And I rest so composedly
, Now, in my bed, That any beholder Might fancy me dead -- Might start at beholding me, Thinking me dead.
Elizabeth found herself quite equal to the scene, and could observe the three ladies before her composedly
. Lady Catherine was a tall, large woman, with strongly-marked features, which might once have been handsome.
He drops his bridle on the pommel of his saddle, whistles to his pony, and disappears in the mist; riding with his hands in his pockets, and his pipe in his mouth, as composedly
as if he were sitting by his own fireside at home.
He put those questions as composedly
, so far as his manner was concerned, as if nothing remarkable had happened.
George, still composedly
smoking, replies, "If I had, I shouldn't trouble them.
She did not call him; she gave no sign that she was aware of his existence; she merely walked up and down composedly
. Then a strange uneasiness would seize the Captain; he would look at his watch and sigh.
In half an hour more, Magdalen composedly
walked into the room.
Though he snarled wrathily, Michael turned away composedly
and looked up into Steward's face for approval.
Without waiting until he had recovered himself, she answered him (to all appearances) as composedly
as if he had spoken to her in the plainest terms.
I answered composedly
all inquiries respecting my health; and whatever was unusual in my look or manner was generally attributed to the trifling indisposition that had occasioned my early retirement last night.
"Ask Captain Larsen," I answered composedly
and coldly, though inwardly my blood was boiling at the thought that she should be witness to such brutality.
"This is what I meant to say to you," he went on coldly and composedly
, "and I beg you to listen to it.