How to use Introductions in a sentence
After introductions we gathered around the oak table to get acquainted as more beer and wine flowed.
Sarah greeted them and made introductions.
Cade made the introductions.
After pantomimed introductions, she was back to her chores.
A little man did all the talking and introductions.Advertisement
When his friend knocked on the door, he waited for Carmen to answer it and when Gerald made the introductions, Alex said nothing – not even when Rob made a comment that would normally have raised an eyebrow.
As a scholar he devoted his attention almost entirely to Plato; and his Phaedrus (1868) and Gorgias (1871), with especially valuable introductions, still remain the standard English editions of these two dialogues.
From him he obtained introductions to the great houses of Rome and Naples, whither he now hastened.
Marx, puts forward the theory that Cicero and the Auctor have not produced original works, but have merely given the substance of two r xvai (both emanating from the Rhodian school); that neither used the 'r xvat directly, but reproduced the revised version of the rhetoricians whose school they attended, the introductions alone being their own work; that the lectures on which the Ciceronian treatise was based were delivered before the lectures attended by the Auctor.
On apocalyptic generally the introductions to Charles's Book of Enoch, Apocalypse of Baruch, Ascension of Isaiah and Book of Jubilees, should be carefully noted.Advertisement
C. Thomas, accompanying the Latin text, with full biographical and bibliographical introductions (1888).
His Doctrinal Treatises and Introductions to Different Portions of the Holy Scripture were published by the Parker Society in 1848.
All these large works Bacon appears to have looked on as preliminaries, introductions, leading to a great work which should embrace the principles of all the sciences.
The text of Gildas founded on Gale's edition collated with two other MSS., with elaborate introductions, is included in the Monumenta historica Britannica, edited by Petrie and Sharpe (London, 1848).
Maurice also contributed many prefaces and introductions to the works of friends, as to Archdeacon Hare's Charges, Kingsley's Saint's Tragedy, &c.Advertisement
The Introductions are masterly expositions.
Important documents for Congregational Faith and Order, with historical introductions, are printed in Williston Walker's Creeds and Platforms of Congregationalism (New York, 1893).
Where Erasmus excelled was in prefaces - not philological introductions to each author, but spirited appeals to the interest of the general reader, showing how an ancient book might be made to minister to modern spiritual demands.
He also edited Hesiod and Pindar, Euripides and Aristophanes, besides composing brief introductions to the several plays, parts of which are still extant.
The object of the above sketch has been to embrace in constructive outline the ground usually covered analytically and on a far larger scale by Introductions to the New Testament, and by Histories of the New Testament Canon.Advertisement
In April 1792 he went to Paris, with introductions to Petion and the leading Girondists, hoping.
The Policraticus was edited with notes and introductions by C. C. I.
Very valuable are the systematic introductions to the various books which set forth clearly in outline the contents and the general scope of the subjects to be treated.
From these introductions we are able to judge of the style of Pappus's writing, which is excellent and even elegant the moment he is free from the shackles of mathematical formulae and expressions.
But history repeats itself; and these same two interpretations of Kant had already been made in the lifetime of Kant by Fichte, in the two Introductions to the " Wissenschaftslehre," which he published in his Philosophical Journal in 1797.Advertisement
The Paston Letters, with James Gairdner's valuable Introductions, are indispensable.
Sloane was quickly elected into the Royal Society, and at the same time he attracted the notice of Thomas Sydenham, who gave him valuable introductions to practice.
Each has been edited by an expert, and the various introductions give evidence of the number of MSS.
There are works on the spelling and right pronunciation of the Koran, works on the beauty of its language, on the number of its verses, words and letters, &c.; nay, there are even works which would nowadays be called " historical and critical introductions."
The same year and the next he contributed to Mr Walter Scott's "Camelot Series," edited by Ernest Rhys, Fairy and Folk Tales, a collection of Irish folklore, and Tales from Carleton, with original introductions.Advertisement
His purely journalistic activity was from the first of a varied description, ranging from sparkling " leaders " for the Daily News to miscellaneous articles for the Morning Post, and for many years he was literary editor of Longman's Magazine; no critic was in more request, whether for occasional articles and introductions to new editions or as editor of dainty reprints.
These collections contain introductions and explanatory passages by the author.
His most valuable works include the Bengal Atlas (1779), the first approximately correct map of India (1783), the Geographical System of Herodotus (1800), the Comparative Geography of Western Asia (1831), and important studies on the geography of northern Africa - in introductions to the Travels of Mungo Park and Hornemann - and the currents of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
Fisher, Excavations at Nippur (1st part 1905, 2nd part 1906); Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania, a monumental edition of the cuneiform texts found at Nippur, with brief introductions and notes of a more general character (1893 foil.).
Robertson (London, 1905); besides the original introductions, it contains a useful summary by the editor of the various problems of Bacon's life and thought.Advertisement
The historical introductions prefixed to each of these volumes have been published by Mme.
The council-general of the department had granted him a sum of 600 francs, and the town council promised an annual pension of 400, but in spite of friendly help and introductions Millet went through great difficulties.
Thus those acclimatized were usually, no doubt, of mixed blood, and further introductions of pure Chinese stock have tended to make the latter the dominant form, at any rate in the United States (where it is erroneously called Mongolian') and in New Zealand.
The so-called hedge-sparrow (Accentor modularis), really a member of this group, is one of the successful introductions into New Zealand.
