He looked startled for a moment, and then composed himself.
"Half-Sister," Sarah corrected, her voice composed again.
Hopefully her voice sounded more composed than she felt.
Wiping her face with a cold rag, she composed herself and answered the door.
He waited in the library until he'd composed himself and left for his suite.
Composed enough to handle his duties, Gabe left his cabin.
She composed herself and psyched herself up for a day of shopping, awkward questions about Rhyn, and flaky friends.
Even his youngest sister was composed and respectful of her place and a warrior's needs and expectations.
His lifemate's expressive eyes prevented her from appearing composed; she had looked either frightened or confused during their short interaction.
Two of his sisters were waiting, composed and serene in their dark clothing with hands clasped in front of them.
"Well, that was fun," Claudia said once she had composed herself.
Once Elisabeth had composed herself, she asked, "What else do you want to know?"
She moved a safe distance away and tried to put on a composed front.
In September 1108 he regained his principality; but the struggle with Tancred continued, until it was composed by Baldwin in 1109.
The name was then given to the famous revolutionary song, composed in 1792, the tune of which, and the wild dance which accompanied it, may have also been brought into France by the Piedmontese.
The armature consists of a bony case, partly composed of solid buckler-like plates, and partly of movable transverse bands, the latter differing in number with the species, and giving to the body a considerable degree of flexibility.
After turning his composed eyes first upon the animals and then upon the children he said to Zeb, who was a little taller than Dorothy:
In the city of Corinth there once lived a wonderful musician whose name was Arion. No other person could play on the lyre or sing so sweetly as he; and the songs which he composed were famous in many lands.
We must also excuse Hippocrates for his belief that the human body is composed of four basic substances called "humors" that must be kept in balance.
And it really is composed of two separate components that need to be understood in their own right.
I was brought before a court of investigation composed of the teachers and officers of the Institution, and Miss Sullivan was asked to leave me.
It seems worth while, however, to quote from some of her chance bits of writing, which are neither so informal as her letters nor so carefully composed as her story of her life.
The shore is composed of a belt of smooth rounded white stones like paving-stones, excepting one or two short sand beaches, and is so steep that in many places a single leap will carry you into water over your head; and were it not for its remarkable transparency, that would be the last to be seen of its bottom till it rose on the opposite side.
There also I have found, in considerable quantities, curious balls, composed apparently of fine grass or roots, of pipewort perhaps, from half an inch to four inches in diameter, and perfectly spherical.
They grew also behind my house, and one large tree, which almost overshadowed it, was, when in flower, a bouquet which scented the whole neighborhood, but the squirrels and the jays got most of its fruit; the last coming in flocks early in the morning and picking the nuts out of the burs before they fell, I relinquished these trees to them and visited the more distant woods composed wholly of chestnut.
And Denisov rode up to a group that had stopped near Rostov, composed of the colonel, Nesvitski, Zherkov, and the officer from the suite.
On the salver lay some verses composed and printed in the hero's honor.
Denisov, with sparkling eyes and ruffled hair, sat at the clavichord striking chords with his short fingers, his legs thrown back and his eyes rolling as he sang, with his small, husky, but true voice, some verses called "Enchantress," which he had composed, and to which he was trying to fit music: