But as to the date and circumstances of its evangelization we have little reliable information.
It appears to be a very reliable used car.
In the census of 1901, the number of Sikhs in the Punjab and North-Western Provinces was returned as 2,130,987, showing an increase of 13.9% in the decade; but these figures are not altogether reliable owing to the difficulty of distinguishing the Sahijdhari from the Kesadhari Sikhs and both from the Hindus.
Any determination of density can be taken only as affording prima facie evidence of the quality of milk, as the removal of cream and the addition of water are operations which tend to compensate each other in their influence on the density of the liquid, so that the lactometer cannot be regarded as a reliable instrument.
But the statements are hardly all reliable, and in the lack of trustworthy specimens little can be made of them.
It forms no bulbs, but, on account of its extreme hardiness, is sown in July or early in August, to furnish a reliable supply of young onions for use in salads during the early spring.
C. Zeller's Alpentiere im Wechsel der Zeit (1892) gives a reliable account of the gradual disappearance of some of the larger forms of life from the Alps.
Russian dressing is seldom reliable; not only is there an unpleasant odour, but in damp weather the pelts often become clammy, which is due to the saline matter in the dressing mixture.
With him we enter upon a period not perhaps of history, but at least of more or less reliable tradition.
Fuerbringer and Gadow, while others prefer the goose-like voice and the webbed toes as reliable characters.
Cicero's letters are the chief and most reliable source of information for the period.
Snook, Colorado History and Government (Denver, 1904), is a reliable school epitome.
These presses were not at first reliable in working, especially in the cutting and delivery of the sheets after printing, but were finally so far improved that the Bullock press came into quite general use.
But while this approach is fairly reliable across relatively short spans of time, it is almost always spectacularly wrong when used for longer-range predictions.
A third way to predict the future that I believe is reliable rejects both the slavish following of the straight line and the purely speculative approach.
It is true that I own a car just like my grandfather did, but my car is more reliable, allows me to travel in more comfort, tells me how to get where I am going, and is vastly safer than his.
In a world without abundance, socialism removes the one reliable creator of abundance—the individual profit motive—and that results in a lower standard of living for everyone.
The farm of tomorrow is not designed to provide them food; it is trying to feed the most people the best food using the fewest natural resources in the least expensive and most reliable way possible.
As mentioned earlier, farmers suffer when they do not have reliable markets for their goods.
We tend to regard information that comes to us through our friend network as more authentic and reliable than information we receive from traditional media.
"I cannot inform Your Majesty at what o'clock the battle began at the front, but at Durrenstein, where I was, our attack began after five in the afternoon," replied Bolkonski growing more animated and expecting that he would have a chance to give a reliable account, which he had ready in his mind, of all he knew and had seen.
I know from reliable sources that the Dowager Empress is taking a keen interest in the whole affair.
Bilibin wrote that the obligation of diplomatic discretion tormented him, and he was happy to have in Prince Andrew a reliable correspondent to whom he could pour out the bile he had accumulated at the sight of all that was being done in the army.
Prince Andrew, as one closely connected with Speranski and participating in the work of the legislative commission, could give reliable information about that sitting, concerning which various rumors were current.
"My dear," said Anna Mikhaylovna to her son, "I know from a reliable source that Prince Vasili has sent his son to Moscow to get him married to Julie.
As soon as Leppich is ready, get together a crew of reliable and intelligent men for his car and send a courier to General Kutuzov to let him know.
The servants--the most reliable judges of their masters because they judge not by their conversation or expressions of feeling but by their acts and way of life--were glad of Pierre's return because they knew that when he was there Count Nicholas would cease going every day to attend to the estate, and would be in better spirits and temper, and also because they would all receive handsome presents for the holidays.