Sentence Examples

  • Premising then that the chief characters assigned by this systematist to his several groups are drawn from almost all parts of the structure of birds, and are supplemented by some others of their more prominent peculiarities, we present the following abstract of his scheme:-2 I.
  • He now classified the mental faculties, premising that they must not be confounded with capacities or properties of mind.
  • - Premising that they are more or less scattered, and that several lie on the same plane, the following list gives the majority of the inhabited islands from south to north, the number within brackets indicating the population.
  • Logical inference never goes through the impossible process of premising nothing but ideas, and concluding that ideas are copies of things.