Usage examples for academic

  1. And I knew that the battle between us had reached climax and victory simultaneously, and any question about who had won it was purely academic. – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  2. With our support, nearly every state has set higher academic standards for public schools and a voluntary national test is being developed to measure the progress of our students. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. An academic department was organized in 1874. The school is attended by about six hundred pupils, and twelve teachers are employed. – A Sketch of the History of Oneonta by Dudley M. Campbell
  4. The great danger in work like mine is that it is apt to grow academic. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  5. Those who haven't are sort of helpless, practically; the height of literary and academic minds. – Letters from China and Japan by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  6. 125. " Yon host come learn'd in academic rules." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. 8 And while around his sylvan scene My Dyson led the white- wing'd hours, Oft from the Athenian Academic bowers Their sages came: oft heard our lingering walk The Mantuan music warbling o'er the green: And oft did Tully's reverend shade, Though much for liberty afraid, With us of letter'd ease or virtuous glory talk. – Poetical Works of Akenside by Mark Akenside
  8. Its principles are the same by which the academic art of nearly all the official schools of Europe is governed. – The French Impressionists (1860-1900) by Camille Mauclair
  9. And he would surely choose an academic career. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  10. Of the girls 68 per cent attend the academic high schools, 18 per cent the technical schools, and 14 per cent the commercial schools. – Wage Earning and Education by R. R. Lutz
  11. We are gathered here this morning, Frank said in his deep academic voice, to marry this man to this woman and this woman to this man. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  12. " They are less important," answered the Academic Lion. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
  13. Whether this friendship would have stood the test of utter frankness about his own past was a merely academic speculation with which Warwick did not trouble himself. – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  14. 91. 21. To think justly, to write well, to speak agreeably, are the three great ends of academic instruction. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  15. I will not seek to defend the resolution to which I came by arguments drawn from the peculiar character of the academic body, or from the special nature of the trust confided to its members; still less will I contend that my example ought to be followed by others to whom may be offered the same painful alternative of disregarding the dictates of their own consciences, or of acting in opposition to the opinions and disappointing the expectations of their constituents. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  16. He paused for a few moments, and then added: " I don't want to intrude on your private affairs, but if I can help you by advice or otherwise, remember that we are old friends and that you are my academic offspring." – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  17. It sketched instead pictures of whole weeks of solitary academic calm, alone with his books and his thoughts. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  18. I write not as a scholar- since most of my life has been spent in action, not in study- but as an academic coureur de bois and of what I have known and seen in the Valley of Democracy, the fairest and most fruitful of the regions where France was pioneer in America. – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley