entertain doubts

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As to the second supposed advantage, there is still greater reason to entertain doubts concerning it.
The captain, however, began to entertain doubts that Fitzpatrick and his trappers, who kept profound silence as to their future movements, intended to hunt the same grounds which he had selected for his autumnal campaign; which lay to the west of the Horn River, on its tributary streams.
In spite of herself she began to entertain doubts and fears.
Phaidor, though loath to believe that Issus was allied to such as these, had commenced to entertain doubts and fears.
"If you twist in that way you will make me pull the hair out of your head; and then I think you will cease to entertain doubts of my substantiality."
Thus, with no reason to doubt the accuracy of the sources used, WTVR's failure to investigate every potential lead did not amount to reckless conduct.<br />Horne's assertion regarding the "better story" hinges on the claim that the email from the anonymous source caused WTVR to entertain doubts as to the truth of the story that the felon lied on her application, and doubts as to Browder's credibility, either of which she claims is sufficient for finding actual malice.
For those who do not entertain doubts about the political motives of some members of Congress, allow me to cite a disturbing provision in the Proposed Constitution of the Federal Republic of the Philippines which is appended to Draft Resolution No 08 titled "Resolution of Both Houses Constituting the Senate and the House of Representatives, Seventeenth Congress, into a Constituent Assembly to Propose Revisions of the 1987 Constitution by Adopting a Federal Form of Government and for Other Purposes."
'I want the public not to entertain doubts, that there is bias, whitewashing and partiality in our decisions involving policemen,' Triambulo said.
During the 1964 presidential campaign, Johnson exclaimed: ''We're in favor of a lot of things and we're against mighty few.'' As one of Rockefeller's top assistants said of him, ''He'd have solutions going around looking for problems.'' Rockefeller was, Smith says, ''too busy doing to entertain doubts.'' And he was ''a serial alarmist,'' trumpeting crises in order to justify spending.
Many in Sri Lanka entertain doubts about the political agenda of the TNA.
(57) </pre> <p>Wolin notes that Christians could entertain doubts about political obligation because they were members of an alternative politics.