The desired proofs have not yet been adduced
, and there is, at present, nothing but internal evidence to guide us.
She was tranquil, yet her tranquillity was evidently constrained; and as her confusion had before been adduced
as a proof of her guilt, she worked up her mind to an appearance of courage.
Many arguments might have been adduced
to prove the unfitness of two such seemingly contradictory authorities, each having power to ANNUL or REPEAL the acts of the other.
For I am well aware that scarcely a single point is discussed in this volume on which facts cannot be adduced
, often apparently leading to conclusions directly opposite to those at which I have arrived.
As by our theory it follows that new atolls will generally be formed in each new area of subsidence, two weighty objections might have been raised, namely, that atolls must be increasing indefinitely in number; and secondly, that in old areas of subsidence each separate atoll must be increasing indefinitely in thickness, if proofs of their occasional destruction could not have been adduced
. Thus have we traced the history of these great rings of coral-rock, from their first origin through their normal changes, and through the occasional accidents of their existence, to their death and final obliteration.
It cannot be refuted logically, but various facts can be adduced
which make it gradually less simple and plausible, until at last it turns out to be easier to abandon it wholly and look at the matter in a totally different way.
This discrepancy, of which, of course, Reed could have had no knowledge at the time, concurred with other circumstances, to occasion afterwards some mysterious speculations and dark surmises as to the real fate of Cass; but as no substantial grounds were ever adduced
for them, we forbear to throw any deeper shades into this story of sufferings in the wilderness.
"Indeed hath he," answered the magistrate; "and hath adduced
such arguments, that we will even leave the matter as it now stands; so long, at least, as there shall be no further scandal in the woman.
These are but few facts, among multitudes which might be adduced
, to show the self-denial, energy, patience, and honesty, which the slave has exhibited in a state of freedom.
His indignant countrymen actually caused him to be prosecuted in the native courts, on a charge nearly equivalent to what we term defamation of character; but the old fellow persisting in his assertion, and no invalidating proof being adduced
, the plaintiffs were cast in the suit, and the cannibal reputation of the defendant firmly established.
The other old man was not behindhand with some moral reflections on this fruitful theme, and both adduced
a mass of evidence, of such weight as to render it doubtful--not whether the deceased was of the age suggested, but whether she had not almost reached the patriarchal term of a hundred.
Rochester; answers, explanations given, evidence adduced
; an open admission of the truth had been uttered by my master; then the living proof had been seen; the intruders were gone, and all was over.