Usage examples for origination

  1. Therefore it is equally true of every series, whether it be the creation of a lady's blouse or the creation of a world, that " in the Beginning is the Word"- the Word is the Point of Origination. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  2. Patrick Bell, when a young man, was for some time a tutor in the family of a well- to- do farmer in the county of Wellington, and there is a tradition that while there he carried on some experiments in the origination of his machine. – History of Farming in Ontario by C. C. James
  3. But she did not know that an element in the origination of his kindness was the belief that it was by Malcolm she had been wronged and forsaken. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  4. In a word, this particular argument holds strictly only for man's own guesses at religious truth,- for " natural" religions; but for Christianity, only so far as we deny it to be supernatural as to its content and mode of origination. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  5. Were it a bill to raise money, its origination in the Senate would condemn it by the constitution. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  6. In fine, just as reflective thought requires particular facts of observation and events of action for its origination, so it also requires particular facts and deeds for its own consummation. – How We Think by John Dewey
  7. I think that the conclusion must be that the best authority is in favour of the idea of absolute origination of the whole;- the bringing the entire system into existence where previously there was a perfect blank. – Creation and Its Records by B.H. Baden-Powell
  8. This last would be readily approved by the court, on account of their hostility against the parliaments, and would lead immediately to the origination of laws: the second has been already solemnly avowed by the King; and it is well understood, there would be no opposition to the first. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  9. Among them are The Primitive Origination of Mankind, and Contemplations, Moral and Divine. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  10. We are utterly unable to construe it in thought as possible that the complement of existence has been either increased or diminished, much less can we conceive an absolute origination of substance. – Theological Essays by Charles Bradlaugh
  11. Let it not be supposed that I am deprecating that which is to be understood by a revival, in the true sense of the word; not those revivals which were formerly held the benefit of all, and for the salvation of many: I am raising my voice against the modern system, which has been so universally substituted for the reality; such as has been so fully exposed by Bishop Hopkins, of Vermont, and, by Mr Colton, who says- Religious excitements, called revivals of religion, have been a prominent feature in the history of this country from its earliest periods, more particularly within a hundred years and the agency of man has always had more or less to do in their management, or in their origination, or in both. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  12. No form of the nebular hypothesis, that I know of, is necessarily connected with any view of the origination of the nebular substance. – Mr. Gladstone and Genesis Essay #5 from "Science and Hebrew Tradition" by Thomas Henry Huxley
  13. In the latter case all the plants of the variety are but parts of the primal origination, and so are alike. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  14. The question is of recent date, not even coeval with the modern anti- slavery enterprise; and the practice, at the origination of this enterprise, that of separate action. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  15. Hardly any kind of false reasoning is more ludicrous than this on the probabilities of origination. – Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot
  16. Mr. Gladstone, however, though he ended by expressing his concurrence in the resolution proposed by his chief, used very different language respecting the vote of the House of Lords, characterizing it as " a gigantic innovation, the most gigantic and the most dangerous that had been attempted in our time," since " the origination of a bill for the imposition of a tax, or the amendment of a money- bill, was a slight thing compared with the claim to prevent the repeal of a tax;" and, dealing with assertions which he had heard, that in this instance " the House of Commons had been very foolish and the House of Lords very wise," he asked whether that really described the constitution under which we live. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  17. Then, since the Word is the Point of Origination, what is our conception of the best thing we can originate with it? – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  18. In both cases the difference of the novella is in the motive, or the origination. – Literature and Life by William Dean Howells