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The letter had about every demerit of party letters in general; it was expressed with the energy of a believer; it was personal; it was a little more than half unfair, and about a quarter untrue.
I heard once of an American who so defined faith, `that faculty which enables us to believe things which we know to be untrue.
Hence, where the first thing is untrue, it is quite unnecessary, provided the second be true, to add that the first is or has become.
And they are not to found otherwise, because men will always prove untrue to you unless they are kept honest by constraint.
As for saying I left our child to starve, that, of course, is untrue and silly.
Through a touch of self-seeking that modest artist of solid merit became untrue to his temperament.
Menelaus went up to him and said, "Antilochus, come here and listen to sad news, which I would indeed were untrue.
That I handled the man a little rough or so, is not to be denied; but that there was occasion to make use of all the things that the gentleman has spoken of is downright untrue.
Not that she was positively angry, but merely acting on the principle--perhaps untrue, or not the only truth, though as high a one as Mother Rigby could be expected to attain--that feeble and torpid natures, being incapable of better inspiration, must be stirred up by fear.
But that reproach, if it ever was warranted, certainly is untrue.
The destruction of Mustapha (that we named before) was so fatal to Solyman's line, as the succession of the Turks, from Solyman until this day, is suspected to be untrue, and of strange blood; for that Selymus the Second, was thought to be suppositious.
Well, I'll tell you: in almost everything she says, there's something true and something untrue.