Her features were more defined and had a calm, soft, and serene expression.
Evelyn appeared serene and perfect, as usual.
In more serene surroundings perhaps we could come to some understanding and move forward in a mutually peaceful way.
Commerce is unexpectedly confident and serene, alert, adventurous, and unwearied.
Perhaps I may prove useful to your Serene Highness.
But his character remained serene and unshaken in dignity.
It is amazing how his Serene Highness could so foresee the intentions of the French!
30) is a majestic work, serene and powerful; carved in hard diorite, yet unhesitating in execution.
Many of them saw the achievements they relate and were inspired by patriotism to record them, so that their writings lack that serene atmosphere of critical appreciation which is looked for if history is to take its place as a science.
Virgil is serene and lovely like a marble Apollo in the moonlight; Homer is a beautiful, animated youth in the full sunlight with the wind in his hair.
Boris evidently said this to Pierre in order to be overheard by his Serene Highness.
She is sitting by me as I write, her face serene and happy, crocheting a long red chain of Scotch wool.
"Ready, your Serene Highness," replied the general.
He watched her sleep, wishing to know her dreams; wondering if he would ever see her face this serene again.
His genius was one of generalization and abstraction; and the aspirations of the time towards unity and perfection received, by his serene labours, an embodiment denied to them in the troubled world of politics.
The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent.
Two of his sisters were waiting, composed and serene in their dark clothing with hands clasped in front of them.
The woman turned, interest then puzzlement on her serene, chiseled features.
The predicate of " Serene Highness," though borne by certain magnates who were princes before they became Russians - as in the case of the families mentioned above - is not attached to the Russian title of " prince."
But this man, as the first that was distinguished there in this manner, after enduring what was likely to follow an act so daring, preserved his mind, calm and serene, until the moment when his spirit fled."
This party used Vergniaud, whose lofty and serene ideas they applauded and travestied in action.
Here, as in Lombardy, a feeling for serene beauty derived from study of the antique has not interrupted the evolution of a style indigenous to France and eminently characteristic of the French temperament.
But the prevailing impression we carry away after reading him is that in all his early satires he was animated by a sincere and manly detestation of the tyranny and cruelty, the debauchery and luxury, the levity and effeminacy, the crimes and frauds, which we know from other sources were then rife in Rome, and that a more serene wisdom and a happier frame of mind were attained by him when old age had somewhat allayed the fierce rage which vexed his manhood.
All these various classes of princes are styled Fiirst and have the predicate " Serene Highness " (Durchlaucht).
Private interests of the community to make it worth while to make any effort to rescue it from the degrada tion into which it had fallen; yet the Peihams had not been long in power before this serene belief that the country could get on very well without a government in any real sense of the word was put to the test.
Raised to the rank of a princess in 1858, the countess and her children were allowed to style themselves princes and princesses of Battenberg, with the addition of Durchlaucht or Serene Highness.
1 The genial fellowship of the philosophic community that he collected in his garden remained a striking feature in the traditions of his school; and certainly the ideal which Stoics and Epicureans equally cherished of a brotherhood of sages was most easily realized on the Epicurean plan of withdrawing from political and dialectical conflict to simple living and serene leisure, in imitation of the gods apart from the fortuitous concourse of atoms that we call a world.
I have never felt lonesome, or in the least oppressed by a sense of solitude, but once, and that was a few weeks after I came to the woods, when, for an hour, I doubted if the near neighborhood of man was not essential to a serene and healthy life.
The change from storm and winter to serene and mild weather, from dark and sluggish hours to bright and elastic ones, is a memorable crisis which all things proclaim.
I know of those whose serene and wise speculations on this theme would soon reveal the limits of his mind's range and hospitality.
He had just entered, wearing an embroidered court uniform, knee breeches, and shoes, and had stars on his breast and a serene expression on his flat face.
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.
He stopped in the village at the priest's house in front of which stood the commander-in-chief's carriage, and he sat down on the bench at the gate awaiting his Serene Highness, as everyone now called Kutuzov.
Kutuzov's adjutant whispered to Prince Andrew that this was the wife of the priest whose home it was, and that she intended to offer his Serene Highness bread and salt.
Anyhow his Serene Highness knows you and will receive you graciously.
Boris shrugged his shoulders, his Serene Highness would not have it, or someone persuaded him.
I concluded that if I reported to your Serene Highness you might send me away or say that you knew what I was reporting, but then I shouldn't lose anything...
And should your Serene Highness require a man who will not spare his skin, please think of me....
I have not considered it right to conceal from your Serene Highness what I have seen.
Only Malasha, Andrew's six-year-old granddaughter whom his Serene Highness had petted and to whom he had given a lump of sugar while drinking his tea, remained on the top of the brick oven in the larger room.
His Serene Highness has passed through Mozhaysk in order to join up with the troops moving toward him and has taken up a strong position where the enemy will not soon attack him.
He, the commander-in-chief, a Serene Highness who everybody said possessed powers such as no man had ever had in Russia, to be placed in this position--made the laughingstock of the whole army!
A billion consciences sitting under the serene surface of the water.
Nishani took the hands of his youngest sister, Talal, and began to speak, animated compared to the serene women of his world.
To a youth and womanhood of storm and stress had succeeded an old age of serene activity and then of calm decay.
The title of princess of Battenberg, derived from an old residence of the grand-dukes of Hesse, was conferred, with the prefix Durchlaucht or "Serene Highness," on the countess and her descendants in 1858.
It is not too much to say that his imperturbable equanimity, his serene bonhomie kept the host together.
Every time the tsar returned to Russia he received fresh accusations of peculation against "his Serene Highness."
He dwelt upon the illumination of the mind and soul by direct communion with the Creative Spirit; upon the spiritual and poetic monitions of external nature; and upon the benefit to man of a serene mood and a simple way of life.
In 1853 he was recalled and named president for life, with the title of Serene Highness.
On the 16th of December 1853 Santa Anna issued a decree making himself dictator, with the title of serene highness.
In age he retained most of these characteristics, refined by a serene expression of peace after contest.
The remarkably adult yet innocent expression of their open and serene eyes is very memorable.
Her husband has welcomed his Serene Highness with the cross at the church, and she intends to welcome him in the house....
All the gentlemen have gone out, and his Serene Highness himself rode past long ago.
He was commonly compared to Olympian Zeus, partly because of his serene and dignified bearing, partly by reason of the majestic roll of the thundering eloquence, with its bold poetical imagery, with which he held friend and foe spellbound.
Anatole left the box, serene and gay.
"Would not your Serene Highness like to come inside?" said the general on duty in a discontented voice, "the plans must be examined and several papers have to be signed."
"You should take some rest, your Serene Highness," replied Schneider.
He was not a very large man, but was well formed and had a beautiful face--calm and serene as the face of a fine portrait.
Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.
What is the pill which will keep us well, serene, contented?
Prince Andrew replied that he was not on his Serene Highness' staff but was himself a new arrival.
Spent with weakness and fatigue he asked leave to rest his head on his companion's lap, and quickly fell into a quiet sleep. As Niccolini tells us, the martyr's face became serene and smiling as a child's.
He treated his Serene Highness with a somewhat affected nonchalance intended to show that, as a highly trained military man, he left it to Russians to make an idol of this useless old man, but that he knew whom he was dealing with.
For a long time they continued to look at red Rugay who, his arched back spattered with mud and clanking the ring of his leash, walked along just behind "Uncle's" horse with the serene air of a conqueror.