supportable

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  • Why, then, should my absence now be less supportable to you than heretofore? Cited from The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54,Parry
  • Life was so terrible it would not be supportable without love. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • Despite the school's recent construction, its population is growing at a rate faster than the supportable growth rate.
  • The descent only occupied two or three minutes, and yet the shock was supportable. Cited from Wonderful Balloon Ascents, by F. (Fulgence) Marion
  • Many odours had been met with, even since my arrival in the city, less supportable than this. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • Command my influence to render your exile and that of this interesting young person more supportable. Cited from Quentin Durward, by Sir Walter Scott
  • The heat still remained at quite a supportable degree. Cited from A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, by Jules Verne
  • The force of prejudice and of custom has made the latter light and supportable to us. Cited from Revolt of Netherlands, by F. Schiller, Book III
  • His great object now is to render his existence supportable. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • He bore it with his usual philosophy -- trying to read or write whenever the pain was supportable. Cited from Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  • Where are they to find a supportable existence? Cited from Past and Present, by Thomas Carlyle
  • The latter taught her to struggle for resignation; and the former rendered life supportable. Cited from Mary, by Mary Wollstonecraft
  • The poetry of Milton is not a part of daily life, though for some it makes daily life supportable. Cited from Art, by Clive Bell
  • We must now only think of you, my dear friend, and so act as to render your captivity supportable or your flight possible. Cited from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  • At this period it was considered that only one route in any area was supportable, and therefore the Railway Board would choose which.
  • If it be for what I apprehend it to be, life will not be supportable upon the terms. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9),by Samuel Richardson
  • That would have enabled me to marry her; and with her even wedlock would have been supportable. Cited from The Coquette, or The History of Eliza Wharton, by Hannah Webster Foster
  • A great load of misery is heavy for a man to bear alone, but it is supportable when he is helped. Cited from The New Book Of Martyrs, by Georges Duhamel
  • But a few days and it will be supportable; a few months and it will have become no more than a tender melancholy. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. I, by Ambrose Bierce
  • As enormities grew every day less supportable, he found it necessary to concur in the revolution. Cited from Lives of the Poets, Vol. 1, by Samuel Johnson
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