Usage examples for locus

  1. April 6. Battle of Locus Castorum. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  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. 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
  4. The " locus classicus" seems to be Plut. – Hellenica by Xenophon
  5. 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
  6. " 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
  7. 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
  8. Locus of springs and seepages. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  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. 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
  11. The locus of the poem is the coast of the North Sea from Jutland to Normandy. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas