Jonathan was poised to enter his teens in style and a deformed left arm wasn't going to hold him back.
It poised for a moment and then took a dive off the cliff.
Poised in the middle of turning a page, she froze.
About two hundred yards away a lone wolf stood poised for flight, watching them cautiously.
The country was beautiful, poised on the edge of spring.
His fingers poised over the keys several times as if he were going to type more.
Provided by a pair of two-cylinder, compound engines, poised about 8 ft.
Out of the vague and limitless body there sprung a central mass, - this earth of ours, cylindrical in shape, poised equidistant from surrounding orbs of fire, which had originally clung to it like the bark round a tree, until their continuity was severed, and they parted into several wheelshaped and fire-filled bubbles of air.
And to regard the earth as a sphere freely poised in space.
The needle is peculiarly poised, with its point of suspension a little below its centre of gravity, and is exceedingly sensitive; it is seldom more than an inch in length, and is less than a line in thickness.
Darkyn is a poised predator.
The ever-present list and pencil were poised on the kitchen counter, as if ready for action.
He paused again, his fork poised over the pork chop on his plate, his gaze fixed on her face.
His head in the famous Trumbull portrait is boldly poised and very striking.
"Like spun gold," he said softly tossing it across her shoulder, where it poised and then bounced down her back.
The idea that a woman as poised as she was could be shy was amusing.
Reiun sculptured simply a man poised on the toes of one foot, the other foot raised, the ar-rn extended, and the body straining forward in strong yet elastic muscular effort.
Glancing around, she spotted it, poised at the edge of the ledge.
The man before her was poised like an animal on a hunt, his penetrating, dark eyes pinned on her.
The sense of the gap between theory and fact gives to the religious element of Stoicism a new force; the soul, conscious of its weakness, leans on the thought of God, and in the philosopher's attitude towards external events, pious resignation preponderates over self-poised indifference; the old self-reliance of the reason, looking down on man's natural life as a mere field for its exercise, makes room for a positive aversion to the flesh as an alien element imprisoning the spirit; the body has come to be a " corpse which the soul sustains," 1 and life a " sojourn in a strange land "; 2 in short, the ethical idealism of Zeno has begun to borrow from the metaphysical idealism of Plato.
If they flew like ordinary flies their resemblance to Hymenoptera would be obscured by the rapidity of their flight and they might be caught on the wing by insectivorous birds or other insects; but when poised they display their coloration.
His gaze moved to her opponent, a woman who looked as poised and rested as Jenn appeared battered.