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Her allusion to Mrs. Lawrence Finchley rapped him smartly, and she admired his impassiveness under the stroke.
She does not talk or smile herself, but only continues fanning herself with slow impassiveness.
A MODERN ALADDINHOWARD PYLE
She was far calmer than they and she superintended the removal of Good from the car with perfect impassiveness.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
The usual impassiveness which had masked his inner conflicts since his first days at the Pool served him now.
PLAGUE SHIPANDRE NORTON
I would rather discover ugly and active defects in you than that beautiful impassiveness.
THE CHOICE OF LIFEGEORGETTE LEBLANC
"Health and strength go with you, our brothers," cried Silver Fox, his features wearing their usual impassiveness.
HOW CANADA WAS WONF. S. BRERETON
The magistrate was so much excited, that his cold impassiveness actually threatened to give way for once.
It is this agitation which is lacking in Goethe, wrongly praised for his impassiveness, which is inferiority.
FRENCH CLASSICSWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
He called to mind all his friends in England, with their rigid manners, their impassiveness in the face of trying situations.
EL DORADOBARONESS ORCZY
Of vivacity there is not a spark in her nature; a heavy-footed impassiveness weighs upon all her efforts to be sprightly.
MARY ANDERSONJ. M. FARRAR

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