Sentence Examples


  • My guess is Donnie's muteness may be far more complicated.
  • The boy seemed attentive in spite of his muteness so Dean resumed sweeping up needles with his hand and continued to chatter.
  • Did the doctor believe Donnie's muteness went back to the death of his half-brother?
  • The weak parts of this story are the sudden and unexplained departure of the Simons; the subsequent useless cruelty of treating the child like a wild beast and keeping him in a dark room practically out of sight (unless any doubt of his identity was possible), while his sister was in comparative comfort; the cause of death, declared to be of long standing, but in fact developed with such rapidity; the insufficient excuse provided for the child's muteness under Gomin's regime (he had answered Barras) and the irregularities in the formalities in attending the death and the funeral, when a simple identification of the body by Marie Therese would have prevented any question of resuscitated dauphins.