As his lawsuit with the monastery still dragged on, he made it the pretext for seeing the Superior, in order to attempt to settle it amicably.
It was remarkable that Ivan spoke quite amicably, in a different tone, not angry as before, so if any one had opened the door at that moment and peeped in at them, he would certainly have concluded that they were talking peaceably about some ordinary, though interesting, subject.
"Don’t believe it then," said the gentleman, smiling amicably, "what’s the good of believing against your will?
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It was an amicable divorce.
The two countries have a productive and amicable relationship.