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composure
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Jane Eyre
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  • But I have a veil — it is down: I may make shift yet to behave with decent composure.
  • She took a new needleful of thread, waxed it carefully, threaded her needle with a steady hand, and then observed, with perfect composure — "It is hardly likely master would laugh, I should think, Miss, when he was in such danger: You must have been dreaming."

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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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