Sentence Examples


  • He averred, that upon first thrusting in for him, a leg was presented; but well knowing that that was not as it ought to be, and might occasion great trouble;--he had thrust back the leg, and by a dexterous heave and toss, had wrought a somerset upon the Indian; so that with the next trial, he came forth in the good old way--head foremost.
  • In Article 9 of Condescendence, it is averred that the pursuer in fact had a defense to the action for payment.
  • These grounds were not averred in the petition and it was therefore incompetent in so far as relating to the 1989 award.
  • In those circumstances, it is said, the pursuer has not averred that he was a primary victim of the incident.
  • The sleevenotes (John Tobler I seem to recall) of that Lovin ' Spoonful compilation averred that ' Do You Believe In Magic?

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