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

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He knew some anecdotes about the heroes of the turf, and various clever tricks of Marquesses and Viscounts which seemed to prove that blood asserted its pre-eminence even among black-legs; but the minute retentiveness of his memory was chiefly shown about the horses he had himself bought and sold; the number of miles they would trot you in no time without turning a hair being, after the lapse of years, still a subject of passionate asseveration, in which he would assist the imagination of his hearers by solemnly swearing that they never saw anything like it.
You've said enough, Paul," interrupted the female, laying her hand on his mouth, with a familiarity that gave something very like the lie direct, to his intended asseveration.
His old sweetheart, being in fact so near at hand that she was then reclining against him in a flutter, a very substantial angle of forty-five degrees, here interposed to assure Mistress Affery with greater earnestness than directness of asseveration, that what she heard should go no further, but should be kept inviolate, 'if on no other account on Arthur's--sensible of intruding in being too familiar Doyce and Clennam's.
Then,' resumed Miss Twinkleton, 'all I can say is, that I am bound to believe, on your asseveration, that it is very poor indeed.
In the second place, I demand a plain proof, which does not depend on your personal asseveration, of the date at which my wife left Blackwater Park and travelled to London.
Fuhrmann notes the narrator's insistence on veracity and his concern for credibility and concludes that, despite all these asseverations to the contrary, Paul was most probably a product of Jerome's imagination.
Our results contradicted, at least partially, such asseverations for the period 1950-2000, although available data suggests that most of the weather stations under INAMEH responsibility stopped to generate information thereafter.
In an extended assessment of the back and forth that had appeared in the National Review, the Deutsche Revue, and more recently in The Times, it was determined that, contrary to the Kaiser's asseverations, the proposed intervention had been entirely a "German initiative.
In addition the small amount of trials, due to the fact that this is an exploratory study, does not allow making conclusive asseverations.
Bertrand Russell has stated that pure mathematics consists of "entirely of such asseverations as that, if such and such a proposition is true of anything then such and such another proposition is true of that thing" (Bogomolny, 2013).
Quite contrary to the baseless asseverations of the complainants, the text of the BBL itself reveals that it espouses an enduring peace, the affidavit read.
While such asseverations were doubtless untrue even decades ago, at least the official sunlight policy was to deny that they took place and that America's values precluded such policies.
The asseverations of these studies raise a question: can monetary savings alone completely explain the consumer response behaviour to the SPs?
Canting asseverations of creedal dogma have no place in science, nor in commentaries that look to science for support.
His practice of removing most traces of Bersuire's personality and asseverations of direct experience may relate to this desire, coming partly from a belief in impersonality and anonymity as Christian and clerical virtues and partly from a desire to keep certain of Bersuire's wonders at the level of hearsay rather than objective truth and so to diminish their power.