1 The lawyer took that rude but weighty instrument into his hand, and balanced it.
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2 A calculated, cast up, balanced, and proved house.
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3 His character was not unkind, all things considered; it might have been a very kind one indeed, if he had only made some round mistake in the arithmetic that balanced it, years ago.
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4 All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind.
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5 But even on this supposition the balanced civilization that was at last attained must have long since passed its zenith, and was now far fallen into decay.
6 He said the books at the store had to be balanced and business was brisk enough now to give him little time to attend to this in working hours.
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7 The bank is the universal government credit-account, the ledger in which every individual's earnings and spendings are balanced.
8 His comrade balanced his ebony coffee-cup on his knee.
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9 What I think of on this point is, when self is the fixed point the centripetal force is balanced with the centrifugal; when duty, a cause, etc.
10 He was a suave, elderly man who balanced his imposing body, when at rest, upon a large silk umbrella.
11 His magniloquent western name was the moral umbrella upon which he balanced the fine problem of his finances.
12 I say, then, that it is a prudent choice to found your city in a fertile region when the effects of that fertility are duly balanced by the restraint of the laws.
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13 In the battle which ensued, the Samnites were routed, any firmness lent them by religion or by the oath they had sworn, being balanced by the Roman valour, and the terror inspired by past defeats.
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14 So that the question may seem to be equally balanced, excellence on one side generally finding excellence on the other.
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15 Such would be my liberty except that in my Elizabeth I possessed a treasure, alas, balanced by those horrors of remorse and guilt which would pursue me until death.