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The evidence of her own senses had at last conquered the housekeeper's incredulity, and had literally forced her into the opposite extreme of belief.
"The Spada family was one of the oldest and most powerful families of the fifteenth century; and in those times, when other opportunities for investment were wanting, such accumulations of gold and jewels were by no means rare; there are at this day Roman families perishing of hunger, though possessed of nearly a million in diamonds and jewels, handed down by entail, and which they cannot touch." Edmond thought he was in a dream -- he wavered between incredulity and joy.
They saw him raise his hand and snatch off the golden mask, and Tara of Helium in wide-eyed incredulity looked up into the face of Turan the panthan.
At least he can claim to have momentarily united the two sides of the independence debate, as all look on with incredulity at this weirdest example of political ambition.
The investigative reporter has shown great disdain for the location where the said doctor was running her clinic, and in a way implied the incredulity of the idea that a person having a clinic in a 'poor' locality could possibly have an offshore property.
Gateshead Council's Leader, Martin Gannon, characterised the decision to manufacture the new Blue passports in France and Holland as barely believable; and pointed out that this sense of incredulity was increasingly common in public life.
Summary: A Future Movement official Sunday expressed incredulity over suggestions that the accuracy of Lebanon's first official census of Palestinian refugees in the country was in question.
Naoki Higashida is a nonverbal, autistic young man whose first widely translated memoir, The Reason I Jump, written when he was 13, was received with acclaim and incredulity. Acclaim because it detailed the vivid inner life of someone who had, before his mother's intervention with what they call an "alphabet grid" (a modified QWERTY keyboard), seemed unresponsive, and incredulity because it seemed impossible that someone who was genuinely autistic and working independently could compose such coherent and artful prose.
We know well his voice and sense of humor, with its signature incredulity ("what's the deal with [fill in the blank]), and its air of bemused exasperation with, well, everything.
I READ the Western Mail letter, from Mr G O'Sullivan (May 25) with some incredulity. Calling a political opponent, or someone with whom you have contrary views a "windbag" is one thing; to add the term "Welsh" to it, is another.
Summary: News that the action film is being adapted into a Bollywood blockbuster has prompted incredulity from fans of the original