Usage examples for infers

  1. This learned man then infers that " These brazen heads could have no reasoning faculties, for nothing altered their nature; they said what they had to say, which no one could contradict; and having said their say, you might have broken the head for anything more that you could have got out of it. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  2. Paul infers that, because there are actually pious heathen, they must have a law which they obey. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  3. The largest group of pueblos, one infers from the number of visible mounds, was built upon the Chapin Mesa several miles north of the above- mentioned cliff- dwelling near a reservoir known to- day as Mummy Lake. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  4. Comte infers that because we can know, in this sense, only phenomena and their relations, we should in consequence guard against illusions which creep in again if we so much as use the words principle, or cause, or will, or force. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  5. Being spoken to but one, it infers no universal command. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  6. On the south- coast he finds a Jersey, which he reasonably infers is the Old Jersey, the mother- country of the Americans of the New. – The Ethnology of the British Islands by Robert Gordon Latham
  7. The law infers that the keen instinct of self- preservation will force the accused to secure the strongest possible legal defenders; and failing in this, the law perfunctorily assigns counsel to present testimony in defence. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  8. From this one infers that the abbey's original functions are performed no more. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
  9. Mr. Maler infers from this that, being more highly conventionalized, they were of a later date than the previous examples. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  10. From the gracefulness of the gift, Southey infers that it came from a woman, and he conjectures that the woman was Theodora. – Cowper by Goldwin Smith
  11. 51. The former example being simply elliptical of the antecedent, he judges the latter to be so too; and infers that what is nothing more than a relative pronoun, and includes nothing else." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  12. In the title prefixed to his manuscript, he is styled President of the Council of the Indies, a post of high authority, which infers a weight of character in the party, and means of information, that entitle his opinions on colonial topics to great deference. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  13. 211. The last writer admits that Almagro's parentage is unknown; but adds that the character of his early exploits infers an illustrious descent. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  14. Both arts are directed to the same great object of supplying the necessaries, the comforts, or, in a more refined condition of society, the luxuries of life; and when the one is brought to a perfection that infers a certain advance in civilization, the other must naturally find a corresponding development under the increasing demands and capacities of such a state. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  15. He does not know that some grammarians have contended that ay in day is a proper diphthong, in which both the vowels are heard; but, so pronouncing it himself, infers from the experiment, that there is no simpler sound of the vowel a. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  16. From the circumstance that there is, first, the mention of the name, and, then, the statement of its signification, " And I gather all nations, and bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and plead with them there," Hofmann infers that the name must have already existed as a proper name. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  17. A modern metaphysician infers that we have no ideas at all! – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  18. Fourth, the climax of the argument is reached when the Apostle infers the endless duration of Christ’ s one priesthood. – The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews by Thomas Charles Edwards