Usage examples for ramification

  1. The peculiarities and variations which so often appear in the ramification need not be discussed here. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  2. The English State had ceased to be the feudal monarchy- the ramification of contributory courts and camps- of the crude days of William the Conqueror and his successors. – Chaucer by Adolphus William Ward
  3. Every delicate and inimitable ramification is most attractively and accurately represented. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  4. They are only an extension and ramification one of another, an endless continuation like the epics of the East. – Underground Man by Gabriel Tarde
  5. We will not linger over these early monkeys, nor engage upon the hopeless task of tracing their gradual ramification into the numerous families of the present age. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  6. Further mention may also be made of the great canal called the Bahr- Yusef, or River Joseph, which is important enough to be classed as a ramification of the Nile itself. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  7. As early in the art as the latter end of the year 1878, Edison had developed his ideas sufficiently to determine that the problem of electric illumination by small units could be solved by using incandescent lamps of high resistance and small radiating surface, and by distributing currents of constant potential thereto in multiple arc by means of a ramification of conductors, starting from a central source and branching therefrom in every direction. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  8. It seems to have constituted the very soul of their genius, and it breathes its sacred fires through every ramification of their literature. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  9. The engineering difficulties connected with the Metropolitan railway were very great as may easily be believed, seeing that it had to be formed under streets whose foundations were unavoidably shaken, and amongst an infinite ramification of gas and water- pipes and sewers whose separate action had to be maintained intact while the process of construction was going on. – The Iron Horse by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. Medical jurisprudence has only of late become a special study, and the psychology of the human mind, one of its most important branches- more than a mere ramification as it is often held- is at best only a dead letter as yet to those who affect any acquaintance with the subject. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  11. The sense of smell, too, is likewise compelled by necessity to proceed to the intellect; the sense of touch passes through the nerves and is conveyed to the brain, and these nerves diverge with infinite ramification in the skin, which encloses the limbs of the body and the entrails. – Thoughts on Art and Life by Leonardo da Vinci
  12. His absorption in the story had made him overlook this ramification of it. – Death Points a Finger by Will Levinrew
  13. We can go farther than this, and, as I shall hope to show, we ought to do so; that is to say, we shall find it easier and more agreeable with our other ideas to go farther than not; for we should see all animal and vegetable life as united by a subtle and till lately invisible ramification so that all living things are one tree- like growth, forming a single person. – God the Known and God the Unknown by Samuel Butler
  14. The principle of justice, deeply rooted in the nature and interest of man, pervades the whole system, and is discoverable in every part of it, even to its minutest ramification in a legal formality, or in the construction of an article in a treaty. – A Discourse on the Study of the Law of Nature and Nations by James Mackintosh
  15. I will therefore first describe the advance of the Tertiary vegetation, the luxuriance of which was the first condition of the great expansion of animal life; then we will glance at the grand army of the insects which followed the development of the flowers, and at the accompanying expansion and ramification of the birds. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  16. And now, when this link which had connected every ramification of his most cherished and governing ideas was suddenly snapped asunder, a desolation sunk down upon his mind which at once paralysed its elasticity and withered its freshness. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  17. Whether the Gnostics themselves can be described as a secret society, or rather as a ramification of secret societies, is open to question. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  18. But this city had a Civic Federation, And a certain social order which intrigues Through churches, courts, with an endless ramification Of money and morals to save itself. – Songs and Satires by Edgar Lee Masters