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Many men are fops in their youth who tone down wonderfully when they get old.
UNDER THE MENDIPSEMMA MARSHALL
Waiting a few moments until he could tone down his nerves, he commenced making his way toward his victim.
THE LOST TRAILEDWARD S. ELLIS
Uncle Nathan's tendency was rather to tone down and belittle his experiences than to exaggerate them.
He just sat there and grinned, making no attempt to tone down the set.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
They tone down its severity of style, and cast gently into it a mellowed light akin to that of the “dim religious” order.
I only regret that I have had to tone down so much of dialect in her versions.
We may tone down the Gospel-message, leaving out unpopular and man-humbling truths, and try to "attract" people so.
TO MY YOUNGER BRETHRENHANDLEY C. G. MOULE
Eyes which cannot look on the Sun may gaze at the clouds, which tone down its colourless radiance into purple and gold.
We have silver—or rather—(with a magnanimous impulse to tone down her splendour), silver-plated ones.
Notwithstanding this, it seems to us that Booth should tone down his manner in the first Act.

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