Sentence Examples


  • In the result nothing disturbed his peaceable possession of the see.
  • He enjoyed considerable popularity in Belgium, as well as in Holland for his affability and moderation, and in 1830, on the outbreak of the Belgian revolution, he betook himself to Brussels, and did his utmost by personal conferences with the most influential men in the Belgian capital to bring about a peaceable settlement on the basis of the administrative autonomy of the southern provinces under the house of Orange.
  • The associated nobles proved ill neighbors to the peaceable citizens.
  • Thought and extension are peaceable attributes in this one substance; there are infinitely many other attributes, but these only are known to us.
  • The Maoris of to-day are law-abiding, peaceable and indolent.

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