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Winnie had also other charms: her youth; her full, rounded form; her clear complexion; the provocation of her unfathomable reserve, which never went so far as to prevent conversation, carried on on the lodgers' part with animation, and on hers with an equable amiability.
Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.
Reuter in the most calm, equable voice, as though quite unconscious of the chaos from which we were separated only by a single wall.
He took Manicamp with him, for his equable and dreamy disposition acted as a counterpoise to his own.
What made it possible for everybody to get on with our poor dear Allegre was his complete, equable, and impartial contempt for all mankind.
But if, as Amiel himself challenges us to do, we look below the surface of a very equable and even smoothly accomplished literary manner, we discover, in high degree of development, that perplexity or complexity of soul, the expression [23] of which, so it be with an adequate literary gift, has its legitimate, because inevitable, interest for the modern reader.
It was not easy to rouse the disciplined and equable temperament of Lord Holchester's eldest son.
The orator yields to the inspiration of a transient occasion, and speaks to the mob before him, to those who can hear him; but the writer, whose more equable life is his occasion, and who would be distracted by the event and the crowd which inspire the orator, speaks to the intellect and health of mankind, to all in any age who can understand him.
She emphasized the global south should be provided equable treatment in terms of offering its goods in international markets.
Not because I have a calm and equable and unflappable disposition, but because I already have my designated domain - the kitchen - where I can give vent to my anger and frustration and do exactly what I like, mutter or shout, stamp and throw things, without anyone paying any attention whatsoever.
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Without pride, equable in pleasure and in pain, and forgiving, always contented, self-centered, self-controlled, resolute, with mind and reason dedicated to Me, such a devotee of Mine is My beloved.