HISTORIAN in a Sentence

Learn HISTORIAN from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Word in Sentence
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works?
Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of HISTORIAN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
historian
 n.  one who is an authority on history
Classic Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
1  Each historian traces, to some extent, the particular feature which pleases him amid this pell-mell.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
2  The historian has, in this case, the evident right to sum up the whole.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
3  The historian of manners and ideas has no less austere a mission than the historian of events.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
4  True history being a mixture of all things, the true historian mingles in everything.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
5  The compression of history produces conciseness in the historian.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
6  There is here a sort of delicacy of the divine justice, hesitating to let loose upon the illustrious usurper the formidable historian, sparing Caesar Tacitus, and according extenuating circumstances to genius.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
7  The facts which we are about to relate belong to that dramatic and living reality, which the historian sometimes neglects for lack of time and space.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
8  Napoleon's historian Thiers, like other of his historians, trying to justify his hero says that he was drawn to the walls of Moscow against his will.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
9  There is no one in Russian literature now, from schoolboy essayist to learned historian, who does not throw his little stone at Alexander for things he did wrong at this period of his reign.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER I
10  The answers given by this kind of historian to the question of what force causes events to happen are satisfactory only as long as there is but one historian to each event.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
11  One historian says that an event was produced by Napoleon's power, another that it was produced by Alexander's, a third that it was due to the power of some other person.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
12  Each historian, according to his view of what constitutes a nation's progress, looks for these conditions in the greatness, wealth, freedom, or enlightenment of citizens of France or some other country.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IV
13  The little that remains to their historian to relate, is told in few and simple words.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
14  So says my historian, at least.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
15  In the heath's barrenness to the farmer lay its fertility to the historian.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
Example Sentence:
1  His work as a historian brought him into conflict with the political establishment.
2  My father was a historian of repute.
3  I make a date with my friend Patrick, a labor historian.
4  A good historian must have an academic mind.
5  No serious historian today accepts this theory.
6  Someone who writes an account of the times is a historian just as much as someone who concerns themselves only with the events prior to them.
7  So concluded the historian Arnold Toynbee in his 12-volume magnum opus A Study of History, which was an exploration of the rise and fall of 28 different civilizations.
8  Some historians have been dismissive of this argument.
9  The conference brought together historians working in a variety of fields.
10  The library is an enormous resource for historians of medieval France.
11  Most historians simply rely on archives.
12  These documents should be part of the archives so that historians may be able to evaluate them in the future.