"But if your excellency doubt my veracity"— "Signor Pastrini," returned Franz, "you are more susceptible than Cassandra, who was a prophetess, and yet no one believed her; while you, at least, are sure of the credence of half your audience.
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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.