There were no mysterious murders to baffle the police and to arouse in a million breasts the moral indignation that was often suppressed envy.
"And then, of course," she thought to herself, "he could go on to learn braille so he could use his fingers…… " The resulting mental picture was too comic to be comfortable, so she tried to suppress it by entering into the conversation.
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The dictator suppressed criticism in the press.
She struggled to suppress a smile as the little boy told of his fear of a monster under the bed.