barely possible

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They had followed immediately behind him, thinking it barely possible that his actions might prove a clew to my whereabouts and had witnessed my short but decisive battle with him.
It is barely possible that the influence of a sensible woman--possessed of such advantages of birth and fortune as may compel respect, even from a savage--might produce its effect on Geoffrey.
It was barely possible for him to believe that it was he, Scarlett Trent, who had developed day by day into what he was at that moment.
The posterity of Marmaduke did not escape the common lot of those who depend rather on their hereditary possessions than on their own powers; and in the third generation they had descended to a point below which, in this happy country, it is barely possible for honesty, intellect and sobriety to fall.
It is barely possible that you may understand what it means.
Mr Willet fixed his dull eyes on his follower, and began--by a species of inspiration--to think it just barely possible that he was something of a dangerous character, and that it might be advisable to get rid of him one of these days.
A few jokes and snatches of humorous verse, sold to the New York weeklies, made existence barely possible for him.
The Avenue was so dark that it was barely possible to distinguish one's hand before one's face, while the distance to the hotel was half a verst or so; but I feared neither pickpockets nor highwaymen.
But it was possible - barely possible - that some one might have betrayed her, and she had been taken away by force.
My love,' he observed, 'perhaps you will allow me to remark that it is barely possible that I DO feel my position at the present moment.
Isn't it just barely possible that Uncle Pumblechook may be a tenant of hers, and that he may sometimes - we won't say quarterly or half-yearly, for that would be requiring too much of you - but sometimes - go there to pay his rent?
Hearing this, it struck me as barely possible that the portrait in the locket might be the portrait of the absent person.