Usage examples for inorganic

  1. Only by bending down into this dead world of some living form can these dead atoms be gifted with the properties of vitality, without this preliminary contact with life they remain fixed in the inorganic sphere forever. – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  2. So far as beauty goes the organic world and the inorganic are one. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  3. The processes, in case of so- called inorganic matter are very remote from us, while in the case of the processes of our fellows we understand them better. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  4. The matter which enters into the constitution of living things,- animals or plants- is precisely the same as that of which the inorganic world is constituted. – The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer by John Gerard
  5. It merely states that in all the world, organic and inorganic there is nothing which is simple, self- existent, self- determined, and permanent: everything is compound, relative and transitory. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  6. The essential community of nature between organic growth and inorganic growth is, however, most clearly seen on observing that they both result in the same way. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  7. The Scientist acknowledges no mind beyond that of man; he seeks the impulse to life within itself, and can therefore only track it through the descending scale of being into the region of inorganic atoms and blind force. – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  8. It does not belong to the Inorganic Kingdom, because it lives. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  9. Separation of inorganic terrestrial life from the geography of vital organisms; the geography of vegetables and animals. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  10. True interpretations of all the natural processes, organic and inorganic that have gone on in past times, habitually trace them to causes still in action. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  11. How the first bodies, whether organic or inorganic actually arose, neither philosophy nor science can definitely say, for the latter was not there to see, and the former has no facts on which to argue. – The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer by John Gerard
  12. This represents the inorganic matter of the milk. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. But the argument does not stop here: As the line of ascent is unbroken, and must end at last in inorganic matter, we have no choice but to admit that every motion of matter is simultaneous with some . – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  14. One function they, and the like, fulfil in nature, is turning inorganic matter into vegetable, that the component elements may in this form be more readily assimilated into animal flesh and blood; while their introduction as an article of farming is of great importance as rendering possible and feasible a regular rotation of crops. – Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects by John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness
  15. Still, do not forget that it needed a germ to produce it, and that this germ was a sort of positive perfection in relation to all inorganic matter, whose last end is life. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  16. For the life of me I can't see how mere organic or inorganic matter can produce life. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  17. He soon turned his attention from the inorganic to the organic world. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  18. From their loveless union sprang the earth, the stars- in short, all inorganic life. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  19. We shall now proceed to inquire whether the response of inorganic bodies is affected by chemical reagents, so that their excitability is exalted by some, and depressed or abolished by others. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose