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She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Each religion claims that its own Bible is the direct revelation of God, and is the only true Bible teaching the only true faith.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Each picture bore a label, giving a true description of the once-honoured gem.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It seems to be a true instinct which comes before education and makes education possible.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The Afghan was true to his salt, and their own retainers, who had come with them from Lucknow, remained steadfast at this crisis.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It is, however, true, that in this respect the German hexametrist has a considerable advantage over the English.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
It was true that his sight had grown accustomed to the obscurity, for he could now see the baron's features much more distinctly.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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WORDS RELATED TO TRIED AND TRUE

  • allegiant
  • ardent
  • behind one
  • dedicated
  • dependable
  • devoted
  • die-hard
  • dutiful
  • faithful
  • firm
  • genuine
  • hard-core
  • honorable
  • in good faith
  • loyal
  • patriotic
  • staunch
  • steadfast
  • sure
  • tried
  • tried and true
  • tried-and-true
  • trustworthy
  • trusty
  • truthful
  • upright
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