1 Aunt Polly was vexed to think she had overlooked that bit of circumstantial evidence, and missed a trick.
2 In this simple way, madame," replied Monte Cristo; "the waistcoat and the letter were both what is termed circumstantial evidence; I therefore sent them to the king's attorney.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 96. The Contract.
3 I had no fear, therefore, that any circumstantial evidence could be brought forward strong enough to convict her.
4 Most of those reports were a nightmare--grotesque, circumstantial, eager and untrue.
5 During that long interval Starbuck would ever be apt to fall into open relapses of rebellion against his captain's leadership, unless some ordinary, prudential, circumstantial influences were brought to bear upon him.
6 At the same time I recognise that the evidence is purely circumstantial, and that some new development may upset it.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
7 These are the terms of his deposition: 'I do not even stand in need of circumstantial proofs and moral presumptions to give the lie to the prisoner's denial.'
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
8 Against the testimony of a single witness, you have thus some defence, unless convicted by your own handwriting, or by other circumstantial proof against which you must guard.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
9 The lawyer established the fact that the theft of the apples had not been circumstantially proved.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX—A PLACE WHERE CONVICTIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF FO...