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inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly

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inclined or disposed to peace

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not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war

disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature

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"And you ought to be ashamed of yourself," Saxon broke in, "trying to shame and disgrace peaceable people who've done no wrong."
The lantern lit up the whole of its peaceable surface, which knew neither ripple nor wave.
It could be no impediment to reforms of the State constitution by a majority of the people in a legal and peaceable mode.
Had the States complied punctually with the articles of Confederation, or could their compliance have been enforced by as peaceable means as may be used with success towards single persons, our past experience is very far from countenancing an opinion, that the State governments would have lost their constitutional powers, and have gradually undergone an entire consolidation.
I shall do everything in my power that all those goods be secured to you, and that you are not molested in carrying them off; also, that whole families shall go in the same vessel, and make this remove, which I am sensible must give you a great deal of trouble, as easy as his Majesty's service will admit; and hope that, in whatever part of the world you may fall, you may be faithful subjects, a peaceable and happy people.
They fell to work and belabored each other with might and main; kicks and cuffs and dry blows were as well bestowed as they were well merited, until, having fought to their hearts' content, and been drubbed into a familiar acquaintance with each other's prowess and good qualities, they ended the fight by becoming firmer friends than they could have been rendered by a year's peaceable companionship.
she's not the susceptible, anxious, worriting creature you imagine: she's a little meek, peaceable, affectionate body; apt to be rather sulky at times, but quiet and cool in the main, and ready to take things as they come.'
If anyone had had the right to ask Alexey Alexandrovitch what he thought of his wife's behavior, the mild and peaceable Alexey Alexandrovitch would have made no answer, but he would have been greatly angered with any man who should question him on that subject.
I will know who it is that wishes to disturb a peaceable, ay, and an honest family too, at such a time in the night as this!"
Have I not said, woman, that you keep one in attendance who is entitled to a peaceable as well as an honourable admission?
Legree, in a fury, swore she should be put to field service, if she would not be peaceable. Cassy, with proud scorn, declared she would go to the field.
In her search for the roots of peaceable communities, Boulding writes about contemporary societies that set a high value on peace, and examines how adults use conflict management and teach it to children.
Chapters include: a new vision of education; the peaceable classroom; how to wage peace - the skills of conflict resolution; valuing diversity - creating inclusive schools and communities; the role of the teacher in the peaceable classroom; mediation in the schools; signs of hope; peace in the family; Resolving Conflict Creatively Program's beginnings; creating peaceable schools; and beyond the schoolyard - schools and communities working together.
It's true, she grants, that nice, socially competent, peaceable parents tend to treat their children well and to produce nice, socially competent, peaceable children.
However, most Argentine ants collected in California remained peaceable when confronting a stranger from a distant nest.