Believe Sentence Examples

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  • I can't believe I've finally found you.

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  • He is the handsomest and strongest of men, and I believe he is the wisest also.

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  • I don't believe that.

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  • But then, he had reason - in his head - to believe it wasn't his.

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  • After reading my arguments, you may or may not believe the future I describe is inevitable, as I say it is.

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  • You may believe the story that you like best.

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  • But they wouldn't believe me.

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  • I don't believe you are a Wizard at all!

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  • In this chapter, I offer forty-three developments, dynamics, and new realities I believe will work together to bring about an end to war.

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  • I don't believe in catch-and-release except if the fish is simply too small.

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  • He had enough alcohol in his veins to believe he could drive, and too much pride to leave the party in the passenger seat.

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  • But I hope you will at least believe it to be possible.

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  • If you don't believe me, then believe an expert.

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  • Eventually, I believe, food will be free.

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  • They have decided that Buonaparte has burnt his boats, and I believe that we are ready to burn ours.

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  • I believe the whole of Moscow will burn, there's an awful glow!

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  • Certainly she had given him no reason to believe she would.

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  • I can't believe that it's healthy to push them from your mind altogether.

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  • I can't believe that the colour-impressions she received during the year and a half she could see and hear are entirely lost.

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  • But after a great deal of thought and study, I told her, men came to believe that all forces were manifestations of one power, and to that power they gave the name GOD.

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  • Where I come from the term is "thievery," but believe it or not, they don't call it that.

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  • I believe that I have hardly begun yet to know what is possible.

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  • Perhaps these questions are entertained only in youth, as most believe of poetry.

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  • We will begin with the economic factors I believe will help end war, eleven in all.

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  • Would you believe he covers up with the excuse that he's saving himself for one special girl?

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  • Probably I should not consciously and deliberately forsake my particular calling to do the good which society demands of me, to save the universe from annihilation; and I believe that a like but infinitely greater steadfastness elsewhere is all that now preserves it.

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  • The greater part of what my neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad, and if I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.

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  • Some believe this is the beginning and end of the role of government.

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  • I know you understand Fedya, my dear count; that, believe me, is why I am so fond of you.

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  • It was difficult to believe that Connie would tell Allen, knowing his weakness for alcohol, but how else would he have known?

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  • I didn't believe Claudette.

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  • I believe this is the case with energy.

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  • I can't believe I actually... twice.

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  • You led me to believe we needed money... and you left me.

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  • You must believe that.

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  • I can't believe you're doing this to me.

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  • I do believe some ideals are worth fighting for and, by logical extension, worth killing for—but not many.

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  • I believe that increasingly, they will not.

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  • Many technological problems I don't address in this book, but I believe technology will provide solutions for those also.

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  • But you don't believe us.

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  • It was hard to believe he didn't know.

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  • The countess did not believe her ears.

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  • It is true, believe it.

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  • I believe in you completely.

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  • I don't believe in fraternizing with the boss.

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  • I believe I'll go to bed.

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  • She stared down at him, unable to believe her ears and eyes.

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  • People are always willing to believe the worst about others.

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  • Probably anonymously, probably with certain controls—but I believe they will share it.

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  • Though the world foreseen in this book may seem far away to you, I believe it will be achieved—and once achieved, that it will grow in stability over time.

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  • I wouldn't believe it was alive until I saw it move.

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  • Believe me, Prince, a mother's heart will never forget what you have done for us.

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  • Why is it so difficult for you to believe I love him when you love him so much?

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  • But then, she admitted to loving him at one time, so it's not hard to believe she still felt something for him.

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  • In a way, it was hard to believe it had been that long.

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  • It was hard to believe a village could be this close and they didn't know it was there.

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  • I believe in crowdsourcing—well, crowdsourcing cubed.

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  • I know that she has remarkable powers, and I believe that I shall be able to develop and mould them.

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  • I believe it is raining; I certainly hear the falling drops.

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  • I believe that what so saddens the reformer is not his sympathy with his fellows in distress, but, though he be the holiest son of God, is his private ail.

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  • There are such words as joy and sorrow, but they are only the burden of a psalm, sung with a nasal twang, while we believe in the ordinary and mean.

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  • Would you believe it, I have literally not a penny and don't know how to equip Boris.

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  • 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.

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  • And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.

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  • Pierre raised his shoulders and listened open-mouthed to what was told him, scarcely able to believe his own ears.

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  • Just step inside and make believe that you are Dean Swift.

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  • Everyone has to believe there are rules and that they apply to everyone.

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  • A term, "techno-utopian," is often applied to people who believe a technology will bring about a perfect world.

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  • He has filled the old skins of dogma with the new wine of love, and shown men what it is to believe, live and be free.

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  • I cannot believe that our factory system is the best mode by which men may get clothing.

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  • No, I shall not agree with you, and you do not really believe what you are saying.

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  • We must live, we must love, and we must believe that we live not only today on this scrap of earth, but have lived and shall live forever, there, in the Whole, said Pierre, and he pointed to the sky.

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  • The count moved in his affairs as in a huge net, trying not to believe that he was entangled but becoming more and more so at every step, and feeling too feeble to break the meshes or to set to work carefully and patiently to disentangle them.

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  • Sonya stared open-eyed at Natasha, unable to believe her ears.

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  • Will you believe it, Theodore Ivanych, those animals flew forty miles?

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  • A Russian is self-assured just because he knows nothing and does not want to know anything, since he does not believe that anything can be known.

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  • If I decline the honor of being with you, believe me...

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  • But the mind of man not only refuses to believe this explanation, but plainly says that this method of explanation is fallacious, because in it a weaker phenomenon is taken as the cause of a stronger.

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  • They could not believe it because they alone knew what their life meant to them, and so they neither understood nor believed that it could be taken from them.

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  • As they turned them over one seemed still alive and, would you believe it, he jabbered something in their lingo.

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  • She could believe that of Dulce, but not of Felipa.

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  • I find it hard to believe you wouldn't help him if you could.

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  • Although the poor may not believe that wealth is attainable for them, they do not want to rock the boat and risk disrupting the system that guarantees them at least some income.

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  • For instance, if you think large corporation are greedy and evil, then when you read about how large corporations produce low-nutrition food or are putting family farms out of business, you will believe it.

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  • And believe me, they are reaping the reward of their betrayal of the Bourbon cause.

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  • And believe me on my honour that to me personally it would be a pleasure to hand over the supreme command of the army into the hands of a better informed and more skillful general--of whom Austria has so many--and to lay down all this heavy responsibility.

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  • And believe me, if I still value my life it is only because I still hope to meet such a divine creature, who will regenerate, purify, and elevate me.

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  • I just can't believe it.

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  • As much evidence as there was to the contrary, she couldn't believe Yancey was involved in drugs.

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  • No, I couldn't believe how easy she made it look.

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  • But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.

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  • I refer to history extensively in these pages because I believe historical people are exactly like us, only in different circumstances.

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  • It will be a glorious time to be alive, and I believe my children will see it happen.

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  • When the rich believe the poor will not honor property rights.

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  • But I do not believe these technological leaps forward are a threat to good food.

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  • The illustrative strings and the orange stick representing the poles seemed so real that even to this day the mere mention of temperate zone suggests a series of twine circles; and I believe that if any one should set about it he could convince me that white bears actually climb the North Pole.

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  • Though I believe it is no longer considered valid, yet I have kept it ever since as one of my treasures.

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  • I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man; wine is not so noble a liquor; and think of dashing the hopes of a morning with a cup of warm coffee, or of an evening with a dish of tea!

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  • Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe,--"That government is best which governs not at all"; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have.

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  • And I don't believe a word that Hardenburg says, or Haugwitz either.

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  • Sonya, don't believe her, darling!

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  • And Kutuzov smiled in a way that seemed to say, You are quite at liberty not to believe me and I don't even care whether you do or not, but you have no grounds for telling me so.

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  • It seemed so natural to Pierre that everyone should like him, and it would have seemed so unnatural had anyone disliked him, that he could not but believe in the sincerity of those around him.

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  • I believe it, I believe it, fwiend, and I share and appwove...

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  • Believe me in war the energy of young men often shows the way better than all the experience of old Cunctators.

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  • Why have you, who do not believe in the truth of the light and who have not seen the light, come here?

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  • There was a general who did not believe, and said, 'The monks cheat,' and as soon as he'd said it he went blind.

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  • It was evident that the thought could never occur to him which to Prince Andrew seemed so natural, namely, that it is after all impossible to express all one thinks; and that he had never felt the doubt, "Is not all I think and believe nonsense?"

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  • The height of happiness was reached--and so simply, without warning, or noise, or display, that Rostov could not believe his eyes and remained in doubt for over a second.

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  • Though nothing of the kind had happened to her she was regarded in that light, and had even herself come to believe that she had suffered much in life.

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  • Whatever her father's feelings might be, she begged Natasha to believe that she could not help loving her as the one chosen by her brother, for whose happiness she was ready to sacrifice everything.

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  • Natasha, I don't believe you, you're joking!

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  • Napoleon nodded condescendingly, as if to say, I know it's your duty to say that, but you don't believe it yourself.

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  • The child cannot believe that the strongest and wisest of its people have no remedy for its pain, and the hope of relief and the expression of its mother's sympathy while she rubs the bump comforts it.

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  • And it was even pleasant to be able to show, by disregarding the orders, that she did not believe in medical treatment and did not value her life.

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  • She could not believe that there was nothing to thank him for.

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  • After the Emperor had left Moscow, life flowed on there in its usual course, and its course was so very usual that it was difficult to remember the recent days of patriotic elation and ardor, hard to believe that Russia was really in danger and that the members of the English Club were also sons of the Fatherland ready to sacrifice everything for it.

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  • The soldiers in my battalion, believe me, wouldn't drink their vodka!

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  • If the whole activity of the leaders serves as the expression of the people's will, as some historians suppose, then all the details of the court scandals contained in the biographies of a Napoleon or a Catherine serve to express the life of the nation, which is evident nonsense; but if it is only some particular side of the activity of an historical leader which serves to express the people's life, as other so-called "philosophical" historians believe, then to determine which side of the activity of a leader expresses the nation's life, we have first of all to know in what the nation's life consists.

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  • But learning just as certainly that his will is subject to laws, he does not and cannot believe this.

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  • When I said you were the father, you couldn't believe it.

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  • I believe you don't want this lifestyle.

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  • He'd like to believe in good and the happy-ever-after, but that innocence could never be retrieved.

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  • If only she could believe he wasn't involved in anything illegal.

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  • It was hard to believe this jovial man was the same angry man she had faced earlier that night.

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  • She had given him every reason to believe she was interested in him, so it wasn't too surprising.

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  • Difficult as it was to believe he was involved in something like this, it was even harder to believe he had no interest in her.

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  • It was hard to believe sweet little Sarah would be involved with anything so sinister.

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  • She didn't want to believe he was doing something like that, but it was fresh on her mind that the unthinkable actually does happen.

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  • In the next few minutes she had reason to believe that wasn't his only cause for concern.

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  • The children are so innocent they will believe anything I tell them.

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  • You think I believe the word of some stupid mortal?

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  • I can't believe it myself.

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  • As a natural result of this belief we find the view that the operations of nature are conducted by a multitude of more or less obedient subordinate deities; thus, in Portuguese West Africa the Kimbunda believe in Suku-Vakange, but hold that he has committed the government of the universe to innumerable kilulu good and bad; the latter kind are held to be far more numerous, but Suku-Vakange is said to keep them in order by occasionally smiting them with his thunderbolts; were it not for this, man's lot would be insupportable.

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  • There is reason to believe that before the 6th century B.C. the caravans reached Damascus without coming near the oasis of Tadmor; probably, therefore, we may connect the origin of the city with the gradual forward movement of the nomad Arabs which followed on the overthrow of the ancient nationalities of Syria by the Babylonian Empire (6th century B.C.).

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  • If we believe in a divine revelation and redemption, transcending the course of nature, the miracles as signs of that divine purpose will not seem improbable.

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  • You can't make me believe that, said the robber; and he hurried away to rob one of the rich merchants.

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  • They could not believe it.

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  • I make them because I believe I can back them up with convincing proofs and arguments.

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  • Say, for instance, you believe redheads cause more traffic accidents than those with other colors of hair.

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  • It is a profound thought and, I believe, an irrefutable one.

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  • When the poor believe the rich are beneficiaries of different legal status than the poor.

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  • Didn't Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, believe the Constitution should be rewritten every twenty years so that no one was governed by a document they had no say in creating?

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  • There is undoubtedly a cause and effect between what we eat and our health, but I believe it is still poorly understood.

