The principal feature of Klaproth's erudition was the vastness of the field which it embraced.
Do you ever ponder the vastness of the universe?
One moment, he was a speck of nothing in this vastness that defined his insignificance; another, this whole world was his.
Vast and various as the work of Voltaire is, its vastness and variety are of the essence of its writer's peculiar quality.
To this nation was due the introduction of maize and cotton into Mexico, the skilful workmanship in gold and silver, the art of building on a scale of vastness still witnessed to by the mound of Cholula, said to be Toltec work, and the Mexican hieroglyphic writing and calendar.
Considering the vastness of the stat interests involved, there is much cause for satisfaction in the fact that these differences have been settled by peaceful arbitrament rather than by that recourse to force which has so often marked the delimitation of rights and territory on other continents.
The idea of a partition of Poland was nothing new, but the vastness of the country, and the absence of sufficiently powerful and united enemies, had hitherto saved the Republic from spoliation.
The discovery of large deposits of nickel at Sudbury; of extremely rich gold mines on the head-waters of the Yukon, in a region previously considered well-nigh worthless for human habitation; of extensive areas of gold, copper and silver ores in the mountain regions of British Columbia; of immense coal deposits in the Crow's Nest Pass of the same province and on the prairies; of veins of silver and cobalt of extraordinary richness in northern Ontario - all deeply affected the industrial condition of the country and illustrated the vastness of its undeveloped resources.
He now made up his mind to study the real wilderness in its gloom and vastness, and to meet face to face the dusky warriors of the Stone Age.
This view ignores that man has ideals of absolute value, truth, beauty, goodness, that he consciously communes with the God who is in all, and through all, and over all, that it is his mind which recognizes the vastness of the universe and thinks its universal law, and that the mind which perceives and conceives cannot be less, but must be greater than the object of its knowledge and thought.
The family was in the habit of spending the summer holidays at the coast of the county, commonly at Mablethorpe, and here Tennyson gained his impressions of the vastness of the sea.
In our most trivial walks, we are constantly, though unconsciously, steering like pilots by certain well-known beacons and headlands, and if we go beyond our usual course we still carry in our minds the bearing of some neighboring cape; and not till we are completely lost, or turned round--for a man needs only to be turned round once with his eyes shut in this world to be lost--do we appreciate the vastness and strangeness of nature.
The vastness of British interests in China and the large British population at Shanghai gave rise in 1865 to the establishment of a British supreme court for China and Japan, Sir Edmund Hornby, then judge of the British court at Constantinople, being the first judge appointed to the new office.
But given the imperfect medium for investigation and the absence of an archaeological basis for criticism, the work of Herodotus remains a scientific achievement, as remarkable for its approximation to truth as for the vastness of its scope.
It is difficult to grasp its vastness.
As a space adventurer you will realize how small our planet is against the vastness of the universe.
wadi rum was of course simply awe-inspiring, the vastness of the desert being offset by the sheer beauty of the mountains.
There is no splendor, no vastness anywhere, only triviality for a moment and then nothing.
Wadi Rum was of course simply awe-inspiring, the vastness of the desert being offset by the sheer beauty of the mountains.
Artwork: Using a space-themed photograph or painting as initial imagery can help focus the mind on cosmic forces and the vastness of the universe during this type of meditation.
In the vastness that is the Internet, there are countless free online puzzle and strategy word games to enjoy.
By practicing cosmic meditation, we can renew our connections to the universe and realize that our stresses, no matter how crucial they may seem at the moment, are really insignificant in the vastness of all things cosmic.
Social networking naturally concerns many parents, given the vastness of the Internet and how easy it is to post information on the Web that follows you forever or meet and communicate with total strangers.
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