1 I do not know the young man; he is said to be of good family and rich, but I never trust to vague assertions.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 85. The Journey.
2 The brigadier, followed by the commissary, disappeared by the inside staircase, accompanied by the noise which his assertions respecting Andrea had excited in the crowd.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
3 They had answered his melancholy and mourning by sympathy and sorrow; his assertions, by gestures of confirmation; and his boasting, with the exultation of savages.
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4 However, we make no assertions on this point.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
5 These assertions so prevailed with the commons that they began to hold meetings and to raise what tumults they liked throughout the city.
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6 Kennicott asserted that Westlake and McGanum and their contaminated families were tricky, but Carol had found them gracious.
7 She asserted that it proved him to be a man of the bold free West.
8 In reading popular stories and seeing plays, asserted Carol, she had found only two traditions of the American small town.
9 For a second she unreasoningly wanted to avoid him, but she kept on, and she serenely talked about God, whose voice, Hugh asserted, made the humming in the telegraph wires.
10 Her mirror had asserted that she looked exactly as she had in college, that her throat was smooth, her collar-bone not very noticeable.
11 She could, she asserted, endure a shabby but modest town; the town shabby and egomaniac she could not endure.
12 Kennicott had asserted that the villager's lack of courtesy is due to his poverty.
13 Her enthusiasm, and her violent likes and dislikes, asserted themselves in all the everyday occupations of life.
14 "You are too lenient, too lenient by far, Leonce," asserted the Colonel.
15 And when the auditor had asserted his non-comprehension, he would proceed to elucidate by some new proposition, yet more appalling.