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subdue
used in A Tale of Two Cities

7 uses
  • The shrieks and the cries were audible there, though subdued by the distance.
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (38% in)
  • "I ask your pardon," said the Doctor, in a subdued tone, after some moments.
    2.10 — Two Promises (40% in)
  • Defarge closed the door carefully, and spoke in a subdued voice: "Jacques One, Jacques Two, Jacques Three!
    2.15 — Knitting (21% in)
  • "If I understand," said the Doctor, in a subdued tone, "some mental shock—?"
    2.19 — An Opinion (24% in)
  • 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.
    2.21 — Echoing Footsteps (74% in)
  • All was subdued and quiet, and Lucie was more at ease than she had been.
    3.7 — A Knock at the Door (69% in)
  • 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.
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (63% in)

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