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.
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.
When Albany came from France and assumed the regency, these documents and the "purchase" of the bishopric from Rome contrary to statute were made the basis of an attack on Douglas, who was imprisoned in Edinburgh Castle, thereafter in the castle of St Andrews (under the charge of his old opponent, Archbishop Hepburn), and later in the castle of Dunbar, and again in Edinburgh.
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.
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.
The in Stems. bundles of plants which form cambium are, on the contrary, called open.
Contrary winds prevented him from succeeding in his fifteen attempts to cross the seas to Ireland.
He was convicted of an offense contrary to section 3 of the law.
There was a contrary opinion of course!
They reviewed contrary viewpoints.
Were there contrary views?
Contrary to Bilibin's forecast the news he had brought was joyfully received.
Julie on the contrary accepted his attentions readily, though in a manner peculiar to herself.
The first declared that the report that Count Rostopchin had forbidden people to leave Moscow was false; on the contrary he was glad that ladies and tradesmen's wives were leaving the city.
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.