Lisa tried to compose her thoughts and expression.
We stopped for an ice cream to compose our guest though I disliked taking the time from calling Daniel Brennan to run the license plate number we'd recorded.
"I'm not sure she doesn't suspect something is going on," Cynthia said as she took time to compose herself.
The three went to Fred's temporary quarters in Martha's small first-floor room to compose the message.
She needed time to compose herself before sharing the bad news with him.
He often thought, If Beethoven or Chopin had centuries to compose music, imagine the treasures we would have.
She glanced down, taking a moment to compose herself, and then placed her hand over Jackson's.
She made an effort to compose herself, taking deep breaths.
Jessi did her best to compose herself as she returned to the food court.
The observation of the existence of an analogy between the series of gradations presented by the species which compose any great group of animals or plants, and the series of embryonic conditions of the highest members of that group.
After abolishing the cabinet council system in favour during the rule of the two Annes, and reconstituting the senate as it had been under Peter the Great, - with the chiefs of the departments of state, all of them now Russians again, as ex-officio members under the presidency of the sovereign, - the first care of the new empress was to compose her quarrel with Sweden.
Not till then did he compose this letter.
During the medieval era of internecine strife the Buddhist priests were the sole depositaries of literary talent, and seeing that, from the close of the 14th century, the ShintO mime (Kagura) was largely employed by the military class to invo,~ce or acknowledge the assistance of the gods, the monks of Buddha set themselves to compose librettos for this mime, and the performance, thus modified, received the name of NO.
He said himself that he was unable to compose a picture, and he never sought to produce anything that he would call a work of original art.
You are flurried--compose yourself!