In other words, the anti-marathon arguments are based not on facts (at least, not supportable ones) but on sentiment.
I resolved to weaken myself with some common woman, if I could find one at all supportable.
If it be for what I apprehend it to be, life will not be supportable upon the terms.
I am considering now that multitude of people who live under conditions at least supportable.
The historical form has at last found a poet to render it supportable.
Other tasks were supportable, though one seemed hard at moments and was not passive; it attacked her.
How then could seven or eight hundred years of life be supportable?
The hot drinks soon succeeded in thawing me from a snow woman back to shivering flesh and blood which was supportable.
If a horse should be elated and say, "I am handsome," it would be supportable.
I had lost of humanity but its illusions, and they alone are what render it supportable.