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Usage examples for simplification

  1. An invention, too, always presents itself to an inventor at first in the most complicated form, and frequently many years are passed in attempts at simplification. – The Dominion in 1983 by Ralph Centennius
  2. 180. Simplification, the revolutionary process and ideal of, i. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  3. An omission must not be mistaken for a simplification, and for all his omissions Manet strives to make amend by the tone. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  4. And it would seem that nothing can more directly tend to this simplification, than that of viewing the inguinal and femoral regions, not separately, but as a relationary whole. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  5. The way to get on with them- it was an immense simplification- was just to love them: one could do that even if one couldn't converse with them. – The Reverberator by Henry James
  6. Could our fathers have foreseen that we should some day have at our disposal the means and forces we now use in sustaining and defending our material life, they would have predicted for us an increase of independence, and therefore of happiness, and a decrease in competition for worldly goods: they might even have thought that through the simplification of life thus made possible, a higher degree of morality would be attained. – The Simple Life by Charles Wagner
  7. Before proceeding further, for simplification we will assume that the teacher is assigned to teach biological sciences only. – Adequate Preparation for the Teacher of Biological Sciences in Secondary Schools by James Daley McDonald
  8. It should be recognised that these syllogistic forms are purely artificial, invented for a purpose, namely, the simplification of syllogising. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  9. Plain living, like high thinking, is simplification. – The Simple Life by Charles Wagner
  10. Such a science would be a mechanics of transformation, of which our mechanics of translation would become a particular case, a simplification, a projection on the plane of pure quantity. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  11. He realized that the drawing itself was a simplification of a much more sophisticated original device. – Long Ago, Far Away by William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster
  12. But the simplification would be merely verbal. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  13. Simplification of life and thought and feeling was to be accomplished without summoning up the dangerous spirit of destruction and revolt. – Studies in Literature by John Morley
  14. For when we compare the earliest English of the thirteenth century with the Anglo- Saxon of the twelfth, it seems hard to pronounce why it should pass for a separate language, rather than a modification or simplification of the former. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  15. The United Labour Party was founded mainly to promote Mr. George's panacea of the single tax on such land values as arise from the growth of society apart from individual exertion; but it includes other articles in its programme- the municipalization of the supply of water, light, and heat; the nationalization of all money, note issue, post, telegraphs, railways, and savings banks; reduction of the hours of labour, prohibition of child labour, suppression of the competition of prison labour with honest labour; sanitary inspection of houses, factories, and mines; simplification of legal procedure; secret ballot; payment of election expenses. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  16. It was an undue simplification to insist exclusively on The Crimes of England. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
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