But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
When it came to Murphy, there was only the worst kind of silence.
silence was clearly the preferred strategy of Republican candidates up and down the ballot.
With a photo-book in the works, check out the rest of his trip through his blog, perhaps best enjoyed in silence.
In truth, I can write wherever I find three things: silence, light, love.
There was a moment's silence between the two in the kitchen, but the spell was broken.
The silence remained unbroken, until Paralus asked for music.
For a moment there was silence, for the joke had taken a tragic turn.
He was busy almost half an hour, while Uncle Peter smoked in silence.
But now its stroke crashed upon the silence like a tolling bell.
c.1200, "muteness, state of being silent," from Old French silence "state of being silent; absence of sound," from Latin silentium "a being silent," from silens, present participle of silere "be quiet or still," of unknown origin. Meaning "absence of sound" in English is from late 14c.
1560s, intransitive, "become still or silent;" 1590s, transitive, "make silent," from silence (n.). Related: Silenced; silencing.