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  • v. look on as or consider


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  • This is an objective interest and it is that, we think, which has a causal connexion with his mild degree of deterioration -- for he has been what we must regard as a praecox for many years and yet has lost so little of his personality that to a layman he would certainly be regarded as little more than a crank.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • A Times business reporter, Sana Siwolop, followed up with an article about an early leader in the field of proteomics, which many scientists generally regard as the next step after genomics research.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Stage III people, on the other hand, are neither threatened by Stage I people nor by Stage II people whom they simply regard as superstitious but are cowed by Stage IV people, who seem to be scientific-minded like themselves and know how to write good footnotes, yet somehow still believe in this crazy God business.


  • In the care of such a guardian, it soon became clear to Lily that she was to enjoy only the material advantages of good food and expensive clothing; and, though tar from underrating these, she would gladly have exchanged them for what Mrs. Bart had taught her to regard as opportunities.

    The House of Mirth

  • Upon the Sandwich Islands they change the posture of the mother to the semi-erect from the sitting, in order to effect the speedy removal of the afterbirth, which they regard as very desirable and necessary.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • In various ways these have attempted to strip Christianity of the meta - physical accertions which they regard as inessential, and to put emphasis on some kind of relation, an


  • It is one of those impossibilities which only the levity of a superficial reason can regard as admissable.

    The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation

  • This is a shelf-list designed for the use of the preceptor; just the sort of record modern librarians regard as indispensable in the administration of their libraries.

    Old English Libraries; The Making, Collection and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

  • The inference from this is inevitable that what we regard as a "Trendless praecox" or a taciturn dement may simply be one who does not choose to talk and not necessarily a vegetative wreck with neither delusions nor hallucinations.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • A philosophical movement is often named not by the philosophers who are taken to be its repre - sentatives, but rather by its opponents, by those who observe from the outside a community of thought amongst certain thinkers, and who give the name to what they regard as a trend in order to be able to refute or attack it.



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