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  • n. Plural form of theorizing.


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  • But all you have to do is read his writings and you can see his intellectual theorizings, which I've always found far more impressive than his speeches, but that's just me.

    Toning Down My Professorial Tone: Or, Trying Not to be Perceived as an Intellectual Snob

  • Since, then, questions about the origin of species will be raised, and have been raised, -- and since the theorizings, however different in particulars, all proceed upon the notion that one species of plant or animal is somehow derived from another, that the different sorts which now flourish are lineal (or unlineal) descendants of other and earlier sorts, -- it now concerns us to ask, What are the grounds in

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 33, July, 1860

  • We shall greedily fill our stomachs with the wind of art-philosophy, shall work with the reason instead of with the eye and the fingers, shall symbolize our aspirations, our theorizings, our souls and our consciences, and fondly dream we are painting pictures.

    Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878

  • Such grammar, so-called, as is taught in our schools and colleges, is a grammar standing four-legged upon the theorizings and false inferences of English Latinists of a past generation, 2 eager only to break the wild tongue of Shakespeare to a rule; and its frank aim is to create in us a high respect for a book language which few of us ever actually speak and not many of us even learn to write.

    Chapter 1. Introductory. 1. The Diverging Streams of English

  • Thus everything that has been published hitherto consists in the repetition of Rosicrucian legends or in unsubstantiated theorizings on their doctrines.

    Secret Societies And Subversive Movements

  • From these doubtful theorizings Rome and Alexandria kept aloof.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • I had thought upon the history of this immense tract of country -- upon all the floods of legislation and theorizings to which its immemorial customs of pasturage have given birth ....

    Old Calabria

  • His chief defect, he thought, was a disdain of a knowledge of general principles, justifiable enough in the times of unsound teleological theorizings, but not nowadays, when we have at last set foot upon earth.

    Fountains in the Sand Rambles Among the Oases of Tunisia

  • Each trusted me to the utmost, and in the long weeks of experimentation that followed I was made a party to both sides, listening to their theorizings and witnessing their demonstrations.

    The Shadow and the Flash

  • In a word, the paper of Aristarchus is a rigidly scientific document unvitiated by association with any theorizings that are not directly germane to its central theme.

    A History of Science: in Five Volumes. Volume I: The Beginnings of Science


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