Usage examples for Proving

  1. He was the best sailor of them all and they knew it; and in a matter of this kind the best and strongest man always wins, and can only in a pass of this kind maintain his authority by proving his absolute right to it. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  2. As he and his brother were leaving the women's apartments, Cambyses adopted a hasty resolution and exclaimed: " You asked me just now for an opportunity of proving your courage. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. But if I were stronger, I should have no way to punish him, no means of proving any guilt in him without proving my own guilt also. – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope