It is proved by my fine points.
Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.
He tried first one plan and then another; but none of them proved anything at all.
Surprising enough, they both proved to be interesting topics.
I knew because he proved to me that I could trust him with my heart and soul - the way you trust your mother and father.
Mr. Marsh proved that he was on no diet.
The smoke proved to be too much for Adrienne and two other girls, so they decided to walk each other home.
Didn't he know that his brutal assault proved nothing?
He knows you can pop up anywhere, geographically; you've proved that to him.
They proved to be the turning point in her day.
Trying to balance her time between the children, Alex and her guests proved more difficult than she imagined.
Borlaug also promoted the process (which proved wildly successful) of having two wheat-growing seasons in Mexico, one in the highlands, then another in the valley regions.
The details proved surprisingly uncomplicated.
The next opportunity proved to be the same jeep road cut off where they'd first seen Edith speaking with the man in the second car, which was now nowhere in sight.
"So you proved to him that you had something on," he said dryly.
This was an odd way of proving something, for, as every one can readily see, it proved nothing.
Kutuzov's expectations that the proposals of capitulation (which were in no way binding) might give time for part of the transport to pass, and also that Murat's mistake would very soon be discovered, proved correct.
Natasha's prediction proved true.
Even if Brockville proved to be all he described, what would that tell us?
As much progress as we've made, we still haven't proved his visions represent real happenings.
Instead we speculated on what we'd personally do if we had this gift or curse and it proved to be a true trip to the past.
The weekend phone sessions proved to be a mixed success.
When the first two tries proved unsuccessful, tempers frayed even more.
The perpetrator proved to be a thirteen year old girl, scarcely known to the victim, jealous of an older boy's changing affections.
A comfortable bed replaced the cot utilized in Peabody and absolute darkness proved more conducive to sleep than the leaked light that often snuck into our old quarters.
Yes, the tips proved accurate an unusual number of times.
Most of our cases proved to be runaways or missing persons and our limitations due to non-specific known time or age of the event continued to plague us.
The episode proved how easy it was to say the wrong thing at the wrong time.
The article attempted objectivity, documenting several of the cases on which our tips proved fruitful.
Ethel Reagan found none that fit her pattern being proved wrong.
The article listed past instances of use, admitting on rare occasions the psychic proved helpful to police investigations.
An investigation proved that to be the case.
My later proved to be several hours when I opened eyes to a crying wife, white covers, bright lights, stuff attached to me and lots of pain.
One of the Keene campgrounds proved to be a mobile home park with no short term visitors.
Date listings proved none of the entries were current.
We tried to duplicate our New Hampshire activities; even recording our efforts but fixing the settings proved to be hit and miss.
They proved unnecessary as a patrol car caught up with me and escorted me the last mile.
The hoard represented thousands of man hours yet all their efforts proved unsuccessful.
He's a nice young man and I feel would make a far less labor intensive mate than Howie would have proved to be.
I was checking out a point guard who proved to be too short.
We discovered her when she proved unaffected by one of our typical talents.
He'd claimed her as his, and the tattoo around her neck proved it.
Katie had proved herself to him by doing what even his blood-brothers never would.
If she proved to be as he suspected she was, she might find herself the first woman in his society given the official position of strategy battle planner, a position traditionally held by the dhjan alone.
Seven a.m. proved successful as a sleepy voice answered on the third ring.
He was no follower of their ideas, indeed often opposed to them; but he derived from Bacon an increasing stimulus towards the investigation of certain great problems of history and philosophy, while Grotius proved valuable in his study of philosophic jurisprudence.
Thenard stated that yeast was the cause of fermentation, and held it to be of an animal nature, since it contained nitrogen and yielded ammonia on distillation, nor was it conclusively proved that the yeast cell was the originator of fermentation until the researches of C. Cagniard de la Tour, T.
In 1857 Pasteur decisively proved that fermentation was a physiological process, for he showed that the yeast which produced fermentation was no dead mass, as assumed by Liebig, but consisted of living organisms capable of growth and multiplication.
