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The shift has happened so suddenly and seismically that, to many people, the alternative no longer even appears tenable.
He was at length convinced by the arguments of his opponents that the corn-laws were no longer tenable.
The common theory, therefore, of the calculation of chances, appears to be tenable.
Neither the harbour nor the town was tenable any longer, and orders were given for the embarkation of the troops.
Our position in the fort was only tenable, provided the troops on our left held their position.
A theory which the author continued to regard as partially tenable.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
Their difficulties are different, but neither seems tenable all through.
THE ANALYSIS OF MINDBERTRAND RUSSELL
Like all sceptical hypotheses, it is logically tenable, but uninteresting.
THE ANALYSIS OF MINDBERTRAND RUSSELL
Finally, we have to take into consideration the various interpretations which are tenable of occurrences during childhood.
Now to any one who knows early national poetry, early uncritical art of any kind, this theory seems not easily tenable.

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