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QuIETQuantum Interference Effect Transistor
QUIETQuality in Education and Training Associates (UK)
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The quiet stranger looked at the door calculatingly.
They were not much relieved at sight of an almost naked white man; but when Tarzan had reassured them in quiet tones, protesting his friendship for them, they opened the barrier a trifle farther and admitted him.
During as much as two minutes there was a most unnatural and heavenly quiet and repose, then Buffalo Bill came thundering up to the door in all his scout finery, flung himself out of the saddle, said to his horse, "Wait for me, Boy," and stepped in, and stopped dead in his tracks - gazing at the child.
A quiet little vicarage, with an ivy-clad porch, an old-fashioned garden, and--'
Meg had a quiet rapture, and then brooded over the letter, while Jo set the sickroom in order, and Hannah `knocked up a couple of pies in case of company unexpected".
He sat quiet in a corner, with his fat hands hanging over his thick knees, and his head down, and his eyes looking at nothing.
No one guessed the quiet pleasure that lay hidden in her heart when she watched the girl's dark head bent over her lessons at night, nor dreamed of her joy it, certain quiet evenings when Miranda went to prayer meeting; evenings when Rebecca would read aloud Hiawatha or Barbara Frietchie, The Bugle Song, or The Brook.
But of the two evils his quick mind chose the lesser ere the first note of Sabor's scream had scarce broken the quiet of the jungle, and before the great beast had covered half her leap Tarzan felt the chill waters close above his head.
Then, one by one, the Elves secretly did some little work of kindness, and found a quiet joy come back to repay them.
Miss Blanche was quiet, up stairs, closeted with her maid in her own room.
The glassy water of the little harbour, with the branches of the trees hanging over the rocky beach, the boats at anchor, the tents supported by the crossed oars, and the smoke curling up the wooded valley, formed a picture of quiet retirement.
Opening her eyes at last, from a very quiet sleep, she begged that they would kiss her once again.