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- adverb In a way that can be
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According to Larry Laudan (1983, 121), it “has the untoward consequence of countenancing as ˜scientific™ every crank claim which makes ascertainably false assertions”.
The figures of Catholic population given above include only those who are ascertainably members of the Church -- all converts being subjected to careful tests and instruction before baptism.
But it is precisely to this group to which all the ascertainably insane parents of British men of genius belong.
The fact being (very ascertainably by anyone who will take the trouble to examine the matter), that there is a cultivated Art among all great nations, inevitably necessary to them as the fulfillment of one part of their human nature.