1 The mere fact of obeying her orders, of feeling free to go about his business again and talk with other men, restored his shaken balance and magnified his sense of what he owed her.
2 "Why, how did--" she began, caught off her balance, and then checked herself hastily, boiling with anger at herself for falling into his trap.
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3 For a moment the balance hung between the honest affection everyone had for Will and their contempt for Suellen.
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4 It was hard to say which class was more cordially hated by the settled citizenry, the impractical Yankee schoolmarms or the Scallawags, but the balance probably fell with the latter.
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5 She was standing on the edge of the freshly waxed top step, and as her arm with the whole weight of her body behind it, struck his out-thrust arm, she lost her balance.
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6 She took out her cheque-book to see if her balance was larger than she remembered, but found she had erred in the other direction.
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7 The sight of Selden's dark head, in a pew almost facing her, disturbed for a moment the balance of her complacency.
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8 But, turning another page or two, he discovered with astonishment that, in spite of this recent accession of funds, the balance had already declined to a few dollars.
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9 As she lost balance her body bent over, her arms revolved wildly, and when she toppled she laughed aloud.
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10 Sylvester dallied about Lena until he began to make mistakes in his work; had to stay at the bank until after dark to make his books balance.
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11 They would have had three times that, but it had gone to court, and the judge had decided against them, and it had cost the balance to get him to change his decision.
12 Of this, only three hundred dollars had to be paid down, the balance being paid at the rate of twelve dollars a month.
13 When they had speared out all they could reach, they emptied the vat on the floor, and then with shovels scraped up the balance and dumped it into the truck.
14 All the balance of his life he had done nothing but try to make it understood.
15 As it chanced, he had been hurt on a Monday, and had just paid for his last week's board and his room rent, and spent nearly all the balance of his Saturday's pay.