Usage examples for serenity

  1. No living thing dared to affront the serenity of this cloudless sky, dared to revolt against the oppression of this glorious and cruel sunshine. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  2. But his eyes met mine with perfect serenity – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
  3. However, the pure air playing round me up here, and the magnificent landscape spread beneath my feet, impart a certain serenity to my thoughts which makes me feel a contemptuous pity, both for my suspicions and the cause of them. – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  4. It had required resolution to put Echo and his relations with her into the background, but he accomplished even this, and he allowed no thought of possible complications to affect his mental serenity – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  5. When he got home, his mother and sisters hung about him as they always had done, and protected him in some measure from the cold serenity of the vicar. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. The serenity of her life- its charity, its truth, its cheerful care for others, the confidence of the young which it invited, showed in all the aspect of her. – When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009
  7. For she too was waiting- waiting with the serenity of one whose mind is made up as to the course her life would take. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  8. Their beauty and serenity pervaded Lenore's soul. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  9. There was serenity in an unopened letter. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  10. Other bodies lie in absolute peace and serenity – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  11. Then began for me a time of great peace and serenity – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. The average person who is afflicted with the erroneous ideas still so common, is doing an enormous amount of injury and bringing into the lives of the very people he loves a depression of which he little dreams, and which he can change to vivid pleasure by always thinking cheerfully of them and sending them daily thoughts of serenity and peace. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
  13. The wind began to blow, the dust began to fly, the sun began to burn; and the freshness and serenity of the morning passed. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  14. The six vessels kept within easy distance of each other, and Captain Salt, on the deck of L'Heureuse, directed their movements with a serenity that cheered even the poor men on the benches below him. – The Blue Pavilions by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  15. The end came to the old man amid comparative peace and serenity – Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle by H. N. Brailsford
  16. Their persistence was exquisite now that they confronted with serenity the night. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  17. Chevalier's suffering had by this time attained the serenity of a flood tide. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
  18. I wondered as I watched him if anything ever disturbed his serenity and desired to try. – My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
  19. Reddy got only the last of it, but that did not contribute to his serenity – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  20. This was a summons that aroused even Mrs. Galland's serenity to haste. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer