Crossword911.com crossword help

disquisitions

Encyclopedia

  • Title page from the first edition of Disquisitions relating to Matter and Spirit (1777) Disquisitions relating to Matter and Spirit (1777) is a major work of metaphysics written by eighteenth-century British polymath Joseph Priestley and published by Joseph Johnson.[1]. — “Disquisitions relating to Matter and Spirit - Wikipedia, the”, en.wikipedia.org
  • James Burgh (1714–1775) was a British Whig politician whose book Political Disquisitions set out an early case for free speech and universal suffrage: In it, he writes, Burgh's major contribution to free speech theory is his Political Disquisitions. — “James Burgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Talk:Disquisitions relating to Matter and Spirit. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is within the scope of WikiProject Christianity, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Christianity on Wikipedia. — “Talk:Disquisitions relating to Matter and Spirit - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Mihailov meanwhile, although Anna's portrait greatly fascinated him, was even more glad than they were when the sittings were over, and he had no longer to listen to Golenishtchev's disquisitions upon art, and could forget about Vronsky's painting. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • The disquisitions upon death and suicide were calculated to fill me with wonder. — “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
  • Let us close the disquisitions of the night by inquiring what are his sentiments of his own state, that we may know whether youth alone is to struggle with vexation, and whether any better hope remains for the latter part of life." — “Rasselas” by Samuel Johnson
  • These are disquisitions which my father, who had laid in a great stock of knowledge of this kind, will be very busy with in the progress of my uncle Toby's affairs: I must anticipate thus much, That from his theories of love, (with which, by the way, he contrived to crucify my uncle Toby's mind, almost as much as his amours themselves,)–he took a single step into practice;–and by means of a camphorated cerecloth, which he found means to impose upon the taylor for buckram, whilst he was making my uncle Toby a new pair of breeches, he produced Gordonius's effect upon my uncle Toby without the disgrace. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne

Comments here

Leave a comment

You must be logged in on Twitter or Facebook to post a comment.