Their own remoteness and elevation above its feverish life kept them from the knowledge of much that was strange, and perhaps disturbing to their equanimity
Look now at Stubb; a man who from his humorous, deliberate coolness and equanimity
in the direst emergencies, was specially qualified to excel in pitchpoling.
He would listen to the most pathetic appeals with the most discouraging politeness and equanimity
Altogether existence grew brighter, and when she was left alone with the teacher for her grammar lesson she had nearly recovered her equanimity
, which was more than Miss Dearborn had.
The little party recovered its equanimity
at sight of the fragrant feast.
We have to slay pride in giants, envy by generosity and nobleness of heart, anger by calmness of demeanour and equanimity
, gluttony and sloth by the spareness of our diet and the length of our vigils, lust and lewdness by the loyalty we preserve to those whom we have made the mistresses of our thoughts, indolence by traversing the world in all directions seeking opportunities of making ourselves, besides Christians, famous knights.
This is so clear a proposition, that moderation itself can scarcely listen to the railings which have been so copiously vented against this part of the plan, without emotions that disturb its equanimity
Now that he was fully convinced, Fix had quite recovered his equanimity
The laborers began to jeer the travelers and by their insolence disturbed the equanimity
even of the cool Athos, who urged on his horse against one of them.
To be brief, she was that wisest, but unloveliest, variety of woman, a philosopher, bearing troubles of the heart with equanimity
, dispensing with all that should have been her happiness, and making the best of what remained.
Indeed, she has not yet recovered her equanimity
on the subject, though it is now nearly three hours since dinner, and the house-floor is perfectly clean again; as clean as everything else in that wonderful house- place, where the only chance of collecting a few grains of dust would be to climb on the salt-coffer, and put your finger on the high mantel-shelf on which the glittering brass candlesticks are enjoying their summer sinecure; for at this time of year, of course, every one goes to bed while it is yet light, or at least light enough to discern the outline of objects after you have bruised your shins against them.
Close to where we lay, squatting upon their haunches, were some eight or ten noble-looking chiefs--for such they subsequently proved to be--who, more reserved than the rest, regarded us with a fixed and stern attention, which not a little discomposed our equanimity