And it flashes out in your face still, until you draw that veil of dull quiescence over it.
But the overpowering heat inclines me to be perfectly quiescent in the daytime.
The great buildings round the hollow yard were as dreary and tumbledown as ever, but over the old garden-wall the straggling rose-bushes were beginning to toss their summer weight, and the gray wood and old bricks of the house, on its higher level, had a look of sleepy age in the broad afternoon sunlight, that suited the quiescent time.
Maggie, all this time, moved about with a quiescence and even torpor of manner, so contrasted with her usual fitful brightness and ardor, that Lucy would have had to seek some other cause for such a change, if she had not been convinced that the position in which Maggie stood between Philip and her brother, and the prospect of her self-imposed wearisome banishment, were quite enough to account for a large amount of depression.
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She is always on the move and busy, but her boyfriend is quiet and quiescent.
Lady Bertram was perfectly quiescent and contented, and had no objections to make.