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I know that the generally accepted belief is quite the reverse.
I haven't the least doubt, sir, that there may have been such monsters as you have spoken of still existing at a much later period than is generally accepted," replied Adam.
However ridiculous it may seem to you that I was expecting to win at roulette, I look upon the generally accepted opinion concerning the folly and the grossness of hoping to win at gambling as a thing even more absurd.
Although the honor thus claimed cannot be definitely assigned to any one of these places, yet there are a few incidents now generally accepted by scholars as established facts, relating to the birth, life, and death of Aesop.
It was not Silas's tinder-box, for the only one he had ever had was still standing on his shelf; and the inference generally accepted was, that the tinder-box in the ditch was somehow connected with the robbery.
It was generally accepted in Berkeley that she made life - er - not exactly paradise for her husband.
But the ASA said: "(The advert) implied that it was a generally accepted recommendation for all children.
Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards 34, The Hierarchy of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Including the Application of Standards Issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for the United States, the evolving set of rules for preparing uniform financial statements for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
Few issues involving financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) have been more elusive and difficult for preparers to address and resolve--or of greater importance--than that of materiality.
The Company's management uses certain non-GAAP measures for operational and investment decisions and believes that these measures are among several useful measures for understanding its operating results, performance trends, and financial condition in addition to measures presented in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP").
First issued in 1972, the volume contains generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS) for audits of government organizations, programs, activities and functions as well as for audits of government assistance to contractors, nonprofit organizations and other nongovernment organizations.

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