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to a tolerably worthy extent

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I was not surprised by Caddy's being in low spirits when we went downstairs, or by her sobbing afresh on my neck, or by her saying she would far rather have been scolded than treated with such indifference, or by her confiding to me that she was so poor in clothes that how she was ever to be married creditably she didn't know.
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.
This Galileo colt has performed creditably in Group company, finishing second to Broome in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown back In May and running creditably behind the progressive Buckhurst at both the Curragh and Leopardstown.
Speaking with newsmen in Jos ahead of the APC Presidential campaign rally slated for Saturday, the deputy governor who is also the Chairman Main Planning Committee of the rally said APC led administration on the Plateau and at the National level have performed creditably in the past four years adding that both the president and Governor Lalong deserve second term in office to consolidate on their achievements.
He ran creditably for a long way over two and a quarter miles, when he eventually finished third to Stars Over The Sea in the Cesarewitch Trial at Newmarket, and held every chance until the final half-furlong when fourth over an extended two miles at Newcastle.
He has most recently been performing creditably in Romford opens over 575m, including a maiden victory, and will be tough to hold if getting round the first bend unscathed.
France had struck with a Teddy Thomas try, and then found a penalty try early in a second period in which they went on to creditably test the Kiwis.
Ahmed Abbas Saldera will be the star attraction, who performed creditably in the Asian championship last month.
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.
PYONGYANG (TAP) - As North Koreans face an uncertain future without Kim Jong Il, the world's attention now turns to his youngest son, Kim Jong Un, whom the ruling Workers' Party has dubbed the "great successor." "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.
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.