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quintessence

quintessence

quintessence Sentence Examples

  • He had a great reputation as an orator, and is characterized by Ennius as "the quintessence of persuasiveness" (suadae medulla).

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  • But that suggestion is the central idea of the Origin of Species, and contains the quintessence of Darwinism."

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  • Aristotle could not know enough, physically, about Nature to understand its matter, or its motions, or its forces; and consequently he fell into the error of supposing a primary matter with four contrary primary qualities, hot and cold, dry and moist, forming by their combinations four simple bodies, earth, water, air and fire, with natural rectilineal motions to or from the centre of the earth; to which he added a quintessence of ether composing the stars, with a natural circular motion round the earth.

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  • And indeed, Gandalf is almost the quintessence of wizard-dom.

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  • The ultimate triumph of the good spirit is an ethical demand of the religious consciousness and the quintessence of Zoroaster's religion.

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  • No other German poet has succeeded in attuning feeling, sentiment and thought so perfectly to the music of words as he; none has expressed so fully that spirituality in which the quintessence of German lyrism lies.

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  • Of other Indian writers mention may be made of Cridhara, the author of a Ganita-sara (" Quintessence of Calculation "), and Padmanabha, the author of an algebra.

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  • Khulasa, " Quintessence"), or according to its fuller title `Enyaneuderashed'mabutha umassektha (" Songs and Discourses of Baptism and the Ascent," viz.

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  • Here and there there are touches of the latter, as in the portrait of Quintessence, but passion is everywhere absent - an absence for which the comic structure and plan of the book do not by any means supply a complete explanation.

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  • Chicago: Quintessence Publishing Company, 2000.

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  • Folk Lore Has Always Been The Most Essentially French Of All Imaginative Influences In Canadian Life; And The Songs Are The Quintessence Of The Lore.

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  • quintessence of nursing practice.

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  • Kleinians consider them to represent the quintessence of omnipotence.

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  • You will never have reached the heart of the matter, you will have failed to grasp the quintessence of Karate-do.

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  • The following " theses " express the quintessence of his analysis.

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  • The same thing holds for the intelligence service in which Stalin sees the quintessence of the state.

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  • The old Welsh squire of this stamp was the very quintessence of punctuality and promptitude.

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  • quintessence thrums within him [Uath ap Draen] Úath steps back, slightly.

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  • He was an early champion of Richard Wagner and of Henrik Ibsen, and indicated his aesthetic point of view in the pamphlets, The Quintessence of Ibsenism (1891) and The Perfect Wagnerite (1898).

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  • It was the quintessence of human evil: The Monad.

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  • This document viewed clinical supervision as a method of providing continued education by grasping the quintessence of nursing practice.

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  • Quintessence thrums within him [Uath ap Draen] Úath steps back, slightly.

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  • quintessence of human evil: The Monad.

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