not believe

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I do not believe there is a God," howled Caderousse; "you do not believe it; you lie -- you lie
10: Judging by Homer I do not believe that Oedipus had children by Iocasta: his sons were born of Euryganeia as the writer of the Epic called the "Story of Oedipus" clearly shows.
You do not believe what is told of the Hindu jugglers," he said abruptly.
The disseminators of this tale are the accusers whom I dread; for their hearers are apt to fancy that such enquirers do not believe in the existence of the gods.
She would not wound the feelings of her sister on any account, and yet to say what she did not believe was impossible.
This may have been well enough in those times when Italy was in a way balanced, but I do not believe that it can be accepted as a precept for to-day, because I do not believe that factions can ever be of use; rather it is certain that when the enemy comes upon you in divided cities you are quickly lost, because the weakest party will always assist the outside forces and the other will not be able to resist.
Here in England I do not believe that he would dare to use it.
This vizir," he replied, "told King Sindbad that one ought not believe everything that a mother-in-law says, and told him this story.
The following incident I have never related but once before, for the reason that I feared that people would not believe it.
Then Carthoris, keeping within the shelter of the trees that fringed the plain, began circling the rear of the besiegers' line, hoping against hope that somewhere he would obtain sight of Thuvia of Ptarth, for even now he could not believe that she was dead.
I know that the average human mind will not believe what it cannot grasp, and so I do not purpose being pilloried by the public, the pulpit, and the press, and held up as a colossal liar when I am but telling the simple truths which some day science will substantiate.
That he was a cannibal she would not believe, but that he was an adopted member of some savage tribe at length seemed possible to her.