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My free hand I held above my head, palm out, in token of the peacefulness of my mission.
The waning sun was shining faintly through thin white clouds--the air was warm and still--the peacefulness of the lonely country was overshadowed and saddened by the influence of the falling year.
Next morning when the sun was shining brightly, and the clear church bells were ringing, and sedate people in their best clothes enlivened the pathway near at hand and dotted the distant thread of road, there was a pleasant Sabbath peacefulness on everything, which it was good to feel.
The rush of the water and the booming of the mill bring a dreamy deafness, which seems to heighten the peacefulness of the scene.
He watches on just as intently, and gains a sense of peacefulness.
The Campaign also underlined the peacefulness of its moves.
He noted that Tunisia was the source of the first spark of a peaceful process of reform and change in the Arab region and that it managed to maintain peacefulness of its revolution.
Qatar gets the best score for low levels of internal conflict, due to its relatively high levels of internal peacefulness.
Its peacefulness has improved every year for the past four years.
In its newly released Global Peace Index (GPI), the IEP ranked Bahrain 107th out of 162 countries for its levels of peacefulness.
For their part, the defence stressed that the defendant had called for peacefulness throughout his public speeches and sermons.
Meanwhile, his eminence underlined the peacefulness of the pro-democracy movement.