I am leaving to get my proofs--for the irrefutable evidence
of the murderer's guilt.
This applies even in the apparently simple case of answering questions: if the purpose of the answers is to deceive, their falsehood, not their truth, will be evidence
Because, so long as the evidence
against him was vague and intangible, it was very hard to disprove.
These views, grounded as they are on the perfectly well-ascertained occurrence of a former Glacial period, seem to me to explain in so satisfactory a manner the present distribution of the Alpine and Arctic productions of Europe and America, that when in other regions we find the same species on distant mountain-summits, we may almost conclude without other evidence
, that a colder climate permitted their former migration across the low intervening tracts, since become too warm for their existence.
I am not talking of the evidence
now, I am talking about that question, of their own idea of themselves.
I love you too much to live with you for the rest of my life wondering all the time whether you still believed or whether the weight of the evidence
had crushed out that tiny little spark of intuition which is all that makes you believe me now.
He said he would show by a chain of circumstantial evidence
without break or fault in it anywhere, that the principal prisoner at the bar committed the murder; that the motive was partly revenge, and partly a desire to take his own life out of jeopardy, and that his brother, by his presence, was a consenting accessory to the crime; a crime which was the basest known to the calendar of human misdeeds--assassination; that it was conceived by the blackest of hearts and consummated by the cowardliest of hands; a crime which had broken a loving sister's heart, blighted the happiness of a young nephew who was as dear as a son, brought inconsolable grief to many friends, and sorrow and loss to the whole community.
The police examined the outhouse next, in search of circumstantial evidence
against the missing man.
Here, reader, I beg your patience a moment, while I make a just compliment to the great wisdom and sagacity of our law, which refuses to admit the evidence
of a wife for or against her husband.
They were just going home to dinner when the footman came down to the stable to say that Joe was wanted directly in master's private room; there was a man brought up for ill-using horses, and Joe's evidence
and the evidence
stated above points to the middle of the ninth century as the probable date for the "Works and Days".
If I made the matter public, I have no evidence
but moral evidence
to bring forward.