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circumstantial evidence
used in The Mill on the Floss

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evidence from which a fact is reasonably inferred, but not directly proven
  • She really did not mean it, but the circumstantial evidence was against her, and Tom turned white with anger, but said nothing; he would have struck her, only he knew it was cowardly to strike a girl, and Tom Tulliver was quite determined he would never do anything cowardly.
    1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- To Garum Firs (14% in)

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