This brusqueness was the counterpoise to tenderness of feeling and intensity of fancy in these northern artists.
"Hamlet," on the other hand, is almost a lyric; there is no counterpoise to the student-prince.
But such greatness had to endure its price and its counterpoise.
Mr. Fison instinctively placed himself to counterpoise them.
But God has given it a terrestrial body to serve for a counterpoise.
It was suspended at one end of a lever, with a counterpoise at the other.
We would even weigh nations in the scales of justice, though we have no adequate balance and no counterpoise.
The counterpoise may either be fixed or moveable, or both at once.
Pride is a counterpoise, and turns the scale against all woes.
Equilibrium is first secured, then 3-5 of a pound is taken from the counterpoise.