Usage examples for asserts

  1. This scheme, together with some very alarming secret information affecting the great majority of your battleships, will, he asserts with absolute confidence, place your country at the mercy of any Power to whom he chooses to sell it. – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. Will not all her truest friends- would not you, if you were her brother- press upon her by all the arguments that have most weight with the woman who asserts independence in her modes of life, and yet is wise enough to know that the world can only judge of virtue by its shadow- reputation, not to dispense with the protection which a husband can alone secure? – The Parisians, Book 10. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. It was Epicurus, and not a Stoic or Cynic, who asserts that a Wise Man will be happy on the rack. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray