Usage examples for propagation

  1. To the soldiers going upon this expedition his Holiness granted the same indulgences as to those who fought in the Holy Land, and he aided the kings of Spain and Portugal in this propagation of Christianity out of the coffers of the Church. – The Life of Cesare Borgia by Raphael Sabatini
  2. 8; Woepcke, Propagation, states that these numerals were used not for calculation, but very much as we use Roman numerals. – The Hindu-Arabic Numerals by David Eugene Smith Louis Charles Karpinski
  3. The main details were thus clearly and simply explained by the hypothesis of a finite velocity for light, " the successive propagation of light in time." – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  4. He had been explaining that here in England we hear so much of the rival systems and operations of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and the Church Missionary Society that we are often led to regard them as hostile institutions; whereas if, as he himself had done, his hearers would go out to the mission- field and observe the working of the societies at close quarters, they would find them to be in essential unison. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  5. I have not yet succeeded in making many converts in my own country; but I do not despair of seeing the number increase; the few I have are of the proper description, and do not want zeal for the propagation of the true faith. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  6. See Woepcke, Propagation, p. – The Hindu-Arabic Numerals by David Eugene Smith Louis Charles Karpinski
  7. The women embroidered and knitted nubias, and made fancy work, and they walked long miles when not riding with escorts, and dug much in the ground in propagation of the flowers they loved. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  8. So long as we hear of infected, or probably infected, cattle being disseminated in large numbers from the great markets of the country, we must have the propagation of the malady. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  9. This may be a very appropriate mode of expressing one's devotion to the Grand Etre: but any one who had appreciated its effect on the profane reader, would have thought it judicious to keep it back till a considerably more advanced stage in the propagation of the Positive Religion. – Auguste Comte and Positivism by John-Stuart Mill
  10. It is a question whether, except for the purposes of propagation, pistillate varieties should be preserved and sent out. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  11. That is to say, these means of preservation and of propagation were so few and so far between, that many of the newly- arrived immigrants were forced to establish themselves in places where they could find none of those, to them, priceless advantages. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  12. This is the entire logic of the existence in the world of these two separate institutions, both of which are engaged in the investigation and propagation of truth. – The Church, the Schools and Evolution by J. E. (Judson Eber) Conant
  13. An exceedingly graphic account of an incident of this kind is given by Dr Brown, in his " History of the Propagation of Christianity." – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne
  14. The tips do not all mature for propagation at one time; therefore, it is well to go over the plantation every two weeks after the middle of August and cover lightly with earth only such as are enlarged. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  15. May the Almighty enable his soul to progress spiritually in the other world, and may the memory of his earlier services to the Faith sustain and encourage the friends in their labours for the propagation of the Cause in Great Britain. – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  16. Arvad was, among Phoenician cities, the nearest neighbour to the kingdoms on the Euphrates, and was thus the first to experience either the brunt of an attack or the propagation of fashions and ideas from these countries. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  17. These precautions would contribute in part to arrest the propagation of the complaint; but there is another measure more radical and effectual, which should be taken in order to prevent its extension- we mean inoculation, which has met with complete success in some of the governments of Russia. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon