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serene
used in David Copperfield

10 uses
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Definition calm and untroubled
  • He never looked so serene as he did then.
    Chapters 13-15 (80% in)
  • I remained, therefore, in a state of considerable expectation until the cloth had been removed some half an hour, and we were sitting over our decanter of wine before the fire, when the door opened, and Littimer, with his habitual serenity quite undisturbed, announced: 'Miss Mowcher!'
    Chapters 22-24 (19% in)
  • The beautiful, calm manner, which makes her so different in my remembrance from everybody else, came back again, as if a cloud had passed from a serene sky.
    Chapters 25-27 (13% in)
  • A fair hand was stretched forth to me from the window; and the face I had never seen without a feeling of serenity and happiness, from the moment when it first turned back on the old oak staircase with the great broad balustrade, and when I associated its softened beauty with the stained-glass window in the church, was smiling on me.
    Chapters 34-36 (40% in)
  • There was a serenity, a tranquillity, a calm sunset air about him, which quite affected me.
    Chapters 37-39 (37% in)
  • I glanced at the serene face looking upward, and thought it was the stars that made it seem so noble.
    Chapters 40-42 (71% in)
  • I was about to observe that I again behold the serene spot where some of the happiest hours of my existence fleeted by.'
    Chapters 49-51 (13% in)
  • All at once, in this serenity, great Nature spoke to me; and soothed me to lay down my weary head upon the grass, and weep as I had not wept yet, since Dora died!
    Chapters 58-60 (8% in)
  • Her beautiful serene eyes met mine as she came towards me.
    Chapters 58-60 (84% in)
  • I turn my head, and see it, in its beautiful serenity, beside me.
    Chapters 63-64 (99% in)

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