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  • adverb In an unhistoric or unhistorical manner.


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  • Joseph of Arimathea is not turned into a disciple, the way he is unhistorically in Matthew and John.

    Mythicism and Inerrancy James F. McGrath 2009

  • I know that you don't go blindly about unhistorically.

    How Much Did Jesus Foresee About His Death? James F. McGrath 2008

  • This philosophy is, in fact, Platonic in origin as it relies on the Platonic distinction between the intelligible and sensible realms; Porphyry unhistorically assigns it back to these earlier thinkers, including Pythagoras.

    Pythagoreanism Huffman, Carl 2006

  • He mentions Ardbraccan (unhistorically "Arbraccan" in the Reader's Edition) without conceding the oversight.

    'Making the Wrong Joyce': An Exchange Rose, Danis 1998

  • If this leads us to talk unhistorically about "theft," we must say that

    The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687) William Winstanley

  • The silver pfennig (in the Dresden Art-Cabinet), on which ten Pater Noster are engraved, has decidedly the advantage of harmlessness to the public over such outrages to Art, and the Titus Livius, composed by Sechter, will probably have to moulder away very unhistorically as waste-paper.

    Letters Liszt, Franz 1893

  • We must, therefore, acknowledge that an historical conception of these narratives is more than merely difficult to us; and we proceed to inquire whether we cannot show it to be probable that legends of this kind should arise unhistorically ....

    The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II. Christianity: Its Evidences, Its Origin, Its Morality, Its History Annie Wood Besant 1890

  • For weeks after we came to Altruria I was so unhistorically blest that if

    Through the Eye of the Needle A Romance William Dean Howells 1878

  • Even in the unhistorically minded Shakespeare, the freak is of the most eccentric, -- but in Bacon this friskiness is indeed strange.

    Shakespeare, Bacon, and the Great Unknown Andrew Lang 1878

  • [615] If we compare with this narrative, as given in our Gospels, that form of it which appears in the Evang. ad Hebraeos, we can see that the latter is a later revision, from the way in which some points are contracted and others unhistorically dilated; e.g.,

    The Life of Jesus Christ in Its Historical Connexion and Historical Developement. 1789-1850 1870


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