Profundity sentence example

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  • Even the disciples of Jesus could not grasp the simplicity and profundity of his message; still less could his opponents.

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  • But as to the greatness of his work, the profundity of his philosophy and the brilliance of his religious idealism, there can be no question.

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  • As a whole, the Avesta, for profundity of thought and beauty, stands on a lower level than the Old Testament.

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  • This single instance need not, it is true, show a Hellenism of any profundity; still it does show that certain parts of Hellenism had become so essential to the lustre of a court that even an Arsacid could not be without them.

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  • We have come to expect profundity from everything Libeskind does.

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  • I realize that the thoughts I have penned above contain no great profundity.

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  • The sonatas which he wrote for them have astonishing power, and are a mixture of littering elegance and deep profundity.

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  • Flowers have a profundity that has always been valued in the East.

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  • His incommensurable and indescribable masterpiece of mingled humour, wisdom, satire, erudition, indecency, profundity, levity, imagination, realism, reflects the whole age in its mirror of hyperAristophanic farce.

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  • Such an initiative on the part of the bride is unusual and suggests a metaphoric profundity that will be examined below.

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  • Readers of my third book ' When The Gods Came Down ' should understand the profundity of this symbolism.

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  • The magnificent portrait in the Louvre of a young man in black, of brooding thoughtfulness and saddened profundity of mood, would alone suffice to place Francia among the very great masters, if it could with confidence be attributed to his hand, but in all probability its real author was Franciabigio; it had erewhile passed under the name of Raphael, of Giorgione, or of Sebastian del Piombo.

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  • The value of these works is impaired somewhat by Baur's habit of making the history of dogma conform to the formulae of Hegel's philosophy, a procedure "which only served to obscure the truth and profundity of his conception of history as a true development of the human mind" (Pfleiderer).

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  • You could find a round, fruit-forward, powerful, and easy-drinking Cab with some semblance of profundity that cost less than ten bucks.

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  • From the lonely life he led, and still more from the extreme profundity of his philosophy and his contempt for mankind in general, he was called the "Dark Philosopher" (6 o-Komewos), or the "Weeping Philosopher," in contrast to Democritus, the "Laughing Philosopher."

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  • In this as in all other matters of transcendental truth "wisdom is justified of her children"; the conclusive vindication of the prophets as true messengers of God is that their work forms an integral part in the progress of spiritual religion, and there are many things in their teaching the profundity and importance of which are much clearer to us than they could possibly have been to their contemporaries, because they are mere flashes of spiritual insight lighting up for a moment some corner of a region on which the steady sun of the gospel had not yet risen.

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  • The extraordinary advances made by him in this branch of knowledge were owing to his happy method of applying mathematical analysis to physical problems. As a pure mathematician he was, it is true, surpassed in profundity by more than one among his pupils and contemporaries; and in the wider imaginative grasp of abstract geometrical principles he cannot be compared with Fermat, Descartes or Pascal, to say nothing of Newton or Leibnitz.

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  • A fifth group, displaying the profundity of their strategic perceptions, discussed the direction the troops would now have to take.

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