Sentence Examples with the word calmness

He listened with tolerable calmness to their Grand Remonstrance, hut his attempt to seize the five members whom he accused of high treason made a good understanding impossible.

I remember feeling a kind of calmness come over me as I primed the staff, and Jack's gaze became suddenly eloquent.

Cobden had the calmness and confidence of the political philosopher, Bright had the passion and the fervour of the popular orator.

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She astonished allonlookers by the calmness with which she braved death (April 1 3, 1794).

This he was able to do, as a moderate Lutheran, whose calmness and common sense contrasted advantageously with the unbridled violence of his contemporaries.

The theological calmness of the West, amid the violent theological disputes which troubled the Eastern patriarchates, and the statesmanlike wisdom of Rome's greater bishops, combined to give a unique position to the pope, which councils in vain strove to shake, and which in time of difficulty the Eastern patriarchs were fain to acknowledge and make use of, however they might protest against it and the conclusions deduced from it.

When this is over, you and I are going to have a little talk about how shitty you treated her, he said with calmness he didn't feel.

The Russian people, for example, could not contemplate with calmness as the head of their church a bishop appointed by the hereditary enemy of their country.

His prudent reserve and imperturbable calmness were branded as stiffness and haughtiness.

He met his death on the scaffold with calmness and dignity.