Somehow it seemed contrary to his character - any of them.
As much evidence as there was to the contrary, she couldn't believe Yancey was involved in drugs.
On the contrary, I was flattered.
On the contrary, I didn't even hear it.
Contrary to the others, my employment wasn't a career and frankly, I didn't enjoy what I was doing.
Contrary to his request, I was determined to contact Daniel Brennan.
"On the contrary," Dean answered.
So why this nagging feeling to the contrary, like he was missing something?
She wasn't irresponsible, a blabbermouth or a liar – contrary to what both of them seemed to think.
People did have a right to privacy, even if they were husband and wife, contrary to what Katie thought.
Contrary to your opinion, I do respect your judgment.
1-26), in which, contrary to the view of earlier prophets, it is declared that the nation had always been disobedient.
To the surprise of all he declared with dignity and emphasis that what he had recently done troubled him more than anything he ever did or said in his whole life; that he renounced and refused all his recantations as things written with his hand, contrary to the truth which he thought in his heart; and that as his hand had offended, his hand should be first burned when he came to the fire.
The development, on the contrary, shows unequivocally that the endodermlamella arises as a local coalescence of the endodermal linings of a primitively extensive gastral space.
Comte does not recognize that this process is aided by any increase of innate capacity; on the contrary, progress is to him the unfolding of fundamental faculties of human nature which always pre-existed in a latent condition; yet he may perhaps be said to have prepared the way for the new conception of human progress by his inclusion of mental laws under biology.
Contrary indications are that this disillusionment with the established political system could produce the threat of right wing reactions.
There was a contrary opinion of course!
They reviewed contrary viewpoints.
Were there contrary views?
Julie on the contrary accepted his attentions readily, though in a manner peculiar to herself.
"On the contrary it's very interesting!" replied Pierre not quite truthfully.
Only the recognition of the fact that he possessed this feeling caused the people in so strange a manner, contrary to the Tsar's wish, to select him--an old man in disfavor--to be their representative in the national war.
To solve the question of how freedom and necessity are combined and what constitutes the essence of these two conceptions, the philosophy of history can and should follow a path contrary to that taken by other sciences.