Sentence Examples with the word invent

Monteil did not invent the history of civilization, but he was one of the first in France, and perhaps in Europe, to point out its extreme importance.

Schuppe, however, who is a fertile creator of quasi-syllogisms, has managed to invent some examples from two negative premises of a different kind: (I) (2) (3) No MisP. NoMisP. NoPisM.

Oh, well, you know people often invent things.

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I might possibly invent some excuse for them and him, but I have no time for it.

Though Porta's merits were undoubtedly great, he did not invent or improve the camera obscura.

And he used his decades of dominance on the national scene, as well as his fantastic oratorical ability, to advance that belief and essentially invent the Democratic Party we know today.

Peaucellier, a French engineer officer, was the first, in 1864, to invent a linkwoik with which an exact straight line could be drawn.

The historians of the time under pressure of political exigencies did not scruple to invent treaties between the Porte and the Rumanian principalities.

Galileo would not have wasted his time in corresponding with a man from whom he could learn nothing; and, though Sarpi did not, as has been asserted, invent the telescope, he immediately turned it to practical account by constructing a map of the moon.

The truth is not wonderful enough to suit the newspapers; so they enlarge upon it and invent ridiculous embellishments.