To save this word, you'll need to log in. The earliest currently-known example of taciturn appears in a satiric drama written in by James Miller, a British clergyman educated at Oxford. A character describes a nephew thus: "When he was little, he never was what they call Roguish or Waggish, but was always close, quiet, and taciturn.
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No one would confuse him the taciturn , forgetful and vengeful Senate Majority Leader. Tall and taciturn , he exuded the easy authority of a young man used to money and the deference that came with it. The exuberant, indefatigable Democrat from Oregon and the dour, taciturn Republican from New Hampshire made an odd couple. But he was also taciturn , rarely betraying his inner thoughts, his friends have said. I became irrational and flunked the tough-guy test, the show-me-the-evidence test, the taciturn Gary Cooper test. For to all outward appearances he was taciturn , unimaginative, self-willed. But he was taciturn , and rarely spoke even to his own family, and spent on them almost less money than words. When I went up to the office where I was to file, the door was open and the most taciturn old man sat before a desk. But the taciturn Indian Chief coldly declined the polite proposal.
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Also not one Nickel will be tithed out of any shared funds. Modest dressing is the best policy here. No doubt that all rightetous persons will accept Christ but not everyone that dies will be righteous. What if love is looking someone in the eye and saying, "You're making the biggest mistake of your life. I recall reading a talk from Elder Nelson in which he indicated that the church teaches general principles and does not spend time teaching exceptions to general principles. Until you do he's a free agent and in high demand.