"Are you sure?" asked a doubting voice.
I don't want you going into that room doubting my feelings.
"Thanks," Kiera said, doubting her outgoing friend would sit in a corner like she planned on doing.
In many cases indeed there is good reason for doubting whether the name is a patronymic at all.
There was no doubting the enthusiasm the little girl had for puppies.
She began doubting herself after she performed poorly on the last test.
Jessi whirled and ran, doubting anyone was going to save her this time.
"I will," Gabriel said, doubting that Deidre was able to help without her memories.
There is no reason for doubting that the disease described above is identical with the European plagues of the 14th and subsequent centuries.
Doubting she'd welcome him, he was drawn to her in a way he wasn't going to be able to fight for long.
Aaron really wished his boss would stop doubting his abilities so that he could work more independently.
"Jesus. Hannah's in Hell," Katie mused, doubting her sister was remotely fine.
Thomas felt there was something missing in his life and wanted to have faith in a higher power, but his doubting continued to be an obstacle.
But when we have done our worst in unsettling them, we come to an ultimate point in the fact that it is we who are doubting, we who are thinking.
There seem to be no reasons for doubting that these are cases of genuine protective mimicry.
For the rest, the desire of acquiring indulgences maintains its influence: but doubting voices are no more heard within the pale of the Roman Catholic Church.
When afterwards released, it lay for many months unsold, in consequence of the spinners doubting whether it could be profitably worked up.
Bright, however, distrusted the ambassador at the Porte, and gave reasons for doubting the alarming telegram.
He did not think of doubting Freemasonry itself, but suspected that Russian Masonry had taken a wrong path and deviated from its original principles.
Even after seeing some proof, Alyssa continued doubting the theorem.
From its famously commanding opening to its adrenalin-pumping conclusion, there's no doubting the epic status of this great romantic concerto.
Whenever you start doubting total depravity, you need to read the book of the Judges.
There is no doubting the impact the anti-war movement has had on the trade union movement.
He hires Captain Crawley as his agent, doubting that Crawley is honest but too indolent to care.
Questioning the wisdom He is not alone in doubting the scientific veracity of global warming claims.
The one disadvantage of paper cables is the fact that any injury to the lead covering which allows moisture to penetrate causes telegraphic interruption to the whole of the enclosed wires, whereas if the wires are each individually coated with gutta-percha, the presence of moisture can only affect those wires whose covering is defective There is no reason for doubting, however, that, provided the lead covering remains intact, the paper insulation is imperishable; this is not the case with gutta-percha-covered wires.
The geography of the region in which the mountains of Cochin-China and Siam join Tibet is still imperfectly known, but there is no ground left for doubting that the great river of eastern Tibet, the Tsanpo, supplies the main stream of the Brahmaputra.
When afterwards released, it lay for many months 'unsold, in consequence of the spinners doubting whether it could be profitably worked up.
It was during the siege of Arca that Peter Bartholomew, to whom the vision of the Holy Lance had first appeared, was subjected, with no definite result, to the ordeal of fire - the hard-headed Normans doubting the genuine character of any Provencal vision, the more when, as in this case, it turned to the political advantage of the Provencals.
Seized with a longing to pursue and kill the Moor on account of his insulting language, Ignatius, still doubting as to his best course, left the matter to his mule, which at the dividing of the ways took the path to the abbey, leaving the open road which the Moor had taken.
Here the Dominicans, doubting the orthodoxy of the new-corners, had them put into prison, where they were chained foot to foot and fastened to a stake set up in the middle of the cell.
The chief excuse for doubting whether Wagner's last work is really his greatest is that most of its dramatic subtleties are beyond musical expression, since they do not lead to definite conflicts and blendings of emotion.
Such a combination of offices naturally makes us think of the Maccabean priest-kings of the 2nd century B.C. The possibility of doubting this reference is excluded by the words that immediately follow: - cal 7rpovhuv77vars Tb alrip,LCa mirth; 13TL inrip UoWY airoBavEirac iv 7roXE,uoLS 6paroLS Kai aoparocs' Kal iv u 7 tiv g o rat lavtXEUS aid,vcos.
The patriarch, during his sojourn there, alleged that his wife Rebekah was his sister, but the king doubting this remonstrated with him and pointed out how easily adultery might have been unintentionally committed (Gen.
3; 4) expressly mentions and commends a "very adequate" (trcavw-riurij) letter of Polycarp to the Philippians, and we have no reason for doubting the identity of this letter mentioned by Irenaeus with our epistle.
St Gregory declares that he obtained his information from four of St Benedict's disciples, whom he names; and there can be no serious reason for doubting that it is possible to reconstruct the outlines of St Benedict's career (see Hodgkin, Italy and her Invaders, iv.
