Avers sentence example

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  • Tradition avers that but forty days were needed for the completion of the work, six thousand men being employed night and day; guns and troops were hurriedly put in, and all navigation of the Bosporus was stopped.
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  • English criticism avers that he ought to have recognized more fully the system of party government, and to have done more to promote our colonial and commercial development.
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  • He avers that this " metaphysic of experience " is not idealism, or the tenet that consciousness is the only reality.
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  • 9,869 Passo della Duana (Avers Valley to the Val Bregaglia), snow 9,187 Sertig Pass (Davos to Scanfs), foot path.
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  • 9,062 Forcella di Prassignola (Avers Valley to Soglio), old paved cattle path.
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  • 7,799 Albula Pass (Bergun to Ponte), carriage road over, rail 7,595 7,582 7,504 Passo di Madesimo or d'Emet (Avers Valley to Madesimo), foot path.
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  • The English translation (1440) of a lost contemporary Latin history of the events avers that Sir Robert Graham rose in parliament, denounced James as a tyrant and called on the barons to seize their king: Graham was taken, was banished from court, was confiscated and fled to the Atholl hills.
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  • The Scottish centre fought like Paladin's, and James, breaking out in their front, hewed his way to within a lance's length of Surrey, as that leader himself avers.
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  • While Buchanan represents the pair as indulging in a guilty passion, the French ambassador, du Croc, avers that Mary was never in better repute with her subjects.
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  • A lesson in geometry, given by Ostilio Ricci to the pages of the grand-ducal court, chanced, tradition avers, to have Galileo for an unseen listener; his attention was riveted, his dormant genius was roused, and he threw all his energies into the new pursuit thus unexpectedly presented to him.
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  • By the 12th of July, de Silva, the Spanish ambassador, reports on the authority of the French ambassador that du Croc, French envoy to Scotland, avers that Mary's Scottish enemies have autograph letters of hers proving her guilt, and himself possesses copies.
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  • Leslie Stephen avers with truth that the enormous majority of the race has been plunged in superstitions of various kinds.
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