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poise
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Her eyes and cheeks were still brightened with her childlike enthusiasm in the dance; her whole frame was set to joy and tenderness; even the coming pain could not seem bitter,—she was ready to welcome it as a part of life, for life at this moment seemed a keen, vibrating consciousness poised above pleasure or pain.

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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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