Good luck getting him to believe you, she said with calmness she didn't feel.
Cobden had the calmness and confidence of the political philosopher, Bright had the passion and the fervour of the popular orator.
A calmness washed over her and she stared up at him coldly.
"You have no choice," he said with calmness that terrified her.
"Aisha wouldn't want him," Katie said with more calmness than she felt.
He forced calmness into his voice as the thought of a wayward body resurrected very unpleasant memories.
She astonished allonlookers by the calmness with which she braved death (April 1 3, 1794).
He met his death on the scaffold with calmness and dignity.
We know, for example, that the choice of a contemplative life was not the result of indifference to the fate of the world, or of any natural coldness or even calmness of temperament.
His prudent reserve and imperturbable calmness were branded as stiffness and haughtiness.
"You have thirty seconds, sweetheart," Jule said with a calmness that chilled her to the bone.
Wiseman displayed calmness and courage, and immediately penned an admirable Appeal to the English People (a pamphlet of over 30 pages), in which he explained the nature of the pope's action, and argued that the admitted principle of toleration included leave to establish a diocesan hierarchy; and in his concluding paragraphs he effectively contrasted that dominion over Westminster, which he was taunted with claiming, with his duties towards the poor Catholics resident there, with which alone he was really concerned.
"Will you tell me why you betrayed him before I kill you?" he asked with calmness at odds with the storm in his breast.
Probably he found in his calmness of temperament, even in his want of imagination, a sense of rest and of exemption from the disturbing influences of life; while in his physical philosophy he found both an answer to the questions which perplexed him and an inexhaustible stimulus to his intellectual curiosity.
This he was able to do, as a moderate Lutheran, whose calmness and common sense contrasted advantageously with the unbridled violence of his contemporaries.
He had to be torn from his seat ere he was removed to prison, and as he sat next to Danton in the tumbrel which conveyed them to the guillotine, the calmness of the great leader failed to impress him.
He bore with calmness the storm of reproach from his party associates which followed, and lived to regain the esteem of those who had attacked him.
The theological calmness of the West, amid the violent theological disputes which troubled the Eastern patriarchates, and the statesmanlike wisdom of Rome's greater bishops, combined to give a unique position to the pope, which councils in vain strove to shake, and which in time of difficulty the Eastern patriarchs were fain to acknowledge and make use of, however they might protest against it and the conclusions deduced from it.
The Russian people, for example, could not contemplate with calmness as the head of their church a bishop appointed by the hereditary enemy of their country.
He listened with tolerable calmness to their Grand Remonstrance, hut his attempt to seize the five members whom he accused of high treason made a good understanding impossible.
It promotes calmness as well as growth and healing, and in folk tradition it is used to represent nature.
"Without it," he emphatically says, "there can be no theology; it can only thrive in the calmness of a soul consecrated to God."
He himself on more than one occasion went to sea with the fleet, and inspired all with whom he came in contact by the example he set of calmness in danger, energy in action and inflexible strength of will.
He possessed vast and varied learning, perfect calmness and impartiality, and great power of historical insight, and is now looked back to as the pioneer in the movement for the economic interpretation of history.
As he sat on the judgment-seat, ` the deep thought betrayed in his furrowed brow - the large eyebrows, overhanging eyes that seemed to regard more what was taking place within than around him - his calmness, that would have assumed a character of sternness but for its perfect placidity - his dignity, repose and venerable age, tended at once to win confidence and to inspire respect ' (Townsend).
He surprised himself with his calmness, prompted by a total lack of understanding of the situation.
"Tell Rhyn what you told me, Jade," Kris said with calmness that made Rhyn.s blood boil more.
The most striking feature of the Oriental fatalism is its complete indifference to material circumstances: men accept prosperity and misfortune with calmness as the decree of fate.
"My greatest mistake was not destroying you sooner," A'Ran said with chilling calmness.
"I stole nothing of his," Jenn replied with forced calmness.
Moreover, in moments of great excitement he was able to maintain outward calmness.
Jule's shit outta luck, Damian continued with forced calmness.
"Let the girl go, and I'll make sure your soul goes where it should, right beside mine," Past-Death said with calmness Deidre envied.
"It looks like a few things changed while I was gone," the Immortal said with the calmness Gabriel remembered always admiring.
At this point, I.m the only thing capable of standing between you and the monsters in the forest, Rhyn replied with calmness he didn.t feel.
When this is over, you and I are going to have a little talk about how shitty you treated her, he said with calmness he didn't feel.
I remember feeling a kind of calmness come over me as I primed the staff, and Jack's gaze became suddenly eloquent.
The second movement opens with a haunting melody from a solo bassoon, creating a feeling of calmness.
many commentators have praised the calmness of Britain's response to the London bombings.
You may have to deal with trouble makers or very domineering people who will cause your emotional calmness to fluctuate.
If used regularly, they can become addictive. * Barbiturates, including phenobarbital, bring feelings of calmness.
Give us calmness and serenity of mind and heart as we prepare for the forthcoming examinations.
She tried to affect a calmness she didn’t feel as she went into the interview.
You will feel a deep calmness after the 30-minute session.
As you contemplate the object of your meditation, you feel a sense of calmness and serenity spread throughout your body.
If you approach the situation with calmness and love first, odds are your teen will be a much more willing participant in treatment.
Water dreams: Depending on the type of water and the flow, the dream could mean calmness and good times ahead, or could be a warning of trouble and that rough waters are coming.
Though this speaks strongly of feng shui's popularity, it also suggests that it's possible for every physical space we own to be evaluated for its potential to provide calmness and relaxation.
Water is associated with purity, calmness and freshness.
Her first impression of the facility was one of calmness and peace; the reception area was clean and quiet, tastefully decorated with plants and comfortable furniture.
There is still excitement and anticipation AND there is also calmness as both of you are feeling more connected to each other.
This relaxing pose fosters calmness of the mind and body, reducing stress.
He went to the place of execution in Lincoln's Inn Fields with perfect calmness, which was preserved to the last.
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