Usage examples for authenticity

  1. Although the authenticity of the will was proved, the attorney- general argued that it ought to be set aside in face of the deed of settlement. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  2. It is regarded by many scholars as genuine, but by many others its authenticity is regarded as very doubtful. – The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia by William James Miller
  3. Its authenticity has been doubted, but I saw Napoleon write it, and he read it to me before he sent it off. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. You need no longer question its authenticity. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  5. The authenticity of these papers cannot be doubted." – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  6. At a cost of much labor we have been able to decipher a morsel which we give to the public: and of the authenticity of which there can be no doubt. – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  7. " No," he said, " I am sorry to say that there can be no possible doubt as to the authenticity and regularity of the document. – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  8. Doubtless Dr. Tischendorf and the Society consider it some evidence in favor of the genuineness and authenticity of the four Gospels that the learned Doctor was enabled to spend 5, 000 dollars out of less than nothing, and that the Pope regards his pamphlet with favor, or they would not trouble to print such statements. – Theological Essays by Charles Bradlaugh
  9. It is not impossible that the Colonel Purefoy of George Fox's Journal may also have had a son and daughter of the same names as described in my account, but I have no warrant for supposing this and am anxious that this imaginary tale should not be supposed to possess the same kind of authenticity as most of the other stories. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  10. Me and my partner made a trade with him and sold him a lot of stuff; but he was very anxious to be taken where he could dig some up for himself, 'to be sure of the authenticity and antiquity of the relics. – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  11. In the second place, you might sell the knife to the Pope, if you happen to possess proof of its authenticity. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. In spite of contemporary accounts, there is a doubt about the authenticity of these striking expressions, which become favorites, and crop up again on all similar occasions. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  13. For, after half a century of battle over the text by the best scholars, the dates of the Gospels have been fixed within the first century, and at least four of St. Paul's epistles have had their authenticity proved beyond doubt. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  14. This legend is received as truth by common people, and our guide informed us that they warmly resent any doubt of its authenticity. – The Idler in France by Marguerite Gardiner
  15. The Sermon on the Mount would appear, by the strong impress of character it bears, to have special claims to authenticity. – The Religious Situation by Goldwin Smith
  16. But then the Judge knew Mr. William Archer, or thought he did, and to question the authenticity of the brand had not entered his head. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  17. The two captives became acquainted, and the Frenchman, by this time probably grown a half believer in his own imposture, declaimed so strongly against his " uncle," Louis the Eighteenth, the usurper of his rights, that Pellico appears to have been partly converted, whilst the jailers were quite convinced of the authenticity of the prisoner's claims. – Claimants to Royalty by John H. Ingram
  18. His voice rings out, rich with the authenticity of wisdom. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  19. We say that the Scriptures, concerning the divine authenticity of which all the professors of Christianity agree, are the sole criterion of Christianity. – Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope by Lord Bolingbroke
  20. This document is in his own writing and accompanied by remarks and references to previous correspondence which render its authenticity indisputable. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim