Among them, candles burned serenely like altar fires.
Yet the serene half-light over Tara’s well-kept acres brought a measure of quiet to her disturbed mind.
It was the sight of her mother’s serene face upturned to the throne of God and His saints and angels, praying for blessings on those whom she loved.
Melly sold useless stuff to men who could have no possible use for it as quietly and serenely as a shopkeeper, and Scarlett patterned her conduct on Melly’s.
She suddenly felt that this was where she belonged, not in serene and quiet old cities, flat beside yellow waters.
Her face was deathly white but her eyes, sunken and black circled, were serene.
Now it was morning and the world was still and serene and green and gold with dappled sunshine.
Melanie turned to her and on her face was the first expression of naked emotion Scarlett had ever seen in those serene eyes.
Through the letters ran a wistful yearning to be back home at Twelve Oaks, and for pages he wrote of the hunting and the long rides through the still forest paths under frosty autumn stars, the barbecues, the fish fries, the quiet of moonlight nights and the serene charm of the old house.
The sprawling white house with fluttering white curtains at the windows, the thick clover on the lawn with the bees busy in it, the little black boy on the front steps shooing the ducks and turkeys from the flower beds, the serene red fields and the miles and miles of cotton turning white in the sun!
They were the eyes of a happy woman, a woman around whom storms might blow without ever ruffling the serene core of her being.
Melanie’s small parlor looked as serene as it usually did on nights when Frank and Ashley were away and the women gathered together to sew.
Melanie looked tired and there were tears glistening on her lashes but her face was serene again.
For all its brightness the house was very still, not with the serene stillness of sleep but with a watchful, tired silence that was faintly ominous.
There was a luminous serenity in them and the innocence in the soft brown depths struck him like a blow in the face, clearing some of the alcohol out of his brain, halting his mad, careering words in mid-flight.
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While I lie awake worrying, she sleeps serenely.
She remained serene even when he was yelling at her.