Usage examples for placid

  1. If I had power, I would lap you in the most placid slumber- quite deep and hushed, without a dream. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  2. The mountains in the sunshine looked as if nothing could move their grandeur, and so I stepped from stone to stone, in the bed of the placid brightness. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  3. " I am convinced," said my friend; for he was a man of a placid temper: he took the hint, and his book did sell! – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4. The bridge is soon reached, in the crossing of which, a fine view of the last mad rush of the waters is gained as they issue from the gorge into the placid stream leading to the lake below. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert
  5. I said to her, Let's summer at Lake Placid- so we went. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  6. It was a placid evening after a day of heat, and he could see the smoke from the kitchen chimney going straight and delicately towards the sky. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  7. " A place called Placid Pond," answered the girl, smiling back. – Four Girls and a Compact by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  8. For a high pressure storm center he seems mighty placid. – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  9. But his features wore the same sad and placid expression; and no line in his face seemed to betray either surprise or ill- will. – Tales From Two Hemispheres by Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  10. And Flora and Anna waited, though with minds placid only to each other and the outer world. – Kincaid's Battery by George W. Cable
  11. Tony had never seen the placid Maud so angry. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  12. The queen, his companion on this placid journey, had grown to be like him in many ways. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  13. He read and then re- read its contents, while a look of puzzled surprise disturbed his usually placid countenance. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  14. In the same way the placid reflecting surface of the mediumistic mind may become disturbed by the presence of fear, doubt, and distrust in the mind of the medium. – Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers by Bhakta Vishita
  15. His wife was comely for her years, with a placid expression. – The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825 by Gordon Sellar
  16. Then, to add to the sense of loneliness and peace conveyed by the placid bay and the green slopes beyond, a big whale rolled into view in the middle distance, and blew a column of water high in air. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  17. The girl looked quiet, placid, content- only, for a moment, she sank the deep lights of her eyes deep into his and the scrutiny seemed to bring her peace, for she drew a long breath and at him her eyes smiled. – The Heart Of The Hills by John Fox, Jr.