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affirm
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

9 uses
  • Many grave persons affirm that, after having exhausted the ~fas~ of human learning, he had dared to penetrate into the ~nefas~.
    1.4.5 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 5 — More about Claude Frollo (31% in)
  • A goodly number of curious, good people had been shivering since daybreak before the grand staircase of the palace; some even affirmed that they had passed the night across the threshold of the great door, in order to make sure that they should be the first to pass in.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (47% in)
  • I affirm that he shared the general beatitude, and that, quite the reverse of La Fontaine, who, at the presentation of his comedy of the "Florentine," asked, "Who is the ill-bred lout who made that rhapsody?"
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (24% in)
  • Belleforet, Father Le Juge, and Corrozet affirm that it was picked up on the morrow, with great pomp, by the clergy of the quarter, and borne to the treasury of the church of Saint Opportune, where the sacristan, even as late as 1789, earned a tolerably handsome revenue out of the great miracle of the Statue of the Virgin at the corner of the Rue Mauconseil, which had, by its mere presence, on the memorable night between the sixth and seventh of January, 1482, exorcised the defunct...
    1.2.5 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 5 — Result of the Dangers (87% in)
  • Some neighbors even affirm that they had once seen, through an air-hole, Archdeacon Claude excavating, turning over, digging up the earth in the two cellars, whose supports had been daubed with numberless couplets and hieroglyphics by Nicolas Flamel himself.
    1.4.5 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 5 — More about Claude Frollo (47% in)
  • "I have studied hermetic science!" exclaimed Coictier, "and I affirm—"
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (64% in)
  • Parisian malice, which thrusts its finger into everything, even into things which concern it the least, affirmed that it had beheld but few widows there.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (87% in)
  • She wears on her neck an amulet which, it is affirmed, will cause her to meet her parents some day, but which will lose its virtue if the young girl loses hers.
    2.7.2 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 2 — A Priest and a Philosopher are.... (59% in)
  • Magistri affirms that there are certain feminine names, which possess a charm so sweet and mysterious, that it suffices to pronounce them during the operation.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (45% in)

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