Consequently, the clubrooms became deserted, the servants dozed in the antechambers, the newspapers grew mouldy on the tables, sounds of snoring came from dark corners, and the members of the Gun Club, erstwhile so noisy in their seances, were reduced to silence
by this disastrous peace and gave themselves up wholly to dreams of a Platonic kind of artillery.
Cephalus appears in the introduction only, Polemarchus drops at the end of the first argument, and Thrasymachus is reduced to silence
at the close of the first book.
But my concern was reduced to silence
by my ignorance of her modes of feeling.
Normally, those supporters question Guardiola's judgment but are then reduced to silence
as the chosen XI prove to be the perfect balance.
In an open letter to Pope Francis, she said the 11 women felt they were being "reduced to silence
" and denounced an attempt to "return to the antiquated and arid custom of decisions from above, under direct male control".
When he had told them that he would be taken by force but would not respond in kind, they were reduced to silence
. He tried to explain his reasoning.
Digging deeply into the wounds of generations of women reduced to silence
, this powerful work gives the four heroines back their individuality.
Much as we want to help and speak out, we're reduced to silence
because of fear.
Then the guests are reduced to silence
by the ceremony of the lighting of the tree - another marvellous moment which was one of many which held a crowded theatre spellbound.
It heralded a moment of such stunning disbelief that even Aberdeen fans, surely the most constantly vexed in Scottish football, were reduced to silence
He said to him, 'My friend, how is it that you came in here without a wedding garment?' But he was reduced to silence
. Then the king said to his attendants, 'Bind his hands and feet, and cast him into the darkness outside, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.' Many are invited, but few are chosen."
I sat in my son's living room and was reduced to silence
. I could only watch.
Three years ago Croke Park shook with noise following Bernard Brogan's early goal for Dublin but most of those punters were reduced to silence
by the time Derek Kavanagh's late point put Cork in firm control.
At least with the basketball there was a chance we would witness a group of Americans reduced to silence
Without their work, humanity would be reduced to silence
, and yet a large number are killed each year with almost total impunity." MADA Director General Mousa Rimawi paid tribute to Palestinian journalists who refuse to be silent and who continue to work in the face of threats and risks to their safety.