Usage examples for belief

  1. I am very much inclined to the belief that in a month or so you'll be about as good as new. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  2. Ali rapidly told him of his belief, and the lieutenant frowned. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  3. She had a desperate belief in her beauty. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  4. Of an object of belief we may indeed say that we know it. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  5. Just before her death, my wife asked me to do what I could to put right the wrong that she had done, and I sign this account of what she told me, and of what happened afterwards within my knowledge, in the firm belief that she would have wished me to do it.... – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  6. I will now state frankly to you our belief that these two ladies are fully entitled to the names which they claim to bear; and I will add to that statement a stronger assurance of my own personal conviction and that of my client that they themselves are fully assured of the truth and justice of their demand. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  7. A belief is held to be true when it is " found to work." – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  8. He still held to the belief that a railroad to San Diego would surely be built at some future day, but had ceased hoping to see that day. – The Squatter and the Don by C. Loyal
  9. I have no belief in myself left at all. – Rosmerholm by Henrik Ibsen
  10. To the best of my belief he is not married. – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  11. " With such a belief, I- would at least treat Him with respect," said Hemstead, quietly. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  12. The confidence of the Romans in themselves was intimately connected with their belief in their origin. – The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil by W. Y. Sellar
  13. She thought he was beginning to love her, and that belief made her happy. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  14. He is a person worthy of belief. – Miscellanies upon Various Subjects by John Aubrey
  15. My belief in you was one of the last left to me, and now I see that there is nothing left to believe in this earth. – The Thirteen by Honore de Balzac
  16. The old discipline and the old training were based on the belief that children like to do wrong better than to do right. – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
  17. To the best of my belief I have never heard your name before. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes