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His smile was tolerant, even genial, but his face remained like the face of a sphinx.
Holdsworthy was an enthusiast over flowers, and a half lunatic over raising prize poultry; and these engrossing madnesses were a source of perpetual joy to Daylight, who looked on in tolerant good humor.
Just as Jerry had learned from Mister Haggin that he must be more tolerant of the house-boys than of the field-boys if they trespassed on the compound, so, from Captain Van Horn, he learned that he must be more tolerant of the boat's crew than of the return boys.
She nodded her head and smiled, and he felt, somehow, that her smile was tolerant, pitifully tolerant.
Hardyman had not yet announced the contemplated marriage to his parents and friends; and Isabel was determined not to become his wife until she could be first assured of a courteous and tolerant reception by the family--if she could hope for no warmer welcome at their hands.
The end of life was reserved for the Dog, wherefore the old man is often snappish, irritable, hard to please, and selfish, tolerant only of his own household, but averse to strangers and to all who do not administer to his comfort or to his necessities.
In my later and more tolerant years I had been unenthusiastic in my acceptance of it as an inevitable social phenomenon.
Their attitude toward him was so broadly tolerant and kindly that it was really patronizing.
Their catholic digestions were equally tolerant of a rat or an insect.
I tell you I reformed, and gave myself in passion and sincerity to a religious experience that has made me tolerant of all religion ever since.
That's where we practical fellows"--he smiled--"are more tolerant than you intellectuals.
His caddy, who had teed the ball, and who had regarded the proceedings with a moderately tolerant air, felt called upon at last to interfere.