If these were calmer times I would be very taken with the idea of seeing you socially.
Even in calmer times, such an announcement is unusual.
Soon enough, they would have to deal with more storms, but she was happy for the calm times when they came.
You could just pray for calmer times - or learn to love the occasionally wild ride.
If I do not die, then we can talk of this again in a calmer time.
Were these calm and tranquil times, I would be far more sanguine.
For the rest of us, it was a calm and nervous time.
He recommended picking a calm time to talk and addressing the issue unemotionally.
You might find you're more successful if you choose a relatively calm time in your life to start.
Suppose she went on thinking, and remembered afterwards, in calmer times, that one man had killed another for her.