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assert
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assert
Used in
Persuasion
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  • You have asserted nothing contradictory to what Mr Elliot appeared to be some years ago.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It would not be fair; and yet you ought to have proof, for what is all this but assertion, and you shall have proof.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Granting your assertion that the world does all this so soon for men (which, however, I do not think I shall grant), it does not apply to Benwick.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Well," continued Mrs Smith, triumphantly, "grant my friend the credit due to the establishment of the first point asserted.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Your feelings may be the strongest," replied Anne, "but the same spirit of analogy will authorise me to assert that ours are the most tender.  (not reviewed by editor)

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