calmly


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in a sedate manner

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He made no struggle to get higher, for all his strength had left him, and seeing no hope he calmly awaited death.
In your own interests," he said calmly, "they will not be granted to you.
Our conversation," the latter said calmly, "has reached a point, Mr.
My four Sons calmly asleep in the North-Western rooms, my two orphan Grandsons to the South; the Servants, the Butler, my Daughter, all in their several apartments.
Darya Alexandrovna was firmly convinced of Anna's innocence, and she felt herself growing pale and her lips quivering with anger at this frigid, unfeeling man, who was so calmly intending to ruin her innocent friend.
Little comforted by this, she clasped her hands upon her knee, and glancing upward, seemed, in silent anguish, to implore divine assistance; then, turning to me, she calmly said, - 'To-morrow, if you meet me on the moor about mid-day, I will tell you all you seek to know; and perhaps you will then see the necessity of discontinuing our intimacy - if, indeed, you do not willingly resign me as one no longer worthy of regard.
Might I not find more benefit in the contemplation of that venerable pile with the full moon in the cloudless heaven shining so calmly above it - with that warm yellow lustre peculiar to an August night - and the mistress of my soul within, than in returning to my home, where all comparatively was light, and life, and cheerfulness, and therefore inimical to me in my present frame of mind, - and the more so that its inmates all were more or less imbued with that detestable belief, the very thought of which made my blood boil in my veins - and how could I endure to hear it openly declared, or cautiously insinuated - which was worse?
But Leach took it quite calmly, though blood was spouting upon the deck as generously as water from a fountain.
I put the shovel away and calmly sat down on the coal-box facing him.
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.
First I was a forger," answered Andrea, as calmly as possible; "then I became a thief, and lately have become an assassin.
My father is king's attorney," replied Andrea calmly.
You seemed to have forgotten,' said she, calmly, 'that the creatures were all created for our convenience.
Bloomfield sent for me, and calmly told me that after Midsummer my services would be no longer required.
The tiny creature was caught on camera calmly rubbing soap into its fur, even pausing to scrub its armpits clean.