Sentence Examples with the word mute

Richemont's tale that the woman Simon, who was genuinely attached to him, smuggled him out in a basket, is simple and more credible, and does not necessarily invalidate the story of the subsequent operations with the deaf mute and the scrofulous patient, Laurent in that case being deceived from the beginning, but it renders them extremely unlikely.

Lisa stared in mute horror.

At a mute sign from him, a telescope was handed him which he rested on the back of a happy page who had run up to him, and he gazed at the opposite bank.

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Long kept mute by fear, the mass of the nation found a voice and demanded a total change of government.

This expression in Princess Mary did not frighten them (she never inspired fear in anyone), but they knew that when it appeared on her face, she became mute and was not to be shaken in her determination.

With only two weeks remaining before their wedding, that was a mute issue.

The deaf mute was also concealed in the Temple.

He covered one ear to mute the passing traffic.

Under these mute self-effacing kings the progress of royal power was only the more striking.

But even so, amid the tornadoed Atlantic of my being, do I myself still for ever centrally disport in mute calm; and while ponderous planets of unwaning woe revolve round me, deep down and deep inland there I still bathe me in eternal mildness of joy.