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Synonyms for composedly

in a self-collected or self-possessed manner


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I must encounter the peril," answered Jason, composedly, "since it stands in the way of my purpose.
Presently entering the Ti, he seats himself on the mats as composedly as a juggler about to perform his sleight-of-hand tricks; and with the chiefs disposed in a circle around him, commences his ceremony.
Whitefleld used to do after he had made a wearisome day’s march, get on our knees and pray, like Moses of old, with a flanker to the right and left to lift his hands to heaven,” returned her husband, who composedly performed what she had directed to be done.
After continuing in chat with the party round the fire a few minutes, Miss Crawford returned to the party round the table; and standing by them, seemed to interest herself in their arrangements till, as if struck by a sudden recollection, she exclaimed, "My good friends, you are most composedly at work upon these cottages and alehouses, inside and out; but pray let me know my fate in the meanwhile.
My friend," said Hans, composedly stretching himself to slumber, "it was not nice even to mineself dot I should lif after I had seen dot room wit der hole in der thatch.
Ay, and turned every driven deer to all the winds, and Mowgli was hunting, and this same Flathead was too deaf to hear his whistle, and leave the deer-roads free," Mowgli answered composedly, sitting down among the painted coils.
And I rest so composedly, Now, in my bed, That any beholder Might fancy me dead -- Might start at beholding me, Thinking me dead.
Lady Russell had only to listen composedly, and wish them happy, but internally her heart revelled in angry pleasure, in pleased contempt, that the man who at twenty-three had seemed to understand somewhat of the value of an Anne Elliot, should, eight years afterwards, be charmed by a Louisa Musgrove.
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.
If it had any bones, I ate them," replied the kitten, composedly, as it washed its face after the meal.
All unconscious of the rapidly approaching foes Norman of Torn waited composedly in the anteroom for Joan de Tany.
Though he snarled wrathily, Michael turned away composedly and looked up into Steward's face for approval.
With those words, he composedly tore his work of art into small pieces, and scattered them out of the window.
He composedly wheeled his chair around, put his hands in his pockets, and looked out of window.