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  • It is a look that gives equal credence to disaster and lecherous success.†   (source)
  • The intimacy of it, the comfort of other voices giving credence to their private myths, prepared them to meet their wives with less distance than they might otherwise bring home after fishing.†   (source)
  • Hadn't given the story much credence up till now, but after what just happened in the big top, I'm beginning to think there might be half a chance.†   (source)
  • She found no one from whom she dared expect credence and help.†   (source)
  • She hadn't given the story much credence--the woman didn't strike her as the marrying type.†   (source)
  • Mr. Leighton continues swirling his wine around in his glass as if he's actually giving credence to what Drew said and considering the relevant arguments on the topic.†   (source)
  • This alone gave the suggestion its only credence.†   (source)
  • She made a gesture to show him he should choke up on the bat, but his reaction showed that he didn't give much credence to batting advice from an elderly woman.†   (source)
  • Still other sources, these from Interpol's headquarters in Paris, have stated that their branch in Hong Kong knew of the supposed death of Jason Bourne, but as the widely circulated reports and photographs were so sketchy and unidentifiable, they did not give much credence to the story.†   (source)
  • What you've heard, and how much credence and faith you put in these reports.†   (source)
  • When, the following day, Adams came to the assembly to present his letter of credence, it was as sweet a moment of triumph and vindication as he had ever known.†   (source)
  • "How much credence do you give the claim of faerie betrayal?" asked Kadir.†   (source)
  • But there was an immense power in my sanctimony that lent a certain trembling credence to my outbursts.†   (source)
  • No. But that gives credence to my theory that these men, under the bottle's spell, wandered away from the camp to sleep it off and then, fearing the foreman's wrath, decided to leave altogether.†   (source)
  • If we attempt to silence this talk, we only lend it credence.†   (source)
  • He hoped that his wound was serious enough to give credence to this image of a death struggle.†   (source)
  • Aren't any F.N. laws covering marriage; can't be—just a rule about each nation required to give "full faith and credence" to marriage customs of other member nations.†   (source)
  • This was a touching story, but I am afraid I did not give it due credence until some years later when I heard of an almost identical case of adoption of motherless wolf pups.†   (source)
  • The image moved me because of its antiquity and durability, but the description on the card moved me also because it gave a name and credence to that which I see myself as having been engaged upon for the past three decades: "Votive panel", the identification card said, "possibly set up to Orpheus by local poet.†   (source)
  • That anyone should still place the slightest credence in the supernormal seemed extraordinary to him, and finding Rashaverak here had shaken his faith in the Overlords.†   (source)
  • I knew the ways of New York well enough by now to at least give passing credence to the idea that Nathan might just be some sort of con man, out to hustle up something as commonplace and as obvious as money.†   (source)
  • But it was given sufficient credence.†   (source)
  • This was the point he would stick to through thick and thin; it made them feel they knew better, gave credence to the rest of his information.†   (source)
  • he gave credence to the gossip
  • In fact, it can give credence to a notion that is the exact opposite of that which was intended.†   (source)
  • Mutterings here and there, yes, but nothing I'd give credence to.†   (source)
  • When he was with the king, she gave no credence to his words, but when he was by himself ….†   (source)
  • We give credence only to that which we can prove exists.†   (source)
  • Perhaps you would be wise to give more credence to its advice.†   (source)
  • Three troublesome nonentities from the Officer Corps were executed to lend credence to the lie.†   (source)
  • It was a smaller weapon than the one he held in his hand and had no silencer, lending a degree of credence to the claim that he was to be taken, not killed.†   (source)
  • "Entire credence," said Jia.†   (source)
  • Roran thought it best if the enamored couple remained together-it seemed impractical to try and separate them while they remained confined to the same ship-but Odele's parents refused to give his arguments credence.†   (source)
  • Lending credence to my belief.†   (source)
  • But so often the practiced and chronic liar deceives only himself; it is the man who all his life has been selfconvicted of veracity whose lies find quickest credence.†   (source)
  • I gave no credence to the ideology of Garveyism; it was, rather, the emotional dynamics of its adherents that evoked my admiration.†   (source)
  • No one understood the idea or put any more credence in it than in the powdered magnesium and such things.†   (source)
  • During the last year many dark tales had gone from camp to camp in Idaho—some too strange, too horrible for credence—and with every rumor the fame of Kells had grown, and also a fearful certainty of the rapid growth of a legion of evil men out on the border.†   (source)
  • But the less credence was to be given to the gun-deck talk touching Claggart, seeing that no man holding his office in a man-of-war can ever hope to be popular with the crew.†   (source)
  • You are the slave to the opinions which have credence among the people you have known and have read about.†   (source)
  • "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.†   (source)
