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conformity to fact or truth

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A busy age will hardly educate its writers in correctness.
Well," said he, "I have done enough to demonstrate the correctness of my details.
Turning to the second page of the Trial, I found a Note, assuring the reader of the absolute correctness of the Report of the Proceedings.
Even at that time I flattered myself that I played some part in causing his visits, and it was not long before I learned the correctness of my surmise.
You have made your inquiries to prove the correctness of my statement--haven't you?
observations have been from time to time carried on with more or less correctness, until in the present day the altitudes of the lunar mountains have been determined with exactitude.
I have collected so large a body of facts, showing that close interbreeding lessens fertility, and, on the other hand, that an occasional cross with a distinct individual or variety increases fertility, that I cannot doubt the correctness of this almost universal belief amongst breeders.
They could repeat with perfect correctness each word in any sentence we addressed them, and they remembered such words for some time.
If we had a bicycle here, we might demonstrate the correctness of the young man's reasoning, Monsieur Robert Darzac.
I saw you come out of the Tower," she said, speaking with a strong local accent and yet with a certain unusual correctness, "in at the window and out of the door.
Without any intrusion of words, you may believe in the correctness of your image.
The pompous vanity of the old schoolmistress, the foolish good-humour of her sister, the silly chat and scandal of the elder girls, and the frigid correctness of the governesses equally annoyed her; and she had no soft maternal heart, this unlucky girl, otherwise the prattle and talk of the younger children, with whose care she was chiefly intrusted, might have soothed and interested her; but she lived among them two years, and not one was sorry that she went away.
He was obviously convinced of the correctness of his position, and so talked serenely and without haste.
Francesco de Furia, a learned Italian, contributed further testimony to the correctness of the supposition that Babrias had made a veritable collection of fables by printing from a MS.
I had satisfied myself of the correctness of this conclusion-- and was trying to get on a step further, and penetrate the Indian's motives next--when a letter was brought to me, which proved to be from no less a person that Mr.