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tranquil
used in Wuthering Heights

12 uses
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Definition
calm and undisturbed
  • However, Catherine would hot be persuaded into tranquillity.
    Chapter 9 (68% in)
  • Edgar is restored from the ill-temper he gave way to at your coming; I begin to be secure and tranquil; and you, restless to know us at peace, appear resolved on exciting a quarrel.
    Chapter 11 (43% in)
  • The doctor, on examining the case for himself, spoke hopefully to him of its having a favourable termination, if we could only preserve around her perfect and constant tranquillity.
    Chapter 12 (88% in)
  • I protested against playing that treacherous part in my employer's house: and, besides, I urged the cruelty and selfishness of his destroying Mrs. Linton's tranquillity for his satisfaction.
    Chapter 14 (82% in)
  • You say she is often restless, and anxiouslooking: is that a proof of tranquillity?
    Chapter 14 (87% in)
  • It asserted its own tranquillity, which seemed a pledge of equal quiet to its former inhabitant.
    Chapter 16 (26% in)
  • Do you think he could bear to see me grow fat and merry — could bear to think that we were tranquil, and not resolve on poisoning our comfort?
    Chapter 17 (15% in)
  • He bid her add a spoonful of wine from a bottle on the table; and having swallowed a small portion, appeared more tranquil, and said she was very kind.
    Chapter 23 (22% in)
  • I can't be prevented from going to Wuthering Heights, except by inflicting misery on two people; whereas, if you'll only not tell papa, my going need disturb the tranquillity of none.
    Chapter 24 (95% in)
  • I doubt it too much to venture my tranquillity by running into temptation: and then my home is not here.
    Chapter 25 (9% in)
  • No! she has disturbed me, night and day, through eighteen years — incessantly — remorselessly — till yesternight; and yesternight I was tranquil.
    Chapter 29 (52% in)
  • The consequence was that, perforce, he was condemned to the fireside and tranquillity, till he made it up again.
    Chapter 32 (65% in)

There are no more uses of "tranquil" in Wuthering Heights.

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