Sentence Examples with the word present interest

Questions of permanent and present interest took the place of outworn scholastic problems. The disputants ranged themselves under the rival commentators, Alexander and Averroes; and the immortality of the soul became the battle-ground of the two parties.

The following are among the works relating to the motion of the moon, which are of historic importance or present interest to the student: Clairaut, Theorie de la lune (2nd ed., Paris, 1765); L.