"You’re welcome, friend, you’re welcome," said Mayor Bascom placidly.
They had stopped talking, they seemed to be waiting in placid indifference.
A flow of stars hung above the stream, leaping out of its placid smoothness, looking delicate as lace and innocent as children’s sparklers.
Mayor Bascom smiled, looking at them in a manner of placid frankness.
But he was a placid, amicable fellow, who made a good fireman with no hope of ever rising to engineer; his husky muscles were his only asset.
A streak of boiling foam came from among the pines and went crashing down the rocky steps to vanish in the placid water.
Mr. Weatherby’s tone had a kind of placid righteousness, as if he were reciting a formula required to convey another meaning, clear to all of them; he was looking straight at Taggart, in special emphasis of the unstated.
In the instant when he focused his lens, a goat was pulling at its chain, reaching placidly for a tall, dry thistle.
"Any kind," said Mr. Thompson placidly.
Oh my, no, it wasn’t," she said placidly.
Who’s said anything about agreeing?" said Mr. Thompson, his tone surprisingly placid.
There are no more uses of "placid" in the book.
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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.