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Before President Barack Obama’s makeover of the student loan system in 2010, the federal government was essentially a silent partner in a $60 billion program.Education Dept. orders Navient to refund $22.3 million in decade-old student loan scandal|Danielle Douglas-Gabriel|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
That man was Xavier Cortada, a gay man who wrote of his frustration that he and his partner of eight years were unable to marry.
By tradition, the speaker of the House never participates in debates in the House and remains silent.
As we waited for my plane to come in, we stayed silent for a long time.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And that gets to the heart of what makes the game so incredible: By staying silent, it turns the player into the game master.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Social media forces us to not only be vulnerable for our partner but for the whole world.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After a minute's pause, while he stood painfully silent, she resumed in great emotion.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The lovers got up, with only a silent protest, and walked slowly away somewhere else.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
No; there I stood, half-astonished, half-abashed while the Marquise continued on her knees and made her silent orisons.
He was rather silent, they observed; but the young clergyman, who made the fourth at the table, was voluble by nature.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood