Usage examples for credibility

  1. The credibility of the document in which is found the account of the fall is further impaired by the fact that it contains statements openly at variance with the demonstrations of science. – The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets by Richard B. Westbrook
  2. It came first from Budapest, in Hungary, where it was averred several persons of credibility had seen Dr. Max Syx. – The Moon Metal by Garrett P. Serviss
  3. This was felt to be a very unsatisfactory method of procedure, as far as the public was concerned, because it amounted to no more than attacking the credibility of a witness who pretended to describe only what he himself had seen- and there is nothing so hard as to prove a negative. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  4. By no means favourable to the credibility of their testimony. – The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old by George Bethune English
  5. Oh, if you come to that kind of ground, you know, and abandon the aspect of the question from the side of pure reason, you've so many preliminaries to prove; e g, the genuineness and authenticity of the Pentateuch and the Gospels; the credibility of the narrators; the possibility of their being deceived; the- In fact, said De Vayne, the evidences of Christianity. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  6. The credibility of their evidence is therefore gone. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  7. The credibility of Flett's witnesses could not be assailed, and cross- examination only threw a more favorable light upon their character. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  8. For not only is the circumstantial evidence overwhelming and conclusive, but we have also the testimony of eye- witnesses with which to confirm it, and one of these witnesses, Ben Jonson, is of rare credibility and singularly well equipped. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  9. " Pardon me, M. le Juge, but do you not give too much credibility to the porter? – The Rome Express by Arthur Griffiths
  10. It would give credibility to every other act of violence stated in the evidence, however enormous it might appear. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  11. " I ask," added he, hastily, for Solomon looked up in wonder at his companion's vehemence, " because the credibility of such a story as you tell me would depend upon the state of the man's brain." – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  12. Our power to discern reasons for them, gives a positive credibility to the history of them. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  13. The physician, in the mean time, acquired for the collection some of those medical works where one may find recorded various rare and almost incredible cases, which may not have their like for a whole century, and then repeat themselves, so as to give a new lease of credibility to stories which had come to be looked upon as fables. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.