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  • The elder lady hardly knew what use to make of this larger margin of her life; she sat and looked at it very much as she had often sat, with her poised needle in her hand, before her tapestry frame.

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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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