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It was termed an "Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility."
Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  worthy of entry — especially evidence allowable in court
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  • It was termed an "Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility."
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • What were they going to argue, that all the evidence was inadmissible?
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Miss Francon, I hardly think that this line of testimony is relevant or admissible
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • The scalp was the only admissible trophy of victory.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans

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  • But not, in the present circumstance, admissible.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • If Hugh Akston were around, no academic publication would have dared to treat this as a work admissible into the realm of philosophy.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "If it were admissible to contradict a lady," said the gallant Mr. Elton— "I have perhaps given her a little more decision of character, have taught her to think on points which had not fallen in her way before."
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Now then, although the latter hypothesis was completely admissible, it couldn’t stand up to inquiries conducted in both the New World and the Old.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Normally it prohibits evidence from being entered into the record—it allows me to rule it inadmissible as hearsay—because the individual in question is deceased.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • She was possessed of virtues after her own kind; if she had ever had a disagreement as to any detail with "Monsieur Thenardier,"—which was an inadmissible hypothesis, by the way,—she would not have blamed her husband in public on any subject whatever.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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  • My friends the wood-cutters were likewise scandalized, and with a better show of reason—though I admit that the reason itself was quite inadmissible.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • No, Mr. David, I am afraid your scheme is inadmissible.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • However, the child is a national of Japan and as such is inadmissible under existing immigration regulations.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • A big, motherly looking woman invariably stood guard at the door during the entire operation and counted the admissible number.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • The magistrates consulted, and the second one said that the bench was of opinion that twelve feet nine inches from a man on his oath was admissible.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • The mere idea of a woman’s appealing to her family to screen her husband’s business dishonour was inadmissible, since it was the one thing that the Family, as an institution, could not do.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • You have an ingrained tendency to take your own way, at all events; and, that is almost equally inadmissible in a well ordered community, The individual ought undoubtedly to acquiesce in subordinating himself to the community—or, to speak more accurately, to the authorities who have the care of the community’s welfare.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • They’ve been turned up now by the searches through hospital records, or — more likely, sincemost hospitals destroyed such records once it became clear what was going to happen — by informants: ex-nurses perhaps, or a pair of them, since evidence from a single woman is no longer admissible; or another doctor, hoping to save his own skin; or someone already accused, lashing out at an enemy, or at random, in some desperate bid for safety.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Two or three months later the Russians decided that free speech was inadmissible in theirgubernia, and in a single night they occupied Tomas’s country with their army.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • …Government and the ringleaders, and concessions by the former as to some glaring abuses, the first uprising—that at Spithead—with difficulty was put down, or matters for the time pacified; yet at the Nore the unforeseen renewal of insurrection on a yet larger scale, and emphasized in the conferences that ensued by demands deemed by the authorities not only inadmissible but aggressively insolent, indicated—if the Red Flag did not sufficiently do so—what was the spirit animating the men.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • After her, but on different days, and with Belknap and Jephson contending every inch of the way as to the admissibility of all this, the testimony of the five doctors whom Mason had called in at the time Roberta’s body was first brought to Bridgeburg, and who in turn swore that the wounds, both on the face and head, were sufficient, considering Roberta’s physical condition, to stun her.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • Lieutenant, anything my client says under physical and mental duress is inadmissible.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • BRADY Irrelevant, immaterial, inadmissible.
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • I’m ruling the kid’s testimony is admissible.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Monster
  • Secondary sources, including peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals, are deemed inadmissible as evidence.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • I had not known they would take place, nor would my telling of Paul’s thoughts ever be admissible in any court.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • The only aim that seemed admissible to him now was to deceive Adam to the utmost: to make Adam think better of him than he deserved.
    George Eliot  --  Adam Bede
  • For their part, they likewise consider it inadmissible to pursue any affair of honor, or to mediate therein, with a man who stands outside the definition of honor.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • It also showed that there was nothing about the testimony that Judson could declare inadmissible.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • 11 Therefore, a concurrent jurisdiction for taxation was the only admissible substitute for an entire subordination, in respect to taxation, of State authority to that of the Union.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Is the CONSEQUENCE from this doctrine admissible?
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • [Footnote n: Crimes no doubt exist for which bail is inadmissible, but they are few in number.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • It’s not admissible unless he lets prior knowledge slip."
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Hearsay testimony is not admissible.
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • But the expression is hardly admissible, Mrs. Weston, is it?
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • 17 Is the consequence from this doctrine admissible?
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • It will be shown in the next paper that this CONCURRENT JURISDICTION in the article of taxation was the only admissible substitute for an entire subordination, in respect to this branch of power, of the State authority to that of the Union.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • Without this, there would be no responsibility whatever in the executive branch—an idea inadmissible in a free government.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Mr. Janes, I’d like you to hold off on Dr. Madden’s request for a copy of his deposition until I have ruled whether his testimony is admissible in court.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • The impossibility of her quitting her father, Mr. Knightley felt as strongly as herself; but the inadmissibility of any other change, he could not agree to.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • No part of the arrangement, according to some, is more inadmissible than the trial of impeachments by the Senate, which is alternately a member both of the legislative and executive departments, when this power so evidently belonged to the judiciary department.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • Without this, there would be no responsibility whatever in the executive department an idea inadmissible in a free government.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • As Japanese nationals are not admissible under existing regulations I regret to inform you that no encouragement can be offered with respect to her desire to return to Canada at the present time.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • On the contrary, it cannot be unknown to the authors of the fallacy themselves, that the British Constitution fixes no limit whatever to the discretion of the legislature, and that the American ties down the legislature to two years, as the longest admissible term.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • It will readily be understood that the fluctuations in the value of money and in the state of society rendered a fixed rate of compensation in the Constitution inadmissible.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • The preceding train of observation will justify the position which has been elsewhere laid down, that "A CONCURRENT JURISDICTION in the article of taxation was the only admissible substitute for an entire subordination, in respect to this branch of power, of State authority to that of the Union."
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • All these insane, inadmissible ideas dogged me, and in this frame of mind, continually excited by the series of wonders passing before my eyes, I wouldn’t have been surprised to find on this sea bottom one of those underwater towns Captain Nemo dreamed about!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • …sort will sometimes arise in all societies, however constituted; that seditions and insurrections are, unhappily, maladies as inseparable from the body politic as tumors and eruptions from the natural body; that the idea of governing at all times by the simple force of law (which we have been told is the only admissible principle of republican government), has no place but in the reveries of those political doctors whose sagacity disdains the admonitions of experimental instruction.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • From these observations this conclusion results: that the trial by jury in civil cases would not be abolished; and that the use attempted to be made of the maxims which have been quoted, is contrary to reason and common-sense, and therefore not admissible.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • Neither of these consequences ought, without evident necessity, to be involved; the latter would be entirely inadmissible, as it would defeat some of the most important and avowed purposes of the proposed government, and would essentially embarrass its measures.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
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