even tenor

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This purely fictitious state of the market was bound shortly to pass, and Ward Valley was not to be induced to change the even tenor of its way by any insane stock exchange flurry.
I read it in your eye; it is not of that description which promises the maintenance of an even tenor in life.
Here was an undignified hiatus, if not a finale, to all his schemes, to the even tenor of his self-restrained, purposeful life
They saw me; and Arthur already was running to meet me; but I immediately turned back and walked steadily homeward; for I had fully determined never to encounter his mother again; and regardless of the shrill voice in my ear, calling upon me to 'wait a moment,' I pursued the even tenor of my way; and he soon relinquished the pursuit as hopeless, or was called away by his mother.
Unless you live in South Korea, or Israel, or lower Manhattan, none of these 'threats' will ever disturb the even tenor of your life - and even if you do live in one of those places, it is still very unlikely.
The next general elections are now too distant to disturb the even tenor of the recently-rewarded.
Even tenor saxophonist and composer Ellery Eskelin admits that he has no idea what the idea of an improvisational jazz sax-piano duo might conjure up in people's minds.
There was peace, and the society and the people had an even tenor to their own ways.
Full of classy guest appearances from the likes of Herbie Hancock, Branford Marsalis and Kenny Garrett, but no one is likely to take the spotlight away from Miller, not when he supplies guitar, bass clarinet, synths, drums, even tenor saxophone as well as his customary snappy, slappy bass guitar.
A more serious problem is that the poems on the whole maintain an even tenor of trite subjectivity.