- Felicity is poised on the crest of the hill, pulling back on her bow.Chapter 25 (79% in)
- When I reach the ravine, Ann and Pippa are poised on the edge, breathing hard.Chapter 35 (68% in)
- She's got the stick poised, ready to run him through.Chapter 35 (91% in)
There are no more uses of "poise" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.
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