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  • noun Plural form of scend.


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  • But the agnostic, firmly in the empiricist tradition, denies that there can be any knowledge of the world, includ - ing anything about its origin and destiny, which tran - scends experience and comprehends “the sorry scheme of things entire.”


  • Both grounds refer to a source of obligation which tran - scends the public power — that is, to political authority.


  • But in arguing for the irresolvable antinomies of metaphysics and making mind the key to the first principles of knowledge and right action, Kant confronted philosophy with the dilemma of abandoning the ideal of a perennial philos - ophy or of forcing it to be sought not in what tran - scends experience and history but in what is changeless and abiding within them.


  • As she lifts and 'scends on the Long Trail—the trail that is always new?


  • As she lifts and 'scends on the Long Trail -- the trail that is always new?

    Verses 1889-1896

  • I replied, and with that, liberating myself from the rope, I clawed my way along the line of the hencoops -- the decks sometimes sloping almost up and down to the heavy weather _scends_ of the huge black billows, -- and descended into the midshipmen's berth.

    The Honour of the Flag

  • As she lifts and 'scends on the long trail -- the trail that is always new? "

    A Yeoman's Letters Third Edition


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