• Lead bale clips used for sealing bales of woolen cloth and other goods. Once a clip had been attached to a bale it attested that the goods were of an approved quality and length or amount
    Lead bale clips used for sealing bales of woolen cloth and other goods. Once a clip had been attached to a bale it attested that the goods were of an approved quality and length or amount
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Attestative Of the nature of attestation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • attestative Of the nature of attestation; corroborative: as, attestative evidence.
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  • Francis Herbert Hedge
    Francis Herbert Hedge
    “Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which, if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.”
  • Ambrose Bierce
    “A funeral is a pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker.”
  • Herman Melville
    “Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.”


In literature:

There it was in the will of Monsieur de la Riviere, duly signed and attested.
"The Lane That Had No Turning, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
Meanwhile, the grave-digger had completed his task, attested by the two mounds of fresh red earth at the sides of the grave.
"The Social Cancer" by José Rizal
So Tuxall and Company had a well attested wonder from the heavens.
"Average Jones" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
His real unwillingness to supersede McClellan, even when the final order came in November, is abundantly attested.
"Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1" by Jacob Dolson Cox
The fact is sufficiently well attested; I am not aware that it has ever been accounted for.
"Archibald Malmaison" by Julian Hawthorne
I want most humbly to beseech Your Highness to attest the correctness of this document.
"Master Olof" by August Strindberg
In short, as applicable to your case, it becomes virtually a complete and formal attestation of your innocence.
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Proofs of her art it would have been hard to establish; hosts of compurgators to attest her innocence would have sprung up.
"Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The baudekin stripes (blue and gold) of her tunic attested her royalty.
"The Last Of The Barons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The certificates, as you will see, are to appearance officially attested and unquestionably genuine.
"The Parisians, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The medical certificate of death and the forms attesting the burial are already in the lawyers' hands.
"Blind Love" by Wilkie Collins
The rocks of the mountain are etched with many picture-writings attesting the artistic skill of this people.
"Canyons of the Colorado" by J. W. Powell
The attestations which he asks will be given to the archbishop, in the manner that he desires.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XIV., 1606-1609" by Various
Their statements are sworn to before magistrates in presence of witnesses, and duly attested.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
Another experience is perfectly attested.
"The Ascent of the Soul" by Amory H. Bradford
It is estimated that 70,000 persons were put to death in less than a week to attest the superior morality of the Christian faith.
"The Necessity of Atheism" by Dr. D.M. Brooks
Piles of timber attested the activity of the forest administration.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
The following scriptures attest this fact.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
As to their fighting qualities, military records attest them abundantly.
"Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals" by William H. Armstrong
This is not a mere whim, but sober fact; as can be attested by thousands.
"The Young Man's Guide" by William A. Alcott

In poetry:

Miltiades! thy valor best
(Although in every region known)
The men of Persia can attest,
Taught by thyself at Marathon.
"On Miltiades" by William Cowper
I a traitor! Who are you
That dare to breathe that word to me?
You never wore the Union blue,
No wounds attest your loyalty!
"An Address Of An Ex-Confederate Soldier, To The Grand Army Of The Republic" by Maurice Thompson
I said “Till then my heart must keep
Its secrets safe and unconfest;”
And days and nights unknown to sleep
The vow attest.
"At Dusk" by Henry Kendall
Heaven strews the earth with snow,
That neither friend nor foe
May break the sleep of the fast—dying year;
A world arrayed in white,
Late dawns, and shrouded light,
Attest to us once more that Christmas—tide is here.
"Christmas,1870" by Alfred Austin
My four steeds I harnessed, all white and black-maned,
Which straight on their way, fleet and emulous strained.
I wished to return; and now venture in song
The wish to express, and announce how I long
For my mother my care to attest.
"A Festal Ode Complimenting An Officer" by Confucius
Though at the very last, as his stiff fingers dropped the cross,
A gleam as from some distant city swept his face across,
The clay lips settled into calm--thus did the monk attest,
A look of one who through much peril enters into rest.
"The Brothers" by Marietta Holley

In news:

Oct 19 — Anyone who has lived in Texas can attest that fall is often a matter of interpretation.
Most, if not all, the people I've interviewed who lost weight attest to this.
View full size John Kuntz, The Plain Dealer As a photo on sunny Wednesday afternoon attests, 60 percent of Public Square is paved with hardscape.
The fact that I am even writing this attests to my willingness to change even though I normally dig in both heels and resist dramatically to anything affecting my preconceived notions.
As SPIN's Summer Album Preview arriving later today will attest, Baroness' Yellow & Green is one of our most highly anticipated records of the year.
As anyone involved will attest to, creating a public trail through a patchwork of private and public property is a complicated and lengthy process in which land and rights-of-way are negotiated one piece at a time.
Many large mortgage lenders have come to rely on a relative handful of so-called robo- signers such as Jeffrey Stephan, 41, to attest to the accuracy of thousands of home foreclosure documents across the country.
The hefty plants are decades old, most likely, as their swollen stems and overgrown bases attest.
A Valley woman can attest.
Thousands of tiny, precise stitches attest to the Fort Recovery woman's passion for quilting and commitment to perfection.
White Zinfandel 's lasting popularity attests to its enduring importance as a gateway wine.
As any avid sports fan can attest, and according to TMZ, the Modern Family sticks up for their team.
The fight against childhood obesity is causing controversy—this time, as a mother attests to putting her young daughter on a strict diet in an effort to lose weight.
In that affidavit, you would swear and attest, by a punishment of perjury, that you meet the requirement of the State Public Officers Law.
I cannot attest to the validity of these other websites as I have not received any funds collected, intended to support my family and I through this trying, tragic time.

In science:

The word forms in Celex with a frequency of 1 and higher are included in Fonilex and from the list with frequency 0 (words not attested in a reference corpus), only the monomorphematic words were selected.
Meta-Learning for Phonemic Annotation of Corpora
Stanev & Franceschini (1998) have obtained model–independent upper limits on the CIRB with no a-priori guess about the CIRB spectrum, using HEGRA data for the Blazar MKN 501 (z=0.034) during an outburst in 1997, on the assumption that the high-energy source spectrum is the flattest allowed by the data.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
The fact that each line segment is straight to within statistical precision attests to its phase coherence.
Oscillations During Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts
The fact that both the total and polarized flux at n = 4 are actually reduced at this phase attests to this feature being optically thin throughout.
New Low Accretion-Rate Magnetic Binary Systems and their Significance for the Evolution of Cataclysmic Variables
The flattest curve is the one for the largest value of J as expected.
The Two-Body Random Ensemble in Nuclei
The critical curve (third curve from above) is the one which is flattest at t ≈ 100.
Localization Transition of Biased Random Walks on Random Networks
This seemingly paradoxical statement has its root in the fact that in practice (as attested by some of the computational results discussed in this paper) validity of Eq. (2.8), on which the above-mentioned conclusion rests, cannot be taken for granted.
On the Luttinger theorem concerning number of particles in the ground states of systems of interacting fermions
For the random walk this means that the center of the interval of concentration in the infinite valley, defined in the next section, is not necessarily the site 0, and is likely to be in a region where the environment is the flattest.
Constants of concentration for a simple recurrent random walk on random environment
As any practitioner of the Cartan equivalence method can probably attest, this is an impressive computational feat.
Contact Geometry of Hyperbolic Equations of Generic Type
The existence of regular features in nuclei also attests to the incomplete mixing of the shell–model configurations.
Random Matrices and Chaos in Nuclear Physics
Without an outer code, on the other hand, this selectivity would not be exploited and thus, as the example in Fig 7 attests, averaging uncoded error probabilities does not have the same operational meaning of averaging mutual informations.
Transmit Diversity v. Spatial Multiplexing in Modern MIMO Systems
As the burgeoning literature on Eulerian walk and rotor-routing attests, there are numerous interesting open problems.
Rotor Walks and Markov Chains
The importance of SPDC can be attested by its ability of preparing the most common types of entanglement and flexibility of using a variety of photonic degrees of freedom (DOFs), both discrete and continuous.
Hybrid photonic entanglement: Realization, characterization and applications
In the latter case, the different encodings present practical advantages and disadvantages when compared to each other, which can be attested by the extensive research of sources for polarization, time-bin or spatially entangled photon pairs.
Hybrid photonic entanglement: Realization, characterization and applications
We notice that all Zij are self-adjoint, as attested by (2.1) and the fact that V †(i,j ) = V(j,i) (cf.
The spectrum of random k-lifts of large graphs (with possibly large k)