prove the truth of

See: justify
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Before I depart I will give them to you; they will prove the truth of my tale; but at present, as the sun is already far declined, I shall only have time to repeat the substance of them to you.
At that moment a little accident supervened, which seemed decreed by fate purposely to prove the truth of the adage, that "misfortunes never come singly," and to add to their distresses the vexing one of the slip between the cup and the lip.
Mercy persisted, and conquered; she made him prove the truth of his own profound observation of clerical human nature by taking a piece of money from the purse.
Where are the monuments that would prove the truth of so vague a theory?
Everything,' said Ralph, after a long silence, broken only by Mrs Nickleby's sobs, 'everything combines to prove the truth of this letter, if indeed there were any possibility of disputing it.
I communicated to him [Yau Yau) about the cattle that disappeared here around Bor [and] he promised me actually that he is working hard to prove the truth of the issue," Alier to Sudan Tribune .
His methods were spectacular: to prove the truth of his allegations that pre-teen prostitution was rife Stead arranged the purchase of Eliza Armstrong, the 13-year-old daughter of a chimney sweep.
By contrast and as Sunderland have just shown, Cardiff City on their travels are among the Premier League's worst-ever, so the time has come to prove the truth of words and deliver a much-owed performance and result.
And at Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, I promise to prove the truth of this bold claim one more spectacular time.
Swami' Aseemanand's lawyer, in his press release responding to the magazine story profiling him challenged the correspondent to prove the truth of what the lawyer called ' allegations' -- threatening to file suit otherwise.
Promoting such lies, strange fabrications and imaginative scenarios reveals the real objectives of those who stand behind it", the sourced added, noting that the newspaper has two choices in this case; the first is to prove the truth of what fully published and if it did not the second option would be before judiciary.
The files contain enough evidence to prove the truth of what the claimants say.