1 But she put down this memory and giggled self-consciously as if admitting the truth of his assertion.
2 She rose after the service, carefully taking Kennicott's arm and smiling at him in a mute assertion that she was devoted to him no matter what happened.
3 There are two insults which no human being will endure: the assertion that he hasn't a sense of humor, and the doubly impertinent assertion that he has never known trouble.
4 Hence, I conclude, that in boasting himself to be high lifted above a whaleman, in that assertion the pirate has no solid basis to stand on.
5 A few instances to substantiate the assertion that some white women love the company of the Afro-American will not be out of place.
6 He hesitated a single instant, and bending a cautious glance toward his companion, he continued, in a manner that was divided between interrogation and assertion.
7 A short and sullen pause succeeded this bold assertion.
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8 It were impossible to say what violent assertion the stubborn Hawkeye would have next made, in his headlong wish to vindicate his identity, had not the aged Delaware once more interposed.
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9 In answer to this assertion, I can say, I never loved any or confided in any people more than my fellow-slaves, and especially those with whom I lived at Mr. Freeland's.
10 I shuddered to hear the infatuated assertion.
11 You may well be surprised, Miss Bennet, at such an assertion, after seeing, as you probably might, the very cold manner of our meeting yesterday.
12 To Caroline's assertion of her brother's being partial to Miss Darcy she paid no credit.
13 On both sides it was only assertion.
14 As he spoke he took the servant to the door, and then repeated his demand to know her reasons for such an assertion.
15 But she had that queer sort of bossiness, endless assertion of her own will, which is one of the signs of insanity in modern woman.