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Even the keenest supporters of either side were not confident.
I am confident that his sleep was stupefied and dreamless, and that he awoke next day merely to heaviness and moroseness, and that if he lives to-day he does not remember that night, so passing was it as an incident.
They relate to a subject of which Plato himself would have said that 'he was not confident of the precise form of his own statements, but was strong in the belief that something of the kind was true.
Not even doing that much, so that the old lady were busy and pleased, he would quietly swallow what was given him, merely taking a corrective dip of hands and face into the great bowl of dried rose-leaves, and into the other great bowl of dried lavender, and then would go out, as confident in the sweetening powers of Cloisterham Weir and a wholesome mind, as Lady Macbeth was hopeless of those of all the seas that roll.
Ossipon had a vision of these round black-rimmed spectacles progressing along the streets on the top of an omnibus, their self- confident glitter falling here and there on the walls of houses or lowered upon the heads of the unconscious stream of people on the pavements.
Tulliver first knew the fact that the law-suit was decided against him, and that Pivart and Wakem were triumphant, every one who happened to observe him at the time thought that, for so confident and hot-tempered a man, he bore the blow remarkably well.
TEHRAN (FNA)- When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen.
Anew AP-GfK poll shows a mere 3 percent of the American public is strongly confident that Iran will abide by any nuclear agreement it reaches with the Big Six while 69 percent expect Iran to violate any agreement.
THE vast majority of people with debts such as personal loans, credit cards and overdrafts are feeling confident about their ability to repay what they owe, a report has found.
Becoming confident takes practice, calculated risk-taking and changes in the way you think, say management book authors Katty Kay, Claire Shipman and Jen Sincero.
Twice as many students said they were very confident they would be able to get a job when they finished studying as against those who were not at all confident at 20 per cent, compared with ten per cent.
Around 67 per cent of those questioned said they thought the Budget had hit them in the pocket, while 51 per cent said they now felt less confident about their finances, according to price comparison website uSwitch.

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