Sentence Examples


  • The great days of Crete lie thus beyond the historic period.
  • And so it is with the purpose of historic characters and nations.
  • In actual life each historic event, each human action, is very clearly and definitely understood without any sense of contradiction, although each event presents itself as partly free and partly compulsory.
  • Vico may have derived from Grotius the idea of natural law; but his discovery of the historic evolution of law was first suggested to him by his study of Roman law.
  • A deed done is irrevocable, and its result coinciding in time with the actions of millions of other men assumes an historic significance.