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Stolidly submissive to the question, as she had been stolidly submissive to the fire, Hester Dethridge wrote her reply.
A stout gentleman, with pompous and philanthropic whiskers, went stolidly by, the broad of his back sneering at the girl.
which was at every replenishment), Mr Flintwinch stolidly did his part of the clinking, and would have stolidly done his companion's part of the wine as well as his own: being, except in the article of palate, a mere cask.
Beside the drug clerk she walked in silence, but sometimes in the darkness as they went stolidly along she put out her hand and touched softly the folds of his coat.
I threatened them with the revolver, but they sat stolidly in the flooded cabin and on the roof and would not move.
Grey Beaver looked on stolidly while the white man wielded the whip.
I am planted too solidly and stolidly upon the earth.
One early observer described men walking stolidly and with a dignified strut along the track with the expectation that the car would go around them.
North Korea has stolidly endured the UN sanctions all these years, without stepping back from its nuclear and missile tests.
Two months later, the "new" New Republic resurrected itself, with eminent Canadian leftist Jeet Heer in the driver's seat and a buzzy cover story stolidly titled "Whitewash"--a sizzling takedown of the magazine's complicated racial and social-class history under Peretz's nearly four-decade tenure.
But the narrator stolidly anticipates the scene with these words: "The townspeople were warned of enemy mines and booby traps, which were in the process of being cleared.
No one can quite make the radical decision to go, even as the trickle of refugees from the east becomes a stream, passing stolidly between the Georgenhof and the houses opposite, bearing with them the loss of what they have left behind and the few small, saved details of their lives.