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  • I think, however, that the evidence goes to show that there is a residuum of phenomena which can only be explained by the operation, in some way, of discarnate intelligences. 72 Psychical research may be said to have supplied the modern world with the evidence of the existence of discarnate personalities, and of their operation on the material plane, which the ancient world lacked.

    Bygone Beliefs

  • Neither Governor Phillip nor Major Ross ever witnessed what Furzer did in Stores, which only goes to show that the bigger Government is, the less Government knows what goes on at the bottom.

    Morgan’s Run

  • He never made use of the phrase "categoric imperative", but everything goes to show that on that point he did not completely escape Kant's influence: and although he asserted as the two great moral commandments "Be just" and "Be beneficent", he none the less approved of Kant's moral principle.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • However, Holmes was never one to believe that any part of himself could be damaged by misuse, which only goes to show that even the most intelligent of men is capable of considerable feeblemindedness.

    A Letter of Mary

  • Millon snapped, which only goes to show how dumb auctioneers can be.

    The Vatican Rip

  • Middlesbrough in ecclesiastical history goes to show that in the beginning of the twelfth century it was the site of a church dependent on the Abbey of St. Hilda at Whitby.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Ordo, for the first time, in the fourteenth century, but the retention of the Trisagion in Greek goes to show that it had found a place in the Roman Good Friday service before the Photian schism

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Then it dawns on me that, for as long as our delegates are in the conference room, there's nobody left for him to watch, which only goes to show that when you're geared up to peak performance with your nerve-ends out and your interpreter's third ear on red alert you can still be thick-headed when it comes to common sense.

    the mission song

  • Other guys were coming onto the scene who were the teens I once was, and as Monica Seles, the tennis star, would later put it in her book, in words that resonated deeply with me, Teenagers are fueled by a naïve invincibility that can lead to tremendous achievements—it just goes to show how much power the mind has.

    Zero Regrets

  • The Frogs have proven themselves staunch allies, between Admiral de Grasse and General de Rochambeau—which goes to show that if a man captivates the French sense of fashion, anything is possible.

    Morgan’s Run

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