QUIET


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QUIET

Cardiology A clinical trial–the Quinapril Ischemic Event Trial–on ischemic events and progression of ASHD in CAD. See Coronary artery disease, Quinapril.
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He wriggled instantly to his feet and grasping the quiet stranger's beer glass from the bar, hurled it at Pete's head.
He might easily have entered their village without recourse to the gates, but he believed that a sudden and unaccountable disappearance when he was ready to leave them would result in a more lasting impression upon their childlike minds, and so as soon as the village was quiet in sleep he rose, and, leaping into the branches of the tree above him, faded silently into the black mystery of the jungle night.
An hour went by, and nothing happened except Laurie's quiet departure for the station.
When the first meeting was over, when our quiet and composure of other days began gradually to return to us, I saw something in my mother's face which told me that a secret oppression lay heavy on her heart.
In sleep, upon the march, night or day, he never knew when that quiet noose would slip about his neck and nearly choke the life out of him.
They turned to thank little Bud for all her patient love, but she was gone; and high above, in the clear air, they saw the little form journeying back to the quiet forest.
In the mean time Blanche remained portentously quiet in the upper regions of the house; while Lady Lundie steadily pursued her inquiries down stairs.
A small family of Fuegians, who were living in the cove, were quiet and inoffensive, and soon joined our party round a blazing fire.
For the rest, she had never murmured or complained; but with a quiet mind, and manner quite unaltered--save that she every day became more earnest and more grateful to them--faded like the light upon a summer's evening.
Never did the sun go down with a brighter glory on the quiet corner in Soho, than one memorable evening when the Doctor and his daughter sat under the plane-tree together.
Keep yourself quiet, my lad," said Bartle; "keep quiet.
They were a quiet party, neither asking nor giving confidences, and they herded by themselves.