1 She preserved an equable cheerfulness in the midst of her sympathy, which was not the least astonishing part of the change that had come over her.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
2 He was equable and not cringing with his superiors, was free and ingratiating in his behavior with his equals, and was contemptuously indulgent with his inferiors.
3 But what contributed more than all to his success was his direct, equable manner with everyone, which very quickly made the majority of the noblemen reverse the current opinion of his supposed haughtiness.
4 "And you look like the end man in a minstrel show," replied Melanie equably.