Usage examples for conviction

  1. I alone now declare with certain conviction that she lives. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  2. Some were of one conviction one day and of another the next. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  3. Staveley especially had been strong in his conviction that no such marriage would ever take place, and had already gone so far as to plan another match for his friend. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  4. It must have been a London woman, said Hutchings with conviction – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  5. There's no doubt of it, I tell you, rejoined his friend, with an air of conviction – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  6. " Yes- when you marry," the Cardinal repeated, with conviction – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  7. It is an act of religious conviction – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  8. " No," she admitted with slow conviction no. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  9. That conviction must still come from within. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  10. " I have the conviction stammered he, " that Claudet will make a good husband, and you will do well to accept him." – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. I stood there in the garden with that conviction suddenly new- born in my mind; and then, in a moment, I heard her step and turned to find her behind me. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. The conviction in the statement made Tess spring back. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  13. " I shan't find it slow," he asserted with conviction – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  14. It was not then a question of crime, but rather one of color, that settled a man's conviction on almost any charge. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  15. " No one- at any rate, no woman- has power for another," she added, with almost terrible conviction – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  16. " I don't want to walk in these woods any more," said Kathleen with sudden conviction – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  17. " I'm game for anything up in this air," she assured him with conviction – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  18. " Then I am," said Holt with conviction – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  19. Then, " And I'm happy myself," he added with conviction – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  20. " He won't," said Marian with conviction – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell