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All's Well That Ends Well
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poise
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All's Well That Ends Well
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  • Here, take her hand, Proud scornful boy, unworthy this good gift; That dost in vile misprision shackle up My love and her desert; that canst not dream We, poising us in her defective scale, Shall weigh thee to the beam; that wilt not know It is in us to plant thine honour where We please to have it grow.

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  • She has great charm and great poise.
  • The once self-conscious girl is now a woman with considerable poise.

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