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147 example sentences with rote

the aspish lies by rote;

And there ben also many trees, that of nature thei wole never brenne ne rote in no manere.

The man who employs reason in acquiring knowledge, finds delights in study that are denied to a rote memorizer.

Prepare a set of maxims designed to help a student change from the "rote memory" method of study to the "reason-why" (or "problem") method.

know full well; have some knowledge of, possess some knowledge of; be au courant &c adj.; have in one's head, have at one' fingers ends; know by heart, know by rote; be master of; connaitre le dessous des cartes

by heart, by rote; without book, memoriter^. in memory of; in memoriam; memoria in aeterna

gymnastics, calisthenics; physical drill, physical education; sloyd^. [methods of teaching] phonics; rote, rote memorization, brute memory; cooperative learning; Montessori method, ungraded classes.

gymnastics, calisthenics; physical drill, physical education; sloyd^. [methods of teaching] phonics; rote, rote memorization, brute memory; cooperative learning; Montessori method, ungraded classes.

acquaint oneself with, master; make oneself master of, make oneself acquainted with; grind, cram; get up, coach up; learn by heart, learn by rote.

And when weary of active amusement, they reclined on the grass and listened to the melancholy rote of the sea,the steady pulsations of its mighty heart.

He can pray, but it is by rote, not faith, and when he would he dares not, for his brackish belief hath made that ominous.

He tells you lies by rote, and not minding, as the phrase to sell in and the language he spent most of his years to learn.

He is so ready at reasons of State, that he has them, like a lesson, by rote; but as charlatans make diseases fit their medicines, and not their medicines diseases, so he makes all public affairs conform to his own established reason of State, and not his reason, though the case alter ever so much, comply with them.

I humoured him by doing as he desired; and that the rather because I hoped his thoughts would thus be turned away from the writing; but as soon as I had the spell by rote he turned back to the parchment, saying, 'He was but a poor divine who wrote this, for beside choosing ill-fitting verses, he cannot even give right numbers to them.

There also stands a speech-maker by rote,

I fear to invite Mrs. Hood to our new mansion, lest she envy it, & rote [? rout] us.

"I am so convinced of this truth, that if the Commune persist in what I call an usurpation of the elective power, I could not reconcile the respect due to the rote of the majority with the respect due to my own conscience; I shall therefore be obliged, much to my regret, to give in my resignation to the Commune before the victory.

They are, intellectually, all peas in the same conventional pod, unenlightened, prosaic, living by rule and rote.

Id get a leter rote before dinner but I cant tell you mutch wile its rainin Thee git sik

The definitions they give of substances and qualities are so just and happy; and in their situation, definition is everything, for they cannot learn by rote, as other boys often do, who, in the study of philology, acquire only words and not things or meanings.

Lawyers are great men to simple folk; they can quote paragraph this and section that; they have learned such things by rote, ready to bring out at any moment.

The trouble of rightly using such lessons has caused them to be almost entirely laid aside in very many existing infant schools, and in too many instances the mere learning and repeating of sounds by rote, or what may very properly be called the "parrot system," has been introduced in their place.

The ease with which they learn a metrical piece by rote, and the readiness with which they acquire a tune to it, is surprising, and as the exhibition of such attainments forms a striking sinew, in many cases little else is taught them.

Moral and religious sentiments may be written as copies; summaries of truth, admirable in themselves, may be deposited in the memory; chapter after chapter too may be repeated by rote, and yet, after all, the slightest salutary influence may not be exerted on the mind or the heart.

Ill tell thee, Fainall, she once used me with that insolence, that in revenge I took her to pieces, sifted her, and separated her failings; I studied em and got em by rote.

To be short, my Wife was extremely pleased with it; said the Italian was the only Language for Musick; and admired how wonderfully tender the Sentiment was, and how pretty the Accent is of that Language, with the rest that is said by Rote on that Occasion.

We wish to learn philosophy by rote, and play at heroism.

It was certainly better that they should learn to sing by rote the Creed and the "definitions" of scientific terms, and such like, than to learn the profanity and obscenity of the streets, which was the alternative.

They will sing at their plays by rote; and also should be taught other songs by rote.

They will sing at their plays by rote; and also should be taught other songs by rote.

Then "Mother Goose" was put into their hands, and they were made to read by rote the songs they already knew by heart, and to copy them.

But after the attendant has hurried you from end to end of the edifice, repeating a guide-book by rote, and exorcising each successive hall of its poetic glamour and witchcraft by the mere tone in which he talks about it, you will make the doleful discovery that Warwick Castle has ceased to be a dream.

The tendency to rote-learning is very strong.

I was particularly struck with the very clear manner in which the lad under examination replied to the questions put to him, and I began to suspect it was merely something he had learnt by rote; but the professor dodged him about in such a heartless manner with his "whys" and his "wherefores," his "how do you knows" and "how do you proves," that I quite trembled for the victim.

