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15231 examples of admits in sentences

Cuvier himself practically gives up his second distinctive mark when he admits that it is wanting in the simpler animals.

It is most remarkable evidence of the philosophic caution and impartiality of his mind, that although he had speculatively anticipated the manner in which grubs really are deposited in fruits and in the galls of plants, he deliberately admits that the evidence is insufficient to bear him out; and he therefore prefers the supposition that they are generated by a modification of the living substance of the plants themselves.

Mr. Hunter admits that Robin Hood "lives only as a hero of song"; that he is not found in authentic contemporary chronicles; and that, when we find him mentioned in history, "the information was derived from the ballads, and is not independent of them or correlative with them."

The proposal was received with general applause by all present: they did not make the very obvious reflection that when a nation admits into its bosom an ally more powerful than itself, it admits at the same time a conqueror.

The proposal was received with general applause by all present: they did not make the very obvious reflection that when a nation admits into its bosom an ally more powerful than itself, it admits at the same time a conqueror.

If we now take measures against him with all speed, we shall get back all that has been lost: but if, neglecting to do this, we wait till he himself admits that he is plotting against us, we shall lose everything.

In contrast to most German authors, Platzhoff admits that the Entente Cordiale was called into being by Germany herself.

A healthy, well-balanced mind admits defeat and endeavours to make a compromiseto adjust itself to the inevitable.

In the absence of the Lees he has a private key, with which he admits himself and Mrs. Smyth.

Their whole duty is to flower and fruit, and they do it hardly, or with tropical luxuriance, as the rain admits.

My only regret is that inasmuch as Mr. Montagu admits my past services, he might have perceived that there must be something exceptionally bad in the Government if a well-wisher like me could no longer give his affection to it.

The Indian struggles to think that he does not belong to the subject race and in the very act of thinking admits his subjection.

My only regret is that inasmuch as Mr. Montagu admits my past services, he might have perceived that there must be something exceptionally bad in the Government if a well-wisher like me could no longer give his affection to it.

THE NURSE HERSELF SHOULD NOT BE TOO OLD!A vigorous young woman from twenty-one to thirty admits of no question.

Simplicity of diction is integrity of speech; that which admits of least equivocation, that which by the clearest verbal symbols most readily calls up in the reader's mind the images and feelings which the writer wishes to call up.

" "He admits that his love of art destroys his sense of propriety," said Patsy.

I have not one single fact of which I can say that it admits only of a single interpretation.

"I am afraid," I began shyly, "it is not a matter that admits of much help, and it's hardly the sort of thing that I ought to worry you by talking about" "If it is enough to make you unhappy, my dear fellow, it is enough to merit serious consideration by your friend; so, if you don't mind telling me" "Of course I don't, sir!"

The Queen admits Mirabeau to an Audience.

The Queen admits Mirabeau to an Audience.

She speaks of herself as "shivering with horror" as the moment drew near, and can not bring herself to describe him except as a "monster," though, she admits that his language speedily removed her agitation, which, when he was first presented to her, had nearly made her ill.

The ground, deep cleft, admits the dazzling ray, And startles Pluto with the flash of day.

Upon this ground it is that intuitive knowledge neither requires nor admits any proof, one part of it more than another.

But this writer adds, that he does not know what to think of the anecdote: he neither denies nor admits it.

Foscolo was a believer in the love; Sismondi admits it; and Rosini, the editor of the latest edition of the poet's works, is passionate for it.

Even Metternich, who detested him, admits that "he was as great as a statesman as he was as a warrior, and as great as an administrator as he was as a statesman."

Now, although Wagner had never really cared much for politics (to his friend Fischer he once wrote: "I do not consider true art possible until politics cease to exist"), he was foolish enough to believe that a general overturning of affairs would benefit art-matters, too, and facilitate his operatic reforms; so he became, as he himself admits, "a revolutionist in behalf of the theatre."

The German Government in its official case admits having given Austria "a free hand against Serbia," while there are good grounds for believing that the text of the Note was submitted to the German Emperor and that the latter fully approved of (if he did not actually suggest) the fatal time-limit of forty-eight hours, which rendered all efforts towards peace hopeless from the outset.

True, as he himself knows, and readily admits, he is no orator; but then orators are not always the men who get on in France.

Still, one point is gained; he admits having written the bordereau, and others hereafter will tell us the exact circumstances under which he did so.

Then he begins to relent; admits that perhaps there may be something interesting about the game after all.

The decline of the national vigour less admits of proof; but it is stated by the writers on agriculture that flesh and milk disappeared more and more from the diet of the common people.

He acknowledges authority as little as a monarch admits a command; he subscribes to nothing but what he has himself authorized.

This latter condition is, no doubt, in most instances a, corollary of the former; but it also partly depends upon whether the work in question admits, like books and musical compositions, of being produced in great numbers.

