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Here he had the gratification of finding that his fears were without foundation, for the landlord was leaning against the door-post looking lazily at the rain, which had by this time begun to descend heavily, and no tinkling of cracked bell, nor boisterous shout, nor noisy chorus, gave note of company within.
It was not without foundation that a report of the king's intention to leave Paris by night had been circulated.
That would boom the market; she will buy heavily, and she will certainly lose when Beauchamp announces the following day, in his gazette, `The report circulated by some usually well-informed persons that the king was seen yesterday at Gabrielle's house, is totally without foundation.
His claim about colour barring him from the England skipper's job was without foundation.
He wrote: "The work of this inquiry has established beyond doubt that all the most serious allegations, made against the British soldiers involved in the Battle of Danny Boy and its aftermath and which have been hanging over those soldiers for the last 10 years, have been found to be wholly without foundation and entirely the product of deliberate lies, reckless speculation and ingrained hostility.
I, like everyone else, was shocked to hear of these allegations and I am absolutely positive that they are without foundation.
Under make-up it gave my skin an incredible dewy finish but I was actually happy to wear it on its own without foundation.
The finish is soft and natural, even without foundation and it stayed in place for hours without creasing.
And Poyet warned it has become "too easy" for any player or manager to accuse opponents of racism without foundation.
We acknowledge that our allegations that the builders concerned were "callous cowboy builders", "dodgy workmen" and "incompetent con-merchants" were without foundation.
We now accept that these complaints were not true and that they were without foundation and we withdraw them.
Rio Tinto believes that the allegations in recent media reports that employees were involved in bribery of officials at Chinese steel mills are wholly without foundation," news.