BE COMPOSED &c. adj. laisser faire [F.], laisser aller [F.]; take things -easily, - as they come; take it easy, rub on [colloq.], live and let live; take -easily, - coolly, - in good part; æquam servare mentem [L.].
ENDURE; bear, - well, - the brunt; go through, support, brave, disregard; tolerate, suffer, stand, bide; abide, aby or abye; bear with, put up with, take up with, abide with; acquiesce; submit (yield) [See Submission]; submit with a good grace; resign -, reconcile- oneself to; brook, digest, eat, swallow, pocket, stomach; carry on, carry through; make light of, make the best of, make a virtue of necessity [Chaucer]; put a good face on, keep ones countenance; check [See Restraint]- oneself.
COMPOSE, appease (moderate) [See Moderation]; propitiate; repress (restrain) [See Restraint]; render insensible [See Insensibility]; overcome -, allay -, repress- ones excitability [See Excitability]; master ones feelings; make -oneself, - ones mind- easy; set ones mind at -ease, - rest; calm -, cool- down; gentle, tame, thaw, grow cool.
BE BORNE, be endured, be swallowed; go down.
INEXCITABLE, imperturbable; unsusceptible (insensible) [See Insensibility]; dispassionate, unpassionate, cold-blooded, unirritable, inirritable; enduring &c. v.; stoical, Platonic, philosophic, staid, stayed [obs.], sober, - minded; grave; sober -, grave- as a judge; sedate, demure, cool-headed, level-headed.
EASY-GOING, peaceful, placid, calm; quiet, - as a mouse; tranquil, serene; cool, - as -a cucumber, - custard [both colloq.]; undemonstrative.
COMPOSED, collected; temperate &c. (moderate) [See Moderation]; unexcited, unstirred, unruffled, undisturbed, unperturbed, unimpassioned.
MEEK, tolerant; patient, - as Job; unoffended; unresisting; submissive [See Submission]; tame; content, resigned, chastened, subdued, lamblike; gentle, - as a lamb; suaviter in modo [L.]; mild, - as mothers milk; soft as peppermint; armed with patience, bearing with, clement, long-suffering, forbearant, longanimous.
like patience on a monument smiling at grief [Twelfth Night]; æquo animo [L.], in cold blood [See Insensibility]; more in sorrow than in anger.
patience! and shuffle the cards.
It will all be the same one hundred years hence.
This too will pass.
Adversitys sweet milk, philosophy.Romeo and Juliet
Mens æqua in arduis.
Philosophia stemma non inspicit.Seneca
Quo me cumque rapit tempestas deferor hospes.Horace
They also serve who only stand and wait.Milton
Patience, thou young and rose-lippd cherubin.Othello