Is-a-thing Sentence Examples
But for all practical purposes the system of claying sugar is a thing of the past, and the bulk of the sugar of commerce is now purged in centrifugals, as indeed it has been for many years.
Moreover, his veto is a thing to be reckoned with.
Taking the Aristotelian theory that a substance is a thing in Spinoza.
The missionary activity of Buddhism is a thing of the past, and no characteristic rite distinguishing it has found its way into a second continent.
The " navy was so augmented as it is a thing almost incredible," but none the less £ioo sterling was worth as much, Drury wrote from Berwick, as £1000 Scots.Advertisement
In most judgments all we believe is that x is (or is not) y, that a thing is (or is not) determined, and that the thing signified by the subject is a thing signified by the predicate, but not that it is the only thing, or equal to everything signified by the predicate.
There is, perhaps, an increasing tendency to recognize that the organism of knowledge is a thing which from any single viewpoint must be seen in perspective.
Fire, the most mysterious and impressive of the elements, the giver of light and of all the good things of life, is a thing sacred and adorable in primitive religions, and fire-worship still has its place in two at least of the great religions of the world.
When now we pass to geometrical measurement, each " one " is a thing which is itself divisible, and it cannot be said that at any moment we are counting it; it is only when one is completed that we can count it.
Rothe, for example, who on this point may be regarded as a representative thinker, rejects the idea that fasting is a thing meritorious in itself, and is very doubtful of its value even as an aid to devotional feeling.Advertisement
The people of the protectorate are in general peaceful and contented, and slave trading is a thing of the past.
But when is a thing thus posited?
The early settlement of heavily timbered country was characterized by wanton destruction of vast quantities of magnificent timber; but this waste is a thing of the past, and under the pressure of a demand for sound timber both for local use and for exportation, the various governments are doing much to conserve the state forests.
Because a well-turned sentence is a thing of wonder and beauty.
Plain white porcelain is a thing of the past; today's sinks come in a wide variety of wonderful colors.Advertisement
The old stereotype of a teenage boy hiding in his mother's basement with a video game controller in hand is a thing of the past.
Fashion Bug maternity clothing is a thing of the past but there are many other affordable options to consider and the women's fashion store may have some items for transition between the stages of pregnancy.