1 Bertha has been behaving more than ever like a madwoman, and George's powers of credulity are very nearly exhausted.
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2 Those acute and long-practised senses, whose powers so often exceed the limits of all ordinary credulity, after having detected the danger, had enabled them to ascertain its magnitude and duration.
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3 As our credulity switched back to her she leaned forward with enthusiasm.
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4 But there was less equivocal testimony, which the credulity of the assembly, or of the greater part, greedily swallowed, however incredible.
5 His voice alone inspires one with absolute credulity.
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6 But the world listened only half credulously until the Fisk Jubilee Singers sang the slave songs so deeply into the world's heart that it can never wholly forget them again.
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7 A girl on a hilltop; credulous, plastic, young; drinking the air as she longed to drink life.
8 She was credulous, perhaps; a born hero-worshipper; yet she did question and examine unceasingly.
9 Nor, credulous as such minds must have been, was this conceit altogether without some faint show of superstitious probability.
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10 The awe-stricken credulous slaves in the vicinity took it for the bones of one of the fallen angels.
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11 To the credulous mariners it seemed the same silent spout they had so long ago beheld in the moonlit Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
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12 Nevertheless, the old sea-traditions, the immemorial credulities, popularly invested this old Manxman with preternatural powers of discernment.
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13 Antonia had the most trusting, responsive eyes in the world; love and credulousness seemed to look out of them with open faces.
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