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Rather than composedly observing the landscape, Nick actually composes both the landscape and his place in it.
Abe called the agreement ''a result of efforts by both the countries to composedly deal with the issue based on international law.
Waugh figures the Englishman untouched by his journey, blind to the inhabitants of the cities he visits, glad to return to Bath where he potters composedly "among the squares and crescents [having come] finally to the end of my journey" (Waugh, Ninety Two Days, quoted in Wallace, 279).
The moon can't stop crying now but, one supposes-- it will eventually, & look down clearly & composedly bravely-- day & /bright/, on all this earthly dew-- Oh now, stop crying-- Change is what hurts worst; change alone can kill.
Now I laugh content for I hear the voice of my little captain, We have not struck, he composedly cries, we have just begun our part of the fighting.
It seems almost akin to sacrilege to do the work of verifying the facts of our early history so thoroughly as to necessitate the upsetting of all these many years, proud laudation of those who were first to fell the tree, bow the mighty heads of the forest giants, subdue the stubborn glebe and plant the blossoming orchard; and it is a positive relief to think that as the name of the poor, black runaway-slave pioneer is lost and none of his descendants are likely to put in a claim, we can go on composedly reading our histories as they are written, only, "in the mind," inserting the word "white" before the words pioneer or first settler, wherever they occur.
48) Hoskuldr, later a Christian priest/lawgiver, composedly chooses to pass over the death of his father at Skarphethinn's hands, "But there is no need to bring that up, for it has all been settled with full compensation.
Huddersfield merely soaked up the pressure, played their way out of trouble composedly and, if they had tried to commit a few more men forward on the break, may well have scored more goals themselves.
Commenting on the implication in political economy that "money is miraculous," he sarcastically proclaims in Past and Present that "the symbol shall be held sacred, defended everywhere with tipstaves, ropes and gibbets; the thing signified shall be composedly cast to the dogs" (194).
On concluding, Brackett" sat quiet and composedly, waiting for the next question.
In these forms of grass roots socio-cultural and political organizing, lower class/"underclass" youths adapted progressively and more or less composedly to pressures of adolescent development, alterations of family structure and in legal/illegal labor markets.
Naipaul's Ralph Singh, forced into English exile by defeat in the disorderly politics of his Caribbean island, into what he bitingly describes as "the greater disorder, the final emptiness: London and the home counties," twists both modern English complacency and Gibbon's Georgian self-satisfaction: "These are not the political memoirs which, at times during my political life, I saw myself composedly writing in the evening of my days.
In the latter, Paine "rejected the hardened, sullen-tempered Pharaoh of England for ever; and disdain[ed] the wretch, that with the pretended title of Father of His People could unfeelingly hear of their slaughter, and composedly sleep with their blood upon his soul" (Writings 1:25, Paine's emphasis).
sat down as composedly as if nothing had happened, called for water to wash his bloody hands and knife, smoked his pipe as usual, seemed to be perfectly at ease, and asked if I did not think he had done right?