The same truth may be more broadly expressed by saying that the first forty years of life furnish the text, while the remaining thirty supply the commentary; and that without the commentary we are unable to understand aright the true sense and coherence of the text, together with the moral it contains and all the subtle application of which it admits.

" I have taken to asking him hard questions, and as I expected, he never admits his own inability to answer them without representing it as common to the human race.

From this fascinating roomfascinating both in itself and in its possessionswe pass, after distributing the necessary largesse to the sacristan, to a turnstile which admits, on payment of a lira, to the Chapel of the Princes and to Michelangelo's sacristy.

Yet he admits that the cross-section of the wall, diminishing as it does "by graduations or steps on both sides," "might appear to conflict with the hypothesis of its being a work of defense or fortification" if it occupied "a different position."

You will allow me to say, Mr. Lovelace, that he will not be satisfied with an answer that admits of the least doubt.

lib. 2. admits roast meat, if the burned and scorched superficies, the brown we call it, be pared off.

Guianerius admits of three meals a day, but Montanus, consil.

He admits at the same time that "they are appointed and dismissed by the sovereign on his advice."

This, Mr. Boswell, in his tour to the Hebrides, has told us, was resented, by his countrymen, with anger inflamed to rancour; but he admits that there are few trees on the east side of Scotland.

Yet the impartial and disinterested New York or Boston man who visits either of these cities speedily admits that he frequently finds it difficult to believe that he is not in his own much loved city, so close is the resemblance in many respects between the business houses and the method of doing business.

Certain it is, that for every man in Kansas who admits that he made money out of the excitement and inflation, there are at least fifty who say that the boom well-nigh ruined them.

How far the authority given by the Legislature for procuring and establishing sites for naval purposes has been perfectly understood and pursued in the execution admits of some doubt.

The student admits he is unable to describe it quite intelligently, for it was unlike any sound he had ever heard in his life, and combined a blending of such contrary qualities.

He admits that the other objections are essentially removed and will not in themselves prevent the ratification, provided the difficulty on the third point is surmounted.

It is of a circular form, is inlaid with black marble and admits scarce any light; so that it has more the appearance of a Mausoleum than of a Chapel.

The formalities gone through on these occasions were as curious as they were complicated; and Dame Aliรฉnor regretted to see them falling into disuse, "owing to which," she says, "we fear that the possessions of the great houses of the nobility are getting too large, as every one admits, and chicanery or concealment of birth, so as to make away with too many children, is on the increase.

But the paeon is that foot which, of all others, is least adapted to verse, on which account oratory admits it the more willingly.

Crabbe himself admits "the soft impeachment."

The greatest increase which it admits of is its sympathetic kindling in the hearts of others, not least of those who know by experience the pain of speculation, the truth that he who increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

The Russian peasant, more thoughtful by nature as well as less excitable and combative in temperament, admits that Napoleon was sent on earth by God, but connects him with one of the deep problems of life by using him to show the divine nature of sympathy and pity, and the cruelty, immorality, and unreasonableness of aggressive war.

It certainly is a very hard matter to accomplish, for I perceive he admits the truth of every thing you say, and yet is as silly as ever at the end.

He justifies the expulsion of the Indian tribes by Scripture texts, and gathers eggs in the hay-mow with Dolly; upholds the doctrines of his denomination and would seal his faith with his blood, but admits that "the Thirty-nine articles (with some few exceptions) are a very excellent statement of truth."

DAVENPORT (Colonel), a Revolutionary veteran who, fighting the battle of Long Island over again in Parson Cushing's family, admits that General Washington poured out "a terrible volley of curses.

Yet a generation passed away while the abolitionists of Great Britain were trying to make ropes of sandto give practical effect to an impracticable theory; pursuing a delusion, which this honored woman was the first to detect; and that less by force and subtlety of argument, than by the statement of self-evident truths, and by the enforcement of the simple and grand principle that Christianity admits of no compromise with sin.

It is an atmosphere that admits of no inspiration at all.

But this is questioned by his critic, Dr. Beddoes, who admits the longevity, but denies the healthiness; he maintains that the old ladies are taking some new medicine every day,at least, if they have a physician who understands his business.

The kangaroo and the emu are retreating rapidly before the progress of colonization in Australia; and it scarcely admits of doubt, that the general cultivation of that country must lead to the extirpation of both.

There is abundant evidence that the visualising faculty admits of being developed by education.

I am conscious that the reader may desire even more assurance of the trustworthiness of the accounts I have given than the space now at my disposal admits, or than I could otherwise afford without wearisome iteration of the same tale, by multiplying extracts from my large store of material.

And further, granting that there is a contrastthat what in the Gospels is only a hint or suggestion, becomes in the Epistles a definite and formal statementit is one which admits of a simple and immediate explanation.

The man who admits that the change of hoasbonde, mynde, ygone, moneth into husband, mind, gone, month, iz an improovment, must acknowlege also the riting of helth, breth, rong, tung, munth, to be an improovment.

