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assert
used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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assert
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Still, this was but conjecture, and the whole series of actions was so idly put forth as to make it rash to assert that intention had any part in them at all.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It may safely be asserted with respect to the closeness of his cuts, that had it been possible for the edge of the sword to leave in the air a permanent substance wherever it flew past, the space left untouched would have been almost a mould of Bathsheba's figure.  (not reviewed by editor)

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