Sentence Examples


  • I mean, he could invent some story—like, blame me!
  • It became, in fact, essential to invent a " micrometer " for measuring the small angles which were thus for the first time rendered sensible.
  • It is remarkable that each of these writers seems to have been led, independently and contemporaneously, to invent the same name of " biology " for the science of the phenomena of life; and thus, following Buffon, to have recognized the essential unity of these phenomena, and their contradistinction from those of inanimate nature.
  • In neither department did any Saracen, strictly speaking, invent anything; but they learned much both from Constantinople and from Persia, and what they learned they largely developed and improved.
  • 74), the Phoenicians did not invent letters but simply altered their forms.

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