Sentence Examples

  • Many sentences begin with a " when " or " on the day when" which seems to hover in the air, so that the commentators are driven to supply a " think of this " or some such ellipsis.
  • But, grant I received it afterwards from Mr Hooke, yet have I as great a right to it as to the ellipsis.
  • And so Mr Hooke found less of the proportion than Kepler of the ellipsis.
  • And so, in stating this business, I do pretend to have done as much for the proportion as for the ellipsis, and to have as much right to the one from Mr Hooke and all men, as to the other from Kepler; and therefore on this account also he must at least moderate his pretences.