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used in In Cold Blood

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calm and not easily excited
  • Worse, when the daughter hung up, she did not quench the old woman's curiosity; instead, she placidly drank her coffee, went to her desk, and began to postmark a pile of letters.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (93% in)
  • A golf course"), the newcomer to Garden City, once he has adjusted to the nightly after eight silence of Main Street, discovers much to support the defensive boastings of the citizenry: a well run public library, a competent daily newspaper, green-lawned and shady squares here and there, placid residential streets where animals and children are safe to run free, a big, rambling park complete with a small menagerie ("See the Polar Bears!"
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (43% in)

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