His Platon's Leben and Schriften (1816) was the first of those critical inquiries into the life and works of Plato which originated in the Introductions of Schleiermacher and the historical scepticism of Niebuhr and Wolf.Advertisement
Up to 1848 he was closely connected with politics, the theatre and the school - he was the successor to Lazar; he wrote grammars, and the introductions to his grammars are models of lucidity, combined with a wide historical view.
An English translation of selections, with excellent introductions to the several writings, was published by Archibald Robertson in the Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, second series, vol.
Pending the work of a second Brehon Law Commission, the Laws are best studied in the six imperfect volumes (Ancient Laws of Ireland, 1865-1901) produced by the first Commission (ignoring their long and worthless introductions), together with Dr. Whitley Stokes's Criticism (London, Nutt, 1903) of Atkinson's Glossary (Dublin, 1901).
For the theories as to origin, see the Introductions to Professor FOrster's editions of the poems of Chretien de Troyes, notably that to vol.
Cave (Congregationalist) have written Introductions to Theology; Cave's bibliographies are not free from errors.Advertisement
Valuable introductions by the editors are prefixed to the several volumes.
There are two introductions, the first i.
She would be seated between them, and after introductions and five minutes of comments by each, she would ask questions previously submitted in writing.
When his friend knocked on the door, he waited for Carmen to answer it and when Gerald made the introductions, Alex said nothing â€“ not even when Rob made a comment that would normally have raised an eyebrow.
The audience listened spellbound as the band played songs with their original introductions, many accompanied by duet concertina.Advertisement
When we have new students join the dojo we gather in a circle for introductions.
Some such as fairy flax, devil's bit scabious and sneezewort are due to seed introductions.
The best and happiest combination is male and female for adult introductions, although if young enough, same sex pairings are possible.
In the limit of short time between the introductions of new subcultures, every individual will have a new subculture with each time step.
The dramatic introductions and a few of the interludes are bright and interesting, and the Latin style, though still awkward and unpolished, is far superior to that of the De Lingua Latina.
Moreover, in May 1605 he gave introductions to Guy Fawkes when he went to Flanders, and to Sir Edmund Baynham when he went to Rome (see Gunpowder Plot).
You may need to make two introductions to build up its numbers sufficiently to keep the whitefly population under control.
When you come home for the first time, don't rush the introductions.
The important thing is to recognize that it is best to attempt these introductions as early as possible.
There are plenty of toy guitars available which can't be tuned or played properly, but which are great introductions to perk your child's interest.
Whether you're bringing home a new baby, a puppy or another kitten, all introductions should be made slowly and gently to give your senior pet time to adjust.
Be sure to ask if there are any other pets in the home and how the adopter will handle the introductions.
If you have several guests who don't know each other, make brief introductions before your consultant begins her presentation.
This could include any processionals, introductions, music, speeches, and recessionals.
Recent innovations and introductions include new colors of sunflowers, zinnias, and petunias, as well as improved varieties of green beans, lettuces that withstand hot summers, and more.
A snack line combining both fruits and chocolates, and popular favorites as well as exotic introductions, captures shoppers' interest and makes for a compelling impulse buy.
Sometimes introductions are in a group setting at a special interest function.
Feng shui and fish tanks are probably some of the first introductions many Westerners have to using different elements in feng shui design.
Then the service will offer targeted introductions to other members with whom they believe you are compatible.
Speed dating is a way to fast track the mating ritual by experiencing multiple introductions to other singles in one evening.
Most of these sites charge a membership fee, but some are free dating chat rooms where you can jump into the conversation and make your own introductions.
In this way, match making websites are a lot like more traditional match makers and mutual friends who make the appropriate introductions between two people who seem as if they have a lot in common.
Introductions from friends are yet another great way to meet your gay soul mate.
While a party may be informal, it is still a good idea to make introductions.
Another alternative is to build introductions into a party game.
A.M. and P.M. Yoga for Beginners One of the best introductions to yoga for beginners.
Two other great videos in this series are the introductions to Ashtanga yoga and Kundalini yoga.
Though business cards have been around for a long time, strategies to keep introductions fresh and memorable often reintroduce business cards in new forms.
This roll call cheer is used in stark contrast to the Crestview Heights cheer squad, whose roll call is filled with "Sha boo ya, sha sha sha boo ya!" rhythms and much more individual introductions.
Today, the collection is comprised of over 1,500 pieces with new introductions offered each year.
Ways to Work Out With Weights and The Great Dumbbell Handbook are great introductions to free weight workouts.
There are some new introductions to the market that are also worth considering.
Soundtracks usually feature music that is either rooted in a particular time or rooted in a particular genre of music, so they often serve as great introductions to new artists and musical styles.
Many artists also use parts of the song as introductions to their own original compositions, or use melodies from it in an original song's chorus.
Though both serve as introductions to these areas of the world, they are really just the tip of the iceberg (I know…funny analogy when we're talking about the tropics!).
Once the introductions are finished, the salesperson (often called consultant) will make a short presentation.
The first couple of episodes each season is introductions; the bachelor gets to the know the girls in a crowd setting.
Illustrator Mary GrandPré provides another set of visual introductions and captures the theme of each chapter to a tee.
They have the ability to showcase media such as video tours, pictures, and even audio introductions.
After introductions, Dean was led to a laboratory in the rear of the building.
After introductions and the necessary sign-in paper work was complete it was decided to assign Ms. Turnbull a second floor room.
By the time Dean huffed his way downstairs from the last trip, everyone was assembled in the parlor, and introductions were taking place.
Frederick made introductions after embracing and kissing his wife.
By the time he was on line, introductions were over and a male voice was discussing the search for Patsy Boyd and Martha.