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His high fever attested to his illness
  to provide evidence or verbally confirm that something is true
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  • His high fever attested to his illness
  • I attest this signature
  • I’d signed away permission to trace credit cards and ATMs and track Amy’s cell phone, I’d handed over Go’s cell number and the name of Sue, the widow at The Bar, who could presumably attest to the time I arrived.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • He seemed to feel the slight burn, the sting against the skin that Jace felt, though Jace had never minded the pain—the map of white scars that covered his biceps and ran down to his forearm attested to that.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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  • "Of course not," I said, my gaze skirting the framed degrees on his wall, all attesting to his expertness in various subdisciplines of psychology, including, I’m sure, how to tell when an acutely stressed teenager is lying to you.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • It read: I, by signing below, hereby attest to the fact that I can neither read nor write.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Our history books attest to that.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Archery is definitely easier outside, as I can attest after that one time I tried target practice in my father’s throne room.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • As my guards can attest, I was here the entire night.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • "She is a hardworking girl, I can attest to that," Mrs. Murphy says.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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  • As Lorenzo could attest, the rules applied to everyone.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Anyone who is acquainted with Jews will attest that, if anything, in the sexual area they are meek and inhibited, unaggressive, even pathologically repressed.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Civilians in the first three streets north of here all attest to their haste.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • And all the girls attest to it.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • Know anyone who can attest to that?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Oh, yes; and they may have the fact attested whenever they please.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • These fathers, otherwise so apostolic, lacked Heaven’s last and rarest attestation of their office, the Tongue of Flame.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • He was Carvahall’s smith, as his thick neck and scarred leather apron attested.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • The dignity of our calling the very heavens attest.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • A tear seemed to dim her eye when she saw us, but she quickly recovered herself, and a look of sorrowful affection seemed to attest her utter guiltlessness.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Records attesting to his death were pullulating like insect eggs and verifying each other beyond all contention.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • She would have been questioned-attested, perhaps.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • The awe which these reflections inspired was attested by the impressive silence and the ranks of staring eyes.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • While David was initially the suspect for the charge, I have in my possession statements attesting to the fact that David stopped the spread of the fire set by another minor.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • "And will Cora attest the truth of this?" cried Duncan, suffering the cloud to be chased from his countenance by a smile of open pleasure.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • The sculpture, as anyone who had seen it could attest, was anything but scientific-pornographic maybe, but certainly not scientific.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • ’Remain quietly here, until such a document is drawn up, and proceed with me to such a place as I may deem most advisable, for the purpose of attesting it?’
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • "Twenty witnesses," added he, "could attest the fact"; and he named several distinguished gentlemen, and among them was M. le Duc de la Tremouille.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I can now attest that magic camels spit like, poo like, drool like, bite like, eat like, and, most disgustingly, smell like normal camels.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • They could not have been more mistaken: As any-body who knew Albus would attest, he never revealed the remotest anti-Muggle tendency.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • He loved to draw—though I could not attest to his skills, at least not then, because he never shared his artwork with me—and I would often catch him up in the study, by the window, or on the veranda, his brow furrowed in concentration, his charcoal pencil looping and circling over the sketch pad.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • What’s more,’ he added with satisfaction, ’Angus tells me that knowing the neighbourhood so well he has got attested pedigrees for them.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • Here, in a corner my indentures were duly signed and attested, and I was "bound"; Mr. Pumblechook holding me all the while as if we had looked in on our way to the scaffold, to have those little preliminaries disposed of.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • These facts are attested by Siborne; and Pringle, exaggerating the disaster, goes so far as to say that the Anglo-Dutch army was reduced to thirty-four thousand men.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • We all may attest to their courage by the fact that they are here . now . on Arrakis.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • But I can attest that nothing I saw early on the afternoon of May 10 suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • But numerous fires had been kindled on the beach, attesting that the natives had no thoughts of leaving it.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • The family’s diplomas had always hung on the wall in the manner of a reproach to the world, because the diplomas had not automatically produced the material equivalents of their attested spiritual value.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The signatures to this instrument purporting to be executed by Mr. W. and attested by Wilkins Micawber, are forgeries by — HEEP.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • I cannot tell what sentiment haunted the quite solitary churchyard, with its inscribed headstone; its gate, its two trees, its low horizon, girdled by a broken wall, and its newly-risen crescent, attesting the hour of eventide.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The Greeks themselves had already canonized The Iliad by the fifth century B.C. (when the title "Iliad" is first attested).
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • But do these buttons that we wear attest that our allegiance is to Nature?
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • Goodwill supplying the place of experience, his character needed no attestation.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • My brother Ithuriel can attest to that.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • Each of us knew of his rise over years of hard work to the presidency, and each of us at some time wished that he had walked to the school or pushed a wheelbarrow or performed some other act of determination and sacrifice to attest his eagerness for knowledge.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Arya, for one, can attest to its effectiveness.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • Here, an I O U for a hundred and fifteen roubles, legally attested, and due for payment, has been brought us for recovery, given by you to the widow of the assessor Zarnitsyn, nine months ago, and paid over by the widow Zarnitsyn to one Mr. Tchebarov.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • He called to mind a long succession of loving passages between his father and himself, and dwelt fondly upon them, his unstinted tears attesting how deep and real was the grief that possessed his heart.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • The voting was absolutely free, as Aureliano himself was able to attest since he spent almost the entire day with his father-in-law seeing that no one voted more than once.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Our lives attest to that truth.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
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