QuIET


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QuIETQuantum Interference Effect Transistor
QUIETQuality in Education and Training Associates (UK)
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Beth said nothing, but wiped away her tears with the blue army sock and began to knit with all her might, losing no time in doing the duty that lay nearest her, while she resolved in her quiet little soul to be all that Father hoped to find her when the year brought round the happy coming home.
In the darkness he could not see the hands and they became quiet.
To speak her name was to call up pictures of people and places, to set a quiet drama going in one's brain.
Oh, you bewitching little scamp, CAN'T you be quiet just a minute or two, and let your poor old uncle attend to a part of his duties?
alas I we may not have The things we hope to gain; The quiet life may come to me, The rush to Emma Jane!
She saw only that he was quiet and unobtrusive, and she liked him for it.
All things, however, were in their places; all was quiet; and he lay asleep, his white hair picturesque on the untroubled pillow, and his hands lying quiet on the coverlet.
You see us here, quiet in our own home; our anxieties set at rest, our home restored to us; and knowing that, dear Trotwood, you know all.
You've never been wanting to me, Godfrey," said Nancy, with quiet sincerity.
He spent the first forty years of his life in acquiring knowledge, but having failed to obtain his doctor's degree, he returned to the quiet hills of his native province and dedicated his remaining years to composition.
Then, one by one, the Elves secretly did some little work of kindness, and found a quiet joy come back to repay them.
Keep yourself quiet, my lad," said Bartle; "keep quiet.