I - Io); and the apparition to the ten joyously believing apostles (19-23) and then to the sadly doubting Thomas (24-29) together correspond to Luke xxiv.
But there is no reason for doubting the universal tradition which ascribes it to Clement, or the generally accepted date, c. A.D.
There is no reason for doubting that the Nicomachean Ethics to the end of Book vii., the Eudemian Ethics to the end of Book Z, and the Magna Moralia as far as Book ii.
Though there seems to be no conclusive reason for doubting the existence of Aristomenes, his history, as related by Pausanias, following mainly the Messeniaca of the Cretan epic poet Rhianus (about 230 B.C.), is evidently largely interwoven with fictions.
There are reasons for doubting that Anthony was the first Christian hermit: probably there is some historical foundation for the tradition that one of those who fled to the desert in the Decian persecution continued to dwell in a cave by the shore of the Red Sea, unknown to men, till visited by St Anthony long years afterwards (see E.
Indeed, judging from another Syriac MS. of earlier date, which includes the latter writings in its canon, it seems that the Epistles on Virginity gradually replaced the earlier pair in certain Syrian churches - even should Lightfoot be right in doubting if this had really occurred by Epiphanius's day (S.
Cleophon, however, perhaps doubting whether the offer was sincere (cf.
Men had been convicted for criticizing the Red Cross, doubting the utility of knitting socks for soldiers, using abusive and intemperate language in arguments about the war or producing such a motion picture as The Spirit of '76 which in one part represented British soldiers using bayonets at the Wyoming valley massacre.
Eratosthenes, indeed (276-196 B.C.), attached great value to his authority as to Britain and Spain, though doubting some of his statements; but Polybius (c. 204-122 B.C.) considered the whole work of Pytheas a tissue of fables, like that of Euhemerus concerning Panchaea; and even Strabo, in whose time the western regions of Europe were comparatively well known, adopted to a great extent the view of Polybius.
But whatever the guilt or innocence of the Jesuits, and whether their suppression were ill-advised or not, there appears to be no ground for impeaching the motives of Clement, or of doubting that he had the approval of his conscience.
Kammer has given some strong reasons for doubting the genuineness of the passage in book xx.
But he admits that " some of the old poems may have been borrowed from tradition, without any intermediary " (ibid.); and when it is considered that the traces of the " cantilenes " are slight, and that the degree in which they inspired the later poetry must be a matter of impression rather than of proof, it does not surprise us to find other scholars (notably Paul Meyer) attaching less importance to them, or even doubting their existence.2 When Leon Gautier shows how history passes into legend, and legend again into romance, we are reminded of the difference 1 Die exegetischen Scholien der Ilias, p. vii.
power and their arrogance, and doubting their loyalty, he imprisoned them and confiscated their lands.
Mr Earle's listener on these occasions confesses that he heard with a doubting mind, and that belief in what he heard still keeps company with Mahomet's coffin.
Her sublime folly turned out to be wiser than their wisdom; in two months, from May to July 1429, she had freed Orleans, destroyed the prestige of the English army at Patay, and dragged the doubting and passive king against his will to be crowned at Reims. All this produced a marvellous revulsion of political feeling throughout France, Charles VII.
In his reign (813-833) Aristotle was first translated into Arabic. Orthodox Moslems, however, distrusted the course on which their chief had entered, and his philosophical proclivities became one ground for doubting as to his final salvation.
Are you now a doubting Thomas about the traitor Judas?
In 7, the fact that nobody is there is a reason for doubting the veracity of the previous statement.
For example, Thomas was a disciple but because he doubted Jesus' resurrection, the phrase "doubting Thomas" is often used to describe someone who does not believe in something.
Sometimes knowing where the money is going can make a doubting teen more interested in paying a higher price for college.
Once again, Aspex Eyewear proves the doubting Thomas wrong thanks in large part to Easy Twist.
Lopez has claimed to design her clothes to fit myriad body shapes, but her use of stick thin models in her runway show and her catalog have a lot of women doubting the clothes were designed around an average woman's curvy body.
Grandfather Knows - a poem about children doubting Santa Claus.
Darian smiled, doubting the White God would remotely agree with the two women before him but proud of them nonetheless.
No arguments can be brought against it, simply because the scepticism rests on nothing more than the empty possibility of doubting.
She crossed to it, doubting the locks would cooperate with her this time, either.
She was hard to like but, with her skills, there was no reason for doubting that she would be a great asset to the team.
We may doubt that we have hands'or feet, that we sleep or wake, and that there is a world of material things around us; but we cannot doubt that we are doubting.
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