Sentence Examples with the word indifferent

Phellos, a rather large tree found on swampy land in the southern states, is the most important of this group; itstimberisof indifferent quality.

Not only was he indifferent as to whether he got to Petersburg earlier or later, or whether he secured accommodation at this station, but compared to the thoughts that now occupied him it was a matter of indifference whether he remained there for a few hours or for the rest of his life.

He was by no means indifferent to private virtue, which indeed he judged the basis of all healthy national existence; but in the realm of politics he postponed morals to political expediency.

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Abelard also perceived that Realism, by separating the universal substance from the forms which individualize it, makes the universal indifferent to these forms, and leads directly to the doctrine of the identity of all beings in one universal substance or matter - a pantheism which might take either an Averroistic or a Spinozistic form.

Accordingly, if these general characteristics do not possess reality, things are reduced to a number of characterless and mutually indifferent points.

No sooner was the carpenter apprised of the order, than taking his rule, he forthwith with all the indifferent promptitude of his character, proceeded into the forecastle and took Queequeg's measure with great accuracy, regularly chalking Queequeg's person as he shifted the rule.

Any prospect of awakening or coming to life to a dead man makes indifferent all times and places.

A cement not perfectly sound will give low results in the hot test, and a cement of indifferent soundness will crack and go to pieces.

Baudry wrote a number of Latin poems of very indifferent quality.

To obtain growth of an anaerobic organism on the surface of a medium, in using the plate method, and also for cultures in fluids, the air is displaced by an indifferent gas, usually hydrogen.