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Quotes of apparatus

  1. Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity. – Nelson Algren
  2. Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know. – Walter Benjamin
  3. The diversification of the people's demand could not be followed by the state apparatus – Anatoly Chubais
  4. The Communists were interested in getting into key positions as union officers, statisticians, economists, etc., in order to utilize the apparatus of the unions to promote the cause of revolution. – John T. Flynn
  5. What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist, description of scientific apparatus and methods is to the modern Scientific Detective writer. – Hugo Gernsback
  6. If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they're entitled to know- or worse, feed false information- those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers. – Harold H. Greene
  7. In order to make further progress, particularly in the field of cosmic rays, it will be necessary to apply all our resources and apparatus simultaneously and side -by -side; an effort which has not yet been made, or at least, only to a limited extent. – Victor Francis Hess
  8. I think anybody in our- in the, in the national security apparatus has, has got to take full cognizance of their responsibility for the safeguarding of classified information. – Michael Mullen
  9. As was to be expected, the discovery of the nervous apparatus of the salivary glands immediately impelled physiologists to seek a similar apparatus in other glands lying deeper in the digestive canal. – Ivan Pavlov
  10. Our experiments not only proved the existence of a nervous apparatus in the above -mentioned glands, but also disclosed some facts clearly showing the participation of these nerves in normal activity. – Ivan Pavlov
  11. The myths connected with individual sanctuaries and ceremonies were merely part of the apparatus of the worship; they served to excite the fancy and sustain the interest of the worshipper... no one cared what he believed about its origin. – William Robertson Smith
  12. Some artists imagine they've got a hold on this apparatus which in fact has got a hold of them. As a result, they end up supporting a cultural prison that is out of their control. – Robert Smithson
  13. I spent most of the year in the studio for electronic music at a radio station in Cologne or in other studios where I produced new works with all kinds of electronic apparatus – Karlheinz Stockhausen
  14. The entire American media apparatus bought into the drug war- which is an enormously damaging and costly undertaking for this country- and there wasn't enough critical reporting about it and that's why it's gotten out of hand. – David Talbot

Usage examples for apparatus

  1. I had an apparatus fully charged in my pocket. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  2. Rose was mostly waited on by May, who took much satisfaction in helping to carry and set up the artist's apparatus feeling, as she said, that she was part of a painter when she did so. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  3. All the apparatus of their common work was ready, the work that both loved. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  4. Men have contrived, on this principle, to make an apparatus to prevent being hurt by falling from great heights. – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
  5. The sounding apparatus used needs some little description. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  6. No healthy man can remain satisfied with it, or regard it as anything but a preparation for tasks in the open, amid the affairs of the world- not sport, but business- where there is no orderly apparatus and every man must devise the means by which he is to make the most of himself. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  7. At every stop the cars are opened and apparatus set in motion which changes the air completely almost in a moment. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  8. Such an apparatus will be perfect. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  9. Then he saw the head of the driver through the glass panes in the door; his hand rested on the grip of some apparatus connected with the steering, he believed. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  10. Thoroughly well pleased with progress thus far, the Master turned back to give final instructions to his men and to examine the apparatus – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  11. Zezdon Fentes, with my aid, set up some special apparatus which would pick up strong thoughts and make them visible. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  12. I took my apparatus and went to Washington, first calling upon Professor Henry, never having met him before. – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray
  13. He left the controls, and went over to his apparatus – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  14. I have such an apparatus here. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  15. A white- covered table, entirely bare, stood upon the floor immediately beneath this mysterious apparatus – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  16. Fin had his hand on his lips keeping his laughing apparatus in order until the solitary disappeared down the path to the trees, then he leaned my way. – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  17. Followed a long pause to give his mental apparatus time to think some more. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  18. There is regular gymnasium apparatus for those who like more violent exercise. – Norwegian Life by Ethlyn T. Clough
  19. I have been able to give the exact words of these two speeches, as they were both taken down by the reporting telephone- apparatus which on the occasion was found to work with great accuracy. – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  20. Early in 1856 the building occupied by the High School and the Faculty of Arts was destroyed by fire, together with the few books and the scanty apparatus that had been collected or had been given by Dr. Skakel many years before, as well as many of the Principal's natural history specimens. – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan