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Usage examples for chronological

  1. But the creative faculty, from its nature and content, develops in a very clear, chronological order. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  2. Of course it would be absurd- as has been done- to group Old English poems in a strict chronological order according to the proportion of forms with and without the article. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
  3. Author Chronological Tables of Universal Hist. – A Brief Handbook of English Authors by Oscar Fay Adams
  4. I am not speaking now in a chronological sense, but of the highest intellectual point reached by the doctrines of Taoism, which began to decline long before the writer of this poem, himself a pure Taoist of the tenth century, was born. – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles
  5. Each torso was not unlike a huge hat- stand, and suspended to the pegs and prongs were lumps of some substance which at first she did not recognize; they proved to be a chronological sequel to the previous scene. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  6. He said he did not think he could follow a definite chronological program; that he would like to wander about, picking up this point and that, as memory or fancy prompted, without any particular biographical order. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  7. But in no system of distribution has the chronological order been strictly observed. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  8. I have thus been able to mention all the important architectural features of the town without disturbing a fairly even chronological development of the tale, in the hope that this method will appeal not only to the traveller who needs guidance and explanation in the place he visits, but also to the reader who prefers to hear my story by his own fireside. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  9. I once prepared a paper in astronomy entitled " The Chronological History and Habits of the Spheres." – Remarks by Bill Nye
  10. The sequence of these articles, however, is not strictly historical and chronological, but dogmatic. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  11. The historical and chronological works of the Assyrian libraries are therefore particularly important. – Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations by Archibald Sayce
  12. The estimate of eighty years seems to fit in best with the rest of the chronological indications, but there is no certainty in the matter with the present materials at our disposal. – Apollonius of Tyana, the Philosopher-Reformer of the First Century A.D. by George Robert Stowe Mead
  13. The events of this campaign are too confused to be reduced into chronological order. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  14. But such slight regard has been paid to chronological arrangement, that each subject stands by itself, having only a general connection with what precedes or follows it. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  15. That would be more logical and more chronological. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  16. Both poems and tales are arranged in chronological order. – Selections From Poe by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  17. The poems are printed as nearly as possible in chronological order . – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  18. This record must necessarily be of a chronological character, and can only take note of those whose works have actual value and interest, historical or other. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  19. To judge faithfully of the justice or injustice of this war, and to comprehend this history in truth and fairness, we must not only narrate in chronological order the simple events that occurred between the two nations; but the student of this epoch must go back a step in order to master the scope and motives of the war. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer
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