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There is no hesitation, cavil, or debate in the acceptance of it as a duty.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, JANUARY 1883VARIOUS
I should n't want to have it go abroad that we had not acted formally, if there was any one disposed to cavil.
ELIHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
Of this he complains, with some cause, as it afterwards occasioned numbers of unsanctified critics to laugh and cavil at him.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Some discontented Frerons or Arnauds, might cavil against it: but this was rebellion, not controversy.
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
This appeared to be a contradiction in terms, but public apathy accepted it without cavil.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
I took up her book again and tried to cavil at it,over one or two dainty bits of poetic simile and sentiment I laughed,enviously.
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
That Mr. Talbot was very angry indeed was established beyond cavil.
A REVERSIBLE SANTA CLAUSMEREDITH NICHOLSON
The cavil against the Colonel abated not a jot; the epithets hurled at his devoted head were as picturesque as of yore.
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
Spiritual insight establishes two facts beyond cavil or dispute or reversion.
SEX=THE UNKNOWN QUANTITYALI NOMAD
Beyond cavil, this portly and handsome volume makes good the claim which is set forth on the title-page.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS

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