Proof


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Proof

A coin made with a polished die or using some other special method. It may be struck twice to make the images clearer. Proofs generally do not circulate, but are made for collectors or for sale as illiquid assets.
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If the proofs were in a roll, he could not possibly know what they were.
I can provide you with proof, sir--if that is all you want,' said Mrs.
And if thou hast put thyself in MY way, what proof of me wouldst thou have?
Of all these things, your Majesty, I have brought proofs.
The simplest and surest of all proofs, the proof by comparison of dates, is, as I understand, altogether out of your reach.
And you will do well for yourself to see it from this time forth, Mr Twemlow, though I CAN give you no proof.
It fell to my lot to complete those proofs with the aid of the daroga himself.
Upon the whole, the controversy seems of no great importance to those who believe the Holy Scriptures sufficient to teach the way of salvation, but of whatever moment it may be thought, there are not proofs sufficient to decide it.
The proofs were lying on his bed, and as he lay in the darkness he had been able to place his hands on them.
But he needed further proofs and it was necessary to wait.
The great Zola, or call him the immense Zola, was the prime mover in the attack upon the masters of the Romanticistic school; but he lived to own that he had fought a losing fight, and there are some proofs that he was right.
Give it down, and see that the proofs are submitted to me.