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Quotes of consequent

  1. I am now in that happy comfortable state that I do not hesitate to indulge in any fancy in regard to diet, but watch the consequences, and do not continue any course which adds to weight or bulk and consequent discomfort. – William Banting
  2. There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self -respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness. – Eldridge Cleaver
  3. The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs. – William Kingdon Clifford
  4. Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould
  5. Greed probably figures in my intellectual life as well, as I attempt to absorb a massive amount of information with consequent mental indigestion. – Etty Hillesum
  6. I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language definition completely open- any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages whose inventors tried to keep tight control, and consequent ill fate. – Dennis Ritchie
  7. The decision to use the atom bomb on Japanese cities, and the consequent buildup of enormous nuclear arsenals, was made by governments, on the basis of political and military perceptions. – Joseph Rotblat
  8. A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching ideas of merit to that belief, and of demerit to its absence. – Francis Wright
  9. Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one. – Francis Wright
  10. In the animal world, on the other hand, the process of evolution is characterised by the progressive discrimination of the animal and vegetative functions, and a consequent differentiation of these two great provinces into their separate departments. – Wilhelm Wundt

Usage examples for consequent

  1. The evolution of intellectual power consequent upon the serious study of many things proved an aid rather than a hindrance to future original work. – Makers of Modern Medicine by James J. Walsh
  2. It was the silence consequent upon such an informal introduction. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  3. Truth is a real and living power, once it is applied to life; and to half- use it in doubt, and fear, is to invite indigestion and consequent disgust. – Study of Child Life by Marion Foster Washburne
  4. In 1942, with the introduction of war damage insurance and the consequent increase of premiums, it was decided that the Library should, like other Government Departments, not be insured, the Government carrying the risk itself. – Report of the Chief Librarian for the Year Ended 31 March 1958: Special Centennial Issue by J. O. Wilson and General Assembly Library (New Zealand)
  5. In the Far East, Japan was recovering from the exhaustion consequent upon her costly victories over Russia, and had formed an ominous alliance with China. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  6. Then again, why, if Mrs. Brandon's wish to see me, and her consequent invitation, were the result of his praises, had he not talked to me of her? – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  7. The St. Paul's career exemplified also the changes of direction to which cruisers are liable, and the consequent necessity of keeping them well in hand both as regards position and preparation, especially of coal. – Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles by Alfred T. Mahan
  8. It may depend on a too rapid calving and a consequent failure of the womb to contract when the calf has been removed. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  9. It was not abruptly introduced; it was major, minor, and consequent All individual property is an evil- Marriage makes woman individual property- Therefore marriage is an evil- Could there be better logic? – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  10. When the excitement consequent upon the attempt to destroy aunt Dorcas's home had subsided in a measure, the boys began to speculate upon the reasons for the little woman's hurried departure, but could arrive at no satisfactory conclusion as to what it might be she hoped to accomplish. – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  11. The main means of developing the eye was, according to Mr. Darwin, not use as varying circumstances might direct with consequent slow increase of power and an occasional happy flight of genius, but natural selection. – Luck or Cunning? by Samuel Butler
  12. Whatever seems worth winning- this fight, in the present instance, and the consequent larger field. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  13. Her uncle has told her of Edgar's loss of property and his consequent inability to think of marriage at present. – Erlach Court by Ossip Schubin
  14. In range animals the first symptom noted is generally the sudden falling of the animal and consequent inability to rise. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  15. If he could hold them in a state of puzzled suspense with its consequent indecision for a moment, that was all he asked. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  16. After her marriage with Dr. Judson, and her consequent return to Maulmain, she was still busily engaged in conducting schools, Bible- class, etc. – Woman: Man's Equal by Thomas Webster
  17. Very soon the experiment became known: persons with the stamp of authority came to see it, and even official hearts were moved by the reality of the children's happiness and their consequent development. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  18. With the increase in education and consequent self- respect, the difficulty of getting efficient and contented servants will increase with us. – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  19. But the sciences of Geography, Navigation and Commerce, with their consequent improvements in Natural Philosophy and Humanity, could not, from the nature of things at that time, become objects of great encouragement or enterprise. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  20. Hence we see a great, an almost enormous, intellectual activity, and a proportionate aversion to real action consequent upon it, with all its symptoms and accompanying qualities. – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge