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  • An exhausted composure, a worn-out placidity, an equanimity of fatigue not to be ruffled by interest or satisfaction, are the trophies of her victory.
  • "Thank you, Mademoiselle Hortense," says Mr. Tulkinghorn with his usual equanimity.
  • Mrs. Jellyby, whose face reflected none of the uneasiness which we could not help showing in our own faces as the dear child’s head recorded its passage with a bump on every stair—Richard afterwards said he counted seven, besides one for the landing—received us with perfect equanimity.

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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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