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tranquil
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

31 uses
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Definition
calm and undisturbed
  • In the meanwhile, tranquillity had gradually been restored.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (94% in)
  • Nevertheless, tranquillity was gradually restored, the scholar held his peace, the mendicant counted over some coins in his hat, and the piece resumed the upper hand.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (88% in)
  • Then, while Guillaume Rym, a "sage and malicious man," as Philippe de Comines puts it, watched them both with a smile of raillery and superiority, each sought his place, the cardinal quite abashed and troubled, Coppenole tranquil and haughty, and thinking, no doubt, that his title of hosier was as good as any other, after all, and that Marie of Burgundy, mother to that Marguerite whom Coppenole was to-day bestowing in marriage, would have been less afraid of the cardinal than of the...
    1.1.4 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 4 — Master Jacques Coppenole (16% in)
  • A moment of horrible suspense ensued for the poor victim, during which Clopin tranquilly thrust into the fire with the tip of his foot, some bits of vine shoots which the flame had not caught.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (87% in)
  • ...harmonious parts of a magnificent whole, superposed in five gigantic stories;—develop themselves before the eye, in a mass and without confusion, with their innumerable details of statuary, carving, and sculpture, joined powerfully to the tranquil grandeur of the whole; a vast symphony in stone, so to speak; the colossal work of one man and one people, all together one and complex, like the Iliads and the Romanceros, whose sister it is; prodigious product of the grouping together of...
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (9% in)
  • The thing is accomplished without trouble, without effort, without reaction,—following a natural and tranquil law.
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (78% in)
  • At night, the gates were shut, the river was barred at both ends of the city with huge iron chains, and Paris slept tranquilly.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (18% in)
  • It was peopled with marble figures,—kings, saints, bishops,—who at least did not burst out laughing in his face, and who gazed upon him only with tranquillity and kindliness.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (48% in)
  • But the sermon over, he none the less tranquilly resumed his course of seditions and enormities.
    1.4.5 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 5 — More about Claude Frollo (18% in)
  • Dom Claude contented himself with replying, with tranquil hauteur.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (73% in)
  • In Egyptian Orient, poetry has like the edifices, grandeur and tranquillity of line; in antique Greece, beauty, serenity, calm; in Christian Europe, the Catholic majesty, the popular naivete, the rich and luxuriant vegetation of an epoch of renewal.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (89% in)
  • There was nothing, however, about Quasimodo, except his deformity, which could justify the display of halberds and arquebuses; he was gloomy, silent, and tranquil.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (56% in)
  • Then the wretched man, unable to break his collar, like that of a chained wild beast, became tranquil once more; only at intervals a sigh of rage heaved the hollows of his chest.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (66% in)
  • There was nothing mocking or ironical in the priest's glance, it was serious, tranquil, piercing.
    2.7.2 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 2 — A Priest and a Philosopher are.... (35% in)
  • In a few moments, I felt the gross things of earth flee far away, and I found myself once more calm, quieted, and serene, in the presence of the tranquil radiance of eternal truth.
    2.8.4 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 4 — Lasciate Ogni Speranza.... (46% in)
  • After all, one may be tranquil.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (28% in)
  • This being done, he began to look on tranquilly, whistling from time to time when a blackbird flitted past.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (87% in)
  • All this active, organized, tranquil life, recurring around him under a thousand forms, hurt him.
    2.9.1 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 1 — Delirium (29% in)
  • He lowered his gaze, and contemplated for a moment, through the railing of slender columns which unites the two towers, far away, through a gauze of mists and smoke, the silent throng of the roofs of Paris, pointed, innumerable, crowded and small like the waves of a tranquil sea on a summer night.
    2.9.1 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 1 — Delirium (91% in)
  • He had assumed a tranquil air; he said to her,— "Would you like to have me bring him to you?"
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (42% in)
  • In that matter he was tranquil; he had reached the bottom of personal suffering.
    2.9.5 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 5 — The Key to the Red Door (7% in)
  • The priest broke the silence at length, by saying, in a tranquil but glacial tone,— "How do you do, Master Pierre?"
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (14% in)
  • ...of compensation, had made so piercing that it could almost supply the other organs which Quasimodo lacked, it seemed to him that there was something singular about the Quay de la Vieille-Pelleterie, that there was a movement at that point, that the line of the parapet, standing out blackly against the whiteness of the water was not straight and tranquil, like that of the other quays, but that it undulated to the eye, like the waves of a river, or like the heads of a crowd in motion.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (7% in)
  • This resolution once taken, he set to examining the enemy with more tranquillity.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (13% in)
  • He laid his hand on the arrow, tore it from his arm, and tranquilly broke it across his big knee; then he let the two pieces drop on the floor, rather than threw them down.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (91% in)
  • He controlled himself and said with tranquil severity,— "Gossip Jacques, you enter very abruptly!"
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (43% in)
  • Coppenole, with his tranquil and rustic countenance, made the king approach the window.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (86% in)
  • He advanced thus into the very thickest of the cavalry, with the tranquil slowness, the lolling of the head and the regular breathing of a harvester attacking a field of wheat.
    2.10.7 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 7 — Chateaupers to the Rescue (68% in)
  • And when this was finished she became more tranquil, and knelt down to pray.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (63% in)
  • He imagined that she might have returned thither, that some good genius had, no doubt, brought her back, that this chamber was too tranquil, too safe, too charming for her not to be there, and he dared not take another step for fear of destroying his illusion.
    2.11.2 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 2 — The Beautiful Creature.... (14% in)
  • In the Parvis there were several groups of curious good people, who were tranquilly seeking to divine who the madman could be who was amusing himself in so strange a manner.
    2.11.2 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 2 — The Beautiful Creature.... (90% in)

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