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used in Great Expectations

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calm and not easily excited
  • Instantly, Miss Skiffins stopped it with the neatness of a placid boxer, took off that girdle or cestus as before, and laid it on the table.
    Chapter 37 (79% in)
  • "Well," said Joe, passing the poker into his left hand, that he might feel his whisker; and I had no hope of him whenever he took to that placid occupation; "your sister's a master-mind.
    Chapter 7 (63% in)
  • As the days went on, I noticed more and more that he would lie placidly looking at the white ceiling, with an absence of light in his face until some word of mine brightened it for an instant, and then it would subside again.
    Chapter 56 (75% in)
  • Do what he would, and love me though he did, the light left his face ever and again, and a film came over the placid look at the white ceiling.
    Chapter 56 (86% in)
  • The change, though it was made without noise, drew back the film from the placid look at the white ceiling, and he looked most affectionately at me.
    Chapter 56 (92% in)
  • The placid look at the white ceiling came back, and passed away, and his head dropped quietly on his breast.
    Chapter 56 (97% in)
  • "Nor I." The moon began to rise, and I thought of the placid look at the white ceiling, which had passed away.
    Chapter 59 (63% in)

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