not positive

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Were I not positive that she does not love me I could not answer your question, Paul; but without disloyalty to her I tell you that I do not love her, nor does she love me.
There were splendid landing-places, and in the distance, toward the north, I thought I descried a village; but of that I was not positive.
In the next stage they became fishes or reptiles, An-Tak was not positive which, and in this form, always developing, they swam far to the south, where, amid the rank and teeming jungles, some of them evolved into amphibians.
It was not until after we had entered the cabin of Kantos Kan that I thought to ask the date, for up to now I was not positive how long I had lain in the pits of Zat Arras.
But if his conclusion is not positive, it is at least not weakly despairing.
In regard to the Iliad, we have, if not positive proof, at least very good reason for believing it intended as a series of lyrics; but, granting the epic intention, I can say only that the work is based in an imperfect sense of art.
He says to me, "Rogue Riderhood, you are a man in a dozen"--I think he said in a score, but of that I am not positive, so take the lowest figure, for precious be the obligations of a Alfred David.
IANS Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali says that shooting a film is difficult in places which are bureaucratic and where people are not positive.
The church encourages people to participate in the upcoming presidential election to support democrats and calls for boycotting elections that are not positive," Zaki said.
His image in Pakistan after the incidents in Gujarat is not positive,' he said, referring to Modi's stint as the Indian state's chief minister when deadly riots between Muslims and Hindus led to much bloodshed in 2002.
Unless there is a renewed spirit of compromise then the outlook for imminent resolution is not positive.
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