Sentence Examples with the word illustrative

As illustrative examples of the form of wings alluded to, those of the beetle, bee and fly may be cited - the pinions in those insects acting as helices, or twisted levers, and ' Revue des tours scientifiques de la France et del' Etranger, 1869.

Apart from the many hundreds of illustrative pensketches scattered through his autobiographic and scientific MSS., the principal collection is at Windsor Castle (partly derived from the Arundel collection); others of importance are in the British Museum; at Christ Church, Oxford; in the Louvre, at Chantilly, in the Uffizi, the Venice Academy, the Royal Library at Turin, the Museum of Budapest, and in the collections of M.

Basing his work on the principles of Ptolemy, he brings together illustrations from the most recent travellers, and does not hesitate to take as illustrative examples the familiar city of Oxford and his native county of Devon.

View more

The volume contains also dissertations on Logarithms and on the Limits of Quantities and Ratios, and a few problems illustrative of the ancient geometrical analysis.

Ellis, Original Letters illustrative of English History (London, 1825-1846); Rolls of Parliament; Royal and Historical Letters, Henry IV.

On the illustrative value of Gaokerena see Cheyne, Origin of the Psalter, pp. 400 - 439.

But such paintings are rather illustrative than decorative, and the only strictly ornamental adjuncts are the frames in which they are set.

Incidents illustrative of this custom are of frequent occurrence in early history and tradition.

Now in the present case Erskine contended that the examples of the whale and the lady were reciprocally illustrative of each other.

Historic facts illustrative of the labours and sufferings of its members in the 16th and 17th centuries, 1877 (i.