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In a Spanish version not only the cock crows, but his partner the hen lays an egg, in asseveration of the truth.
BALLADS OF MYSTERY AND MIRACLE AND FYTTES OF MIRTHFRANK SIDGWICK
A formula of asseveration in Maryland and Pennsylvania is, “I cross my heart,” accompanied by the sign of the cross.
CURRENT SUPERSTITIONSVARIOUS
Even grown-up people will sometimes buy another's dearest secret for a light asseveration.
THE BRIDE OF THE NILE, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
A similar asseveration of belief has place in most creeds or churches called Christian.
THE VITALITY OF MORMONISM--BRIEF ESSAYSJAMES E. TALMAGE
Why, truly, to justify this House in making a solemn asseveration of a particular fact!
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
He is proclaiming his resolution with a strong asseveration, 'I'll have a knock at it!'
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
If he told us, with a solemn asseveration, that this generation should not pass away till all had happened.
WESTMINSTER SERMONSCHARLES KINGSLEY
John indeed follows up his statement of what he saw with an unusually strong asseveration that what he says is true.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF ST JOHN, VOL. IIMARCUS DODS
It is not expedient to burden this preliminary to my story with further details, which I do make asseveration I possess a-plenty.
JERRY OF THE ISLANDSJACK LONDON
Which way his own tastes leaned we may judge from his favorite asseveration, "By my Zuccone."
TUSCAN SCULPTURE OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURYESTELLE M. HURLL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSEVERATION

  • affiances
  • assertions
  • asseverations
  • oaths
  • pledges
  • professions
  • troths
  • word of honors
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