Usage examples for cosmic

  1. Society remains subject to the cosmic process, but the less as civilisation advances and ethical man is the more ready to combat it. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  2. To use the Creative Process we must Affirm the Creative Power, that is to say, we must go back to the Beginning of the series and start with Pure Spirit, only remembering that this starting- point is now to be found in ourselves, for this is what distinguishes the individual Creative Process from the cosmic one. – The Creative Process in the Individual by Thomas Troward
  3. Evolution, whatever it may be, is a cosmic process- and man is a link in a chain, or rather, a living member of a living universe. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  4. The advantage of the term is that it implies that they were on the point of developing, that they could " all but speak," were " trying to utter connected notes," were " but one step" behind flint axes, when some cosmic power said, " Hitherto shalt thou come and no further." – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  5. These arguments show very clearly that for the Greek theologians Christ is a cosmic principle, immanent in the world, though not confined by it; and that the scheme of salvation is regarded as part of the constitution of the universe, which is animated and sustained by the same Power who was fully manifested in the Incarnation. – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  6. They were cosmic in scope. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  7. It was a definite cosmic point, a geographical focus, which, to my eyes and understanding, was unreasonable, unsuitable, and inexplicable. – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  8. Belief in cycles, endlessly repeating themselves through cosmic ages, went by the board. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  9. Some sort of cosmic disaster that had blown a planet and its people into the fragments that now filled the Asteroid Belt? – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  10. Arcot shot out a cosmic ray himself, and swept the Thessian with it thoroughly. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  11. The laws of the Universe are Cosmic – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  12. If the struggle for existence and the action of the environment have not succeeded in keeping man down to the level of the brute, it is because man has deliberately set himself to oppose the cosmic process and the blind forces, knowing nothing of right and wrong, pity or love, by which it effects the evolution of the brute. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  13. He is, so to say, one of the nerve- centres of cosmic experience. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne
  14. There, the economy of the infinite cosmic mechanism which binds and holds all manifestations of life in one harmonious whole was too apparent to even suggest the detachment of a single form of life from this whole, but with the civilized man it was different. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  15. An attempt to make the chain of causation into a cosmic law would involve just this sort of speculation. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  16. Of the Gods some are of the world, Cosmic and some above the world, Hypercosmic. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  17. His view of Evil is not very consistent; but his final doctrine is that the object of the cosmic process is to exhibit the victory of Good over Evil, of Love over Hatred. – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  18. Nothing, save an alleged subjective incapacity on the part of my opponent adequately to conceive of the fact of cosmic harmony as due to physical causation alone. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  19. Shaw adopted this crusade of cosmic pity but adopted it very much in his own style, severe, explanatory, and even unsympathetic. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton