How to use Testify in a sentence

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  • He agreed to come back and testify if CBI needed him, when they pinned his accident on you.

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  • The king's position was now so strong that foreign states began to testify their respect.

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  • He was alive in 16 B.C., as some allusions in the last book testify.

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  • The castle of St Michael, the governor's residence, the hospital and barracks, testify to the former importance of the town.

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  • The earliest struggles between the king and the people testify to the extent to which this prerogative became a public grievance, and the charter by which its exercise was bounded (Carta de Foresta) was in substance part of the greatest constitutional code imposed by his barons upon King John.

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  • The mines were known to the Carthaginians, as discoveries of lamps, coins, &c. (now in the museum at Cagliari), testify.

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  • There are long streets and terraces of fine houses belonging to the merchants and manufacturers of the city which amply testify to its prosperity, and recall the 16th century distich that Antwerp was noted for its moneyed men ("Antwerpia nummis").

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  • Coal, cattle, butter and grain are exported, but the commercial importance of the place has greatly declined, as the many ruined warehouses near the river plainly testify.

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  • Macaulay's youthful lines, written early in 1813, testify to the impression made by his career.

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  • The existence of feelings of remorse and penitence testify to the presence in the individual of motives to good conduct which, if acted upon and allowed full scope and development, may produce a complete change of character.

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  • Moreover, in a certain sense the very feelings of remorse and penitence which are the chief weapons in the libertarians' armoury testify to the truth of the determinists' contention.

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  • And they would lose a great part of their significance if they did not testify to the continued existence in a man's personality of motives and tendencies likely to influence his conduct in the future as they have already influenced it in the past.

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  • In dedicating to him his Commentary on the First Epistle to the Thessalonians, as "eximiae pietatis et doctrinae viro," he declares that so had he been aided by his instruction that whatever subsequent progress he had made he only regarded as received from him, and "this," he adds, "I wish to testify to posterity that if any utility accrue to any from my writings they may acknowledge it as having in part flowed from thee."

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  • Galileo returned to Florence three months later, not ill-pleased, as his letters testify, with the result of his visit to Rome.

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  • Such rumors are utterly groundless as anyone who attended our previous meetings can testify.

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  • The Internet is a great place to find pictures of all kinds of paranormal phenomena, including pictures of chupacabra, but are those photos enough to testify to the existence of El Chupacabra?

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  • In this season four premiere, Paige must confront her rapist in court when she is summoned to testify.

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  • However, as anyone who has experimented with metabolism-enhancing diet strategies can testify, a calorie is not necessarily just like any other calorie -- such as a calorie found in a red-hot pepper vs. one found in bacon grease.

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  • Paul tells Timothy do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord, or ashamed to testify about our Lord, or ashamed of me his prisoner.

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  • Some legal nurse consultants testify in the courtroom or provide written analysis of the medical facts of a case.

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  • Notwithstanding the origin of organs, it still for a certain time, by reason of its want of an internal bony skeleton, remains worm and mollusk, and only later enters into the series of the Vertebrata, although traces of the vertebral column even in the earliest periods testify its claim to a place in that series."

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  • A whole mass of facts testify to the enormous and extraordinary influence of Potemkin during the next ten years.

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  • Thurii had a democratic constitution and good laws, and, though we hear little of its history till in 390 it received a severe defeat from the rising power of the Lucanians, many beautiful coins testify to the wealth and splendour of its days of prosperity.

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  • The volumes of the Zurich Letters, published by the Parker Society, testify to his influence on the English reformation in later stages.

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  • The numerous manuscripts of his works to be found in the libraries of Italy, England and France, testify to his industry as a philosopher and commentator.

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  • Practically we may say that the estimate of the Four to which Tatian and Irenaeus testify must have been well established by the middle of the century, though sporadic instances may be found of the use of other Gospels that did not become canonical.

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  • Both the Austrian ambassadors and the papal legates testify to the care with which he controlled "this nation so difficult to lead."

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  • They established the trade in the thriving towns of Asia Minor, and they planted it as far west as Sicily, as Sicilian silks of the 12th century with Saracenic patterns still testify.

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  • But the divisions of Christendom testify to the harm done by undue insistence on the claims of the individual to gain scope to extend the kingdom in his own way.

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  • All travellers testify to the perpetual wind currents from the west, which sweep across the salt bogs of Tsaidam (9500 ft.) and through the higher valleys of eastern Tibet.

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  • In them, working with infinite preliminary pains, as a vast number of extant drawings and studies testify, he produced what have been accounted his four capital works in painting, besides several others of minor importance.

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  • Five extensive diwans testify to his versatility in all branches of lyric poetry, and nine large inathnawIs to his mastership in the epic line.

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  • His comrades adored him for his liberality, and the frequent visits of Icelandic skalder to his court testify to a love of poetry on his part, indeed one of his own strophes has come down to us.

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  • Westermarck's Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas, testify to a continued interest in the history of morality and in the anthropological inquiries with which moral philosophy is closely connected.

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  • Having been a soccer hooligan many years ago, I can testify to its authenticity.

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  • In the seventeenth century and later, as old pictures testify, the inn presented the usual features of a large old country hostelry.

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  • Letters in The Guardian repeatedly testify to the public renunciation of Labor.

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  • Styli from the monastic scriptorium testify to the writing that formed part of the daily work of the monks.

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  • I appreciate the opportunity to testify today on cyber security.

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  • The title track is a first rate dancer, whilst ' I Just Wanna Testify ' is a nice stepper.

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  • As the above texts clearly testify, he is actually a Divine Being, the very human revelation of Yahweh God himself!

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  • Having heard John Connolly speak before, I can testify to the fact that he is a wonderfully witty and engaging character.

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  • We also know that between 2000 and 1400 E.C. the Babylonian language as well as Babylonian civilization and ideas spread over Palestine (as the Tell el Amarna tables clearly testify).

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  • In 1485 was printed the first dated copy of the volume known as the Ortus sanitatis, to the popularity of which many editions testify.

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  • In Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire a host of place-names testify to the popularity of the Robin Hood legend - Robin Hood's Bay, Robin Hood's Cave, Robin Hood's Chase, Robin Hood's Cup (a well), Robin Hood's Chair, Robin Hood's Pricks, and many more.

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  • Occasionally these Jewish writings were re-edited or adapted to their new readers by Christian additions, but on the whole it was found sufficient to submit them to a system of reinterpretation in order to make them testify to the truth of Christianity and foreshadow its ultimate destinies.

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  • A young woman comes forth to testify at a public hearing.

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  • As a chaplain, I was asked to testify as a character witness for a forty year old man on remand.

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  • All testify to the unpopularity of the Iraq war stretching through all ranks.

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  • As the above texts clearly testify, he is actually a Divine Being, the very human revelation of Yahweh God himself !

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  • Last week Judith Miller of the New York Times was jailed after she refused to testify before a grand jury about her source.

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  • The FBI comes in to protect the other two to ensure they are able to testify in court 45 hours later.

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  • In 1931 or 1932 I was called to testify in a trial against Dr. Goebbels in Berlin.

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  • Wolfowitz avoids prosecution for perjury because he did not testify under oath.

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  • All that 's left is to find some upstanding member of society to testify to her identity.

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  • Any pet owner who has tried to switch food brands on a cat can testify that some brands seem to come out on top while others will remain entirely untouched.

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  • The mediator can never be called upon to testify against you or for you.

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  • This incident left her in a sling and urged her to testify in California for stricter nail salon laws.

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  • If they can't be used and with Rihanna undecided as to whether or not she is going to testify against Brown, the case will more than likely be dismissed due to lack of evidence.

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  • Owners testify that once dry, even balding coats have been restored and are now full and lustrous.

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  • In the case that your will is contested in any way, your witnesses will be called on to testify about your frame of mind when the will was written.

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  • This capacity has serious implications with regard to children's competency to testify in a court of law.

