- n. Plural form of century.
“But, now, in regard to the exactly similar error respecting the nature of man, the situation is reversed; for this blunder, unlike the other one, is not merely hypothetical; we have seen that it was actually committed and has been actually persisted in from time immemorial; not merely for years or for decades or for centuries but for _centuries_ of”
“But as others have objected to the Platform for representing it as in any degree a part of the Symbolic system, we will adduce evidence enough to satisfy every impartial and reasonable reader, that it was so regarded for several centuries, by a considerable portion of the Lutheran Church in Europe; and that the assertion of the Platform, "_that this rite was retained, with an altered interpretation, in various parts of the Lutheran Church in Europe, for several centuries_," (p. 23,) is even more than sustained.”
“I think it's quite likely that the reason why philosophy of mind hasn't made any progress in centuries is the same: philosophers aren't asking the right questions.”
“Olegt: I think it's quite likely that the reason why philosophy of mind hasn't made any progress in centuries is the same: philosophers aren't asking the right questions.”
“The fatalism of a people who have known so little good government in centuries is shown, however, in a story which tells of all the good things which God gave Spain.”
“One thing that has hindered the development of the nation over the centuries is our tendency to quarrel amongst ourselves, without seeing the bigger picture.”
“Iraq, inspiring some black Iraqis to run in a forthcoming election in the hope of ending what they call centuries of discrimination.”
“Today's public gardens are not just about plants as they were in centuries past, and you'll often find an ever increasing range of displays and activities available for individuals of every age.”
“Â Free from his intangible prison for the first time in centuries, Mon-El quickly finds his place in the Legion, fitting in the 30th century as though born to it.”
“The intellectual stagnation of those centuries is evident too in the lack of change in the universities: the curriculum which bored Locke at Oxford in 1650 was almost identical to the one which Wyclif found wanting in 1350.”
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