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Karasowski, in his eagerness to controvert Liszt, although not going quite this length, nevertheless overshoots the mark.
He could not concur, but he would not attempt to controvert: opinion in this case must have even the precedence of justice.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
The statement in this amendment does not controvert the right of revolution.
That evening Campanini was on hand, ready to controvert the very idea of an American prima donna daring to sing with him.
The doctrine of materialism, adverted to by Mr. Irvine, it is the province of divines to controvert.
If there be in it any statements or assumptions of fact which I may know to be erroneous, I do not, now and here, controvert them.
How it mortified me, that worldly wisdom should be able to speak thus, and that I was unable to controvert it!
This is not simply a maxim of political economy; it is a distinct physical fact, which no ingenuity can controvert.
There are commands at the point of this pen, which the proudest statesmanship dares not controvert.
This is not the place in which to controvert this or any other opinion.

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