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  • The proverbial "Little Timmy" will find it hard to believe that food isn't manufactured like electronics but grown like an animal.

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  • While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless.

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  • Believe me, he is afraid, afraid of a general battle.

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  • You believe everything you're told.

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  • He did not even remember how formerly, on the strength of similar wretched logical arguments, it had seemed obvious that he would be degrading himself if he now, after the lessons he had had in life, allowed himself to believe in the possibility of being useful and in the possibility of happiness or love.

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  • On the record, tell the public this; you've been led to believe the psychic tipster is a woman of an age able to collect social security.

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  • No, he was quick to say, it didn't come from any "psychic foolishness" which he didn't believe existed.

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  • We've taken steps for my home not to look like a fortress, but believe me, it is.

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  • Then he added, "I can't believe I'm having this conversation."

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  • I couldn't believe it was happening.

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  • If she had a choice of what to believe, she'd believe Jule, a man she barely knew.

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  • You want me to believe I'm an Original Being?

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  • Lon doesn't believe me.

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  • She waited another few seconds for a catch before letting herself believe him.

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  • Deidre still didn't quite believe the others were right.

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  • You really believe that?

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  • She deserves more—much more, and I truly believe we could provide it.

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  • I can believe it.

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  • In her half-asleep despair, she was convinced no one but the Deans would even believe her.

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  • Considering how she was living when he met her, he could believe it... only she wasn't happy when he first met her.

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  • I can't believe this is happening.

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  • Despite Hannah's criticisms, she would still rather be here than at her apartment, even knowing Hannah would never believe her story about Toby and the death dealer.

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  • You also know Gabriel and Ully, I believe.

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  • It becomes your problem if he doesn't believe you.

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  • Do you believe he did?

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  • I believe your choice to be the right one.

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  • I haven't lived for millions of years in your world, but I believe Rhyn here would have to die permanently so his claim on me was nullified.

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  • He couldn't not believe her to be his match!

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  • He began to believe Kris was right about the bloodline of his mate's family.

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  • It meant she didn't believe him.

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  • She ached to, but she doubted he.d believe her.

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  • She wondered if Hannah knew yet about the Immortals and how Katie.s tattoo hadn.t been the result of a fling in Ireland as she led her sister to believe.

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  • And what do you believe?

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  • I believe I could be very comfortable living here.

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  • No matter what lies Katie had been told, he couldn.t believe what was said about Lilith.

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  • I still can.t believe … I shouldn.t be surprised.

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  • The woman had wrapped Iliana.s hand and elevated it, though the blonde's wheezing led him to believe she wouldn.t last long.

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  • He didn't believe she was interacting with real people and instead called the other online players invisible friends.

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  • I think they believe themselves to be more civilized than that.

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  • I believe the Council will be visiting us as well once they receive word of what I have done.

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  • I believe Gage is in love with me, a simple emotion for a woman, Ne'Rin said.

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  • I believe you feel it, too.

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  • I believe your regular launch sites have been well covered by the enemy.

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  • Almost unable to believe she'd survived, she stared for a long moment, pushed the door open, and tumbled onto the ground.

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  • Do you believe in ghosts?

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  • It was probably silly of me to believe Jerome could find me, just from one little charge card transaction.

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  • I used to believe in ghosts when I was young.

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  • If we keep saying that enough times, perhaps we'll believe it.

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  • But Weller doesn't believe him?

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  • And I don't believe in abortion either.

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  • But you believe in blowing out the brains of a woman beater.

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  • Plan it, but not believe in what you were doing?

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  • That doesn't mean you believe in them, believe they're right.

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  • The Gestapo is making noises about keeping us here overnight, if you can believe it!

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  • That, coupled with Cynthia's strange behavior at the news of Shipton's fall bothered him far more than he'd allowed himself to believe.

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  • I couldn't believe it!

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  • Believe in your heart forever how very much I loved you.

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  • He had no ready solution, but continued to believe the ultimate solution she chose to these insurmountable obstacles was a cop-out.

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  • I'd like to believe he truly loved her.

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  • I don't believe in white-sheeted spirits that scare little boys or drag chains around or only come out in cemeteries on Halloween.

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  • I just want to believe.

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  • Besides, it reads much better the way I want to believe it!

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  • But they did believe, fervently, that together they made an unstoppable pair, whatever the situation.

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  • Did the doctor believe Donnie's muteness went back to the death of his half-brother?

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  • Once I located him, about as you'd expect—shocked, couldn't believe it, blah, blah, blah.

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  • You never knew what to believe of when she opened her mouth.

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  • All I was supposed to do was take his damned picture, just because some jerk didn't believe he'd been up here and done it!

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  • She was a very obsessive woman too, a far different person than we were all led to believe.

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  • I don't believe Jerome beat her when she showed up Sunday morning all bruised and cut.

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  • Did she ever believe she was Annie Quincy?

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  • But it didn't make sense, even though I think Shipton himself continued to believe that's how he fell.

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  • But he wouldn't believe me.

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  • We have no reason to believe they will destroy you.

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  • Jackson didn't believe that for a second, but if she wanted to play it that way, fine.

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  • She certainly had seen her share of heartache, but unlike Jackson, she did believe it to be worth it.

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  • How can I ever believe anything I feel for you is real?

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  • No one would believe two people as attractive as Sarah and Jackson could be in a platonic relationship, so it kept the neighbors from gossiping.

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  • As he dressed, Jackson couldn't believe how uncertain he felt.

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  • When he returned home he could not believe his eyes.

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  • He couldn't believe how wonderful it felt.

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  • You have to believe there is.

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  • Please believe that I love you, and I would rather die than hurt you.

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  • Of course, I believe you.

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  • Sarah was unable to move, unable to believe her ears.

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  • I can't believe for a minute she wants to hurt you.

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  • You're in uncharted territory there, but I truly believe you owe it to yourselves to at least try.

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  • I hope you will believe that I never meant to hurt you.

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  • I still can hardly believe any of this is real.

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  • I need you to believe me.

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  • I do believe you.

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  • Do you honestly believe you mean that little to me?

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  • I'm guessing you don't want a glass of port tonight, but believe me, I could use a drink.

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  • I cannot believe you would act so irresponsibly.

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  • Yes, I can't believe it's one o'clock.

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  • Sarah, I truly believe Connor is the Yang to your Yin.

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  • Victor drawled, "Hmm, seems your pet is important to you… I believe you both know the lovely Cassandra."

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  • Do you really believe that?

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  • Do you believe Connor loves you?

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  • I can't believe this.

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  • I believe she would feel the same.

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  • Something Elisabeth wouldn't want me to share, but I believe you need to know.

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  • She has to believe you when she sees this, Jackson.

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  • I can't believe you did that!

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  • We have to believe that.

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  • Carmen stared from one of them to the other, unable to believe her ears and eyes.

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  • I will not believe that even the madman Arnie could have done something like this.

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  • I can't believe you know what to do.

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  • They must believe you are who we made you to be.

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  • Do you believe that?

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  • She'd stayed strong in Hell, through confrontations with demons and Immortals alike, through his own failures.  She hadn't just survived; she'd found some part of him to believe in.

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  • You want me to believe you killed my lover to protect me, never told me she was a demon-spy, and you went willingly to Hell.  It's ridiculous, Rhyn, even for you!

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  • Rhyn clamped his mouth shut.  He'd done what Kiki asked him to, and Kris didn't believe him.  He was ready to go silent on it again for the rest of eternity.  He turned to leave then stopped.

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  • If this is what you call down, you need to spend some time in Hell.  If you don't believe me, I don't give a shit.  But I fulfilled my part of the deal I made with Kiki.

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  • Oddly enough, I believe you.

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  • Don't tell me you believe the jerk just drowned!

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  • He didn't believe her.

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  • If you're sure you can believe her.

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  • He couldn't believe he was stupid enough to play Vinnie's silly game.

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  • Dean couldn't believe his ears.

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  • I just can't get nobody to believe me.

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  • I can't believe you don't buy this!

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  • There wasn't a soul up there who'd believe me.

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  • You wouldn't believe what shit went on up there, just because I told a couple of those jerks what I thought about them pawing me.

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  • God, I can't believe I'm flirting with you!

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  • You wouldn't believe this little town, Ouray.

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  • I can't believe he thought I'd have a map to Baratto just lying around.

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  • I don't believe it!

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  • You believe Sirian betrayed my father?