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  • She may testify in the courtroom about medical issues and must be extremely knowledgeable and skilled at interpreting medical data and patient histories.

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  • If you choose to become a police officer, you may also be asked to testify in court if a criminal you apprehended has to go to trial.

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  • Crime scene investigators usually assess the crime scene, collect evidence, prepare reports and testify in court.

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  • By 1536, King Henry accused five men of being Anne's lovers, one of them including her own brother, and forced Flemish musician Mark Smeaton to testify under torture that Anne was unfaithful.

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  • Ultimately, however, when it emerged that she had been caught on video carrying merchandise out of Bloom's house and Bloom planned to testify against her, Alexis pled no contest to the charges in exchange for a 180 day jail sentence.

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  • At this time they were speaking Oscan as well as Greek, and two of three Oscan inscriptions in Greek alphabet still testify to the language spoken in the town in the 3rd century B.C. We know, however, that the Bruttians, though at this date speaking the same language (Oscan) as the Samnite tribe of the Lucani, were not actually akin to them.

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  • They "testify" against the use of intoxicating liquor and tobacco, and advocate simplicity in dress.

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  • The Orthodox Church strenuously maintains its point, arguing that the very name bread, the holiness of the mystery, and the example of Jesus and the early church alike, testify against the use of unleavened bread in this connexion.

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  • Numerous broken granite columns in the gardens and vineyards that surround the town, with the number of ruined houses within the walls, testify to its former importance.

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  • Papias, his ETaZpos (Irenaeus), turns in fact from " the vain talk of the many, and from the " alien commandments " to such as were " delivered by the Lord to the faith," offering to the Christian world his Interpretation of the Lord's Oracles based upon personal inquiry from those who " came his way," who could testify as to apostolic tradition.

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  • On the small high island of Florida there is much undulating grass-land interspersed with fine clumps of trees; patches of cultivated land surround its numerous villages, and plantations on the hill-sides testify to the richness of its soil.

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  • As its remains testify, the Roman city occupied Monte Taber.

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  • These two examples of the wider use of the adjective and noun seem to testify to the forgotten predominance of the Philistines in the land of Canaan.

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  • Early in the 3rd millennium B.C. the city was conquered and occupied by the Semitic rulers of Akkad, or Agade, and numerous votive objects of Alu-usharsid (Urumush or Rimush), Sargon and Naram-Sin testify to the veneration in which they also held this sanctuary.

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  • It must, however, have been subject to the Byzantine authorities, as inscriptions testify to restorations of its walls by Byzantine officials.

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  • They testify to the restriction of philosophy to the practical side, and to the increasing tendency, ever since Panaetius, towards a relaxation of the rigorous ethical doctrine and its approximation to the form of religious conviction.

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  • Many of the partially ruined cities of Greece were restored by Atticus, and numerous inscriptions testify their gratitude to their benefactor.

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  • Almost all the anecdotes which have been recorded concerning him testify to a rugged and somewhat unamiable self-contentment.

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  • The king of Sweden did not on this account cease to testify his goodwill towards Pufendorf, and in 1694 he created him a baron.

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  • I understand you have a hearing tomorrow where you'll have to testify to these murderous impulses of yours.

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  • Together they testify to the intellectual value of feminism as a radicalizing energy internal to philosophical inquiry.

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  • I can personally testify to its excellent results in a wide range of conditions.

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  • He was an outstanding teacher and craftsman and any old pupils reading this who knew him will readily testify to this.

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  • This Revised or Later Version is in every way a readable, correct rendering of the Scriptures, it is far more idiomatic than the Earlier, having been freed from the greater number of its Latinisms; its vocabulary is less archaic. Its popularity admits of no doubt, for even now in spite of neglect and persecution, in spite of the ravages of fire and time, over 150 copies remain to testify to this fact.

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  • Exception to this statement must be made in the south-west, close to the mountains in southern Colorado, where some lava-capped mesas (Mesa de Maya, Raton Mesa) stand several thousand feet above the general plain level, and thus testify to the widespread erosion of this region before it was aggraded.

