A textbook example of this is Eli Whitney and the cotton gin.
Florus and Eutropius abridged him; Orosius extracted from him his proofs of the sinful blindness of the pagan world; and in every school Livy was firmly established as a textbook for the Roman youth.
Of course, Wikipedia is another textbook example where people toil for no payment, and anonymously as well.
He wrote an admirable textbook of the Theory of Heat (1871), and a very excellent elementary treatise on Matter and Motion (1876).
Lang, TextBook of Comparative Anatomy, transl., part ii.
Some textbook must have dictated speed as the panacea for grief, and Martha was hustled out the door like a bride late for her wedding.
Donnie, while not demonstrating textbook form, was managing nicely to remain on his skis, and not on his butt.
In 1868 he obtained the same professorship at Edinburgh University, and in 1873 he published a textbook of Magnetism and Electricity, full of original work.
Julian, Textbook of Quantitative Chemical Analysis (1904); A.
He was a contributor to the Handworterbuch of Liebig, Willer and Poggendorff, and to the Graham-Otto Textbook of Chemistry, and for many years was a member of the committee of revision of the Pharmacopoeia Germanica.
He made important researches in photochemistry, made portrait photography possible by his improvements (1839) on Daguerre's process, and published a Text-book on Chemistry (1846), Text-book on Natural Philosophy (1847), Textbook on Physiology (1866), and Scientific Memoirs (1878) on radiant energy.
Evans's A Student's History of Georgia (New York, 1898), a textbook for schools.
Sedgwick, Textbook of Zoology (1898), i.
Work Kraft and Stoff (1855), which became a kind of B textbook of materialism.
Epigraphik (1898); Cooke, Textbook of North-Semitic Inscriptions (1903), with translations and notes; Landau, Beitreige z.
His grammatical textbook, Sefer Ha-Zikkaron, "Book of Remembrance" (ed.
His Elements of Political Economy, which was intended only as a textbook of the subject, shows all the author's precision and lucidity.
Justinian accordingly directed Tribonian, with two coadjutors, Theophilus, professor of law in the university of Constantinople, and Dorotheus, professor in the great law school at Beyrout, to prepare an elementary textbook on the lines of Gaius.
The student's chief task is to know the rules by heart; this accomplished, he is dismissed at the end of the year with a certificate (ijaza), entered in his textbook, which permits him to teach it to others.
In that capacity, and, before his appointment at Leiden, as a lecturer on political science, history and economics at Amsterdam, he gained great reputation as a political reformer, particularly after the publication of his standard work, Aanteekeningen op de Grondwet (" Annotations on the Constitution," 1839; 2nd ed., Amsterdam, 1841-1843), which became the textbook and the groundwork for the new reform party in Holland, as whose leader Thorbecke was definitely recognized.
In 1793 he printed a textbook, Outlines of Moral Philosophy, which went through many editions; and in the same year he read before the Royal Society of Edinburgh his account of the Life and Writings of Adam Smith.
From Vines's Students' TextBook of Botany, by permission of Swan, Sonnenschein & Co.
Cooke's Textbook of North-Semitic Inscriptions (Oxford, 1903) contain the most convenient collections of Northern Semitic inscriptions for the student's purposes.
The Certosa di Pavia is thus a practical textbook of Italian art for wellnigh three centuries.
In the polygon of loads the direction of a load sustained by parallel resistances traverses the point O-i i Since the relation discussed in 7 was enunciated by Rankine, an enormous development has taken place in the subject of Graphic Statics, the first comprehensive textbook on the subject being Die Graphische Statik by K.
Kennedy (London, 1886), the system was used for the first time in an English textbook, and now it has found its way into most modern textbooks relating to the subject of mechanism.
Not deeming it prudent to initiate the young man into his own system, he took for a textbook the second and third parts of Descartes's Principles, which deal in the main with natural philosophy.
In the following year appeared the Elementary Lessons on Logic, which soon became the most widely read elementary textbook on logic in the English language.
His famous textbook, the Sententiae, was written between 1145 and 1150.
Some of his works have been translated into English under the following titles: Textbook in Psychology, by M.
Cushny, A Textbook of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (1906); C. D.
Eastman's TextBook of Palaeontology (1900-1902).
This tour de force was followed up by the publication in 1543 of Aristotelicae Animadversiones and Dialecticae Partitiones, the former a criticism on the old logic and the latter a new textbook of the science.
`Ali ibn el-'Abbas, a Persian, wrote a medical textbook, known as the "Royal Book," which was the standard authority among the Arabs up to the time of Avicenna (A.D.
Chrystal, TextBook of Algebra (pt.
(After Lankester and Boerne from Parker and Haswell's Textbook of Zoology, Macmillan & Co.) these open into irregular swollen vessels which are the veins or venous sinuses.
(From Zittel's Textbook of Palaeontology, The Macmillan Co., New York, 1896.) Appendages of anterior pair very large and chelate.
1 50o), the Dominican inquisitor of Cologne, who with Heinrich Kramer (institor) published M alleus maleficarum or Hexenhammer, the standard textbook on witchcraft, especially in Germany.
But if ever there was a textbook case of one guy making a difference, this is it.