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The Two Towers
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poise
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The Two Towers
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  • They were so wrought and poised upon their huge hinges, posts of steel driven into the living stone, that when unbarred they could be moved with a light thrust of the arms, noiselessly.
  • He saw now: it was a black tower poised above the outer pass.
  • Not even an eagle poised against the sun would have marked the hobbits sitting there, under the weight of doom, silent, : not moving, shrouded in their thin grey cloaks.

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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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