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Word: manifold

Definition: many in number or kind; numerous; varied


Sentences Containing 'manifold'

And when I did first apply myself to philosophy, that I did not fall into the hands of some sophists, or spent my time either in reading the manifold volumes of ordinary philosophers, nor in practising myself in the solution of arguments and fallacies, nor dwelt upon the studies of the meteors, and other natural curiosities.
To look back upon things of former ages, as upon the manifold changes and conversions of several monarchies and commonwealths.
Whether it be a mere dissolution and unbinding of the manifold intricacies and entanglements of the confused atoms; or some such dispersion of the simple and incorruptible elements...
This if thou also shalt use to do, thou shalt rid thyself of that manifold luggage, wherewith thou art round about encumbered.
It is the doctrine of Malthus applied with manifold force to the whole animal and vegetable kingdoms; for in this case there can be no artificial increase of food, and no prudential restraint from marriage.
But I have heard, Mr. Holmes, that you can see deeply into the manifold wickedness of the human heart.
But these manifold mistakes in depicting the whale are not so very surprising after all.
For, when the line is darting out, to be seated then in the boat, is like being seated in the midst of the manifold whizzings of a steam-engine in full play, when every flying beam, and shaft, and wheel, is grazing you.
The one grand stage where he enacted all his various parts so manifold, was his vice-bench; a long rude ponderous table furnished with several vices, of different sizes, and both of iron and of wood.

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