Usage examples for verification

  1. The difficulty and expense of verification are, in some instances, so great, as to justify the deviation from well- established principles. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  2. He was an extraordinarily accurate man, and by no means willing to pick up, or record, or pass on stray pieces of gossip about historical people, without verification – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  3. We believe that we are justified by science, reason, and analogy; and confidently look to be further justified by verification – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  4. This thesis has seemed to require statistical verification and the effort has been made to measure the elements in trade, to assign proportions for retail trade and for wholesale trade, to obtain indicia of the extent and variation of speculation in securities, grain, and other things on the organized exchanges, and to indicate something of the extent of less organized speculation running through the whole of business. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  5. They would not believe Him unless they had verification of His promises. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  6. Training in reasoning, however, must involve training in verification of facts before pronouncing judgement. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  7. " And you are scheming at something now," said the little nobleman, sagacious so far; but he was too eager to read the verification of the tentative remark in her face, and she perceived that it was a guess founded on her show of spirit. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. As to systematic observation, experiment, conclusion and verification it can differ in no essential way from any one of them. – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard
  9. Frances looked at Nola with brows lifted inquiringly, as if waiting her verification – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden
  10. Soon after the statement of the transmutation theory, a striking verification of one of its consequences appeared. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  11. We should thus come to know the more complex uniformity, independently of specific experience, through our knowledge of the simpler ones from which it results; although, for reasons which will appear hereafter, verification by specific experience would still be desirable, and might possibly be indispensable. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  12. When and how it originated we know not; but the story of a Plant- Animal in Western Asia descended through the ages, and passed from traveller to traveller, from historian to historian, until in our time the fable has received a practical verification – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  13. The assumption that whatever is true can be verified in the sense of the precise kind of verification which science implies is a very serious mistake. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  14. The editors had been afraid to use Radnor's story, without verification – The Last Woman by Ross Beeckman
  15. The ruined condition of Central American round temples scarcely justifies the hope that such a verification can be made. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  16. He then proceeds, by the inductive processes of hypothesis and experimental verification to determine what agencies produce such or such an event, under what conditions they bring this about, what are all the phenomenal conditions, positive and negative, antecedent and concomitant, in the absence of any one of which this event will not happen, and in the presence of all of which it will happen. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  17. This had already been done by Arago at Perpignan in 1842. The verification was almost immediate for the majority of eyes, and may be estimated at eight or ten seconds. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  18. The man looked to me, as if for my verification – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  19. " Thank you," said the judge, with a bland smile; " we will accept your sworn testimony unless the learned counsel for the prosecution demands verification – The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman
  20. The agent, no doubt, would hand it on to his lord, by way of confirmation and verification – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas