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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Equilibrium.

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  • The bare possibility of be [ing] rendered so unhappy as I should be made upon a change of their resolution, or from the operations of caprice and travers, I say the mere apprehensions of that, even slightly founded, prevent my mind from being in that equilibre which is absolutely necessary to my tranquillity.

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

  • a change of their resolution, or from the operations of caprice and travers, I say the mere apprehensions of that, even slightly founded, prevent my mind from being in that equilibre which is absolutely necessary to my tranquillity.

    George Selwyn: His Letters and His Life

  • Bon certes il m'a un peu enervé sur les poto a la finale en se la jouant "j'tiens trop bien en equilibre"

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  • C'est une chance car je reste du coup en equilibre sur la chaise de laquelle j'aurais pu tomber si mes jambes avaient reellement cataplexé.

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  • In Paris even, L'Illustration did him the compliment of comparing him with Joffre with whom he had much in common: la ponderation, le sangfroid imperturable, le bon sens, la volonte tenace, et aussi la meme bonhomie ironiques le meme equilibre intellectual et physique, le meme appetit robuste, et jusqu'a la meme faculte de recuperation nerveuse par le sommeil.

    The Goat and the Vine

  • Few or none can bear to insist upon majesty of countenance, bulk and strength of body, compass of knowledge, and solidity of judgment, as grounds of superiority and pre-eminence; when too there may be on the other side advantages of a different kind, that will bring the balance very nigh, if not quite, to an equilibre.

    An Essay on the Mosaic Account of the Creation and Fall of Man.

  • In addition, the company introduced two sub-brands: Compliments Organics, which is a line of organic products; and Compliments balance-equilibre, a line of health products.

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