1 However, by dint of beating about a little in the dark, and now and then knocking up a peaceable inhabitant to inquire the way, we at last came to something which there was no mistaking.
2 The Huron, at least, seemed assured that the intentions of this singular intruder were peaceable, for after giving it an attentive examination, he quietly pursued his course.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 24
3 We was a-standin purty peaceable fer a spell, though there was men runnin ev'ry way all round us, an while we was a-standin like that, long come a big fat feller.
4 Quiet and peaceable in his disposition, he hoped, by unremitting diligence, to avert from himself at least a portion of the evils of his condition.
5 He made me submit; he made me be peaceable; he flattered me with hopes that, perhaps, he would buy them back; and so things went on, a week or two.
6 Legree, in a fury, swore she should be put to field service, if she would not be peaceable.
7 Mademoiselle Baptistine, perfectly peaceable and natural, took her seat at his left.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
8 She was a good girl, who did not go to the ball, and who was very peaceable.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
9 Conversations between comrades sometimes are subject to these peaceable tumults.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
10 An obscure street, peaceable inhabitants.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER
11 For the last hour, that boy had been creating an uproar in that peaceable arrondissement, the uproar of a fly in a bottle.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 15: CHAPTER IV—GAVROCHE'S EXCESS OF ZEAL
12 Induced by these feelings, I was of course led to admire peaceable lawgivers, Numa, Solon, and Lycurgus, in preference to Romulus and Theseus.
13 A pot of beer had appeared from the Jolly Bargemen, and they were sharing it by turns in a peaceable manner.
14 That miserable man would seem for a time to have become convinced of his errors, when far removed from the scenes of his old offences, and to have lived a peaceable and honest life.
15 Tientietnikov was a kindly and peaceable man, yet his eyes flashed as he said this, and his voice vibrated with wounded feeling.