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Such have been, and are, my convictions, and upon them I shall act.

It was all in vain, he confesses; he could not alter the convictions of the Empress.

It is wise, and may be useful, on all proper occasions, to avow our convictions.

But if I had Beaufort Court, my convictions would be all the other way.

I've always said that the Tories have the courage of the Liberals' convictions!

"Oh, you might just as well have the courage of your convictions," said she.

Get convictions upon this subject which will compel you to do.

What I did, I actually did against all my convictions at the time.

Are they not rather faithful to their convictions, however wrong they may be?

I have told you my convictions––I am convinced I should be doing wrong to both of us to stay.

WORD ORIGIN

"those ideas which one believes to be true," 1883, plural of conviction.

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