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iv) Statements opposed as affirmation and negation belong manifestly to a class which is distinct, for in this case, and in this case only, it is necessary for the one opposite to be true and the other false.
Nevertheless, there she stood, anxiously fixing her eyes on one house in the row, nearly opposite to her -- the house she had looked for before entering the lodgings; the house inhabited at that moment by Noel Vanstone and Mrs.
The knights, entering at either end of the lists in long procession, arranged themselves in a double file, precisely opposite to each other, the leader of each party being in the centre of the foremost rank, a post which he did not occupy until each had carefully marshalled the ranks of his party, and stationed every one in his place.
Almost opposite to this were the white and green blinds of the great scientist's house, an iron balcony, also painted green, running along in front of the first-floor windows.
Nicholas sat himself down, directly opposite to the party, and, summoning the waiter, paid his bill.
Pickwick into the prison; turning to the left, after they had entered, they passed through an open door into a lobby, from which a heavy gate, opposite to that by which they had entered, and which was guarded by a stout turnkey with the key in his hand, led at once into the interior of the prison.
He wheeled round to the other side of the room and stood opposite to her, with the tips of his fingers in his pockets and his head thrown back, looking fiercely not at Rosamond but at a point a few inches away from her.
At the sight of that respectable gentleman sitting opposite to us in the same box with the lovely Greek girl?
I was conscious every moment in myself of many, very many elements absolutely opposite to that.
It was quite impossible to walk about, so I stood near the engines where it was warm, and amused myself with watching the pendulum, which was fixed opposite to me, swinging slowly backwards and forwards as the vessel rolled, and marking the angle she touched at each lurch.
I fired until my rifle was empty and they were almost upon me, and then a glance showing me that Dejah Thoris and Sola had disappeared among the hills, I sprang up, throwing down my useless gun, and started away in the direction opposite to that taken by Sola and her charge.
She lit the night-light, and extinguished the candles-- with one exception, which she removed to a little table, placed on the side of the bed opposite to the side occupied by the arm-chair.