EMPIRICAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of empirical
Definition:
a. derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
Example:
He distrusted hunches and intuitive flashes; he placed his reliance entirely on empirical data.
Sentence in Classic:
It is so constant, in all countries and at all times, that even police, who know not much from philosophy, come to know it empirically, that it is.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Under such circumstances, I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He declares in ze manifessto zat he cannot fiew wiz indifference ze danger vreatening Russia and zat ze safety and dignity of ze Empire as vell as ze sanctity of its alliances.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Yet he might have united them to his empire and in a single reign would have extended Russia from the Gulf of Bothnia to the mouths of the Danube.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I should have associated my son in the Empire; my dictatorship would have been finished, and his constitutional reign would have begun.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If the aim was the aggrandizement of France, that might have been attained without the Revolution and without the Empire.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But I should have had to subdue the whole Austrian Empire first; and that would have kept me too long away from you.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
Pangloss drew up an excellent memorial, wherein he proved that the Baron had no right over his sister, and that according to all the laws of the empire, she might marry Candide with her left hand.
Candide By Voltaire Context
No one who reads how the city of Rome had its beginning, who were its founders, and what its ordinances and laws, will marvel that so much excellence was maintained in it through many ages, or that it grew afterwards to be so great an Empire.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Had I approached my discovery in a more noble spirit, had I risked the experiment while under the empire of generous or pious aspirations, all must have been otherwise, and from these agonies of death and birth, I had come forth an angel instead of a fiend.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context