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I used to refute him by telling him that I measured his immortality by the wings of his soul, and that I should have to live endless aeons in order to achieve the full measurement.
A woman bent on her marriage is a woman who can meet the objections of the whole world, single-handed, and refute them all.
The latter did not even take the pains to refute the arguments of his rival.
It is scarcely the province of an author to refute the arguments of his censors and vindicate his own productions; but I may be allowed to make here a few observations with which I would have prefaced the first edition, had I foreseen the necessity of such precautions against the misapprehensions of those who would read it with a prejudiced mind or be content to judge it by a hasty glance.
I take the imputation in good part, as a compliment to the just delineation of my female characters; and though I am bound to attribute much of the severity of my censors to this suspicion, I make no effort to refute it, because, in my own mind, I am satisfied that if a book is a good one, it is so whatever the sex of the author may be.
Their ideas seemed to him fruitful when he was reading or was himself seeking arguments to refute other theories, especially those of the materialists; but as soon as he began to read or sought fat himself a solution of problems, the same thing always happened.
The soil of all the former states has the appearance of an alluvial deposit; and isolated rocks have been found, of a nature and in situations which render it difficult to refute the opinion that they have been transferred to their present beds by floating ice.
With such pacific and bantering remarks did Mr Brass refute the foul aspersion on his character; but the virtuous Sarah, moved by stronger feelings, and having at heart, perhaps, a more jealous regard for the honour of her family, flew from her brother's side, without any previous intimation of her design, and darted at the prisoner with the utmost fury.
World Muslim Leaders' Open Letter Refutes ISIS's Ideology, Urges Supporters to 'Repent,' 'Return to the Religion of Mercy' http://www.
Global Banking News-February 25, 2014--Bank of Greece refutes need for further capital
The Lebanese Army Command issued a statement on Saturday saying that one of the local media outlets reported that the Army evacuated some of its centers on the eastern borders from al-Qa'a up to Qusaya, which is why the Command refutes this report part and parcel and affirms that it's carrying out its tasks of maintaining security and stability and protecting soldiers along the entirety of the Lebanese-Syrian borders.
He pointed out that the fact refutes Al-Lahham's statements as Syria is currently living a "humanitarian catastrophe" in every sense, wondering about hundreds and thousands of deaths and injuries that are occurring every day by the regime's tanks, artillery, heavy missiles and warplanes, or the so-called "Drums of Death".