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Usage examples for scientific

  1. This culture is more interesting and more far- reaching than that other, which is founded solely on the scientific passion for knowing. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  2. Both are scientific and practical departments. – Government and Administration of the United States by Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby
  3. How often is the discovery of a planet, of a truth, of a scientific fact, made at once in different places far apart! – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  4. His poetry is the reality, his philosophy- so far, at least, as it may put on the form and habit of " a scientific system of thought," and the more that it puts them on- is the illusion. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  5. God, who is the final reason of everything, is the scientific explanation of nothing. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  6. It is generally admitted that the age in which we live is a scientific age. – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  7. But, as I have indicated, it is not in the scientific aspect of this remarkable theory that I am for the moment interested. – The Defendant by G.K. Chesterton
  8. It came down, supported by what mechanical or scientific device I never knew. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  9. For the statements of fact contained in these chapters I am largely indebted to the valuable studies presented in the first volume of Mr. Charles Booth's Labour and Life of the People, a work which, when completed, will place the study of problems of poverty upon a solid scientific basis which has hitherto been wanting. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  10. Or, to put the matter in another way, scientific men as a body- and, indeed, all persons whose ideas on such matters are abreast of the times- perceive plainly enough that a religious explanation of any natural phenomenon is, from a scientific point of view, no explanation at all. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  11. With such vast scientific resources nothing seemed impossible to Martians. – Zarlah the Martian by R. Norman Grisewood
  12. So he promised himself that he would devote his time to scientific work and make his mark in this. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  13. I wish that every scientific man on the face of the earth could be safely placed behind prison bars. – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  14. Scientific men of the first rank have seen a table move by itself, and walk upstairs by itself. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton
  15. Here, then, is a " group fact" which is of interest from a scientific point of view. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  16. Early in the evening the doctor leaves us to go to a scientific meeting. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  17. We do not, or should not, demand scientific truth of them. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  18. There being no learned society in all America at the time, Franklin's scientific experiments were almost all recorded in letters written to interested friends; and he was never in any haste to write these letters. – Four American Leaders by Charles William Eliot
  19. We'll add a page to scientific history- a whole big chapter! – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
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