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equanimity
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Leaves of Grass
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  • Showing the best and dividing it from the worst age vexes age, Knowing the perfect fitness and equanimity of things, while they discuss I am silent, and go bathe and admire myself.
  • …after the precedence of inside authority, Where the citizen is always the head and ideal, and President, Mayor, Governor and what not, are agents for pay, Where children are taught to be laws to themselves, and to depend on themselves, Where equanimity is illustrated in affairs, Where speculations on the soul are encouraged, Where women walk in public processions in the streets the same as the men, Where they enter the public assembly and take places the same as the men; Where the city…

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  • She accepted the problem with equanimity and grace.
  • He was not angry, not even irritated, and he enjoyed his equanimity.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon

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