Sentence Examples


  • High; the distortion has evidently taken place through the use of unseasoned timber and consequent warping of the woodwork.
  • To represent two million cases of sickness and a consequent loss of several million francs.
  • But it seems pretty clear that if there is any change in weight consequent on chemical change, it is too minute to be of im- portance to the chemist, though the methods of modern physics may settle the question.
  • Drought and consequent defoliation result in the same, and these considerations help us to understand how old-established trees in parks, &c., apparently in good general health, become stag-headed by the necrosis of their upper twigs and smaller branches: the roots have here penetrated into subsoil or other unsuitable medium, or some drainage scheme has deprived them of water, &c., and a dry summer just turns the scale.
  • A propos of the consequent weakness which led him to associate such a defect with beauty.'