" Dr. Webster supposes w to be always "a vowel, a simple sound;" but admits that, "At the beginning of words, y is called an articulation or consonant, and with some propriety perhaps, as it brings the root of the tongue in close contact with the lower part of the palate, and nearly in the position to which the close g brings it.

But it is the former that admits nothing but nouns for antecedents.

But this destroys all the doctrine of the preceding paragraph, and admits of no such thing as a complex preposition; whereas that doctrine is acknowledged, to some extent or other, by every one of our grammarians, not excepting even those whose counter-assertions leave no room for it.

A singular antecedent with the adjective many, sometimes admits a plural pronoun, but never in the same clause; as, "Hard has been the fate of many a great genius, that while they have conferred immortality on others, they have wanted themselves some friend to embalm their names to posterity.

; no rule for agreement of, appropriate in Eng. use of, before names of rivers Articles, Synt. of to what RELATE Article, with the poss. and its governing noun, only one, used one noun admits of one, only; before an adj., relates to a noun understood why not repeated, as in Fr., before every noun of a series; why the omission of, cannot constitute a proper ellips.

definitive, admits a plur.

These learned authors thus differ about what certainly admits of no other solution than that which is given in the Observation above.

"The Infinitive is the form of the supplemental verb that always has, or admits, the preposition TO before it; as, to move.

This author admits, "The 'to' seems, like the preposition, to perform the office of a connective:"

Murray admits that "accent on a semi-vowel" may make the syllable long; and his semivowels are these: "f, l, m, n, r, v, s, z, x, and c and g soft."

He said it needs "police regulations," and that admits of "unfriendly legislation."

"But I acted," he naรฏvely admits, "in the same manner as I would have, done had I entered into a positive and formal agreement with parties capable of contracting, although such an agreement would have been, on my part, from the nature of my official duties, impossible.

"While she admits no lover," Lord Townley soliloquises [for my lady is at least virtuous] "she thinks it a greater merit still, in her chastity, not to care for her husband; and while she herself is solacing in one continual round of cards and good company, he, poor wretch, is left at large to take care of his own contentment.

The natural coldness of their temperament, admits of few outward demonstrations of civility.

There is also this advantage, that a soft metal pattern can be cut about and experimented with in a way which no other material admits of.

The popular part of the language, which includes all words not appropriated to particular sciences, admits of many distinctions and subdivisions; as, into words of general use; words employed chiefly in poetry; words obsolete; words which are admitted only by particular writers, yet not in themselves improper; words used only in burlesque writing; and words impure and barbarous.

Mr. Gladstone draws attention to this, when, after noticing that nowhere in the ecclesiastical legislation of Elizabeth is the claim made on behalf of the Crown to be the source of ecclesiastical jurisdiction, he admits that this is the language of the school of English law, and offers an explanation of the fact.

Dr. Nearing admits that this man has worked in order to get his dollars; he even goes so far as to add that he had denied himself the necessaries of life in order to save.

Your sister-in-law very charmingly admits it, graciously overlooks and pardons my many delinquencies, and has asked me to come again.

" Such a letter as this admits one to the very penetralia of the supremely artistic mindbut the wonder of Keats' confession is that he saw himself as clearly and distinctly as he saw everyone else.

He had of late even made some effort to abolish the abominable system of "coyne and livery," although, as he himself frankly admits, he was forced to impose it again in another form not long afterwards.

358-59); a proceeding the less excusable because he himself admits, a few pages later (362), that affection is chiefly provoked by "intellectual, emotional, and moral qualities" which certainly could not be found among some of the races he refers to.

Its scheme admits but little choice.

The relations of the head of a seminary to those whom he admits to this advanced work, are very close.

There is another system of agriculture which admits of the pride of making two blades of grass grow where none was before, and the profit which comes of buying cheap and selling dear.

Better you may, But never with more care: Heaven, which is served with angels, yet admits Poor man to pay his duty, and receives it.

The writer is not of the school that admits there is such a thing as judge-made law, but believes the phrase to be a misnomer, at least in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred.

It is, of course, possible to conceive of a social system which recognizes no right of property, or one which makes all property belong to the community, or a middle ground which admits the institution, but holds that every individual holds property subject to the state's, that is, the organized community's, regulation and control.

Yet Dr. Gronau, who claims it for Titian, admits in the same breath that the hand is the same as that which painted the Cobham Hall picture and the Pitti "Concert," a judgment in which I fully concur.

He admits (confesses) the fault.

The circular movement of the Polka admits of two directionsfrom right or left or from left to right.

The Valse ร  Deux Temps, like the Polka, admits of a reverse step; but it is difficult, and looks awkward unless executed to perfection.

Like all round dances, it admits of an unlimited number of couples.

In the cases of the Tygris and Seamew the British Government admits that satisfaction is due.

Marivaux admits this characteristic of his plays in the Avertissement to les Serments indiscrets.