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to put into words positively and with conviction

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admit openly and bluntly

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5) In their Dialogicall Discourses of Spirits and Divels (1601), the coauthors John Deacon and John Walker make the same singularizing claim about themselves: their letter to the reader recounts how the news of John Darrel's supposed exorcism of William Sommers "did so diversely affect our minds with a diverse and contrary judgment (the one very constantly avouching, the other no less confidently impugning that falsely pretended action)" that their friendship was nearly ruined, till "the favorable assistance of God's holy spirit" led them to "the very truth it self, .
Because by avouching their common humanity they invite us to participate vicariously in their feelings and so confirm their own celebrity.
He also points to Annie Richmond's avouching her destruction and virtual theft of Poe's own letters to her when Maria was her house guest, p.