Usage examples for locus

  1. A marriage with me, though under the- materially- untoward conditions I have mentioned, would make us happy; it would give her a locus standi. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  2. The locus classicus of depreciation both in regard to him and to Herrick is to be found, as might be expected, in one of the greatest, and one of the most wilfully capricious and untrustworthy of English critics, in Hazlitt. – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  3. I'm not a townsman- I've no locus standi. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  4. So Aristotle uses an expression meaning that the locus of a certain point is a circle, and he speaks of a circle as passing through " all the angles." – The Teaching of Geometry by David Eugene Smith
  5. April 6. Battle of Locus Castorum. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  6. An examination of the appended plan, although drawn from memory and by fingers to which such a task is strange, will give a better idea of the locus criminis than any amount of verbal description alone can accomplish. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  7. " This is no locus docendi, it is true," began the clerical gentleman; " yet I beg you earnestly to let us profit by your learning. – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  8. The principle of the inherent relation of thought to being was preserved intact, but its practical locus was moved down from the next world to this. – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard
  9. Wordsworth's Ode to Immortality affords the locus classicus in the way of description: Fallings from us, vanishings, Blank misgivings of a creature Moving about in worlds not realised. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  10. The locus of the story, which is interesting as a picture of the times, is the region about the junction of the Inn and the Salzach. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  11. She had no locus standi for goozling, whatever it was; for had not Sally as good as told her son that she didn't want to marry him or anybody else? – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  12. The " locus classicus" seems to be Plut. – Hellenica by Xenophon
  13. This is, of course, one of the chief things that the promoters must prove; but the committee seeks no evidence on its own account, nor can it permit a private person who has no locus standi to address it on the subject. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  14. He had no position at all towards the child- no rights, no control, no voice, no locus standi whatsoever. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  15. 10. If the points G in the last example be taken on a straight line, the locus is a parabola. – An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Lehmer, Derrick Norman
  16. This locus, which will be discussed in detail in subsequent chapters, is easily seen to have at most two points in common with any line in the plane, and on account of this fundamental property will be called a point- row of the second order. – An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Lehmer, Derrick Norman
  17. The locus of the poem is the coast of the North Sea from Jutland to Normandy. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  18. He continued his belief in an authority and revelation anterior, exterior and superior to man, merely shifting the locus of that authority from the Church to the Book. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  19. Interpellandi locus hic erat; Est tibi mater? – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  20. Locus of springs and seepages. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith