However that may be, it is an incontrovertible
fact that the things which in virtue of these qualities are said to be what they are vary in the degree in which they possess them; for one man is said to be better versed in grammar, or more healthy or just, than another, and so on.
Himself a live thing, solid and substantial, possessed of weight and dimension, a reality incontrovertible
, he moved through the space and place of being, concrete, hard, quick, convincing, an absoluteness of something surrounded by the shades and shadows of the fluxing phantasmagoria of nothing.
"I have looked at the question in all its bearings, I have resolutely attacked it, and by incontrovertible
calculations I find that a projectile endowed with an initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second, and aimed at the moon, must necessarily reach it.
These opinions being equally incontrovertible
with those he had already pronounced, he went on to inform us that Jamaica rum, though unquestionably an agreeable spirit of great richness and flavour, had the drawback of remaining constantly present to the taste next day; and nobody being venturous enough to argue this point either, he increased in confidence and became yet more companionable and communicative.
The missionaries may seek to disguise the matter as they will, but the facts are incontrovertible
; and the devoutest Christian who visits that group with an unbiased mind, must go away mournfully asking--'Are these, alas!
Yes, and the faddists were to win despite the other side's incontrovertible
evidence that Fallon was headed for bankruptcy and that the proposed bonds and outstanding ones could never be met.
But again, amidst the incontrovertible
facts just recorded, one more, equally significant, rose up to confront the family; and this was, that the eldest daughter, Alexandra, had imperceptibly arrived at her twenty-fifth birthday.
These and many other things, nor could I escape the incontrovertible
fact that the little figure round which my recollections and my hopes entwined themselves was that of Ajor--beloved barbarian!
The laws of history are incontrovertible
. So surely as a great nation has weakened with prosperity, so that her limbs have lost their suppleness and her finger joints have stiffened, so surely does the plunderer come in good time.
Once, just to shut him up, I asked quietly if this theory which he regarded as so incontrovertible
did not cause him some uneasiness about his wife and the dear girls?
If "knowing" were an unanalysable relation, this view would be incontrovertible
, since clearly no such relation forms part of the subject matter of physics.
She had not only felt him to be inoffensive, but she had said so, which last by a confusion of her absolutist mind became a sort of incontrovertible