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Traddles still remained, perhaps, but it was very doubtful; and I had not sufficient confidence in his discretion or good luck, however strong my reliance was on his good nature, to wish to trust him with my situation.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The book itself had the appearance of having been stolen from some court of justice, and perhaps his knowledge of its antecedents, combined with his own experience in that wise, gave him a reliance on its powers as a sort of legal spell or charm.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The same would be the case with that prince who should engage in any enterprise in reliance on the Emperor Maximilian, his being one of those friendships which, in the words of our historian, nomen magis quam praesidium adferunt.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
There was therefore no hope but in passive fortitude, and in that strong reliance on Heaven natural to great and generous characters.
His diffidence had prevented his depending on his own judgment in so anxious a case, but his reliance on mine made every thing easy.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
In short, doctor although I know you to be the most conscientious man in the world, and although I place the utmost reliance in you, I want, notwithstanding my conviction, to believe this axiom, errare humanum est.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The influence of ancestry, however, is important in helping forward any individual or race, if too much reliance is not placed upon it.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context