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Calm, adj., quiet, serene, not stormy: “c. seas,” Tp. V, 314. Err. I, 1, 92. Cor. IV, 1, 6. “be c., good wind,” Gentl. I, 2, 118. “in the --est night,” H4B III, 1, 28. Figuratively, == tranquil, undisturbed by passion or troubles: “an humble gait, c. looks,” Lucr. 1508. “what dangerous action would I not undergo for one c. look,” Gentl. V, 4, 42. “c. words,” John II, 229. “to whose high will we bound our c. contents,” R2 V, 2, 38. “the cankers of a c. world and a long peace,” H4A IV, 2, 32. “the bloody-minded queen that led c. Henry, as doth a sail, fill'd with a fretting gust, command an argosy,” H6C II, 6, 34. “be c.” Cor. III, 1, 37. Cor. III, 1, 37 “c. submission,” Rom. III, 1, 76. “that drop of blood that's c.,” Hml. IV, 5, 117. “as c. as virtue,” Cymb. V, 5, 174.
Adverbially: “how c. and gentle I proceeded,” Ant. V, 1, 75.
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