Sentence Examples


  • After taking his degree he wavered between classics and mathematics, but finally chose the latter.
  • For what are the classics but the noblest recorded thoughts of man?
  • He was educated at Winchester and University College, Oxford, where he took a first class in classics and a second in mathematics, besides taking a leading part in the Union debates.
  • And in the scientific region the great apologetic classics, like Butler, are hopelessly out of date.
  • With the systematic study of the Latin, and to a slight extent also of the Greek classics, he conjoined that of logic in the prolix system of Crousaz; and he further invigorated his reasoning powers, as well as enlarged his knowledge of metaphysics and jurisprudence, by the perusal of Locke, Grotius and Montesquieu.