She asked for friendliness by crying to Mrs. McGanum, "How is the baby’s throat now?" and she was attentive while Mrs. McGanum rocked and knitted and placidly described symptoms.
She became placid, and thought well of her philosophy.
The river road led past rocky field slopes, deep glens, woods flamboyant now with September, to Mendota, white walls and a spire among trees beneath a hill, old-world in its placid ease.
Across the track was a pasture of dwarf clover and sparse lawn cut by earthy cow-paths; beyond its placid narrow green, the rough immensity of new stubble, jagged with wheat-stacks like huge pineapples.
You’re so strong and placid."
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a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay
I scan their faces, trying to look as placid as possible.