Charles both disbelieved and exposed him, whereupon Oates carried his tale before the House of Commons.
John Lyon, Swift's constant attendant from 1735 onwards, disbelieved the story.
Carlisle, 1819, where Mr Justice Best remarks, "In the age of toleration, when that statute passed, neither churchmen nor sectarians wished to protect in their infidelity those who disbelieved the Holy Scriptures").
The statements of Jerome have been questioned or disbelieved on the ground of their intrinsic improbability.
He frankly disbelieved in toleration; "that state," he said, "could never be in safety where there was a toleration of two religions.
Stone, considered that his brother was in no peril, and for some time disbelieved in the need for a relief expedition.
They talked of peace but did not believe in its possibility; others talked of a battle but also disbelieved in the nearness of an engagement.
Pierre absolutely disbelieved both the princess' hints and the letter, but he feared now to look at Dolokhov, who was sitting opposite him.
Life after death was disbelieved or held as the existence of shades.