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  • beneath a sky repossessed by the tranquil splendour of the moon.
  • She began to cut the pages of a novel, tranquilly studying her prey through downcast lashes while she organized a method of attack.
  • In reality, her thoughts were finding definite utterance in the tranquil recapitulation of the blessings in store for her.
  • The fragrance of the late blossoms seemed an emanation of the tranquil scene, a landscape tutored to the last degree of rural elegance.
  • She had risen, and stood before him in a kind of clouded majesty, like some deposed princess moving tranquilly to exile.
  • They had never been at peace together, they two; and now he felt himself drawn downward into the strange mysterious depths of her tranquillity.
  • The stroll soon resolved itself into a tranquil session on a bench overhung with laurel and Banksian roses, from which they caught a dazzle of blue sea between marble balusters, and the fiery shafts of cactus-blossoms shooting meteor-like from the rock.
  • Gerty, strangely tranquil too, with the conscious self-control of one who has ministered to much pain, stood by the bed, speaking gently, as if transmitting a final message.
  • Her real self had lain warm on his heart but a few hours earlier—what had he to do with this estranged and tranquil face which, for the first time, neither paled nor brightened at his coming?
  • The green-shaded lamps made tranquil circles of light in the gathering dusk, a little fire flickered on the hearth, and Selden’s easy-chair, which stood near it, had been pushed aside when he rose to admit her.

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  • I love a lake with tranquil blue water.
  • I envy your tranquil home.

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