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SILSummer Institute of Linguistics
SILSilver
SILSafety Integrity Level
SILSilent
SILSilence (logging abbreviation)
SILSister-In-Law
SILSmithsonian Institution Libraries (Washington, DC)
SILStatement in Lieu
SILSon-In-Law
SILSuch Is Life
SILSupported Independent Living (various locations)
SILSquamous Intraepithelial Lesion
SILSaregama India Ltd. (est. 1946)
SILSignature in Lieu (California)
SILStated Income Loan (mortgages)
SILServices International Limited (India)
SILSingle in Line
SILShift Indicator Light
SILSoftware in the Loop
SILSociété Internationale de Linguistique
SILSilicon Image
SILService Information Letter
SILSingle In-Line
SILSistema Informativo Lavoro (Italian: Work Information System; database)
SILSocietas Internationalis Limnologiae
SILSolid Immersion Lens
SILSelf-Injection Locked (physics)
SILService Integration Leader (IBM)
SILServices for Independent Living
SILSo in Love
SILSystem Integration Laboratory
SILSound Intensity Level
SILSharp India Limited (India)
SILSpeech Interference Level
SILSing It Loud (band)
SILSpecial Import License
SILStandard Interchange Language
SILSound Interference Level
SILSleeping in Light (Babylon 5 TV series final episode)
SILSouth Island Line (Hong Kong)
SILSpace Innovations Limited
SILSurge Impedance Loading
SILSelf Instruction Lab
SILSiemianowicka Inicjatywa Libertarianska (Polish: Libertarian Siemianowicka Initiative)
SILSoftware Integration Laboratory
SILSystème d'Information Sur La Législation (French: System of Information on Legislation; Switzerland)
SILSurvivability Integration Laboratory
SILSoftware-in-Loop (application)
SILSimon India Limited (New Delhi, India)
SILSimulation Integration Laboratory
SILStrategic Industrial Location
SILStorhamar Idrettslag
SILSeriously Ill List
SILSelected Item List
SILSemiconductor Injection Laser
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My best-loved wickedness and art is it, that my silence hath learned not to betray itself by silence.
Here Don Quixote, too, broke silence, saying to Sancho, "Have patience, my son, and gratify these noble persons, and give all thanks to heaven that it has infused such virtue into thy person, that by its sufferings thou canst disenchant the enchanted and restore to life the dead."
"Gentlemen," said Andrea, commanding silence by his voice and manner; "I owe you the proofs and explanations of what I have said."
The shrieks of the panther's victim, mingled with those of the great cat, had wrought mightily upon their poor nerves, and now the awful silence of the dark interior seemed even more terribly ominous than had the frightful screaming.
At this most interesting moment, the silence remained undisturbed.
"The maid you seek," said she, and again she broke the silence like the moon breaking through the clouds, "what manner of maid is she?
The words: "Here she comes!" passed from mouth to mouth, and then the most absolute silence reigned.
Not only did the silence weigh upon them, but they were both unable to frame any thoughts.
She waited with the most exasperating silence to hear more.
Ah!--if I only knew what was passing in the silence that is behind that door!
Feed them silence when they say: "Come with us an easy way." Feed them silence when they seek Help of thine to hurt the weak.
It was while gliding through these latter waters that one serene and moonlight night, when all the waves rolled by like scrolls of silver; and, by their soft, suffusing seethings, made what seemed a silvery silence, not a solitude: on such a silent night a silvery jet was seen far in advance of the white bubbles at the bow.