placid-looking love

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  • Escaping dull married life, she eventually takes up with a placid-looking but mentally unhinged criminal (played by Michael Higgins, probably the only other professional actor in the cast) as he prepares for one last bank heist.

    Weekly Mishmash: December 28-January 3 : Scrubbles.net

  • There was the faintest touch of cynical humor in his hard blue eyes at times; but mostly he was friendly, alert, placid-looking, without seeming in the least sentimental or even kindly.

    The Financier

  • The next Sunday the Fieldhead pew in Briarfield Church appeared peopled with a prim, trim, fidgety, elderly gentleman, who shifted his spectacles and changed his position every three minutes; a patient, placid-looking elderly lady, in brown satin, and two pattern young ladies, in pattern attire, with pattern deportment.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • “She should make a full recovery,” Bart Lindsey said, just as the door swung open and a woman carrying a placid-looking tabby cat came in.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • “She should make a full recovery,” Bart Lindsey said, just as the door swung open and a woman carrying a placid-looking tabby cat came in.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • “She should make a full recovery,” Bart Lindsey said, just as the door swung open and a woman carrying a placid-looking tabby cat came in.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • “She should make a full recovery,” Bart Lindsey said, just as the door swung open and a woman carrying a placid-looking tabby cat came in.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • John Mortimer was a tall, fair, placid-looking man, whereas Noah Mortimer was short and dark—and rather self-opinionated, if his expression was anything to go by.

    Morgan’s Run

  • John Mortimer was a tall, fair, placid-looking man, whereas Noah Mortimer was short and dark—and rather self-opinionated, if his expression was anything to go by.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The second section extended somewhat less than a hundred yards to another stone pier that rose out of the placid-looking muddy water.

    The Soprano Sorceress

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