1 This attribute was common to most of Lily's set: they had a force of negation which eliminated everything beyond their own range of perception.
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2 It is negation canonized as the one positive virtue.
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3 Connie felt that she herself didn't really, not really touch him; perhaps there was nothing to get at ultimately; just a negation of human contact.
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4 Napoleon silently shook his head in negation.
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5 The negation of the infinite leads straight to nihilism.
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6 She was answered in the negative.
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7 For months afterwards, I every day settled the question finally in the negative, and reopened and reargued it next morning.
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8 I had never heard of any tutor but Biddy and Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt; so, I replied in the negative.
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9 On my replying to both these questions in the negative, it occurred to me that I fell again in her good opinion; but she concealed the fact gracefully, and invited me to dinner next day.
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10 The applicability or non-applicability of the Christian precept to his own case was too difficult a question to be discussed lightly, and this question had long ago been answered by Alexey Alexandrovitch in the negative.
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11 Charged with this commission, Betsy had gone to Anna, and brought him back a negative reply.
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12 What they had said in the conversation, that he acted justly only in a negative sense, absorbed his thoughts.
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13 "Honesty is only a negative qualification," he said.
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14 He answered, you remember, in the negative.
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15 She thanked Miss Crawford, but gave a decided negative.
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