Reaffirming: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature ReaffirmingBut I see, rather, the possibility of a higher civilization through the settlement of fundamental principles, the reaffirmation of necessary laws.ndash;Robert Herrick (1868-1938) in The World Decision.The world had no need to wait five hundred years longer in order to hear this same result reaffirmed by Pascal.ndash;Henry Adams in Mont-Saint-Michel And Chartres.The fact of the iniquity of men was now reaffirmed by Marco Lombardo; Dante accepts the fact as certain, and his doubt is coupled with it.ndash;Dante Alighieri in Divine Comedy: Purgatory (tr Norton).We merely reaffirmed our ultimatum, and gave one week for the two men to decide in what manner to close their trust.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Allen House.The rumors in one special edition of the papers were denied in the next and reaffirmed in the next.ndash;Earl Derr Biggers in The Agony Column.But such a pitch of horror was beyond the limit of William's imagination, and he could only reaffirm his original statement.ndash;Angela Brazil in Monitress Merle.Mr. Hichens, in the 'Green Carnation,' reaffirmed the strange idea that young noblemen talk well; though his case had some vague biographical foundation, and in consequence an excuse.ndash;G.K. Chesterton in The Innocence of Father Brown.In this reaffirmation of vitalism there might be a future, yes, an individual future, yet it was far from the smug conception of salvation.ndash;Winston Churchill in A Far Country, vol 3.Later, when the Allies were willing to permit the food to enter, it was the German Government that refused to reaffirm this treaty and refused to agree that the German army of occupation should not requisition food in occupied Poland.ndash;James W. Gerard in My Four Years in Germany.For these reasons do I reaffirm that it is high time to yoke a rascal to the shafts.ndash;Nikolai Gogol in Dead Souls.
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