But, I submit myself to suffer judgment to go by default on all these counts, if need be, and to accept the assurance (on good authority
) that nothing like them was ever known in this land.
"Your information maybe better than mine," Anna Pavlovna suddenly and venomously retorted on the inexperienced young man, "but I know on good authority
that this doctor is a very learned and able man.
Though, as we have good authority
for all our characters, no less indeed than the vast authentic doomsday-book of nature, as is elsewhere hinted, our labours have sufficient title to the name of history.
It was reported on good authority
that he was in receipt of one of the largest incomes derived from the practice of medicine in modern times.
The details of the case will probably be never known now, though we are informed upon good authority
that the crime was the result of an old standing and romantic feud, in which love and Mormonism bore a part.
I am told, on good authority
, that on the Barbary coast, a Commodore Davis of the British navy found the skeleton of a sperm whale.
I know, on good authority
, that one of the chief people at Oxford said, Stelling might get the highest honors if he chose.
I have it from good authority
that last night (and a pretty night it was!) she and Heathcliff were walking in the plantation at the back of your house above two hours; and he pressed her not to go in again, but just mount his horse and away with him!
"It's pretty good authority
, I think--a man who knows most of what goes on in Middlemarch.
"Are you satisfied that I have not spoken without good authority
to support me?" he asked.
We are informed, on good authority
, that the well-known house of Messrs.
Why, I know upo' good authority
as it's a big Frenchman as reaches five foot high, an' they live upo' spoon-meat mostly.