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Still

(stil),
George F., English physician, 1868-1941. See: Still disease, Still murmur, Still-Chauffard syndrome.
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And still the silent battalions moved slowly forward in the haze.
Still Nancy was silent, looking down; and he almost expected that she would presently get up and say she would go to her father's.
Overhead the stars were mustering, and in the west the sky was still a pale, bright, almost greenish blue.
We are not yet discovered, and there is still hope."
There was still money in her purse, and her next temptation presented itself in the shape of a matinee poster.
The seamed hills became black shadows towering high upon a clear sky; above them the glittering confusion of stars resembled a mad turmoil stilled by a gesture; sounds ceased, men slept, forms vanished--and the reality of the universe alone remained--a marvellous thing of darkness and glimmers.
The dust of the raiders was still a long distance away.
Fresh cases, still able to walk, they clustered about the spokesman.
So it was, exercising faculties that were no longer necessary, but that were still alive in him and clamorous for exercise, he followed the long-since passed wood-rat with all the soft-footed crouching craft of the meat-pursuer and with utmost fineness of reading the scent.
"Why did you try to run away?" said the Fortune, when his struggles had ceased and his screams were stilled. "Why do you glare at me so inhospitably?"
A word from the leader of the party stilled their clamor, and we proceeded at a trot across the plaza to the entrance of as magnificent an edifice as mortal eye has rested upon.
But as his passion did not so far deprive him of all use of his understanding, as to hide from him the consequences which any violent expression towards Blifil might have on the sick, this apprehension stilled his rage at the present; and he grew afterwards so satisfied with finding that this news had, in fact, produced no mischief, that he suffered his anger to die in his own bosom, without ever mentioning it to Blifil.