If the proofs were in a roll, he could not possibly know what they were.
Then the whole thing came to me in an instant, and I only needed certain corroborative proofs, which I speedily obtained.
Monsieur le Duc," he said, "if proof
of your story were needed it is here.
We cannot produce the law proof
, and we are not rich enough to pay the law expenses.
It is strong circumstantial evidence, I will admit, but it is not positive proof
I said, "I give you better than proof
, gentlemen; I give you my positive opinion.
Well," says Sophia, "the proof
of this must be from time.
It might convince an examining magistrate or the head of a detective department, but it's not proof
Thee thyself, I wanted to put to the proof
when I gave this performance.
I have not only no proof
that he killed the two men at the door; I cannot even declare that he killed the third man inside-- for I cannot say that my own eyes saw the deed committed.
Yet my husband replies to me "You have no proof
," and Mr Twemlow replies to me with the very same words
Pickwick, though able to sustain a very considerable amount of exertion and fatigue, was not proof
against such a combination of attacks as he had undergone on the memorable night, recorded in the last chapter.