Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice.
“Because only peasants, or the most inexperienced novices deny everything flatly at examinations.
Evil tongues say she is with child by him, but he denies it stoutly.
Professor Watson, as a logical carrying-out of his behaviourist theory, denies altogether that there are any observable phenomena such as images are supposed to be.
Hardly any one indeed will deny that it is one of the most sacred duties of the parents (or, as law and usage now stand, the father), after summoning a human being into the world, to give to that being an education fitting him to perform his part well in life towards others and towards himself.
But though there aresuch sincere people who even though they cannot renounce theirfault, at least see it, the vast majority of the men of the modernworld have so entered into the parts they play in their hypocrisythat they boldly deny what is staring everyone in the face.
These Seven Deadly Sins, while named by various names and by most civilizations, have nonetheless often been actual laws; in that certain people were required, by law, to be victims of the rest of their populations in that a person might be legally denied ownership of any property, due to racism or sexism, or denied the right to a contract, even legally denied the ability to read and write, not just an assortment of rights to vote, contract and own property-- there have even been laws that forbade any but the "upper crust" to wear certain types of clothing, a "statement of fashion" of a slightly different order than we see today, but with similar ends.
Certainly Citibank doesn’tbelieve a word of it; it has consistently denied that anything resembling theevents described above have ever happened, or that it has lost money in an EFTtransfer due to hacking.
So, when the proverb says that a woman was ill only three times during the course of the year, but each time for four months, it will be unjust to say that she intentionally denies a year-long illness.
A native of the United States can not abjure or renounce allegiance to the Queen of England, but will promptly deny or repudiate it.
You will not deny, seriously, that you were born just two years after your mother’s legal marriage to Mr. Burdovsky, your father.
"I deny it most emphatically, sir.
You don’t deny that, surely?”
She had pledged her word to the major that not a whisper should escape, and though Mrs. Bruce had managed to derive from a conversation with her that Captain Forrest had been sent for, it was accomplished by that feminine device, now so successfully imitated by the so-called interviewers of the public press, of making assertions and hazarding suggestions which could not be truthfully denied.
“I think we must either deny these facts or admit that they must have had an intellectual and spiritual cause of the psychic order, and I recommend sceptics who do not desire to be convinced, to deny them outright; to treat them as illusions and cases of a fortuitous coincidence of circumstances.
At this stage of the explanation she no longer denied that the picture of the dream really corresponded to one of her wishes.
Dorcas, faithful to her “young gentlemen,” denied strenuously that it could have been John’s voice she heard, and resolutely declared, in the teeth of everything, that it was Mr. Inglethorp who had been in the boudoir with her mistress.
‘Really,’ replied Traddles, laughing, and reddening, ‘I can’t wholly deny that I do, my dear Copperfield.
The lad firmly and cleverly denied Cf.
But he knew little out of his way, and was not a pleasing companion; as, like most great mathematicians I have met with, he expected universal precision in everything said, or was forever denying or distinguishing upon trifles, to the disturbance of all conversation.