Eye-witness sentence example

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  • The author was not an eye-witness of what he relates, but he writes with the firm security of a man who has the best authority behind him.
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  • He went thence to China, returned to Lhasa, and was in India in time to be an eye-witness of the sack of Delhi by Nadir Shah in 1737.
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  • Finally he was an eye-witness throughout, and absolutely contemporary, in the sense that he wrote his account of each great event practically at the time of the event.
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  • He too was an eye-witness throughout, and thoroughly honest; and his account ranks second to the Gesta.
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  • Loisy recognizes two eye-witness documents, as utilized by all three synoptists, while Matthew and Luke have also incorporated Mark.
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  • His chief peculiarity consists in clearly tracing a strong Pauline influence, especially in Mark, which there remodels certain sayings and actions as these were first registered by the eye-witness documents.
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  • The account of Babylon given by Herodotus is not that of an eye-witness, and his historical notices are meagre and untrustworthy.
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  • His description of sago in the archipelago is not free from errors, but they are the errors of an eye-witness.
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  • Paulae (Ep. cviii.), speaking as an eye-witness, distinguishes Morashtim, with the church of Micah's sepulchre, from Maresa.
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  • London, 1816); Alexander Carlyle, Autobiography (Edinburgh, 1860), which gives the account of an eye-witness of the execution of Wilson; pamphlets (2 vols.
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  • Having completed his education, he spent some time in travelling, chiefly in the south of Europe, and visited Paris, where he was an eye-witness of some of the last scenes of the Revolution.
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  • Xenophon (Hellenica, i., ii.) was an eye-witness in 406-403, but is clearly inaccurate in his details and prejudiced throughout.
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  • The real situation that confronts us is not an unbroken tradition of apostolic eye-witnesses, incapable of re-statement with any hope of ecclesiastical acceptance, except by another apostolic eye-witness.
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  • The attribution of the book to an eye-witness nowhere resolves, it everywhere increases, the real difficulties; and by insisting upon having history in the same degree and way in John as in the Synoptists, we cease to get it sufficiently anywhere at all.
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  • In 1915 he went to France with the Canadian expeditionary force as " Eye-Witness," and in 1916 became the representative of the Canadian Government at the front, also doing valuable propaganda work.
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  • To the historian it furnishes what is evidently the testimony of an eye-witness on several matters of importance which are neglected by other narrators; and to the student of literature it has the exceptional interest of being one of the prime sources of Shakespeare's historical plays.
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  • As early as 1430 some of them - sprung of Alan, lord of Buckenhall - settled in the neighbourhood of Calne and Devizes, whence descended the immediate ancestors of "worthy Mr Tobie Alleine of Devizes," father of Joseph, who, the fourth of a large family, was born at Devizes early in 1634.1645 is marked in the title-page of a quaint old tractate, by an eye-witness, as the year of his setting forth in the Christian race.
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  • He was an eye-witness on more than one occasion of the folly and excesses of the French Revolution; and these scenes not only increased his love for his church, but strongly impressed him with that dread of anarchy, of popular movements ending in bloodshed, and of communistic and socialistic views which characterized him in after life.
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  • In the latter case we must suppose either that the writer was an eye-witness, or that he wished to be thought an eye-witness.
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  • He speaks as an eye-witness of the king's doings at Messina, in Cyprus, at the siege of Acre, and in the abortive campaign which followed the capture of that city.
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  • In the third and fourth books the earlier part is based on materials collected from men older than himself; of the later events he was himself an eye-witness.
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  • The most valuable part, that dealing with events of 1602 to 1623, of which Skala writes as a contemporary and often as an eye-witness, has been edited and published by Prof. Tieftrunk.
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  • Cinnamus was probably an eye-witness of the events of the last ten years which he describes.
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  • The former is an account of martyrdoms occurring in Palestine during the years 303 to 310, of most of which Eusebius himself was an eye-witness.
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  • He was an eye-witness of some of the events he describes.
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  • Verantius of Sebenico, an eye-witness of the state of Moldavia at the beginning of the 16th century, mentions three towns of the interior provided with stone walls - Suciava, Chotim (Khotin) and Ncamtzu; the people were barbarous, but more warlike than the Walachians and more tenacious of their national costume, punishing with death any who adopted the Turkish.
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  • The account thus given of the walls must be grossly exaggerated and cannot have been that of an eye-witness.
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  • Spenser, an eye-witness, says famine slew far more than the sword.
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  • But when, in 147, Scipio himself took the command in Africa, Polybius hastened to join him, and was an eye-witness of the siege and destruction of Carthage.
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  • An eye witness account of the time records the nightly traffic of sugar hogsheads being delivered by horse and cart from Liverpool.
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  • What gives his account a vivid immediacy and a sense of tragedy, is that it seems to be an eye-witness account.
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  • They gave him their eye-witness testimony, " We have seen the Lord!
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  • The reports of the accident could have been based only on eye witness accounts.
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  • In this connection my Council desire to direct your attention to the optimistic statements of the Prime Minister, Sir John French, ' Eye-Witness,' and other persons possessing official information.
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  • They gave him their eye-witness testimony, We have seen the Lord !
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  • Each of these stories are supported by multiple eye-witness testimonies and other supporting evidence.
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