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calmness and composure, especially in a difficult situation

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equanimity



Generosity was one highlight of the postquake citizenry, equanimity was another.

—p.29 A millennial good fellowship: the San Francisco earthquake (13) by Rebecca Solnit
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1 year, 10 months ago


A libertarian might regard that quasi-Darwinian prospect with equanimity; the rest of us might not.

on the likely result of 'helicopter money': the swift and the strong get most of it

—p.103 The Economic Arguments (95) by Guy Standing
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4 years, 3 months ago


behind the façades of equanimity and tried political craftsmanship

—p.10 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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4 years, 8 months ago


It’s an equal feat, traversing registers: the droll, meditative equanimity of his fiction, and the ardor, sometimes anger, of his nonfiction.

—p.56 Back to the Land (54) missing author
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1 year, 9 months ago


the new heroines of contemporary fiction possess a kind of anhedonic equanimity, more numb than overwhelmed

—p.89 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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1 year, 6 months ago


he rather strangely praised Henry James for 'his classical equanimity [...]'

on Edmund Wilson

—p.73 Edmund Wilson (64) by James Wood
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4 years, 3 months ago


This tension is present in even the most benign of his New York paintings, the ones that testify to a more pleasurable, more equanimous kind of solitude

—p.17 by Olivia Laing
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1 year, 10 months ago