Emphatic Sentence Examples
Robert Emmet's insurrection (1803) was the first emphatic protest.
Martha was very emphatic about what she saw.
But he disposes of this doubt in a very emphatic and significant manner.
All their work is an emphatic protest against this supposition.
Jewish thinkers would have been attracted by the emphatic assertion of the creatorship of the One God in the royal Persian inscriptions more than by the traditional cosmogony.Advertisement
The former contributed nothing new to the system except a more emphatic statement of the distinction between psychology and physiology.
He had neither authority nor right to ignore her emphatic command that he leave her place and remain silent about what he'd seen.
He had married a wealthy Spanish lady named Therasia; this happy union was clouded by the death in infancy of their only child - a bereavement which, combined with the many disasters by which the empire was being visited, did much to foster in them that world-weariness to which they afterwards gave such emphatic expression.
The forms of roof are various, but mostly they commence in a steep slope at the top, gradually flattening towards the eaves so as to produce a slightly concave appearance, this concavity being rendered more emphatic by the tilt which is given to the eaves at the four corners.
With regard to the Customs Union, President Kruger was equally emphatic; he begged the Free State to steer clear of it.Advertisement
But, even within the pale of the Roman Church, this identification provokes emphatic dissent, and is repudiated by all who are shocked by the effects of a onesided accentuation of political Catholicism on the inner life of the church, and are reluctant to see the priest playing the part of a political agitator.
Thus his emphatic assertion of the truth that the seat of evil is in the will is noteworthy; and so also is his repudiation of Plotinus's theory of the divinity of the soul.
Motley acknowledges his indebtedness to Groen's Archives in the preface to his Rise of the Dutch Republic, at a time when the American historian had not yet made the acquaintance of King William's archivist, and also bore emphatic testimony to Groen's worth as a writer of history in the correspondence published after his death.
Diirer's powers of hand and eye are already extraordinary and in their way almost unparalleled, but they are often applied to the too insistent, too glittering, too emphatic rendering of particular details and individual forms, without due regard to subordination or the harmony of the whole.
Thus Fridank, for instance, in spite of his emphatic declaration that most pilgrims returned worse than they went, himself participated in the crusade of Frederick II.Advertisement
The pronunciation of the Semitic Koph (Qof) was that of a velar guttural produced against the back part of the soft palate with great energy (hence called an "emphatic" sound).
In this emphatic declaration, that knowledge of the course of nature is merely probable, Butler is at one with Hume, who was a most diligent student of the bishop's works.
The statement that he continued to write satires long before he gave them to the world accords well with the nature of their contents and the elaborate character of their composition, and might almost be inferred from the emphatic but yet guarded statement of Quintilian in his short summary of Roman literature.
In 1824 he joined the philosophical faculty of Berlin as a Privatdozent, and in 1825 he became a licentiate in theology, his theses being remarkable for their evangelical fervour and for their emphatic protest against every form of " rationalism," especially in questions of Old Testament criticism.
The natural consequences followed - a repudiation of what had been done; and the Eastern bishops on their way home took care to make emphatic their ritualistic differences from Rome.Advertisement
Whether we regard him as a priest who published poem after poem in praise of an adored mistress, as a plebeian man of letters who conversed on equal terms with kings and princes, as a solitary dedicated to the love of nature, as an amateur diplomatist treating affairs of state with pompous eloquence in missives sent to popes and emperors, or again as a traveller eager for change of scene, ready to climb mountains for the enjoyment of broad prospects over spreading champaigns; in all these divers manifestations of his peculiar genius we trace some contrast with the manners of the, 4th century, some emphatic anticipation of the 16th.
The Stoics, in fact, seem generally to have regarded the eccentricities of Cynicism as an emphatic manner of expressing the essential antithesis between philosophy and the world; a manner which, though not necessary or even normal, might yet be advantageously adopted by the sage under certain circumstances.2 Wherein, then, consists this knowledge or wisdom that makes free and perfect?
Moreover, D regarded religion as of the utmost moment to each individual Israelite; and it is certainly not by accident that the declaration of the individual's duty towards God immediately follows the emphatic intimation to Israel of Yahweh's unity.
She was emphatic that he not see us together.
He was about to give an emphatic "no" to her question but then, in an inspirational moment of civic buck-passing, decided that talking to the law might be a pretty damn good idea.Advertisement
Dean was emphatic the best course of action was to play leave-it-alone.
