Strange how such a placid moment could stir up such emotional turmoil.
From the north-eastern extremity of Assam where, near Sadya, the Lohit, the Dibong and the Dihong unite to form the wide placid Brahmaputra of the plains - one of the grandest rivers of the world - its south-westerly course to the Bay of Bengal is sufficiently well known.
The Housatonic, in portions placid, in others wild and rapid, winding along the deflecting barrier of the Hoosac Hills, is the most beautiful river of the state, despite the mercantile use of its water-power.
And a deep, spacious and placid harbour.
A man of placid and even phlegmatic temperament, he lived moderately in all things, and sought worldly prosperity only so far as was necessary to give him leisure for his literary work.
In place of the awful dignity of the kings there is the placid high-bred Princess Nofri (Plate II.
Hardly less imposing in their calm, placid perfection are the poems with which, in friendly rivalry, Goethe seconded the more popular ballads of his friend; Der Zauberlehrling, Der Gott and die Bayadere, Die Braut von Korintli, Alexis and Dora, Der neue Pausias and Die schone Miillerin - a cycle of poems in the style of the Volkslied - are among the masterpieces of Goethe's poetry.
At the head of Lake Placid stands Whiteface Mountain, from whose summit one of the finest views of the Adirondacks may be obtained.
Lake Placid is the principal source of the Ausable river, which for a part of its course flows through a rocky chasm from 500 to 175 ft.
And yet it is this placid kindly fresh-coloured old man who has come down to us as the author of that book the Imitation of Christ, which has been translated into more languages than any other book save the Bible, and which has moved the hearts of so many men of all nations, characters and conditions of life.
Where the Sudbury and Assabet unite to form the beautiful little Concord river, celebrated by Thoreau, is the village of Concord, straggling, placid and beautiful, full of associations with the opening of the War of Independence and with American literature.
At least she is so placid and mild that she doesn't lash out.
He had a placid nature.
He watched the placid surface of the sea.
His nature, when not enhanced by the electrical and chemical devices of his owner & trainer, is said to be quite placid.
How can a placid pet dog develop aggressive behavior?
It was placid water.
She had a placid temperament.
The normally placid Folding Society was being rocked by cut throat competition.
They are very nice to work with, very placid.
They may become irritable and aggressive or they may become very placid.
There was eternal spring, and placid zephyrs with warm Blasts soothed the flowers born without seed.
General Bagovut, a fighting old soldier of placid temperament, being also upset by all the delay, confusion, and cross-purposes, fell into a rage to everybody's surprise and quite contrary to his usual character and said disagreeable things to Toll.