The simple facts would be so much more convincing!
Slowly the facts were beginning to seep through the layer of shock.
I listed three facts conveyed to three different police agencies that she could call and confirm.
I'll record the facts from my personal point of view, and my observation.
Boris, speaking with deliberation, told them in pure, correct French many interesting details about the armies and the court, carefully abstaining from expressing an opinion of his own about the facts he was recounting.
Their hypothesis explains so many facts.
Often it's a judgment thing—the court weighs all the facts and makes a determination.
Let's look at the facts, make a decision and close the case.
We may shmuck around the facts a little and lie when we threaten him but we're still the good guys, remember?
All the facts are in flat contradiction to such conjectures.
In Prince Andrew's eyes Speranski was the man he would himself have wished to be--one who explained all the facts of life reasonably, considered important only what was rational, and was capable of applying the standard of reason to everything.
Saying the words resurrected the near-forgotten facts; Quinn, and Martha, both dead and gone.
The scene was so familiar; abduction, outlined by Betsy, facts presented, Quinn and Howie removing to their basement sanctuary while we waited and Martha recorded.
Sofia's words freed them from deep within his mind, and Dusty's hammering at the facts made it impossible for him to silence them as he wanted to.
Dean presented the facts unemotionally but as soon as he mentioned Scranton, the old man caught the coincidence and could hardly contain himself.
Better to stay away until the facts were known—or, hopefully, Jeffrey came in on the tide.
The boys in suits were keeping most of the facts to themselves, much to Leland Anderson's dismay.
Advanced chemistry or to have found further confirmation in the facts of chemistry.
In the second he not only enlarges his matter and gives multiplied applications of his ideas, but also follows the synthetic method, first expounding the laws he had discovered and then proving them by the facts to which they are applied.
The ideal truth within us, constituting the inner life that is studied by philosophers, becomes transmuted by the facts of history into assured reality.
Valentine, which was published in the same year, indicated that it was but the first chapter in a life of endless adventures, and that the imagination which turned the crude facts into poetry, and the fancy which played about them like a rainbow, were inexhaustible.
Lui et elle, the rejoinder of the poet's brother Paul de Musset, was even more a travesty of the facts with no redeeming graces of style.
The observed facts as to polarization are thus readily explained, and the general law connecting the intensity of the scattered light with the wave-length follows almost as easily from considerations of dimensions.
Yet even now there were no actual facts to go upon.
Attempts have been made, principally founded on some remarks of Huygens, to show that Descartes had learned the principles of refraction from the manuscript of a treatise by Willebrord Snell, but the facts are uncertain; and, so far as Descartes founds his optics on any one, it is probably on the researches of Kepler.
It is not quite easy to see why he abandoned this successful policy in order to hasten on a war with Sparta, and neither the Corcyrean alliance nor the Megarian decree seems justified by the facts as known to us, though commercial motives may have played a part which we cannot now gauge.
They decide, as in England, on facts only, leaving the application of the law to the judges.
Away from land and more probably were caused by subsidence; the old river-channels known to exist below sea-level, as well as the former land connexion with New Guinea, seem to point to the conditions assumed in Darwin's well-known subsidence theory, and any facts that appear to be inconsistent with the theory of a steady and prolonged subsidence are explainable by the assumption of a slight upheaval.
The chemical characters of the well-waters, the irregular distribution of the water-pressure, the distribution of the underground thermal gradients, and the occurrence in some of the wells of a tidal rise and fall of a varying period, are facts which are not explained on the simple hydrostatic theory.
The numerous facts, geological, geographical and biological, which when linked together lend great support to this theory, have been well worked out in Australia by Mr Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, Sydney.
Naïve materialism is due to a cause which still, perhaps, has no small power, the natural difficulty which persons who have had no philosophic training experience in observing and appreciating the importance of the immaterial facts of consciousness.
These last articles show a keen analysis and interpretation of facts.
External facts are not the causes of mental states, nor are mental states the causes of physical facts.
God, who is the cause of the concomitance of bodily and mental facts, is in truth the sole cause in the universe.
No fact contains in itself the ground of any other; the existence of the facts is due to God, their sequence and coexistence are also due to him.
The chief facts already established are the greater saltness of the North Atlantic compared with the South Atlantic at all.depths, and the low salinity at all depths in the eastern equatorial region, off the Gulf of Guinea.
The facts would seem incredible were they not vouched for by Theodoret, who knew him personally (Historia religiosa, c. 26).
In 1768 he had published Institutiones metallurgicae, intended to give a scientific form to chemistry by digesting facts established by experiment into a connected series of propositions.
Starting from an observation of Marconi's, a number of interesting facts have been accumulated on the absorbing effect of sunlight on the propagation of long Hertzian waves through space, and on the disturbing effects of atmospheric electricity as well as upon the influence of earth curvature and obstacles of various kinds interposed in the line between the sending and transmitting stations.4 Electric wave telegraphy has revolutionized our means of communication from place to place on the surface of the earth, making it possible to communicate instantly and certainly between places separated by several thousand miles, whilst The Electrician, 1904, 5 2, p. 407, or German Pat.
