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poise
used in Nine Stories

5 uses
  • For poise, I picked up a stone and threw it at a tree.
    4 — The Laughing Man (51% in)
  • The next thing I knew, the young lady was standing, with enviable poise, beside my table.
    6 — For Esme:—with Love and Squalor (21% in)
  • She blushed-automatically conferring on me the social poise I'd been missing.
    6 — For Esme:—with Love and Squalor (28% in)
  • After making this last entry, Teddy continued to keep his attention on the page and his ball-point pen poised, as though there were more to come.
    9 — Teddy (47% in)
  • The young man had a kind of poise about him, though, that looked as though it might hold up indefinitely, with the very small proviso that he keep at least one hand in one pocket.
    9 — Teddy (50% in)

There are no more uses of "poise" in Nine Stories.

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