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assert
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assert
Used in
Emma
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  • I could almost assert that you had named Mr. Frank Churchill.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was accused of having a delightful voice, and a perfect knowledge of music; which was properly denied; and that he knew nothing of the matter, and had no voice at all, roundly asserted.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was most convenient to Emma not to make a direct reply to this assertion; she chose rather to take up her own line of the subject again.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I have heard it asserted," said John Knightley, "that the same sort of handwriting often prevails in a family; and where the same master teaches, it is natural enough.  (not reviewed by editor)

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