Discipline prevailed: in five minutes the confused throng was resolved into order, and comparative silence quelled
the Babel clamour of tongues.
When I first looked into his face, I perceived that he had got intelligence of the catastrophe; and a foolish notion struck me that his heart was quelled
and he prayed, because his lips moved and his gaze was bent on the ground.
At last Miss Wilson quelled
the prevailing anarchy.
These civil commotions were constantly fomented by the monarchs of Blefuscu; and when they were quelled
, the exiles always fled for refuge to that empire.
At the same instant his ear caught a sort of indistinct sound on the stairs, followed by the measured tread of soldiery, with the clanking of swords and military accoutrements; then came a hum and buzz as of many voices, so as to deaden even the noisy mirth of the bridal party, among whom a vague feeling of curiosity and apprehension quelled
every disposition to talk, and almost instantaneously the most deathlike stillness prevailed.
Like savage beasts, they would doubtless have done one another a mischief, if Cadmus had not kept watch over them, and quelled
the fierce old serpent that lurked in their hearts, when he saw it gleaming out of their wild eyes.
Even in this condition, his merry spirit was not entirely quelled
, and he summoned up a feeble laugh at the alarm and anxiety of those who came to his relief.
His own agitation was quelled
by a certain awe that comes over us in the presence of a great anguish, for the anguish he must inflict on Adam was already present to him.
Giovanni's rage was quelled
into an aspect of sullen insensibility.
I say so," he continued desperately, "because the Bourbons fled from the Revolution leaving the people to anarchy, and Napoleon alone understood the Revolution and quelled
it, and so for the general good, he could not stop short for the sake of one man's life.
Hatfield," I replied, with a cool decision which quelled
all hope at once.
The mutiny was quelled
, and five minutes more saw the brothers being carried to the hospital, and the mutineers, marshalled by the gang-bosses, on the way to the fields.