The fragments of Sallust contain the substance of a speech delivered by Cotta in order to calm the popular anger at a deficient corn-supply.
He is typically English in his reverence for facts, whether facts of sense or of living consciousness, in his aversion from abstract speculation and verbal reasoning, in his suspicion of mysticism, in his calm reasonableness, and in his ready submission to truth, even when truth was incapable of being fully reduced to system by man.
The warriors made no move to corner the critter or even calm Kiera down.
Apparently her calm acceptance encouraged him to continue.
From the time of Pheidias calm earnestness, self-conscious might, and clearness of intellect were the main characteristics of the goddess.
After she managed to calm herself she added, If Quinn didn't realize the magnitude of what we've done and can do, I think he'd buy Howie a ticket out of here.
I get off on killing you idiots, she said in the same calm voice she used with Jonny.
Yes, we were now in that enchanted calm which they say lurks at the heart of every commotion.
As I was paddling along the north shore one very calm October afternoon, for such days especially they settle on to the lakes, like the milkweed down, having looked in vain over the pond for a loon, suddenly one, sailing out from the shore toward the middle a few rods in front of me, set up his wild laugh and betrayed himself.
In my house we were so near that we could not begin to hear--we could not speak low enough to be heard; as when you throw two stones into calm water so near that they break each other's undulations.