Thus he went on increasing in iniquity, month after month, until, at the close of the first year, he not only insisted upon wearing moustaches, but had contracted a propensity for cursing and swearing, and for backing his assertions
Waldron," he said, "to cease to make assertions
which are not in strict accordance with scientific fact.
but, besides having to answer Rodney, he was not sure that the remark, with its assertion
of intimacy, would not strike Katharine as impertinent.
I have contradicted it, sir," Fred answered, with a touch of impatience, not remembering that his uncle did not verbally discriminate contradicting from disproving, though no one was further from confounding the two ideas than old Featherstone, who often wondered that so many fools took his own assertions
and of her own amazing skill and courage in riding it; concluding with an assertion
that she could clear a five-barred gate 'like winking,' that papa said she might hunt the next time the hounds met, and mamma had ordered a bright scarlet hunting-habit for her.
There was something in the man's tone and expression that convinced Tarzan of the truth of his assertions
SHEA had just beaten me at chess, as usual, and, also as usual, I had gleaned what questionable satisfaction I might by twitting him with this indication of failing mentality by calling his attention to the nth time to that theory, propounded by certain scientists, which is based upon the assertion
that phenomenal chess players are always found to be from the ranks of children under twelve, adults over seventy-two or the mentally defective--a theory that is lightly ignored upon those rare occasions that I win.
Ahm's repeated assertions
that there are human beings like ourselves in Caspak have roused the men to a keen desire for exploration.
One of the robbed robbers came to me after dark, with facts, figures, and assertions
But Sara Dack persisted in her assertion
and was called a low-mouthed liar.
Tollmidge's formidable assertions
relating to herself for the second time, Lady Lydiard's meditations came to an abrupt end.
cried Fan, as Polly paused to look at the picture, which appeared to regard her with a grave, steady look, which seemed rather to belie her assertions
that a peculiarly susceptible subject may be kept in the realm of the unreal for weeks, months, and even years, dominated by whatever delusions and hallucinations the operator may from time to time suggest, is a trifle disquieting.
So long as the mere assertions
which the Declaration contained were not supported by proof, he looked upon that document as evidence for the prosecution, and he too was quite willing to have it read.
You have merely made a few excited and dogmatic assertions
about my mental caliber.