If the jury have done him an injustice--if he is innocent--let him prove
it.' Those were the words you put into the mouths of my friends.
"That is all very well," said the Lion, "but proves
nothing, for it was a man who made the statue."
It is just his fantastic dreams, his vulgar folly that he will desire to retain, simply in order to prove
to himself--as though that were so necessary--that men still are men and not the keys of a piano, which the laws of nature threaten to control so completely that soon one will be able to desire nothing but by the calendar.
"Here is another person descended from the air to prove you were wrong."
"If you are able to prove that you are better," said the Prince to the little man, "I will make you the Chief Wizard of this domain.
And surely, he replied, no one will ever prove
that the souls of men become more unjust in consequence of death.
The slight qualm of conscience which had been excited by the intended deception was instantly appeased, and he began to collect his thoughts, in order to enact his part with suitable spirit, when he found he was about to be anticipated in his skill by an attempt to prove
the power of music.
likely, on further experience, to prove
a desirable friend.
incontestably, that the judiciary is beyond comparison the weakest of the three departments of power; that it can never attack with success either of the other two; and that all possible care is requisite to enable it to defend itself against their attacks.
OEDIPUS Question and prove me murderer if thou canst.
And if thou doubt me, first to Delphi go, There ascertain if my report was true Of the god's answer; next investigate If with the seer I plotted or conspired, And if it prove so, sentence me to death, Not by thy voice alone, but mine and thine.
There is her aunt's testimony to prove
that she came to Count Fosco's house, that she fell ill, and that she died.