Conclusive evidence


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(Law) that of which, from its nature, the law allows no contradiction or explanation.

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Partridge had no sooner recovered his legs, than he appealed to his fall, as conclusive evidence of all he had asserted; but Jones finding he was unhurt, answered with a smile: "This witch of yours, Partridge, is a most ungrateful jade, and doth not, I find, distinguish her friends from others in her resentment.
In order to work out the whole subject theoretically and to complete his book, which, in Levin's daydreams, was not merely to effect a revolution in political economy, but to annihilate that science entirely and to lay the foundation of a new science of the relation of the people to the soil, all that was left to do was to make a tour abroad, and to study on the spot all that had been done in the same direction, and to collect conclusive evidence that all that had been done there was not what was wanted.
There was but one assailable p oint in this otherwise conclusive evidence.
If it weren't that I had conclusive evidence to prove what I was doing there, he seemed rather set on getting me into trouble.
The fact that I have taken expensive rooms on the Campania, and that I have sent many packages there, that my own belongings are still in my rooms untouched, seems to our friends conclusive evidence that I am going to attempt to leave America by that boat.
The voices of those who counseled delay and advised waiting for something else before advancing had been so completely silenced and their arguments confuted by such conclusive evidence of the advantages of attacking that what had been discussed at the council- the coming battle and the victory that would certainly result from it- no longer seemed to be in the future but in the past.
I now reiterate these sentiments; and, in doing so, I only press upon the public attention the most conclusive evidence of which the case is susceptible, that the property, peace, and security of no section are to be in any wise endangered by the now incoming administration.
You will want some conclusive evidence," came the observation in a murmur.
It is right now to make this conclusive evidence known generally.
In such cases, when there is no conclusive evidence to settle the claim, the defendant must take an oath denying the debt.
And officials and councillors say there is no conclusive evidence that any decline in trade is due to the gates - which ban motorists from the parts of the town centre for most of the day.
However, there is conclusive evidence that there is a correlation between death penalty and discrimination and unequal treatment against vulnerable groups.