Sentence Examples


  • In no single act of affirmation of cause or substance, much less in such a primitive act, do we affirm the universality of their application.
  • Against the Church of Rome, however, there was directed the affirmation that the Holy Ghost proceeds from the Father and not from both Father and Son; this rejection of the filioque was not unwelcome to the Turks.
  • In the history of philosophy affirmation precedes negation; dogmatism goes before scepticism.
  • It is that of " identity and diversity ": we cannot be conscious at all without distinguishing, and every affirmation necessarily implies negation.
  • The Senate would choose its own president, and the House of Representatives its speaker; each house would make its own rules of procedure; in each, one-third of the number of members would form a quorum; the members of each must take oath, or make affirmation of allegiance; and all alike would receive an allowance of £400 a year.