To this attitude he offered uncompromising opposition, and by the synthetical production of numerous hydrocarbons, natural fats, sugars and other bodies he proved that organic compounds can be formed by ordinary methods of chemical manipulation and obey the same laws as inorganic substances, thus exhibiting the "creative character in virtue of which chemistry actually realizes the abstract conceptions of its theories and classifications - a prerogative so far possessed neither by the natural nor by the historical sciences."
These fine jet droppers with a mixture of alcohol and water have proved very effective for balloon observations.
Ill health is proved by i.
Clive's plan of governing through the agency of the native court had proved a failure.
To his delight they were now plainly visible, which proved that they had passed beyond the influence of the magical Valley of Voe.
Our friend Oz is merely a humbug wizard, for he once proved it to me.
He quoted the passages in which she explains that college is not the "universal Athens" she had hoped to find, and cited the cases of other remarkable persons whose college life had proved disappointing.
Teachers of the deaf proved a priori that what Miss Sullivan had done could not be, and some discredit was reflected on her statements, because they were surrounded by the vague eloquence of Mr. Anagnos.
It was I and Fire that lived there; and commonly my housekeeper proved trustworthy.
One has suggested, that if such a "leach-hole" should be found, its connection with the meadow, if any existed, might be proved by conveying some colored powder or sawdust to the mouth of the hole, and then putting a strainer over the spring in the meadow, which would catch some of the particles carried through by the current.
If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander-in-chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else--he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.
Julie, with whom she had corresponded for the last five years, was in Moscow, but proved to be quite alien to her when they met.
But all that evening and next day reports came in one after another of unheard-of losses, of the loss of half the army, and a fresh battle proved physically impossible.
"If he is accused of circulating Napoleon's proclamation it is not proved that he did so," said Pierre without looking at Rostopchin, "and Vereshchagin..."
She tried to get Nicholas back and wished to go herself to join Petya, or to get him an appointment somewhere in Petersburg, but neither of these proved possible.
As to the serfs the only indication was that three out of their huge retinue disappeared during the night, but nothing was stolen; and as to the value of their possessions, the thirty peasant carts that had come in from their estates and which many people envied proved to be extremely valuable and they were offered enormous sums of money for them.
In any of these eventualities the flank march that brought salvation might have proved disastrous.
But by the time this letter, which proved that the real relation of the forces had already made itself felt in Petersburg, was dispatched, Kutuzov had found himself unable any longer to restrain the army he commanded from attacking and a battle had taken place.
The sole importance of the crossing of the Berezina lies in the fact that it plainly and indubitably proved the fallacy of all the plans for cutting off the enemy's retreat and the soundness of the only possible line of action--the one Kutuzov and the general mass of the army demanded--namely, simply to follow the enemy up.
The idea of putting something aside out of his salary proved a dream.
He felt that his way of life had now been settled once for all till death and that to change it was not in his power, and so that way of life proved economical.
Not to speak of the fact that no description of the collective activity of men can do without the conception of power, the existence of power is proved both by history and by observing contemporary events.
From the time the law of Copernicus was discovered and proved, the mere recognition of the fact that it was not the sun but the earth that moves sufficed to destroy the whole cosmography of the ancients.
A whisper of sound behind proved to be Davis.
Merimee was tried for a week, but the cool cynic and the perfervid apostle of women's rights proved mutually repulsive.
Marking the damp wall with chalk proved difficult, but they were satisfied the arrows were legible.
If chemical compounds can be proved by experiment to obey these laws, then the atomic theory acquires a high degree of probability; if they are contradicted by experiment then the atomic theory must be abandoned, or very much modified.
But on account of experimental errors in weighing and measuring, and through loss of material in the transfer of substances from one vessel to another, such analyses are rarely trustworthy to more than one part in about Soo; so that small changes in weight consequent on the chemical change could not with certainty be proved or disproved.