In this inflamed atmosphere the heat appeared to vibrate as it does above a blazing hearth, while the mind grew desperate in contemplating the limitless calm
, and could see no reason why the thing should ever end, since immensity is a species of eternity.
Not only where you are- at the heart of affairs and of the world- is the talk all of war, even here amid fieldwork and the calm
of nature- which townsfolk consider characteristic of the country- rumors of war are heard and painfully felt.
For the sense of being which in calm
hours rises, we know not how, in the soul, is not diverse from things, from space, from light, from time, from man, but one with them and proceeds obviously from the same source whence their life and being also proceed.
The ship's head swung where it listed; the stilled sea took on the polish of a steel plate in the calm
That lively cry upon this deadly calm
might almost convert a better man.
The unnatural calm
to which I have subjected myself has told upon my nerves.
Women are supposed to be very calm
generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties, and a field for their efforts, as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, too absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer; and it is narrow-minded in their more privileged fellow-creatures to say that they ought to confine themselves to making puddings and knitting stockings, to playing on the piano and embroidering bags.
yourself, friend Ned, calm
yourself," replied Conseil, quietly.
Aouda was amazed to find him as calm
as he had been from the first time she saw him.
Perhaps it was the Christian exhortations of the abbe, perhaps his kind charity, perhaps his persuasive words, which had restored the courage of Noirtier, for ever since he had conversed with the priest his violent despair had yielded to a calm
resignation which surprised all who knew his excessive affection for Valentine.
Disciplined and calm
, to await the appearance of disorder and hubbub amongst the enemy:--this is the art of retaining self-possession.
On beholding this house, D'Artagnan, calm
as he was in general, felt an unusual disturbance within his heart -- so powerful during the whole course of life are the recollections of youth.