Usage examples for elementary

  1. Here is an elementary proposition. – Napoleon the Little by Victor Hugo
  2. The justification for foreign- language elementary schools does not apply to the higher institutions. – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  3. It has been argued that the great loss of coal by leaving it in pillars could be saved by using other material to support the roof; but an elementary calculation of the cost of this procedure shows that it is cheaper to use the coal. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  4. But there was still a step to be made before we can expect to meet with a real practical or elementary grammar of the Greek language. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  5. The foundation of scholarships in connection with this institution will enable selected pupils from elementary schools to enter schools of a higher grade, and to complete their education within these walls. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  6. Her knowledge must be elementary. – The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories by E. M. Forster
  7. Yesterday I made my first speech with an interpreter to a teachers' association, some five hundred in all, mostly elementary school teachers conspicuous for the fact that only about twenty- five were women. – Letters from China and Japan by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  8. He had a dim feeling that, having been the cause of Miss Kybird's losing one young man, the most elementary notions of chivalry demanded that he should furnish her with another. – At Sunwich Port, Complete by W.W. Jacobs
  9. Now, every elementary text- book teaches that all created living bodies are electric, and that some persons, animals, and plants are so in a very high degree. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  10. Who had ever heard of the elementary spirits? – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  11. Of elementary law this is true. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  12. Helene Vauquier is sure to understand that simple and elementary word. – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  13. Reference: For further study of habit see " Phillip's Elementary Psychology." – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall
  14. Robin wondered whether his father would recognise this elementary rule or whether he would talk, talk, talk, as he had done last night. – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  15. English literature at the end of the last century stood in sore need of some of the elementary virtues. – G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study by Julius West
  16. The author is aware of the importance of work of this sort, but he does not believe it is possible at the present time to write a book along such lines which shall be of much use for elementary students. – An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Lehmer, Derrick Norman
  17. She will call forth the elementary spirits. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  18. Then again all lines of the industry are taken up, from the most elementary to the most technical processes known. – The Condition and Tendencies of Technical Education in Germany by Arthur Henry Chamberlain
  19. Even in the first seven years of one's life, one learns the elementary principles of diplomacy. – The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower
  20. I refer to these elementary matters here for two reasons. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith