Asseveration


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ASSEVERATION. The proof which a man gives of the truth of what be says, by appealing to his conscience as a witness. It differs from an oath in this, that by the latter he appeals to God as a witness of the truth of what he says, and invokes him as the avenger of falsehood and perfidy, to punish him if he speak not the truth. Vide Affirmation; Oath; and Merl. Quest. de Droit, mot Serment.

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I am born, I shall die!" (163), a bold asseveration
The certainty of the success of Kathy's nostos eludes asseveration due to the novel's bleak ending.
Experiments in a 6-OHDA Parkinson's disease model support the asseveration and truly extend the knowledge that proinflammatory cytokines such as TNF-[alpha] instead of being detrimental are beneficial for neurotoxin-induced neurodegeneration [56].
This situation typically originates stored excitation energy as slow as 100 [micro]s; comparative experimental fluorescence studies are in good agreement with this asseveration [10].
In agreement with this asseveration, the ENR group housed in the absence of PAS exhibited a higher activation in the DG and in the PFC.
(49) In fact, according to the chronicler Ibn al-Athir's specific asseveration, after the defeat at Qatwan Sanjar essentially granted Mas'ud independence in his own dominions.
Such variation can be thought not to be a property definitively influenced by the females, consistent with the asseveration of Levitan (1991) that "estimates of reproductive output based on body size or gamete production alone can be misleading.
We agree with this asseveration and urge compilation of information of qualitative and quantitative nature to facilitate proper decision-making and the correct design of contingency plans, policies, or regulations aiming to ameliorate the illegal use of antibiotics and the burden of antibiotic resistance.
This asseveration is confirmed by the fact that the joint Chi-square is 6.3700 > [[chi square].sup.2.sub.0.10,3] = 6.251
That the irreligious mind is precluded from the apperception of the values of purity would again be a rash asseveration. Humanity in general possesses an experience of these as of other moral values--though, unenlightened by religious revelation and moulding, it is mostly a stunted and rudimentary one--and sexual immorality rests, not on a literal absence of that experience but (apart from the "weakness of the flesh" proper which is apt to stifle it) on the intellectual counter-pressure of hedonistic ideologies.
Though such an asseveration recalls Fowles's example, it is soon evident that hers is no longer the author figure encountered in the earlier novels.