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Silas then locked a befuddled Stefan in the safe meant for himself and dropped it into the river.
Silas Deane is a Connecticut merchant and congressional delegate.
How Phyl had met Silas, how he had persuaded her to get into the phaton with him, the accident and all the rest.The Ghost Girl|H. De Vere Stacpoole
It was the song of Silas and Paul in prison, and they cannot sleep.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love|Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
An instant later, to the amazement of the hidden watchers, Silas Raikes stepped into view.The Camp in the Snow|William Murray Graydon
Oh, take it away, Silas,' Bryda exclaimed; 'I cannot bear to see anything dead.Bristol Bells|Emma Marshall
Then each lictor brought down his rod with cruel strokes on Paul and Silas.The Book of Missionary Heroes|Basil Mathews
masc. proper name, from Late Latin, from Greek Silas, contraction of Silouanos, transliteration of Latin Silvanus, a name that literally means "living in the woods," from silva "wood" (see sylvan).