With a manner betraying suppressed, but ill-concealed eagerness, and in language prompt and fluent, as if reciting by rote a carefully kept journal, she went on to detail every fault or neglect or impatient act of her relative, not sparing exposure of the most delicate domestic events, at the same time carefully suppressing all mention of his provocations.

The dead, being thus enrobed, is placed in a recumbent posture at the most conspicuous part of the lodge and viewed in rotation by the mourning relatives previously summoned by a courier, all preserving uniformity in the piercing screams which would seem to have been learned by rote.

Then he began an apologia which I heard repeated identically again and again, as if it were learned by rote: "The Germans had peacefully entered the land; boiling hot water was showered on them from upper stories; they were shot at from houses and hedges; many soldiers had thus been killed; the wells had been poisoned.

This adventure chanced in Brittany, and in remembrance thereof the Bretons made a Lay, which I heard sung by the minstrel to the music of his rote.

The fair company gave ear to the Lay of Alys, sweetly sung by a minstrel from Ireland, to the music of his rote.

I had taken up Latin again, algebra, and geometry, and, though I was up by candlelight in the morning, and rarely put my books away till after ten at night except for meals, it was impossible for me to construe half of the lesson in Virgil, and the geometry was learned by rote.

How must the "Pilgrim's Progress" interest a mind that has never learned the whole book by rote in childhood.

And as he possesses an uncommonly retentive memory, he us'd to repeat great part of it by rote in his walks with his Brothers.

[Aside.] CUTLET Others with hungersome a prey to the rage of wild beasts LUCY He has got this by rote, out of some book.

"Fifth, to my brothers, Jacob and Ezra, four hundred dollars each," continued Hiram, in his same voice of repeating by rote, "and to my sister Prudence, five thousand dollarsso fixed that her husband can't touch it."

From the rote here imposed, it is certainly not easier for the learner to conceive of all these things distinctly, than it is to understand how a departure from philosophy may make a man deservedly "conspicuous."

He who learns only by rote, may speak the words or phrases which he has thus acquired; and he who has the genius to discern intuitively what is regular and proper, may have further aid from the analogies which he thus discovers; but he who would add to such acquisitions the satisfaction of knowing what is right, must make the principles of language his study.

Being neither wholly extemporaneous nor wholly rehearsed by rote, it has more dignity than a school-boy's conversation, and more ease than a formal recitation, or declamation; and is therefore an exercise well calculated to induce a habit of uniting correctness with fluency in ordinary speecha species of elocution as valuable as any other.

Rapidly, by rote almost, the good man recited the history of the image.

Our guilty parents fly before the flaming sword,poor Eve cowering, and her hair streaming in a wavy flood upon the wind; and before them, but unseen, Death leaps and curvets to the sound of a vielle or rote,an old musical stringed instrument,which he has hung about his neck.

In y' Hall one ouel Pease of Painted Glass In Chakers of yoler & Green & blew 10 yong Hedge frougs Two Pikse of Armse on Each Side W.B. there was in this Rote on y' Glass Lyfford

She had toiled through Clarissa; Camilla could quote; Knew the raptures of Werter and Charlotte by rote; Thought Smith and Sir Walter ecstatic;

PERFIELD, EFFA ELLIS Rote piano pieces for public schools and private studios.

SEE Rote piano pieces for public schools and private studios.

R90349, 23Jan52, The Macmillan Co. (PWH) ROTE piano pieces for public schools and private studios, by Effa Ellis Perfield.

PERKINS, DONALD T. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning.

SEE Ross, Ernest C. ROSS, ROBERT T. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning.

PERFIELD, EFFA ELLIS Rote piano pieces for public schools and private studios.

SEE Rote piano pieces for public schools and private studios.

R90349, 23Jan52, The Macmillan Co. (PWH) ROTE piano pieces for public schools and private studios, by Effa Ellis Perfield.

FITCH, FREDERIC B. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning.

HALL, MARSHALL. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning.

SEE Edwards, Austyn R. HOVLAND, CARL I. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning.

HULL, CLARK L. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning; a study in scientific methodology, by Clark L. Hull, Carl I. Hovland, Robert T. Ross, Marshall Hall, Donald T. Perkins & Frederic B. Fitch.

HULL, RICHARD H. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning.

PERKINS, DONALD T. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning.

SEE Ross, Ernest C. ROSS, ROBERT T. Mathematico, deductive theory of rote learning.

But you bet he found out a lot, and he believes that after a fellow gets some rudiments of education he can learn more by studying in his own way and experimenting than by just learning by rote and rule.

