Word usage examples
Never for a juster cause could you buckle breast-plate, or poize your lance.
Or is there an unaccountable Poize, secret and Mysterious, that works up, and plays the Water, when the Scale is emptied, and detains and choaks it up when it is full?
She was always so self-contained, so immaculate, so perfectly poised and turned out that his need to see her with her mouth swollen after love, her hair tangled by his fingers, her eyes languorous and heavy, her breathing quickened, sharp and desirous, was sometimes so great that he ached to reach out and take hold of her.
Clodius Afer asked in a cautionary tone, the helmet poised between his palms and the hinged cheek pieces flopping over the backs of his hands.
In the dingy little dining-room of the Albergo Monte Gazza, a mountain inn miles from anywhere, situation arduous for walkers and pointless for cars, tariff humanely adjusted to the purses of the penniless, his poise and finish made him a grotesque.
Still poised to run, Alec took a wary look back and realized his mistake.
There a snake was poised, not coiled, not menacing to strike, simply waiting, with round head alift and trembling tongue.
NORMALLY, Renz was a man of poise, while Alker was inclined to be nervous.
Even then, among the debris with smuts all over his face, he still retained his poise.
Grand Dame Alpha, stalking through the wolves with a strength and poise that Michael would never have imagined, considering her age.