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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Benedetto maintained the truth of what he had said, and accompanied it with details that did more honor to his imagination than to his veracity.
  • Understand, sir, I do not in the least suspect your veracity; I ask if you are certain of it?
  • "Madame," said the Viscount of Morcerf, advancing towards the countess, "yesterday you were so condescending as to promise me a galop; I am rather late in claiming this gracious promise, but here is my friend, whose character for veracity you well know, and he will assure you the delay arose from no fault of mine."
  • I have only the letters of Ali Tepelini, which I have placed before you; the ring, a token of his good-will, which is here; and, lastly, the most convincing proof I can offer, after an anonymous attack, and that is the absence of any witness against my veracity and the purity of my military life.’
  • "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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  • I can vouch for her veracity.
  • But no one ever doubted the veracity of any story about Baba.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner

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