Then the whole thing came to me in an instant, and I only needed certain corroborative proofs
, which I speedily obtained.
Make your mind easy, sir; I shall find the proof
that everybody asks me for in her guilty face.
We cannot produce the law proof
, and we are not rich enough to pay the law expenses.
I promised the Persian to do so as soon as I had time, and I may as well tell the reader at once that the results of my investigation were perfectly satisfactory; and I hardly believed that I should ever discover so many undeniable proofs
of the authenticity of the feats ascribed to the ghost.
It is hoped that, after this confession, whoever shall compare this attempt with the original, if he shall find no proofs
of fraud or partiality, will candidly overlook any failure of judgment.
Cronshaw settled down at once to correct his proofs
But in any case proofs
were needed; he had waited a whole month for them and grew more impatient the longer he waited.
He did not hesitate to omit the proofs
of these, and so far to make himself not only a precept, but an example in criticism.
Come back at eight to look at your proofs
after I've done with them.
If I do not recognise it as mine I will frankly tell it; but if I do recognise it I will reclaim it, even if I go before his Highness the Stadtholder himself, with my proofs
in my hands.
He saw that the complex conditions of the life they led made the coarse proofs
of his wife's guilt, required by the law, out of the question; he saw that a certain refinement in that life would not admit of such proofs
being brought forward, even if he had them, and that to bring forward such proofs
would damage him in the public estimation more than it would her.
were destroyed by you, and now, in your own words to your accomplice the Jew, "THE ONLY PROOFS OF THE BOY'S IDENTITY LIE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RIVER, AND THE OLD HAG THAT RECEIVED THEM FORM THE MOTHER IS ROTTING IN HER COFFIN.