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to a tolerably worthy extent


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They joined the boys who had brought it out, all small School-house fellows, friends of East; and Tom had the pleasure of trying his skill, and performed very creditably, after first driving his foot three inches into the ground, and then nearly kicking his leg into the air, in vigorous efforts to accomplish a drop-kick after the manner of East.
To put it plainly, Miss Halcombe and I have been talking over family affairs--affairs which are the cause of my being here--and in the course of our conversation she was naturally led to tell me of this unpleasant matter connected with the anonymous letter, and of the share which you have most creditably and properly taken in the proceedings so far.
Ahmed Abbas Saldera will be the star attraction, who performed creditably in the Asian championship last month.
But, in addition to his three wins, Kitten Rock performed creditably at the top level when fourth to Abbyssial in the Grade 1 juvenile hurdles at the Punchestown Festival.
It will soon be known if Leeds has performed creditably or not, but no one will die unnecessarily while the answer is sought.
The four-year-old filly has performed creditably without success at the top level, most notably in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe when she was second to Danedream last autumn.
Unraced as a juvenile, Voodoo Prince landed a 1m maiden at Haydock last summer and went on to perform creditably in handicaps, including when third to the prolific winner William Haigh when last seen at Wolverhampton last November.
Kim Jong Un's leadership provides a sure guarantee for creditably carrying to completion the revolutionary cause .
He died just over a year ago, one of the fortunate and favoured few to have been creditably compared with the celebrated Charlie Chaplin in their contribution to comedy.
In bringing in a clutch of highly-rated youngsters, all of whom performed creditably, Capello was throwing himself at the mercy of Arsene Wenger and Roberto Mancini, knowing any extended absences for Kieran Gibbs, Jack Wilshere, Adam Johnson and Joe Hart will bring their international ambitions to a grinding halt.
25), who will appreciate this better ground after running creditably in the mud over fences at Hexham.
So does the Tony Cruz-trained Floral Pegasus, who has been performing creditably at the highest level in Hong Kong.
This exhibition, and others, are in danger of giving Gateshead a sleazy and vacuous image to replace that gradually and creditably achieved in recent years by, among other of the borough's accomplishments, the spectacular superiority of Gateshead's Millennium Bridge in comparison with the modest but expensive trampoline a couple of miles down the Thames from here.
Speciosa has not got her head in front since last year's Guineas over this course and distance but has run creditably in defeat, notably when second to Manduro at Newmarket and chasing home Peeping Fawn in the Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh.
The Scots were beaten by 51 runs in their Group D game in Durban despite performing creditably to restrict Pakistan to 171 for nine.