Second, in addition to facts, the web has become the face of almost all organizations of the planet.
In the sorting through of the facts from a multiplicity of new sources, truth can be determined.
You ransack your budget of historic facts much as you would hunt for a bit of silk in a rag-bag.
The facts about the braille examinations are as follows:
When she met Dr. Furness, the Shakespearean scholar, he warned her not to let the college professors tell her too many assumed facts about the life of Shakespeare; all we know, he said, is that Shakespeare was baptized, married, and died.
Many of the detached incidents and facts of our daily life pass around and over her unobserved; but she has enough detailed acquaintance with the world to keep her view of it from being essentially defective.
As Mr. Anagnos was the head of a great institution, what he said had much more effect than the facts in Miss Sullivan's account on which he based his statements.
I think "no" and "yes," conveyed by a shake or a nod of my head, have become facts as apparent to her as hot and cold or as the difference between pain and pleasure.
I decided that there was no reason, except my deplorable ignorance of the great facts that underlie our physical existence.
I immediately instituted an inquiry to ascertain the facts in the case.
I asked Miss Sullivan to go at once to see Mrs. Hopkins and ascertain the facts in the matter.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Perhaps the facts most astounding and most real are never communicated by man to man.
In sane moments we regard only the facts, the case that is.
"I should like to speak well of them, but as far as I know the facts, I can't," replied Bolkonski, smiling.
Coldly, without looking at her son, she sent for her husband and, when he came, tried briefly and coldly to inform him of the facts, in her son's presence, but unable to restrain herself she burst into tears of vexation and left the room.
To strain the facts to fit the rules of history: to say that the field of battle at Borodino remained in the hands of the Russians, or that after Moscow there were other battles that destroyed Napoleon's army, is impossible.
Only then, expressing known historic facts by equations and comparing the relative significance of this factor, can we hope to define the unknown.
But this rule which leaves out of account the spirit of the army continually proves incorrect and is in particularly striking contrast to the facts when some strong rise or fall in the spirit of the troops occurs, as in all national wars.
Just then he was only anxious to get away as quickly as possible from places where people were killing one another, to some peaceful refuge where he could recover himself, rest, and think over all the strange new facts he had learned; but on reaching Orel he immediately fell ill.
It was hard to say whether Alex was withholding facts so she couldn't contest his decisions or simply because he thought she did not need to know.
The facts drifted in slowly, as if attending a dreaded meeting.
But Len didn't know all the facts, and that wasn't fair.
Betsy, I'm not going to explain the facts of life to a guy pushing forty!
I collect facts that are out there in the public domain.
Whether it was the panic in my voice or my description of the facts, Jackson was beginning to realize the seriousness of what might be happening in his jurisdiction.
. .but all these facts bother me.
He rose to leave and then added, Whatever the age of that skeleton, the facts still remain that someone swapped the bones, someone stole the finger and 'metalman29' was offering an inflated price for the mine.
The Deans let the facts speak for themselves, explaining the situation truthfully while leaving speculation to others.
Dean usually devoted the solitary time behind the wheel to sorting out details of a case, putting little facts in their slots like letters in a country post office.
He kept sorting through the facts as he knew them and argued with himself on the long drive back to Parkside.
Just the facts, son.
Suddenly facts fell into place, previously homeless happenings began making sense, and a picture arranged itself in Dean's mind.
Yet from the beginning, too many important facts had been shrouded in secrecy.
And, if to satisfy these we were forced to maintain the existence of a world of moral standards, it was, thirdly, necessary to form some opinion as to the relation of these moral standards of value to the forms and facts of phenomenal existence.
To comprehend the real position we are forced to the conviction that the world of facts is the field in which, and that laws are the means by which, those higher standards of moral and aesthetical value are being realized; and such a union can again only become intelligible through the idea of a personal Deity, who in the creation and preservation of a world has voluntarily chosen certain forms and laws, through the natural operation of which the ends of His work are gained.
The facts were left to the jury to decide as best they might, and no principle was.
Materia, matter), in philosophy, the theory which regards all the facts of the universe as explainable in terms of matter and motion, and in particular explains all psychical processes by physical and chemical changes in the nervous system.
About the facts of his life there has been much difference of opinion.
Several minutes were consumed in silent admiration before they noticed two very singular and unusual facts about this valley.
As we noted earlier, people no longer disagree simply about what values to apply to a set of facts—rather, they disagree as to the nature of the facts themselves.
Again, this is because without compelling, widely accepted facts, we use things we've learned from other parts of our lives to make our decisions.
He noted this down that same evening, among other facts he felt to be of historic importance.
She needs certain facts pointed out to her.