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Definition of Calmingly
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Literary usage of Calmingly
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1. Pictures of Travel by Charles Harvey Genung, Heinrich Heine (1898)
"... the Lorelei sat again on the mountain summit, singing adown her sweet seductive song, and the Rhine rippled so intelligibly, so calmingly — and yet at ..."
2. The American Journal of Clinical Medicine (1906)
"In dementia with muscular unrest it seems to act calmingly and thus be sleep producing. Dose up to one, milligram internally, or one-third of a milligram ..."
3. Daniel Webster: A Vindication, with Other Historical Essays by William Cleaver Wilkinson (1911)
"... I said, "Please tell me the circumstances. I want to know all about it." "Sit down, sit down," he calmingly said, "and I will tell you. ..."
4. The Pocket Edition of the Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1906)
"Arabella said, calmingly: " Emilia is with papa. She wrote to Mr. Powys. Whether she did rightly or not we have not now to enquire. ..."
5. Heinrich Heine's Pictures of Travel by Heinrich Heine, Charles Godfrey Leland (1863)
"... singing a-down her sweet seductive song, and the Rhine rippled so intelligibly, so calmingly—and yet at the same time so mockingly and strangely—and the ..."