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  • Such friendships testify both to the worth and the attractiveness of his character, and contradict the old legend that he was an unsociable misanthrope.

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  • You cannot withdraw charges laid by the police and you most probably will be subpoenaed to testify against the abuser.

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  • Allen Lane, who had founded Penguin just prior to World War II, asked Hoggart to testify on behalf of the press.

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  • In numerous instances clear evidence of recent movements along the fault planes has been discovered; and frequent earthquakes testify with equal force to the present uplift of the mountain blocks.

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  • Till this period the greater part of Annam had been occupied by the Chams, a nation of Hindu civilization, which has left many monuments to testify to its greatness, but the encroachment of the Annamese during the next six centuries at last left to it only a small territory in the south of the country.

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  • It occupies a site of great antiquity, as the cuneiform inscriptions on the neighbouring rocks testify; it stands on the site of the old Armenian town of Pakovan.

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  • Count less entries in the queen's diaries testify to the anxious affection with which the progress of each little member of the household was watched.

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  • Severe English moralists like Johnson thought but ill of him, but the public generally was not unwilling to testify against French intolerance, and regarded his sentimentalism with favour.

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  • The cultivation of vegetables and fruit trees seems to have been practically unknown before this period, and almost all their names testify to the source from which they were derived.

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  • Even Gautier, while he contends that chivalry did much to refine morality, is compelled to admit the prevailing immorality to which medieval romances testify, and the extraordinary free behaviour of the unmarried ladies.

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  • The numerous references to the privateering exploits of its ships in the Patent and Close Rolls and the extraordinary number of them at the siege of Calais in 1346 alike testify to its importance.

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  • Various ancient writers testify to the beauty and dignity of the statue, which was considered equal to the Zeus of Pheidias.

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  • The place which Elisha filled in contemporary history was one of great influence and importance, and several narratives testify to his great reputation in Israel.

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  • Numerous handsome medieval buildings testify to its former prosperity as a prominent member of the Hanseatic league, and its many quaint houses with high gables and overhanging eaves have gained for it the appellation "the Nuremberg of the North."

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  • This theory of disease disappeared sooner than did the belief in possession; the energumens (EVEp-yoiwEvoc) of the early Christian church, who were under the care of a special clerical order of exorcists, testify to a belief in possession; but the demon theory of disease receives no recognition; the energumens find their analogues in the converts of missionaries in China, Africa and elsewhere.

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  • By the end of October they had perished utterly at the hands of the Seljuks; a heap of whitening bones also remained to testify to the later crusaders, when they passed in the spring of 1097, of the fate of the people's Crusade.

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  • After the fall of Numantia, and still more after the death of Sertorius (72 B.C.), the Celtiberians became gradually romanized, and town life grew up among their valleys; Clunia, for instance, became a Roman municipality, and ruins of its walls, gates and theatre testify to its civilization; while Bilbilis (Bambola), another municipality, was the birthplace of the eminently Roman poet Martial.

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  • Abundance of remains which date from the Neolithic period testify to the high antiquity of this class of work, and also to the great skill which the ancient founders had acquired.

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  • Special commissioners were to have concurrent jurisdiction with the U.S. circuit and district courts and the inferior courts of Territories in enforcing the law; fugitives could not testify in their own behalf; no trial by jury was provided; i The precise amount of organization in the Underground Railroad cannot be definitely ascertained because of the exaggerated use of the figure of railroading in the documents of the "presidents" of the road, Robert Purvis and Levi Coffin, and of its many "conductors," and their discussion of the "packages" and "freight" shipped by them.

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  • Inscriptions testify to its importance - among others one which indicates that it was the headquarters of the collectors of the 5% inheritance tax under the Empire in Italy beyond the Po.

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  • Hot mineral springs and ebullitions of steam still testify to the presence of volcanic activity.

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  • On elevated ground near the harbour are the remains of a Roman fort guarding the entrance to the Tyne, where numerous coins, portions of an altar, and several sculptured memorial stones have been dug up, and testify to its occupation for a considerable period.

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