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  • Yet neither the gold of the court nor another man's conviction would make Mirabeau say what he did not himself believe, or do what he did not himself think right.

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  • Like Jean Hardouin he got to believe that a great deal of what is called classical literature was compiled by anonymous authors at a much later date, and he used frequently to startle his colleagues, the Gustavian academicians, by his audacious paradoxes.

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  • The lord of the manor with his officials and retainers, the peasantry bound to him by ties of personal dependence and mutual rights and obligations, constituted a little world, in which we can watch the play of motives and passions not so dissimilar as we are sometimes led to believe from those of the great modern world.

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  • If only people can be got to believe in them, a few abstract principles are quite enough to destroy an institution which it has taken centuries to create.

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  • There is every reason therefore to believe that Firdousi adhered faithfully to these records of antiquity, and that the poem is a perfect storehouse of the genuine traditions of the country.

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  • Looking at the surface of the life of Spain, he might well believe in its decay.

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  • We may take it then (and the fact is not disputed even by those who, like Dorpfeld, believe in one thorough racial change, at least, during the Bronze Age) that the Aegean civilization was indigenous, firmly rooted and strong enough to persist essentially unchanged and dominant in its own geographical area throughout the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.

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  • Comstock and C. Kochi believe that the labrum belongs to it,, The appendages of the posterior three or trophal segments become the parts of the mouth.

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  • It is almost impossible to believe that any species of insect that has for a long period developed the wings outside the body could change this mode of growth suddenly for an internal mode of development of the organs in question, for, as we have already explained, the two modes of growth are directly opposed.

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  • The wingless forms in question are always allied to winged forms, and there is every reason to believe that they have been really derived from winged forms. There are also insects (fleas, &c.) in which metamorphosis of a " complete " character exists, though the insects never develop wings.

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  • From the evidence of fossils it seems that the higher sub-order - Apocrita - can be traced back to the Lias, so that we believe the Hymenoptera to be more ancient than the Diptera, and far more ancient than the Lepidoptera.

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  • Nevertheless a scientific character was so adroitly assumed that scientific men - some of them even ornithologists - have thence been led to believe the text had a scientific value, and that of a high class.

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  • Thus, the Eskimo are said to believe in spirits of the sea, earth and sky, the winds, the clouds and everything in nature.

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  • Besides the distinctions of human and nonhuman, hostile and friendly, the demons in which the lower races believe are classified by them according to function, each class with a distinctive name, with extraordinary minuteness, the list in the case of the Malays running to several score.

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  • Another way in which a demon is held to cause disease is by introducing itself into the patient's body and sucking his blood; the Malays believe that a woman who dies in childbirth becomes a langsuir and sucks the blood of children; victims of the lycanthrope are sometimes said to be done to death in the same way; and it is commonly believed in Africa that the wizard has the power of killing people in this way, probably with the aid of a familiar.

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  • Hagenmeyer inclines to believe in an original author, distinct from Albert the copyist; and he thinks that this original author (whether or no he was present during the Crusade) used the Gesta and also Fulcher, though he had probably also "eigene Notizen and Aufzeichnungen."

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  • He commanded at Rochelle during the famous siege, and (if we may believe his brother) the failure of the defence and of the English attack on Rhe was mainly due to the alternate obstinacy of the townsfolk and the English commanders in refusing to listen to Soubise's advice.

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  • If, then, those contents do not represent the knowledge of Jaber, and if the contents of other Latin translations which there is reason to believe are really made from the Arabic, show little, if any, advance on the knowledge of the Alexandrian Greeks, evidently the part played by the Arabs must be less, and that of the Westerns greater, than Gibbon is prepared to admit.

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  • White, on the other hand, accept Dorpfeld's identification, but believe that only the western portion of the temple or opisthodomos was rebuilt after the Persian War.

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  • The event created great excitement, and led many to believe that Masonry and good citizenship were incompatible.

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  • For our part, we are not disinclined to believe that the Robin Hood story has some historical basis, however fanciful and romantic the superstructure.

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  • It is impossible to believe with Hunter that he lived so late as Edward II.'s reign.

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  • But during the delicate negotiations which were required to secure the support of the Hungarian nobles she undoubtedly did appeal to them with passionate eloquence, and, we may believe, with a very pardonable sense of the advantage she obtained from her youth, her beauty and her sex.

