Usage examples for placid

  1. 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
  2. Tony had never seen the placid Maud so angry. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  3. If I had power, I would lap you in the most placid slumber- quite deep and hushed, without a dream. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  4. For a high pressure storm center he seems mighty placid – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  5. " A place called Placid Pond," answered the girl, smiling back. – Four Girls and a Compact by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  6. 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
  7. And Flora and Anna waited, though with minds placid only to each other and the outer world. – Kincaid's Battery by George W. Cable
  8. She paused, but with no sign of embarrassment; looking at him with her profound and placid eyes. –  by
  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. 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.
  11. She laughed with the happiness of a healthy and placid old woman, her seventy years being, as she said, quite free from any evil done to her neighbour. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  12. 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
  13. " 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
  14. Indeed, Colville threw a book upon the floor to disturb his placid sleep. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. I said to her, Let's summer at Lake Placid so we went. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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