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used in O Pioneers!

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calm and not easily excited
  • Mrs. Bergson was a fair-skinned, corpulent woman, heavy and placid like her son, Oscar, but there was something comfortable about her; perhaps it was her own love of comfort.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (81% in)
  • "Maybe," said Alexandra placidly; "but I've found it sometimes pays to mend other people's fences.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (88% in)

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