It was his own spiritual narrative and it was surprisingly, serenely, humbling.
"No, they expect to be late," answered Mrs. Brougham serenely.
"Accessible in two hundred years, all right," insisted Dick serenely.
"You did that admirably, but it hasn't deceived me," said Paul serenely.
Outside of the family circle, however, they were serenely reticent.
It was after Chatty had fulfilled this duty, and everybody was serenely preparing to go to bed, that the change came.
"You scold like a drunken fish-wife," said Lingard, serenely.
Again and again religion has been pronounced obsolete, but passing through the midst of its detractors it serenely goes its way.
"Don't know, Jerry, and don't care," looking down at me serenely.
Seemingly he knew this as well as I, he was serenely at ease.
mid-15c., "clear, calm," from Latin serenus "peaceful, calm, clear" (of weather), figuratively "cheerful, glad, tranquil," of uncertain origin; perhaps from a suffixed variant of PIE *ksero- "dry," source of Greek xeros "dry" (see xerasia). In English, applied to persons since 1630s. Related: Serenely.