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 Meanings and Examples of EVOLUTION
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 n.  development; progression
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  You'd have no need to cool your ardent body by running out in the rain, if only we have a few more aeons of evolution behind us.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
2  After performing this evolution, he rose and limped as fast as he could up and down the room at least a dozen times, and then stopping suddenly before Rose, kissed her without the slightest preface.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
3  It reminded him that unforeseen factors operate in the evolution of immortality.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
4  The two species that had resulted from the evolution of man were sliding down towards, or had already arrived at, an altogether new relationship.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VII
5  The physical organization, its decay, the indestructibility of matter, the law of the conservation of energy, evolution, were the words which usurped the place of his old belief.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 8: Chapter 8
6  And in all of us, as well as in the aspens and the clouds and the misty patches, there was a process of evolution.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 8: Chapter 12
7  I goes in, pious as Widow Bogart, and sits still and never cracks a smile while the preacher is favoring us with his misinformation on evolution.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  It was a process of economic evolution, he said, and he exhibited its laws and methods.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 30
9  When an individual has revolutionised therapeutics by his discovery of the continuous evolution of brain-matter, conventional forms are unfitting, since they would seem to limit him to one of a class.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
10  Combeferre would have knelt and clasped his hands to enable the future to arrive in all its candor, and that nothing might disturb the immense and virtuous evolution of the races.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
11  The influence of all of these attitudes at various times can be traced in the history of the American Negro, and in the evolution of his successive leaders.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
12  All these evolutions are executed with an inconceivable address and marvellous rapidity, without the police interfering in the matter.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
13  Bertuccio clasped his hands, and as, in all these evolutions, he did not let fall the lantern, the light showed his pale and altered countenance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 43. The House at Auteuil.
14  Covered as they were with dust and blood, the swift evolutions of the combatants seemed to incorporate their bodies into one.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 12
15  With all these evolutions, he contrived to keep the horses up to the top of their speed, until, between ten and eleven, their heels resounded on the gravel at the end of the balcony.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  In biology the equations are as much the product of evolution as traits such as eye color.
2  But most religious thinkers accommodated themselves fairly rapidly to the basic concept of evolution.
3  In the course of evolution, some birds have lost the power of flight.
4  A cultural and social evolution now becomes rapid.
5  Natural selection is a key element of Darwin's theory of evolution.
6  Let us examine the evolution of animal husbandry in the light of these three great, if harsh, truths.
7  Fossil records indicate that Africa was the cradle of early human evolution.
8  We're dealing with probably the biggest missing link in what we know about human evolution.
9  The space program is the evolution of years of research.
10  The evolution of the human species.
11  Darwin's theory of evolution was a watershed dividing the old way of thinking from the new.
12  Huxley was an exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution.
13  The eighteenth century was thus a period of slow evolution rather than radical change in military affairs.
14  In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.
15  While these arguments about evolution are in their infancy in the UK, a Government minister has said that says that Intelligent Design is not included in the national curriculum and should not be taught in schools.