Usage examples for coolness

  1. I believe he intended to impress us both with his coolness, but it was an unfortunate attempt. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. In the interior of their houses they sought rather the coolness and the shade. – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  3. At last, Warkworth, full of tears, and stifled with his own emotions, threw open the window again in a craving for air and coolness. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. There was the smell of rain upon dusty earth, there was the wine of coolness after heat, there was the sense of being borne upon the wind, there was the leaping of life within the veins to meet the awakened life without. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  5. " No," said Wharton, facing her look with coolness. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. He had small knowledge of tactics, but he had what is better,- the skill to take advantage of quickly passing events, and the coolness that made him complete master of all his resources. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  7. He was astonished at her coolness, her firmness of assertion, her air of complete acquaintance with the world. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  8. And yet, since her adventure, she felt a certain coolness towards her in the town. – Letters from my Windmill by Alphonse Daudet
  9. The coolness between her sisters and herself had, from no fault of hers, developed into positive anger. – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  10. After enjoying the coolness of the morning breeze, they again descended to the cabin, where they continued till breakfast- time, when they were joined by the old captain and his son Tom. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  11. However, the officer himself showed such coolness in this his baptism of fire as to deserve much congratulation upon his individual gallantry. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  12. I made a short reply; Mr. Tietkens put a little humour into his, and all coolness wore away, especially when Tommy made a speech. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  13. Be assured, however, that the apparent neglect does not arise from any coolness toward you and your esteemed family. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  14. Of course much of this sort of thing is due to nervousness, and there is no game in which full control of the nerves and extreme coolness are more necessary than in golf. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  15. If your desired one has the character of your mother, whom you so resemble, there should be no talk of future coolness and doubt. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  16. With the light something of the silence and coolness of the night entered also, and appealed to him. – The King's Stratagem and Other Stories by Stanley J. Weyman
  17. Then all at once, her coolness gave way, and she flung herself around upon us in a flood of tears: " You're a nice crowd of men, aren't you?" – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  18. And his companion could not but wonder at his coolness. – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  19. Indeed, Rebecca was rather struck by the coolness with which he treated the subject when he explained that he had seen the girl and found her beauty all it had been painted. – Lodusky by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  20. She expected to find running water under their shade, that and an attendant coolness. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory