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Calm, subst., serenity, stillness, tranquillity: “a soul as even as a c.” H8 III, 1, 166. “the unity and married c. of states,” Troil. I, 3, 100. our bloods “are now in c.” IV, 1, 15. “a sudden c.” Rom. III, 5, 136. “if after every tempest come such --s,” Oth. II, 1, 187 (Qq calmness). Mrs. Quickly confounds calm with qualm, and Falstaff improves upon it: “sick of a c.; yea, good faith. So is all her sect; an they be once in a c., they are sick,” H4B II, 4, 40--42.
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