It was so peaceful here.
It was so peaceful out here - like another world.
Our guests deserve a quiet and peaceful visit.
It was after nine before the two had time to talk, and come to some sort of peaceful understanding.
But if Sunday was peaceful, at least by recent standards, Monday was anything but.
A peaceful quiet settled over them until she spoke again.
The kingdom appeared peaceful from a distance.
It is so fresh, and peaceful and free!
The air between them was as calm and peaceful as it was raging around them.
Free and peaceful societies function best when government is transparent and open.
It was so quiet and peaceful – unlike my night.
From privates to general they were not expecting a battle and were engaged in peaceful occupations, the cavalry feeding the horses and the infantry collecting wood.
Her days were long but peaceful, wrought with duty and rest.
But the peaceful sleep he'd assumed would come eluded him as his mind continued to trip over far too many loose ends in the recent happenings.
He was beginning to like these peaceful encounters.
He knew one way of life, and that way had no place in the peaceful society she hoped to return to.
Her eyes closed, and she slept deeply, the first peaceful night of slumber since her last night with him.
"It's peaceful," Cynthia commented.
Here also it was found possible to dispense with garrisons, not because the provinces were as peaceful as Narbonensis, but because the Rhine army was close at hand.
I was witness to events of a less peaceful character.
The quiet home life and peaceful happiness of Bald Hills presented itself to him.
"It's so peaceful this time of year," she said sleepily.
More even than this, in your wickedness you destroy the peaceful homes of your clients!
He gathered her warm body in his arms and smoothed away the curls that clung to his face, breathing her deep scent before he dropped into the first peaceful slumber in ages.
All these forces were equally necessarythe revolutionists to keep up agitation and make government by bayonets impossible; the moderates to curb the impetuosity of the revolutionists and to present a scheme of society that was neither reactionary nor anarchical; the volunteers abroad to gain military experience; and the more peaceful exiles to spread the name of Italy among foreign peoples.
The walk was peaceful, the starry night and thrum of crickets easing her tired mind.
All was not quite as it seemed in the peaceful compound.
He hadn't been able to sleep in two days but fell fast into a deep, peaceful slumber.
The round chamber was much like the streets: peaceful and clean.
In more serene surroundings perhaps we could come to some understanding and move forward in a mutually peaceful way.
Yet the lithe woman with the transparent skin and glow was exactly what people saw when they went: a bright, beautiful, peaceful light.
He released her, the peaceful moment over.
The peaceful, snowy park was now swarmed with Immortals and demons fighting.
They had looked so peaceful, so comfortable, and she never understood the appeal until this moment.
For the first time since she'd arrived, Edith Shipton had a peaceful look on her face.
He donned biking clothes, packed a jacket and sweater in his pannier and set off in pursuit of a few peaceful moments in one of his favorite worlds.
It pains and it heals, it wakens me while it lulls me to the most peaceful sleep imaginable.
The gates of Jerusalem were opened to him and he left the Jews in peaceful occupation.
According to this, Duke Charles Emmanuel of Savoy, who succeeded his more tolerant father in 1580, was determined to reduce the Chablais to the Catholic religion, by peaceful means if possible, by force if necessary.
Italy the convention seemed like a betrayal; to ~ poleon it was a set-back which he tried to retrieve by Italian gesting to Austria the peaceful cession of Venetia to ~t1t~u,ce Italian kingdom, in order to prevent any danger of of 1866.
The privileges of the Roman patriciate, whatever we may call them, were not usurpations; and, if we call the privileges of the Venetian nobility usurpations, they were stealthy and peaceful usurpations, founded on something other than mere violence.
[OLD Testament History be loyal to Babylonia and to resume their former peaceful occupations.
The ambassadors at Constantinople urged peaceful counsels on the Porte, and the Sultan, alarmed at this juncture by an Armenian outbreak, began to display a conciliatory disposition.
The proprietary period (1663-1729) was a turbulent one, in spite of the supposedly peaceful influence of the Quakers.
In one sense, it's a peaceful world: The bully insists on the lunch money of the small kid, who has no recourse but to capitulate.
Not only are we eliminating historically warlike forms of government, we are replacing them with peaceful ones, namely democracy.
