Thesaurus / avow


If I am returned, my main object, I avow it frankly, will be to make them the standing order.PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
General Stanhope then repeated to him, all that the impassioned resentment of Ripperda had excited him to avow.THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The millions in the world who conscientiously disclaim the supremacy of the Pope, at least openly avow it.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The young scholar always allows himself a number of libertine sonnets, and we avow it is particularly disagreeable to us.CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
He would candidly avow, however, that he despaired of seeing the question brought to a speedy and satisfactory settlement.THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
On the contrary, I avow that that has caused the greatest possible accession to the ranks of the free traders.THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
My essay, I candidly avow, would tend to prove that no essay ought to be written on the subject.THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
They never hesitate to avow their own convictions and predilections.THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, JANUARY 1883VARIOUS
They often submit to be killed rather than avow where their money is concealed.TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
I only desire that I may be stayed not one hour from all the extremity that either law or precedent can avow.SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING


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