Compare Low German Stelling, Germanstellen (“to set, to place”).
Stilling Sentence Examples
She drew a deep breath, stilling her nerves, and crossed to the paddock.
Stilling her mind, she calmed herself.
A month later, under the pretence of stilling the civil strifes in the Valtelline, Bonaparte absorbed that Swiss district in the Cisalpine Republic, which thus included all the lands between Como and Verona on the north, and Rimini on the south.
As regards the theory, it may be pointed out: (I) that the nature or cosmical miracles - feeding of the five thousand, stilling of the storm, withering of the fig-tree - are as wellattested as the miracles of healing; (2) that many of the diseases, the cure of which is reported, are of a kind with which moral therapeutics could not effect anything; 1 (3) that Christ's own insight regarding the power by which he wrought His works is directly challenged by this explanation, for He never failed to ascribe His power to the Father dwelling in Him.
Satisfied there was nothing left, he tore her prescriptions to bits before returning to the chair and stilling again into a statue.