You, peaceful inhabitants of Moscow, artisans and workmen whom misfortune has driven from the city, and you scattered tillers of the soil, still kept out in the fields by groundless fear, listen!
Just then he was only anxious to get away as quickly as possible from places where people were killing one another, to some peaceful refuge where he could recover himself, rest, and think over all the strange new facts he had learned; but on reaching Orel he immediately fell ill.
"Much more peaceful than being alive," Andre replied, looking around.
It was peaceful on the path, in spite of the snow and increased inconvenience of trudging in its depth.
It was so peaceful and she felt so content with his arms around her.
In spite of the situation, it was peaceful riding with him.
Surely second thoughts didn't come abruptly in the middle of a peaceful ride, or tie a persons' insides in knots.
The peaceful reign of Henry III.
At Eleusis, Demeter was venerated as the introducer of all the blessings which agriculture brings in its train - fixed dwelling-places, civil order, marriage and a peaceful life; hence her name Thesmophoros, " the bringer of law and order," and the festival Thesmophoria.
This all leads to more peaceful states.
On returning to France, to the bosom of the great, strong, magnificent, peaceful, and glorious fatherland, I should have proclaimed her frontiers immutable; all future wars purely defensive, all aggrandizement antinational.
At least I'd save the price of a hotel though I wondered how peaceful a sleep I'd manage.
It was a peaceful scene made so much more beautiful by the addition of strategically placed outbuildings.
On the death of this general Descartes quitted the imperial service, and in July 1621 began a peaceful tour through Moravia, the borders of Poland, Pomerania, Brandenburg, Holstein and Friesland, from which he reappeared in February 1622 in Belgium, and betook himself directly to his father's home at Rennes in Brittany.
The peaceful development of Athenian power was interrupted by the revolt of Samos in 440.
At the conclave Francesco, Todeschini-Piccolomini was elected as Pius III., and he showed every disposition to be peaceful and respectable, but he was old, and in bad health.
Had the tsar been satisfied with this important success, which enabled him to rebuild Sevastopol and construct a Black Sea fleet, his reign might have been a peaceful and prosperous one, but he tried to recover the remainder of what - had been lost by the Crimean War, the province of Turkish Bessarabia and predominant influence in Turkey.
The indigenous races are nomadic Mongols, of a peaceful character, but in a very backward state of civilization.
After passing a chasseur regiment and in the lines of the Kiev grenadiers--fine fellows busy with similar peaceful affairs--near the shelter of the regimental commander, higher than and different from the others, Prince Andrew came out in front of a platoon of grenadiers before whom lay a naked man.
"How quiet, peaceful, and solemn; not at all as I ran," thought Prince Andrew--"not as we ran, shouting and fighting, not at all as the gunner and the Frenchman with frightened and angry faces struggled for the mop: how differently do those clouds glide across that lofty infinite sky!
The whole courtyard was permeated by a strong peaceful smell of stable yards, delightful to Pierre at that moment.
He gazed down upon her now-peaceful figure.
All Northmen were not bent on rapine and plunder; mary were peaceful merchants.
Among the measures and events distinguishing his term as president were the following: The meeting of the Pan-American Congress at Washington; the passage of the McKinley Tariff Bill and of the Sherman Silver Bill of 1890; the suppressing of the Louisiana Lottery; the enlargement of the navy; further advance in civil service reform; the convocation by the United States of an international monetary conference; the establishment of commercial reciprocity with many countries of America and Europe; the peaceful settlement of a controversy with Chile; the negotiation of a Hawaiian Annexation Treaty, which, however, before its ratification, his successor withdrew from the Senate; the settlement of difficulties with Germany concerning the Samoan Islands, and the adjustment by arbitration with Great Britain of the Bering Sea fur-seal question.
The foreign consuls intervened in the hope of bringing about a peaceful settlement, but the Sultan resolved on the employment of force, and an expedition despatched to Vamos effected the relief of that town with a loss of 200 men.
On the whole the history of the colony has been one of peaceful progress, interrupted now and again, as in 1903, by severe droughts.
How peaceful the phenomena of the lake!
All their faces were as serene as if all this were happening at home awaiting peaceful encampment, and not within sight of the enemy before an action in which at least half of them would be left on the field.