Usage examples for peaceableness

  1. There is the same peaceableness subordination, industry, and patient suffering on the part of the apprentices, the same inefficiency of the apprenticeship as a preparation for freedom, and the same conviction in the community that the people will, if at all affected by it, be less fit for emancipation in 1840 than they were in 1834. A short call at St. Christopher's confirmed these views in our minds, so far as that island is concerned. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. Notwithstanding all the interest which the honesty, peaceableness and innocent friendliness of the Polar tribes have for us, it is my belief that the answer must be- decadence. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold