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God's honest truth

The absolute, sincere, unequivocal truth. I swear it wasn't me who broke the lamp. That's God's honest truth! I know I agreed to marry her, but God's honest truth is that I'm not sure I really love her.
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I percaved it, ye see, all at once, and no mistake, and that's God's truth. First of all it was up wid the windy in a jiffy, and thin she threw open her two peepers to the itmost, and thin it was a little gould spy-glass that she clapped tight to one o' them and divil may burn me if it didn't spake to me as plain as a peeper cud spake, and says it, through the spy-glass: "Och!
"Ye're a far better judge than any Maclaren in Balquhidder: for it's a God's truth that you're a very creditable piper for a Stewart.
open your mouths and your hearts, and let God's truth and no other issue from them.
"You speak God's truth," said I at last, "and you shall have your own way, for it is the best way.
And so, old friend, my heart is hot within me, and I long to hear the old battle-cry again, and, by God's truth I if Sir Nigel unfurls his pennon, here is one who will be right glad to feel the saddle-flaps under his knees."
And this is God's truth, without one word of suppression or exaggeration, as fifty people, both in this place and out of it, very well know.'
"Indeed," cried Paul of Merely, "spoken as one of the King's foreign favorites might speak, and they ever told the good God's truth. But come lad, we would not harm you--do as I bid."
That's God's truth, gentlemen, every word of it, and I heard no more about it until that lad came riding up with a note which made me walk in here, like a jay, and give myself into your hands."
"This is the God's truth," Biden had said as he told the story.
"After reading this book, my hope is that girls will feel loved, empowered, and encouraged to build a solid educational and spiritual foundation rooted in God's truth."
We do not find peace in mobs or majorities, and we are not fazed by the fewness of those who would stand and fight for God's truth and justice.
There are surely things of the people a prophet as bearer of God's truth cannot tolerate, just as there will definitely be teachings by a prophet the people may not find bearable either.
But the mission of the prophet is to give unremitting witness to God's truth.
And my truth is her truth, and that's God's truth. So I am grateful to God for that."
And that's God's truth. Items include a rare Cadbury bible from the 1800s.