Notice that Paul calls it " the truth " - there is a definite article that makes this emphatic.
He would have nothing grotesque or obscure; he would not even have anything emphatic or even anything mysterious.
Aitken was equally emphatic, burying the kick to the keeper's right.
Asked for her reasons, she was quite emphatic that she had seen a nun walking amidst the trees near the house.
The use of materials subtly supports the disposition of the distinctive functions in the building, without the differentiation being too emphatic.
The poem is all about being able to say the r consonant in Welsh, which is a very emphatic sound in Welsh.
The camera peers up at them through the rippling waves, linking them together in subtle ways, instead of being overly emphatic.
Such limitation becomes soon emphatic in 2D data because of lack of an ability to capture directional singularity.
He memorably scored a hat trick in an emphatic victory over Saracens at the Rec.
The contrast is presented in the most emphatic way in the great doctrinal treatise of the New Testament.
The late win over Milan, then the emphatic victory here against Besiktas went some way toward doing that.
Watford took three giant steps toward the play-off final in Cardiff with an emphatic win over Crystal Palace this afternoon.
The name " theism " makes that requirement less emphatic (see below).
In the older Aramaic dialects this is used exactly as the noun with prefixed article is used in other languages; but in Syriac the emphatic state has lost this special function of making the noun definite, and has become simply the normal state of the noun.
The Syriac noun has three states - the absolute (used chiefly in adjectival or participial predicates, but also with numerals and negatives, in adverbial phrases, &c.), the construct (which, as in Hebrew, must be immediately followed by a genitive), and the emphatic (see above).
The noun preceding this preposition may be in the emphatic state or may (as is usually the case when the noun is definite) have a pleonastic suffix.
On the 6th of June he accompanied Shaftesbury, when the latter indicted James at Westminster as a popish recusant; and on the 26th of October he took the extreme step of moving "how to suppress popery and prevent a popish successor"; while on the 2nd of November, now at the height of his influence, he went still further by seconding the motion for exclusion in its most emphatic shape, and on the 19th carried the bill to the House of Lords for their concurrence.
Mr Wolmarans was as emphatic as President Kruger.
Perhaps there is most authority in favour of deriving it from the Syriac Tpn, which in the emphatic state becomes rc;pn, so that we have a Semitic correspondence to both the Greek forms Eaanvoi and Eaaaiot.
When we were fortunate enough to find a nest I never allowed her to carry the eggs home, making her understand by emphatic signs that she might fall and break them.
She understood in a flash and ran downstairs to tell her mother, by means of emphatic signs, that there was some candy in a trunk for her.
Pull up, I tell you! he cried in a piercing voice, and again shouted something breathlessly with emphatic intonations and gestures.
She tackled that other rumor with an emphatic " no ", quashing speculation she may be pregnant.
Although she is outlined in black ink, one sees ruby red lips and emphatic eyeliner.
Here the rhyme words are emphatic, an effect made stronger by the trochaic meter.
In an interview for Playgirl magazine, done over a decade ago, Duchovny addressed the rampant rumor that he was addicted to the more carnal pleasures in life with an emphatic "I am not a sex addict."
The emphatic answer to that question has been "No!"
Now it's time to delve deeper into the components that make up Pisces sexuality; namely, it's spiritual, emphatic and artistic sides.
The distinction between these two was made emphatic by Aquinas, who is at pains, especially in his treatise Contra Gentiles, to make it plain that each is a distinct fountain of knowledge, but that revelation is the more important of the two.
All listened devoutly to a discourse delivered with an emphatic slowness and penetrating beneath the letter of the Law to the spiritual truth that lay hidden within.
With fdm-f (tedmo-f) was a more emphatic form (esdomef), at any rate in the weak verbs.
Back in daylight once more, several of the more mud plastered members were greeted by a most emphatic ' UGH -- DIRTY!
More emphatic opposition to the dualistic theory of Berzelius was hardly possible; this illustrious chemist perceived that the validity of his electrochemical theory was called in question, and therefore he waged vigorous war upon Dumas and his followers.
This is important because children can be quite emphatic about the type of shoes and style they prefer.
He was curious why she was so emphatic and he didn't even consider mentioning the wife was the last to know.