And I should be false and base if I did not tell you, whether it is acceptable to you or no, and whether you are inclined to give credence to it or no, that you deeply wrong both Mr. Matthew Pocket and his son Herbert, if you suppose them to be otherwise than generous, upright, open, and incapable of anything designing or mean.
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he gave credence to the gossip
They had probably sanded her down, and as she looked closer, she saw nicks in the hull, lending credence to her theory.