asseveration


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a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

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A stage or two further on, the lamps were lighted, and a great to-do occasioned by the taking up, at a roadside inn, of a very fastidious lady with an infinite variety of cloaks and small parcels, who loudly lamented, for the behoof of the outsides, the non-arrival of her own carriage which was to have taken her on, and made the guard solemnly promise to stop every green chariot he saw coming; which, as it was a dark night and he was sitting with his face the other way, that officer undertook, with many fervent asseverations, to do.
The serjeant rejoined with many choice asseverations that he didn't; and that if his (the serjeant's) own father were to say he did, he would run the old gentleman through the body cheerfully, and consider it a meritorious action.
After a great deal of haggling and squabbling, Fagin beat down the amount of the required advance from five pounds to three pounds four and sixpence: protesting with many solemn asseverations that that would only leave him eighteen-pence to keep house with; Mr.
Pell's declaration, accompanied with many solemn asseverations that they were really too hard upon him, it was by very many degrees the best professional job he had ever had, and one on which he boarded, lodged, and washed, for six months afterwards.
His tale is connected and told with an appearance of the simplest truth, yet I own to you that the letters of Felix and Safie, which he showed me, and the apparition of the monster seen from our ship, brought to me a greater conviction of the truth of his narrative than his asseverations, however earnest and connected.
49) In fact, according to the chronicler Ibn al-Athir's specific asseveration, after the defeat at Qatwan Sanjar essentially granted Mas'ud independence in his own dominions.
Such variation can be thought not to be a property definitively influenced by the females, consistent with the asseveration of Levitan (1991) that "estimates of reproductive output based on body size or gamete production alone can be misleading.
This asseveration is confirmed by the fact that the joint Chi-square is 6.
That the irreligious mind is precluded from the apperception of the values of purity would again be a rash asseveration.
Though such an asseveration recalls Fowles's example, it is soon evident that hers is no longer the author figure encountered in the earlier novels.
Thus, in a narrative text, the emphasis on the list instantiating old people "on our street" would not be on the asseveration that "there are such people and here are a few examples," but on providing some substantive information about them.
Strongly contested and partial as it is, Toni Negri and Michael Hardt's asseveration that empire practices are nowadays more visible and ubiquitous than ever (2009), somehow responded to the poignancy derived from the persistence of imperial horizons within our present.
Two examples will serve to illustrate how conscious Jonson was--and how conscious he must have wanted his audience to be--of the difference between the solemn asseveration, with its strong kinship to prayer, and empty expletive.
But of particular interest to the proposal here developed is Kearns asseveration that the poet completely believed
In the cases of postposition, the nuclear assertion, that is, the asseveration, is expressed first; then objection is expressed, which is used, in a way, in the defense of the viewpoint expressed.