The vibrations of sound and light, as air and ether, had intrinsic importance, it seemed, in the uttering of certain names; all of which, however, Spinrobin learnt by rote, making neither head nor tail of it.

As he spoke, it could be seen by his sparkling eyes, and by his fiery enthusiasm, that his words had not been learned by rote, but proceeded from his heart.

We are like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,painfully recollecting the exact words they spoke; afterward, when they come into the point of view which those had who uttered these sayings, they understand them and are willing to let the words go; for at any time they can use words as good when occasion comes.

Beyond this we may discern in them an uneasy conviction that he requires a more personal devotion, which leads to spasmodic efforts to kindle the feeling by means of violent raptures of panegyric and by repeating over and getting by rote the ardent expressions of those who really had it.

Ill tell thee, Fainall, she once used me with that insolence, that in revenge I took her to pieces, sifted her, and separated her failings; I studied em and got em by rote.

To be short, my Wife was extremely pleased with it; said the Italian was the only Language for Musick; and admired how wonderfully tender the Sentiment was, and how pretty the Accent is of that Language, with the rest that is said by Rote on that Occasion.

Those principles, which you then got, like your grammar rules, only by rote, are now, I am persuaded, fixed and confirmed by reason.

He believed in making studies interesting to pupils; not the dull, old-fashioned method of learning by rote, whereby, when a hymn was taught, such as, "A Charge to keep I have," the children went home to repeat to their astonished mothers, "Eight yards to keep I have," having learned by ear, with no knowledge of the meaning of the words.

Auntie had a great horror of children learning by rote things they did not understand, and then fancying they knew them.

Till the first verse he learned it all by rote.

70 XV Well did they know that service all by rote, And there was many and many a lovely note, Some, singing loud, as if they had complained; Some with their notes another manner feigned; And some did sing all out with the full throat.

He learned his Catechism by heartor rather by rote, for the time-worn phrases dropped from his lips at demand very much as water runs down a mill sluice, without leaving any trace.

If there was anything he deposed, it was learning things by rote.

It came creeping round the corners, it poured rushing up the street, it rose from everywhere,a voice, a voice of woe, the heavy booming rote of the sea.

Thus, for the mythical German handmaid, he has the analogy of languages learned in childhood, or passages got up by rote, being forgotten and brought back to ordinary conscious memory, or delirious memory, during an illness, or shortly before death.

I would first draw his attention to the difference between revived memory of a language once known (Breton and Welsh in known examples), or learned by rote (as Greek, in an anecdote of Goethe's), and verbal reproduction of a language not known or learned by rote but overheardeach passage probably but onceas somebody recited fragments.

I would first draw his attention to the difference between revived memory of a language once known (Breton and Welsh in known examples), or learned by rote (as Greek, in an anecdote of Goethe's), and verbal reproduction of a language not known or learned by rote but overheardeach passage probably but onceas somebody recited fragments.

In dreams of haste, That only sleep, No rest I taste With stiflings, rimes of rote, And fingers on the throat.

Not in the lyre of Orpheus, Not in the songs of Musaeus, Lurked the unfathomed bewitchment Wrought by the wind in the grasses, 10 Held by the rote of the sea-surf,

Oosterveld plays for Rote Raben Vilsbiburg and played for Alterno Apeldoorn.

He was one of the lawyers of the Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF) terrorists in the Stammheim trial.

A Bollywood case in point: Raju Hirani’s 3 Idiots (2009), that adroitly turned Chetan Bhagat’s IIT memoir Five Point Someone into a satire on India’s by-rote education system.

Failing to practice rote memorization of phone numbers - You're less smart than you were.

Her observations of domestic life rote marital sex, the steady drip of compromise, the sine wave of intimacy and irritation are unfailingly sharp.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfathers, Rote B. Hamby and Harry Leroy Boldery, and his brothers, Charles Howard Barnes and Robert Walter Benjamin Bobby Hamby.

Shifting, quicksilver workouts may yield mental benefits that more rote regimens do not.

As a retired English teacher, I weary of comments from many of my peers comparing education these days to the education we received: rote learning, chanting of tables, acceptance of all we were told as being right.

The name of the game in building back better always revolves around efficiency if your employees are doing rote work instead of embracing their creativity or bringing the qualities to work for which you hired them, you will never get ahead.

Under Mr. Throsby's leadership, Barclays Bank Plc doubled its return on tangible equity (ROTE) over a top line portfolio of businesses.

But at the same time we must speak to the importance of diversity, warn about the risks of specializing and monopolizing the production of knowledge and turning undergraduate education into rote development of particular, measured skills.

Kramer's Rote Heath is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form.

Riegling told an officer she was satisfied with that call but testified during the trial the rote advice was not what she would have sought from a lawyer.

The main resistance movement was destroyed although smaller isolated groups such as Die Rote Kapelle continued to operate.