Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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In the first place, he maintains that you do not know how to recite verse.

Mr. Cruikshank maintains that you write the best Latin since Buchanan.

But such abuses do not constitute promiscuity, as Lubbock maintains.

MacLennan maintains the existence of matriarchy in promiscuity, but this is inadmissible.

He maintains a whole family by the products of his brain—poor devil!

He, then, who maintains such a doctrine, is the most blasphemous of mankind.

Must not he who maintains that the Gods can be propitiated argue thus?

But this they will not hear to, but every one maintains his own for the best, and says, Ah!

One small chamber, on the ground-floor, maintains a habitable aspect.

Reventlow maintains there is no reality about this alternative.