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 Meanings and Examples of HISTORIC
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historic
 a.  having importance or significance in history; belonging to the past; historical
Classic Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
1  He noted this down that same evening, among other facts he felt to be of historic importance.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIX
2  Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER I
3  A deed done is irrevocable, and its result coinciding in time with the actions of millions of other men assumes an historic significance.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER I
4  In historic events the so-called great men are labels giving names to events, and like labels they have but the smallest connection with the event itself.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER I
5  And so the question whether he had or had not a cold has no more historic interest than the cold of the least of the transport soldiers.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXVIII
6  It appears so to us because we see only the general historic interest of that time and do not see all the personal human interests that people had.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
7  In historic events the rule forbidding us to eat of the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge is specially applicable.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
8  Only unconscious action bears fruit, and he who plays a part in an historic event never understands its significance.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
9  But the assignment of these various meanings to the factor does not yield results which accord with the historic facts.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
10  Only then, expressing known historic facts by equations and comparing the relative significance of this factor, can we hope to define the unknown.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
11  And so it is with the purpose of historic characters and nations.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER IV
12  In their exposition, an historic character is first the product of his time, and his power only the resultant of various forces, and then his power is itself a force producing events.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
13  Historians of the third class assume that the will of the people is transferred to historic personages conditionally, but that the conditions are unknown to us.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IV
14  In actual life each historic event, each human action, is very clearly and definitely understood without any sense of contradiction, although each event presents itself as partly free and partly compulsory.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
15  By refuting these new laws the former view of history might have been retained; but without refuting them it would seem impossible to continue studying historic events as the results of man's free will.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
16  We felt privileged to be the first group of Western visitors to enter the historic palace, resonant with past conflicts.
17  This win could prove to be a historic turning point in the fortunes of the team.
18  The chance to partake in such a great historic movement doesn't come every day.
19  The Chinese people have performed great historic feats.
20  The historic mansion was presented by the owner to the city, and is now kept up by the local authority.
21  The Spirit of Gosport will also be flanked on either side by two historic vessels from the Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust.
22  About 500 people showed up to the historic State Theatre in Falls Church, a suburb of Washington, D.C. to witness Clinton's smiling re-emergence on the political scene, showering her with applause when she made even the slightest allusion to running for office again.
23  I write fantasy in imaginary worlds, but my settings are historically based.
24  Democrats were reluctant to take on a president whose popularity ratings were historically high.
25  The book is a work of fiction and not intended as a historical account.
26  I like reading historical stories because I can learn about the lives that people led long ago.
27  An historical awareness also imparts a sense of continuity.
28  The local historical society put up a plaque at the site of the battle.
29  For the sake of historical accuracy, please permit us to state the true facts.
30  The reputation of the navigator is under assault from historical revisionists.