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Who could suppose that two tolerably civilized nations would endure this in the middle of 1851?Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
What was equally important, a thick clump of cottonwood and willow furnished tolerably secure concealment.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The coffee-trees stand in rows upon tolerably steep hillocks.
It is tolerably certain that this is a corrupt form of the passage, and only makes the matter darker.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
The streets, as I have already mentioned, are tolerably lively: peculiar omnibuses and cabriolets traverse them frequently.