I must be able to present these proofs
for his appreciation.
Miss Porter insists that we have no absolute proof
of his death--nor have we.
One hardly likes to throw suspicion where there are no proofs
I can take a note of your information (very startling information, I own); and, in the absence of proof
, I can do no more.
Well," says Sophia, "the proof
of this must be from time.
But thou thyself--hast given me no small proof
of thyself: thou art HARD, thou wise Zarathustra
Monsieur le Duc," he said, "if proof
of your story were needed it is here.
Are there not other proofs
that we might produce besides the proof
Yet my husband replies to me "You have no proof
," and Mr Twemlow replies to me with the very same words
Pickwick, though able to sustain a very considerable amount of exertion and fatigue, was not proof
against such a combination of attacks as he had undergone on the memorable night, recorded in the last chapter.
I am sure, if there are no precise proofs
of their having done so, there is nothing, on the other hand, that can entitle us positively to conclude that they never did.
There are to-day so many proofs
of his existence within the reach of everybody that we can follow Erik's actions logically through the whole tragedy of the Chagnys.
Le Grand has given in one dissertation an example of great moderation, in deviating from the temper of his religion, but in the others has left proofs
that learning and honesty are often too weak to oppose prejudice.
Now I have these proofs
, Albert, and I am in your confidence, no human power can force me to a duel which your own conscience would reproach you with as criminal, but I come to offer you what you can no longer demand of me.
Fac-simile copies of this piece had been in possession of the present editor some time previous to its publication in "Scribner's Magazine" for September, 1875; but as proofs
of the authorship claimed for it were not forthcoming, he refrained from publishing it as requested.