1 I affirm he will meet fairly every honourable challenge.
2 Thank you for your good word, Fanny, but it is more than I would affirm myself.
3 No; I can't forget him, though I am not prepared to affirm the fellow was exactly worth the life we lost in getting to him.
4 This is the reason why I affirm that Kurtz was a remarkable man.
5 We might almost affirm that Napoleon's catastrophe originated in that sign of a peasant's head.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
6 Algebra is applied to the clouds; the radiation of the star profits the rose; no thinker would venture to affirm that the perfume of the hawthorn is useless to the constellations.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS
7 And, to go to the root of the matter, I affirm that this vice of ingratitude has its source either in avarice or in suspicion.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIX.
8 But as for prudence and stability of purpose, I affirm that a people is more prudent, more stable, and of better judgment than a prince.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LVIII.
9 I should not like to affirm upon oath that I have not.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
10 For my own part, I may truly affirm, that I was less concerned than my nurse.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER II.
11 The sun does not more certainly shine in the heavens than that which I now affirm is true.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 4
12 as to affirm, for instance, following Buckle, that through civilisation mankind becomes softer, and consequently less bloodthirsty and less fitted for warfare.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor DostoevskyGet Context In PART 1: VII
13 Her loudly affirmed pleasure at seeing Miss Bart took the form of a nebulous generalization, which included neither enquiries as to her future nor the expression of a definite wish to see her again.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
14 She knelt to embrace him; she affirmed that he made life more than full; she was altogether reconciled.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXII
15 'Just so it is, Mr. Burden,' Otto affirmed.
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