Somehow it seemed contrary to his character - any of them.
Julie on the contrary accepted his attentions readily, though in a manner peculiar to herself.
As much evidence as there was to the contrary, she couldn't believe Yancey was involved in drugs.
She wasn't irresponsible, a blabbermouth or a liar – contrary to what both of them seemed to think.
Contrary to the others, my employment wasn't a career and frankly, I didn't enjoy what I was doing.
Contrary to Bilibin's forecast the news he had brought was joyfully received.
"On the contrary it's very interesting!" replied Pierre not quite truthfully.
On the contrary, just because he happened to be there he thought it one of the least significant parts of the field.
Contrary winds prevented him from succeeding in his fifteen attempts to cross the seas to Ireland.
They reviewed contrary viewpoints.
On the contrary, I am very glad to make your acquaintance, said Pierre.
Pierre maintained the contrary, and as his mental faculties were greater and more resourceful, Nicholas felt himself cornered.
On the contrary, the lower members of each tend to converge towards the lower members of all the others.
On the contrary, he is probably pursuing you with detachments, or at most with an army corps much weaker than the army entrusted to you.
This simultaneous discussion of many topics did not prevent a clear understanding but on the contrary was the surest sign that they fully understood one another.
It tends on the contrary to be low on days of fog or rain.
On the contrary, even Christian theology makes at least the effort to show that the thought of God regulates the whole system of belief.
In any event, nearly everything that Lord Wright said is directly contrary to the approach of the judges.
Anna Pavlovna Scherer on the contrary, despite her forty years, overflowed with animation and impulsiveness.
Prince Vasili approached first, and she kissed the bold forehead that bent over her hand and answered his question by saying that, on the contrary, she remembered him quite well.
Contrary to his expectation, Davout, after hearing him, became still surlier and ruder.
On the contrary it tormented her more than anything else of late, and particularly so on this bright, hot summer day in town.
For the most part things happened contrary to their orders.
He not merely did nothing of the kind, but on the contrary he used his power to select the most foolish and ruinous of all the courses open to him.
On the contrary, the army had never under the best material conditions presented a more cheerful and animated aspect.
The mountains of the north-east, on the contrary, are clothed to their summits with a rich and varied flora.
But it is worthy of special attention that the mere chemical composition of agricultural and garden soils is, as a rule, the least important feature about them, popular opinion to the contrary notwithstanding.
The Development Control and Environmental Protection Committee refused the application contrary to officer advice.
There is a sense that this runs somewhat contrary to the spirit of the agreement.
"On the contrary, that coiffure suits the princess very well," said Prince Vasili.
In the contrary case, Your Majesty, I shall see myself forced to repel an attack that nothing on my part has provoked.