This made him less uneasy, it must be owned, than if the new-comer had proved to be a customs officer; but this supposition also disappeared like the first, when he beheld the perfect tranquillity of his recruit.
"I thank you for the warning," said the count; "I shall endeavor to be prepared for all suppositions."
"And then, you know," he said, "an idea, a supposition, is sufficient."
And was he not the person who was assassinated one evening on leaving a Bonapartist meeting to which he had been invited on the supposition that he favored the cause of the emperor?
Noirtier looked his conviction that she was right in her supposition.
You say an exterminating angel appears to have devoted that house to God’s anger—well, who says your supposition is not reality?
"You remember," said the count, during the most profound silence, "that the unhappy wretch who came to rob me died at my house; the supposition is that he was stabbed by his accomplice, on attempting to leave it."
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It is a foolish supposition.
She paints a vivid picture, but we must remember it is all mere supposition.