I grasped his hand, and in a moment forgot my horror and misfortune; I felt suddenly, and for the first time during many months, calm and serene joy.
A serene sky and verdant fields filled me with ecstasy.
The evening was warm and serene, and we prolonged our walk farther than usual.
The sky was serene; and, as I was unable to rest, I resolved to visit the spot where my poor William had been murdered.
They did not appear rich, but they were contented and happy; their feelings were serene and peaceful, while mine became every day more tumultuous.
How happy and serene all nature appears!
My father observed with pain the alteration perceptible in my disposition and habits and endeavoured by arguments deduced from the feelings of his serene conscience and guiltless life to inspire me with fortitude and awaken in me the courage to dispel the dark cloud which brooded over me.
Now all was blasted; instead of that serenity of conscience which allowed me to look back upon the past with self-satisfaction, and from thence to gather promise of new hopes, I was seized by remorse and the sense of guilt, which hurried me away to a hell of intense tortures such as no language can describe.
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While I lie awake worrying, she sleeps serenely.
She remained serene even when he was yelling at her.