Good folk, here is a little trifle for you" -- hand- ing the miller-guns as if it were a matter of no conse- quence, though each of them contained fifteen cents in solid cash; and while the poor creatures went to pieces with astonishment and gratitude, I turned to the others and said as calmly
as one would ask the time of day:
I can look at the wreck of my life more calmly
, Norah, than you could look at it if we were both together again.
Sticking his spurs into his horse he made a rush at the mountain, and got up half-way, then he calmly
turned his horse's head and came down again without a slip or stumble.
The notary was there at the time, and he said that in no book of chivalry had he ever read of any knight-errant dying in his bed so calmly
and so like a Christian as Don Quixote, who amid the tears and lamentations of all present yielded up his spirit, that is to say died.
It is neither," calmly
replied the voice of the Sphere, "it is Knowledge; it is Three Dimensions: open your eye once again and try to look steadily.
First I was a forger," answered Andrea, as calmly
as possible; "then I became a thief, and lately have become an assassin.
I beg of your majesty, then," said Athos, calmly
and not replying to Mazarin, "to quash these arrests of Messieurs d'Artagnan and du Vallon.
Instantly away we wandered In the shadowy twilight tide, She, the silent, scornful maiden, Walking calmly
at my side, With a step serene and stately, All in beauty, all in pride.
Everything, however, was going on calmly
and quietly; and, though I counted the hours of Sir James's stay, my mind was entirely satisfied with the posture of affairs.
Hippolyte said interrogatively, again laughing, and then calmly
and seriously sat back in his chair.
You seemed to have forgotten,' said she, calmly
, 'that the creatures were all created for our convenience.
No, she, Anne Shirley, was lying there, wide awake, in her own bed, and Jane Andrews was beside her, calmly
proposing for her brother Billy.