Usage examples for equable

  1. Whatever use may fairly be made of this image, it does not apply to the history of a philosophy or sect, which, on the contrary, is more equable and purer, and stronger, when its bed has become deep, and broad, and full. – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan
  2. But it is a heroism to maintain an equable and unbroken cheerfulness in the face of death. – Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial by Alexander H. Japp
  3. In the more equable climate of Northern France, one can form no conception of those parched mountain gorges where not even a bush can be found to shelter a bird, where, at most, the wanderer sees in summer here and there a withered lavender, where all the springs are dried up, and where a dead silence, hardly broken by even the hum of an insect, prevails. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh