calm and unruffled

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  • She was quite calm and unruffled, and found time to smile at each member of the party before she spoke. Cited from Sisters Three, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Yesterday it lay before us calm and unruffled, save by the waves which gently broke upon the shore. Cited from The Discovery of Yellowstone Park, by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  • "And my life has been calm and unruffled in consequence!" Cited from The Broad Highway, by Jeffery Farnol
  • She sat there calm and unruffled, looking at me with sadness. Cited from Child of a Century, Alfred de Musset, v3
  • She was the younger of the three girls, but in this emergency took the lead because of her calm and unruffled disposition and native good sense. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad, by Edith Van Dyne
  • Her manner, though very calm and unruffled, was rather unpromising. Cited from The Guinea Stamp, by Annie S. Swan
  • And he looked at Simon in a calm and unruffled fashion that seemed to make that quarrelsome fellow angrier than ever. Cited from The Tale of Dickie Deer Mouse, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Does she act complacency, and sit calm and unruffled! Cited from The Adventures of Hugh Trevor, by Thomas Holcroft
  • At the head of the glen reposed a small clear sheet of water, as calm and unruffled as the village itself. Cited from Lha Dhu; Or, The Dark Day, by William Carleton
  • It seems as though the comic could not produce its disturbing effect unless it fell, so to say, on the surface of a soul that is thoroughly calm and unruffled. Cited from Laughter, by Henri Bergson
  • Hence to be calm and unruffled is merely to anticipate a habit; and it is a great advantage not to need to form it. Cited from The Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer: The Art of Controversy, Schopenhauer
  • The mind, that ought to be calm and unruffled, is kept in a constant state of excitement by balls, and concerts, and plays. Cited from Advice to a Mother, by Pye Henry Chavasse
  • Five minutes later, the surface of the water in that pit was as calm and unruffled as ever -- not a ripple showed that it had been disturbed. Cited from The Talleyrand Maxim, by J. S. Fletcher
  • While this was going forward Calvert stood by silent, outwardly calm and unruffled, inwardly much perturbed. Cited from Calvert of Strathore, by Carter Goodloe
  • The deep waters were stirred, stirred to their inmost depths, but the surface was calm and unruffled. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • In the midst of the black was one white figure -- Welch, as calm and unruffled as if he had been returning from a short trot to improve his wind. Cited from The Pothunters, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • One thing struck me, that the whole surface of the sea was as calm and unruffled as the intervening ice, and that no breath of air was stirring in the heavens. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The one, though a recluse at the beginning of her career, came more into actual contact with people and things than did the smooth-faced, white-handed mother superior in all the course of her calm and unruffled existence. Cited from Women of the Romance Countries, by John R. Effinger
  • Barbara always looked calm and unruffled under the most trying circumstances, but she shut the door unnecessarily hard and the Portias exchanged amazed glances. Cited from Betty Wales Senior, by Margaret Warde
  • Involuntarily Durward glanced toward 'Lena, but her face was as calm and unruffled as if the visitor had been her uncle. Cited from 'Lena Rivers, by Mary J. Holmes
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