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assert
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Candide
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assert
Used in
Candide
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  • Consequently they who assert that all is well have said a foolish thing, they should have said all is for the best.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Pangloss owned that he had always suffered horribly, but as he had once asserted that everything went wonderfully well, he asserted it still, though he no longer believed it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Pangloss owned that he had always suffered horribly, but as he had once asserted that everything went wonderfully well, he asserted it still, though he no longer believed it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "But do you believe," said Candide, "that the earth was originally a sea, as we find it asserted in that large book belonging to the captain?"  (not reviewed by editor)

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