Sentence Examples


  • Two Dutch friends, Constantijn Huygens (von Zuylichem), father of the more celebrated Huygens, and Hoogheland, figure amongst the correspondents, not to mention various savants, professors and churchmen (particularly Jesuits).
  • Ardently devoted to the service of humanity, he projected a scheme for a general concourse of all the savants in Europe, and started in London a paper, Journal du Lycee de Londres, which was to be the organ of their views.
  • A conference of Catholic savants, held in 1863 under the presidency of Dellinger, decided that authority must be supreme in the Church.
  • He corresponded with many of the European savants of his day, and contributed largely to the Ada Eruditorum of Leipzig.
  • The work achieved by Russian savants, especially in biology, physiology and chemistry, and in the sciences descriptive of the vast territory of Russia, is well known to Europe.