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He was positive he had seen some one enter the room, go to the chair, and take the money from his pockets.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.
At last his anxiety reached a point where he was positive that if he received an adverse decision, it would surely kill him.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Some hidden magnetism burst from him like an aura, and his cold pasty face and light gray eyes flamed into positive beauty.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It is a sensitive test, and, when positive, is absolute proof of the presence of blood.
Let the student continue this comparison till he attains very nearly the brevity and discrimination displayed by Mr. Killick.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
There is no proof positive that it was henceforth his invariable rule to put this kind of finish.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
In selecting him for this important post Napoleon showed that power of discrimination which contributed so greatly to his success.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This can be done, as with the minimum wage, partly by positive legislation and partly collective action.
It is not simply acquiescing in that Covenant in the heart, but signifying that acquiescence in a positive service.

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