Sentence Examples with the word stillness

Only now in the stillness of the night, reading it by the faint light under the green shade, did he grasp its meaning for a moment.

Now, in allusion to the white, silent stillness of death in this shark, and the mild deadliness of his habits, the French call him REQUIN.

His noncommittal response and stillness worried her more.

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Toward midnight the voices began to subside, a cock crowed, the full moon began to show from behind the lime trees, a fresh white dewy mist began to rise, and stillness reigned over the village and the house.

Tendrils of coldness stretched from its home within her chest, testing her strength before subsiding into stillness once more.

Outside, there was the same cold stillness and the same moon, but even brighter than before.

Owls are numerous, and a small species, Glaucidium, is conspicuous, breaking the stillness of the night by its monotonous though musical cry of two notes.

When he sat with his elbows on the dusty writing table in the deathlike stillness of the study, calm and significant memories of the last few days rose one after another in his imagination, particularly of the battle of Borodino and of that vague sense of his own insignificance and insincerity compared with the truth, simplicity, and strength of the class of men he mentally classed as they.

He'd reached to the main Jeep road from the faint trail to the Lucky Pup when a sound broke the stillness of dusk.

By the stillness of the body at her back, he was deciding her fate.