Life in the picturesque Yorkshire village of Knapely is pleasant, but placid to the point of paralysis.
The placid , short-legged Ryelands suited the purpose, but have not been kept by the Royal Family since those days.
Kayaking on the ocean is not the same as kayaking on a placid lake.
People should also avoid getting between a cow and her calf as the maternal instinct could make otherwise placid animals aggressive.
We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.
But every one or two minutes, the placid water erupts in an explosion of mud, followed by a plume of white steam.
The moments sped, the ripples died away, the face of the pool grew placid and untroubled, and neither black nor golden head broke surface in quest of air.
His placid nature and sense of humour instilled confidence in patients seeking counselling.
Now five months old, the three sisters are described as ‘really placid babies’ by their mum and dad.
For years, he was a placid , unobtrusive student of his, but he's emerged from the long shadow cast by his mentor.