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It is a very commendable zeal; but we must avoid controverting their antiquity, and also calling them idolaters.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
He was so far from controverting this right in the Judiciary, that it was his boast and his confidence.
ABRIDGMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856, VOL. I (OF 16)THOMAS HART BENTON
We do love our Hartford friends dearly; there can be, I think, no controverting that fact.
LIFE OF HARRIET BEECHER STOWE COMPILED FROM HER LETTERS AND JOURNALSCHARLES EDWARD STOWE
There being no controverting the truth of this statement, Lady Hayes made no reply.
A COLLEGE GIRLMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
We have no need to spend time in controverting this position.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
If short voyages are not comprehended in this provision, what are we now controverting?
THE WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, VOL. 10.SAMUEL JOHNSON
He wrote a work controverting the Koran chapter by chapter, which was printed and circulated.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 3HENRY CHARLES LEA
The only upholder of the hat was Annie Cassidy, who is fond of controverting the opinions of other people, and who despises men.
STRANGERS AT LISCONNELBARLOW JANE
But when they insist upon controverting the evidence supplied by senses which they do not possess they become merely tiresome.
LEGENDS & ROMANCES OF SPAINLEWIS SPENCE
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