1 Mason, supported by Mr. Rochester and the surgeon, seemed to walk with tolerable ease: they assisted him into the chaise; Carter followed.
2 Sir William Lucas had been formerly in trade in Meryton, where he had made a tolerable fortune, and risen to the honour of knighthood by an address to the king during his mayoralty.
3 It needed all Jane's steady mildness to bear these attacks with tolerable tranquillity.
4 Her teeth are tolerable, but not out of the common way; and as for her eyes, which have sometimes been called so fine, I could never see anything extraordinary in them.
5 How Wickham and Lydia were to be supported in tolerable independence, she could not imagine.
6 On the gentlemen's appearing, her colour increased; yet she received them with tolerable ease, and with a propriety of behaviour equally free from any symptom of resentment or any unnecessary complaisance.
7 Elizabeth's mind was now relieved from a very heavy weight; and, after half an hour's quiet reflection in her own room, she was able to join the others with tolerable composure.
8 By the same computation, they provided me with sheets, blankets, and coverlets, tolerable enough for one who had been so long inured to hardships.
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9 I observe among you some lines of an institution, which, in its original, might have been tolerable, but these half erased, and the rest wholly blurred and blotted by corruptions.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 2: CHAPTER VI.
10 In about ten weeks time, I was able to understand most of his questions; and in three months, could give him some tolerable answers.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 4: CHAPTER III.
11 Of these I also made very tolerable stockings.
12 Not a tolerable woman's part in the play.
13 So very fond of you as Miss Crawford is, it is most natural that she should tell you enough of her own feelings to furnish a tolerable guess at mine.
14 I quit such odious subjects as soon as I can, impatient to restore everybody, not greatly in fault themselves, to tolerable comfort, and to have done with all the rest.
15 Captain Harville was no reader; but he had contrived excellent accommodations, and fashioned very pretty shelves, for a tolerable collection of well-bound volumes, the property of Captain Benwick.