There was a contrary opinion of course!
They reviewed contrary viewpoints.
Contrary winds prevented him from succeeding in his fifteen attempts to cross the seas to Ireland.
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?
There is a sense that this runs somewhat contrary to the spirit of the agreement.
The Development Control and Environmental Protection Committee refused the application contrary to officer advice.
Were there contrary views?
In any event, nearly everything that Lord Wright said is directly contrary to the approach of the judges.
On the contrary, I didn't even hear it.
Somehow it seemed contrary to his character - any of them.
Contrary to your opinion, I do respect your judgment.
On the contrary, I was flattered.
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.
Contrary to the others, my employment wasn't a career and frankly, I didn't enjoy what I was doing.
She wasn't irresponsible, a blabbermouth or a liar – contrary to what both of them seemed to think.
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.
On the contrary, even Christian theology makes at least the effort to show that the thought of God regulates the whole system of belief.
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.
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, I am very glad to make your acquaintance, said Pierre.
So why this nagging feeling to the contrary, like he was missing something?
People did have a right to privacy, even if they were husband and wife, contrary to what Katie thought.
It tends on the contrary to be low on days of fog or rain.
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.
On the contrary, he became more and more elated.
In the contrary case, Your Majesty, I shall see myself forced to repel an attack that nothing on my part has provoked.
Contrary to his expectation, Davout, after hearing him, became still surlier and ruder.
Not only does a good army commander not need any special qualities, on the contrary he needs the absence of the highest and best human attributes--love, poetry, tenderness, and philosophic inquiring doubt.
On the contrary it tormented her more than anything else of late, and particularly so on this bright, hot summer day in town.
Smolensk was abandoned contrary to the wishes of the Emperor and of the whole people.
For the most part things happened contrary to their orders.
But the roll of the drums did not make the looting soldiers run in the direction of the drum as formerly, but made them, on the contrary, run farther away.
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.
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 greater the heat the more solidified the remaining snow becomes.
On the contrary, now is the best of all.
"On the contrary, that coiffure suits the princess very well," said Prince Vasili.
On the contrary, I will do what I can.
The best generals I have known were, on the contrary, stupid or absent-minded men.
On the contrary, I ask you to go with all your belongings to our estate near Moscow, and I promise you I will see to it that there you shall want for nothing.
On the contrary, the army had never under the best material conditions presented a more cheerful and animated aspect.
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.
These sights and sounds had no depressing or intimidating effect on him; on the contrary, they stimulated his energy and determination.