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I am forced to admit that even though I had traveled a long distance to place Bowen Tyler's manuscript in the hands of his father, I was still a trifle skeptical as to its sincerity, since I could not but recall that it had not been many years since Bowen had been one of the most notorious practical jokers of his alma mater.
The police were inclined to be a little skeptical, for they had had other dealings with this same lady and her lovely coterie of gentlemen friends.
Skeptical persons have doubted Homer's authorship of the
On the first occasion I was too skeptical to do more than verify by natural methods the character of the incident; on the second, I responded to the signal after it had been several times repeated, but without result.
I've had that said to me before, but I have my doubts about it," remarked skeptical Anne, sniffing at her narcissi.
In his early works there is much conventional piety, no doubt sincere so far as it goes; and he always took a strong intellectual interest in the problems of medieval theology; but he became steadily and quietly independent in his philosophic outlook and indeed rather skeptical of all definite dogmas.
Now Mbonga and Rabba Kega might not take much stock in their own magic, and they might even be skeptical as to the magic of another; but there was always a chance of SOMETHING being in it, especially if it were not their own.
They will perform A Thousand Little Cities, an evening-length work that expresses an acute sense of place with a skeptical take on social interaction.
Though Roach maintains a skeptical stance, she leaves the question of an afterlife for others to answer.
Many organizations remain skeptical about whether high dollar EHRs can provide anticipated return on investment (ROI), according to consultant Margaret Amatayakul, who launched the Computer-based Patient Record Institute in 1997.
But outsiders are skeptical that Premier Wen Jiabao's goal of lowering GDP from 9.
Blair, disgraced journalist, fabricator and author of the new memoir Burning Down My Masters' House: My Life at The New York Times, faced a polite yet skeptical audience on his home turf after two weeks of high-profile interviews and other "campaign" stops.