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taciturn
used in Leaves of Grass

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with a tendency to be reserved and not to talk
  • Of sea-captains young or old, and the mates, and of all intrepid sailors, Of the few, very choice, taciturn, whom fate can never surprise nor death dismay.
    Book 19 — SEA-DRIFT (88% in)
  • O Tan-Faced Prairie-Boy O tan-faced prairie-boy, Before you came to camp came many a welcome gift, Praises and presents came and nourishing food, till at last among the recruits, You came, taciturn, with nothing to give—we but look'd on each other, When lo! more than all the gifts of the world you gave me.
    Book 21 — DRUM-TAPS (87% in)

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