1 After the lapse of time that has passed since their crime, it was impossible for me to secure a conviction against them in any court.
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2 He looked at her with some disappointment in his face, but with a respectful and patient conviction that she must be right in whatever she did.
3 Mr. Bounderby seemed agreeably surprised, notwithstanding his previous strong conviction.
4 'I should want to come back,' she said, with a quiet simplicity, heavy with conviction.
5 Clifford felt her conviction, and somehow he believed her, he believed it was for him.
6 Some of the young ones spout about a Soviet, but there's not much conviction in them.
7 There's no sort of conviction about anything, except that it's all a muddle and a hole.
8 Fanny's answer was extremely civil, and Edmund added his conviction that she could be in no hurry.
9 In spite of this conviction, however, she was glad.
10 He was surprised; but after a few moments' silent consideration of her, replied in a calmer, graver tone, and as if the candid result of conviction, "I believe you are right."
11 His conviction of her regard for him was sometimes very strong; he could look back on a long course of encouragement, and she was as perfect in disinterested attachment as in everything else.
12 Yet some happiness must and would arise from the very conviction that he did suffer.
13 The conviction of his determination once admitted, it was not unwelcome.
14 It had been the shock of conviction as she read.
15 The horror of a mind like Fanny's, as it received the conviction of such guilt, and began to take in some part of the misery that must ensue, can hardly be described.