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Assistant coaches thought Hayes was calmer than usual, but they had no idea what he was enduring.A high school football coach had a heart attack during a game, but didn’t leave until it was done|Kyle Melnick|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
He recalled seeing priests risking their lives in the Dublin crossfire to administer the last rites to the dead, and remembered Pádraic Pearse as “a poet and a schoolteacher,” calm and composed even as he faced execution for his ideals.The Banned Irish Revolution Film Starring a Real Soldier|Fiona Zublin|November 16, 2020|Ozy
Being outdoors on his farm was calming and took him back to something he enjoyed doing.Why this Virginia man spent days making an Alzheimer’s ‘busy box’ for a stranger|Cathy Free|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
When little else could, games gave me calm distraction, good cheer or an emotional reset.In a grim year, a November Masters is something to be thankful for|Thomas M. Boswell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Every decision has been made in a calm manner, knowing it’s a journey.Gio Reyna is primed for his USMNT debut. And he’s only 17.|Steven Goff|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
He calmly offered his vision of an ideology that merges libertarian values with social conservative virtue.
It was strange to see Ramona deal with Aviva so calmly: usually her head swivels and her eye sockets pulse.Betrayal, Blowjobs, and Bitchery: the 'Real Housewives' Get Really Desperate|Tim Teeman|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beyond that, explained Robinson, Carson was able to “calmly articulate conservative principles.”
His assistant manager, DOUG STAMPER, is agitated, pacing back and forth, while UNDERWOOD calmly eats a breadstick.Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden|Kelly Williams Brown|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jamie growls at Cardosa, who replies “yes” and calmly expresses regret on the other end of the line.
"You need not be afraid of that any more, Ronnie," his uncle told him calmly.The Kingdom of the Blind|E. Phillips Oppenheim
He was calmly reading a newspaper and having a morning smoke, until it should be time to go out.Mr. Isaacs|F. Marion Crawford
It was at that moment that Kathleen calmly and slowly raised her face and looked around her.The Rebel of the School|Mrs. L. T. Meade
But we calmly submitted to the numerous indignities heaped upon us, feeling that it was better to suffer wrong than to do wrong.Scraps of Biography|Various
"For three months I have made it possible for you to have everything a woman can want," continued Gordon, calmly, coming to her.A Star for a Night|Elsie Janis