Usage examples for inhere

  1. The first great law of art is consistency, hence all the parts of a higher work of art must inhere as do all parts of a plant or flower; but this unity and consistency should not be mechanical or artificial. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  2. As our mind compels us to refer all properties to a substance in which they inhere so it compels us to refer all similar volitions to a simple nature. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  3. Here we may inquire, about this general relation of accident to substance, whether it is essential to an accident actually to inhere in a substance, if not immediately, then at least through the medium of some other accident. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  4. The surreptitiousness that seems to inhere in pork- pies prompted Mr. Moggridge to slip the pie into his trousers' pocket- for his coat was off, and a white apron had taken its place. – The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.] by Richard Le Gallienne
  5. Of course it is primarily concerned with the essence and existence of substances; but it also applies to the essence and existence of accidents in so far as these latter will be found to be really distinct from the substances in which they inhere and to have reality proper to themselves. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  6. Such a result is being achieved by the combination of economic and social forces that inhere in the present social system. – The American Empire by Scott Nearing
  7. Possibly it may be that the complex combination of proteids, common to chromatin and cytoplasm, is that part in which constitutional characters inhere while the phosphorised component, falling from its unstable union and decomposing, evolves the energy which, ordinarily the cause of changes, now excites the more active changes following fertilisation. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  8. Some day our people will awake to the possibilities that inhere in these palpable expressions of the impalpable things for which our country stands. – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
  9. But the phenomenal properties of things, nominalists say, surely do not really inhere in names, and if not in names then they do not inhere in anything. – Pragmatism A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James
  10. Indeed so natural is this timidity with regard to power, and so strongly does it inhere in our constitution, that very few are able to conquer it, but by mixing much in the business of the great world, or by using no small violence to their natural dispositions. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  11. We hope to meet it satisfactorily by establishing presently the existence of accidents really distinct from the substances in which they inhere – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  12. Religion was no delicate aroma, but a concrete duty; not an individual choice, nor an individual necessity, nor an individual attraction, but a public rite, a public piety, a public decorum: and these characteristics, as we shall see, inhere in Roman religion to- day. – Rome by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson
  13. Can't you impress on her that she's to have the room ready for us when we've finished inhere – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  14. Among pagan nations prayers were somewhat akin to incantations, and were not always regarded as petitions; but their value was supposed to inhere in the power of the uttered words, a power which even the gods were unable to withstand. – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence
  15. To the same purport he writes to the Colossians, 2, 10: Ye are complete in Him, as though he were to say: Although ye are still far from the perfection of the Law, yet the remnants of sin do not condemn you, because for Christ's sake we have a sure and firm reconciliation, if you believe, even though sin inhere in your flesh. – The Apology of the Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon
  16. The newest converts from paganism, while renouncing the forms which they had of necessity abjured, were disposed to attribute to Christian symbols some of the virtues which they had believed to inhere in heathen emblems and tokens. – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence
  17. But they, too, are qualities; and, as in the other case, perceiving qualities, we infer a substance in which they inhere – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  18. What do we mean by saying that accidents inhere in substances as their subjects? – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey