordered the woman away, and said in a subdued voice, "`Doctor, finding my brother in this difficulty with these hinds, I recommended that your aid should be invited.  (not reviewed by editor)

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