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  • By many lines of evidence we are led to believe that obsidians in course of time suffer devitrification, in other words they pass from the vitreous into a crystalline state, but as the changes take place in a solid mass they require a very long time for their achievement, and the crystals produced are only of extremely small size.

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  • There is reason to believe that in certain cases such complex ions do exist, and interfere with the results of the differing ionic velocities.

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  • There is, however, reason to believe that the coagulation of latex into rubber is not mainly of this character.

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  • While still in her teens, she made a lover of Alexius Shubin, a sergeant in the Semenovsky Guards, and after his banishment to Siberia, minus his tongue, by order of the empress Anne, consoled herself with a handsome young Cossack, Alexius Razumovski, who, there is good reason to believe, subsequently became her husband.

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  • Those who have not seen the animal in life, or who did not believe in the possibility of the valves crossing each other with a slight obliquity, would not consent to appropriating any of its muscles to that purpose, and consequently attributed to all the lateral muscles the simple function of keeping the valves in an opposite position, or holding them adjusted.

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  • In particular, he found that the calculated velocity with which it transmitted electromagnetic disturbances was equal to the observed velocity of light; hence he was led to believe, not only that his medium and the ether were one and the same, but, further, that light itself was an electromagnetic phenomenon.

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  • Hetherington, and which he justified on the singular ground that "the vast bulk of the population believe that morality depends entirely on revelation; and if a doubt could be raised among them that the ten commandments were given by God from Mount Sinai, men would think they were at liberty to steal, and women would consider themselves absolved from the restraints of chastity."

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  • The sultan refused to believe that the pitiful array he had so easily overcome could be the national army of Hungary.

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  • It is difficult to believe that this work of Diophantus arose spontaneously in a period of general stagnation.

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  • It further expressed its inability to believe that the Powers wished to impose " a treaty concluded unknown to it by third parties, and whose clauses have never been communicated to it."

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  • He was afraid of any want of clearness, any weakness, in the Mason's arguments; he dreaded not to be able to believe in him.

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  • Of course, there was always the possibility that she had come up with the idea of distracting Spenser, but he found that hard to believe.

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  • He doesn't believe it was a robbery.

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  • Where do you believe he was operating in California?

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  • You can't believe what this guy has done to his victims!

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  • I think my wife, a friend and a young girl are shopping at your mall and I believe they're in danger!

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  • You need one, believe me.

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  • You don't believe this is your fault.

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  • Believe me, it wasn't something I easily forgot.

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  • You really believe me?

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  • And believe me, I carried on!

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  • You didn't find anything up there to make you believe that shit, did you?

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  • God knows I heard it enough to believe it.

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  • Yes. Only I believe someone swapped them for a theatrical prop.

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  • I'll be surprised if you don't believe her, too.

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  • Pumpkin is a bit kooky, but I believe him.

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  • While Dean had been at odds with the man since their first confrontation last January, it was Fitzgerald's venomous comments at the debate that led Dean to now believe him capable of almost anything.

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  • Much as we believe he's culpable, we don't have any hard evidence.

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  • The child may have gone willingly and there's no reason to believe the mother would harm her.

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  • The guy scares me and believe me, there are damn few guys who do that!

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  • Dean couldn't believe it, and shook his head to so indicate.

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  • We were sure we had identified him but now we believe we were wrong.

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  • And you better believe he backed off—like his life depended on it.

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  • Dean couldn't believe this woman, but he was far too irritated to respond.

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  • Nobody would believe a kid against the word of an adult.

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  • I can't believe sweet Cynthia Byrne, hitting people!

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  • I believe now she understands.

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  • He hadn't wanted to believe one of his sons betrayed the rest of the Council, though he wasn't exactly surprised, either.

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  • Gabriel hadn't wanted to believe her story of Darkyn combining the two Deidres into one, but it certainly seemed possible.

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  • Not that he didn't believe her.

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  • I can't believe they're here.

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  • She was much like you, though neither of you were able to gain his trust, for reasons I believe are understandable.

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  • She wanted to believe him.

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  • It's hard to believe when I feel like she's lying to me.

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  • This was almost beyond Gabriel's ability to believe.

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  • I refuse to believe this is the way things were meant to be.

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  • If he hadn't seen her, he wouldn't believe it possible.