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Great Expectations
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  • Estella smiled with perfect composure, and said she had no doubt of my having been quite right, and of her having been very disagreeable.
  • Estella looked at her with perfect composure, and again looked down at the fire.
  • Miss Skiffins’s composure while she did this was one of the most remarkable sights I have ever seen, and if I could have thought the act consistent with abstraction of mind, I should have deemed that Miss Skiffins performed it mechanically.
  • More composure came to me after a while, and we talked as we used to talk, lying on the grass at the old Battery.

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  • After I regained my composure, I thanked her for telling me about the problem.
  • During all this time he was evidently struggling for composure.
    Austen, Jane  --  Sense and Sensibility

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