Insularity sentence example

insularity
  • The discovery of the insularity of Greenland might again give rise to the argument as to the distinction between island and continent.
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  • Ultimately the Egyptians, when their insularity disappeared under the successive dominations of Ethiopia, Assyria and Persia, described themselves as rem-n-Ki.ni, men of Egypt.
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  • Briefly, they are to be found in the conditions of the time; the increasing insularity of the English barons, now no longer the holders of estates in Normandy; the substitution of an unpopular for a popular king, an active spur to the rising forces of discontent; and the unprecedented demands for money - demands followed, not by honour, but by dishonour, to the arms of England abroad.
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  • He has, indeed, a true love of England, sometimes not without a suspicion of insularity, but always fresh and ingenuous.
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  • It marked the emergence of the Church of England from that insularity to which what may be called the territorial principles of the Reformation had condemned her.
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  • E Here, as over so large a portion of the Australian region, we find birds constituting the supreme class - the scarcity of mammals being accounted for in some measure as a normal effect of insularity.
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  • Maine warned his countrymen against the insularity which results from ignorance of all law and institutions save one's own; his example has shown the benefit of the contrary habit.
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  • An excellent fanzine; he sends three copies to the UK, which is proof of the current insularity of British fandom.
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  • Others again cite the old-established power and productivity of Crete; the immense advantage it derived from insularity, natural fertility and geographical relation to the wider area of east Mediterranean civilizations; and the absence of evidence elsewhere for the gradual growth of a culture powerful enough to dominate the Aegean.
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