  • Nobody who knows me would believe this story of the ring; but it may suit the purpose, or gratify the hatred of Mr Ralph Nickleby to feign to attach credence to it.†   (source)
  • But, then, the thought darted across his mind that it was barely eleven o'clock; and that many people were still in the streets: of whom surely some might be found to give credence to his tale.†   (source)
  • And I should be false and base if I did not tell you, whether it is acceptable to you or no, and whether you are inclined to give credence to it or no, that you deeply wrong both Mr. Matthew Pocket and his son Herbert, if you suppose them to be otherwise than generous, upright, open, and incapable of anything designing or mean.†   (source)
  • It may be foreseen that a democratic people will not easily give credence to divine missions; that they will turn modern prophets to a ready jest; and they that will seek to discover the chief arbiter of their belief within, and not beyond, the limits of their kind.†   (source)
  • For our own part, we allow them just as little credence as to that other fable of the skeleton hand which the lieutenant-governor was said to have seen at the Colonel's throat, but which vanished away, as he advanced farther into the room.†   (source)
  • The direct testimony was in almost all cases corroborated by the reports of the colleges where they graduated, so that in the main the reports were worthy of credence.†   (source)
  • The statement failed to appeal to her credence, and it was not grateful to any resentment that she entertained.†   (source)
  • Pretty perplexed, Dumont d'Urville didn't know if he should give credence to these reports, which had been carried in some of the less reliable newspapers; nevertheless, he decided to start on Dillon's trail.†   (source)
  • He soon came round again, however; and finding that Oliver's replies to his questions, were still as straightforward and consistent, and still delivered with as much apparent sincerity and truth, as they had ever been, he made up his mind to attach full credence to them, from that time forth.†   (source)
  • When the Emperor Lucius had well understood their credence, he was sore moved as he had been all araged, and said, I had supposed that Arthur would have obeyed to my commandment, and have served you himself, as him well beseemed or any other king to do.†   (source)
  • …strengthen, help, Cominal, common, Complished, complete, Con, know, be able,; con thanlt, be grateful, Conserve, preserve, Conversant, abiding in, Cording, agreement, Coronal, circlet, Cost, side, Costed, kept up with, Couched, lay, Courage, encourage, Courtelage, courtyard, Covert, sheltered, Covetise, covetousness, Covin, deceit, Cream, oil, Credence, faith, Croup, crupper, Curteist, most courteous, Daffish, foolish, Danger (in), under obligation to, in the power of, Dawed, v tr.†   (source)
  • Though this sort of thing went on every other night or very near it still Stephen's feelings got the better of him in a sense though he knew that Corley's brandnew rigmarole on a par with the others was hardly deserving of much credence.†   (source)
  • His love and wisdom, Approv'd so to your majesty, may plead For amplest credence.†   (source)
  • Therefore look well around, and so thou shalt see things that would take credence from my speech.†   (source)
  • If all these tokens are not enough to vindicate the truth of what I say, here is my sword, that will compel incredulity itself to give credence to it.†   (source)
  • For Solomon saith, 'Believe me, and give credence to that that I shall say: to thy son, to thy wife, to thy friend, nor to thy brother, give thou never might nor mastery over thy body, while thou livest.'†   (source)
  • When the Emperor Lucius had well understood their credence, he was sore moved as he had been all araged, and said, I had supposed that Arthur would have obeyed to my commandment, and have served you himself, as him well beseemed or any other king to do.†   (source)
  • The general of our horse thou art; and we, Great in our hope, lay our best love and credence Upon thy promising fortune.†   (source)
  • * *burn incense to But they, converted at her wise lore,* *teaching Wepte full sore, and gave full credence Unto her word, and cried more and more; "Christ, Godde's Son, withoute difference, Is very God, this is all our sentence,* *opinion That hath so good a servant him to serve Thus with one voice we trowe,* though we sterve.†   (source)
  • Having risen to its feet, this living death, in a sleepy voice and with a tongue hardly awake, held forth as follows: I am that Merlin who the legends say The devil had for father, and the lie Hath gathered credence with the lapse of time.†   (source)
  • …persons of quality such as your appearance indicates; and if, instead of taking up, as they probably do, but a small space, these nets took up the whole surface of the globe, I would seek out new worlds through which to pass, so as not to break them; and that ye may give some degree of credence to this exaggerated language of mine, know that it is no less than Don Quixote of La Mancha that makes this declaration to you, if indeed it be that such a name has reached your ears.†   (source)
  • …entered it on Leonela's account, nor did he even remember there was such a person as Leonela; all he thought was that as Camilla had been light and yielding with him, so she had been with another; for this further penalty the erring woman's sin brings with it, that her honour is distrusted even by him to whose overtures and persuasions she has yielded; and he believes her to have surrendered more easily to others, and gives implicit credence to every suspicion that comes into his mind.†   (source)
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