How To Use Humboldt In A Sentence

  • Even the Canonists themselves were never able to put forward any coherent and consistent ground for the indissolubility of matrimony which could commend itself rationally, while Luther and Milton and Wilhelm von Humboldt, who maintained the religious and sacred nature of sexual union -- though they were cautious about using the term sacrament on account of its ecclesiastical implications -- so far from believing that its sanctity involved indissolubility, argued in the reverse sense. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 Sex in Relation to Society
  • The cold Humboldt Current, which passes by Chile's coast, means that there is a high pressure center in the Pacific that deviates high clouds and prevents cover over this part of the continent, "he said. - latest science and technology news stories
  • Like the Bear River cutthroat, the Humboldt cutthroat is highly resistant to replacement by nonnative trout, especially in what would normally be considered submarginal habitat. Trout and Salmon of North America
  • Schleiermacher was Humboldt's chief collaborator in making the university a reality.
  • Humboldt extends this view to the case of earthquakes unaccompanied by eruptions; but I can hardly conceive it possible that the small quantity of aeriform fluids which then escape from the fissured ground can produce such remarkable effects. Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle
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  • Sir Humphry Davy, Humboldt, Wollaston and Becquerel occupied themselves with the theoretical side of the question; but it was not till after 1845 that practical electroculture was undertaken. Scientific American Supplement, No. 841, February 13, 1892
  • Among mammals we find the mara (Dolichotis patagonum), chinchilla (Lagidium viscacia), Wolffsohn's mountain viscacha (Lagidium wolffsohni), Patagonian weasel (Lyncodon patagonicus), Pategonian opossum (Lestodelphis halli), zorrino patagónico (Conepatus humboldti), puma (Felis concolor), zorro gris chico (Dusicyon griseus), guanaco (Lama guanicoe), etc. Patagonian steppe
  • This is reinforced by the presence of the upwelling, north-flowing, cold Humboldt Current along the west coast of South America, which prevents precipitation in the coastal regions.
  • Humboldt, which was towing the Norwegian motorship Childar out to sea. Signs of the Times
  • Apart from those already mentioned there are zebras, camels, baboons, lemurs, sea lions, humboldt penguins, tapirs and meerkats.
  • Humboldt -- had drawn attention to the rich and varied _flora_ of these mountains; and in consequence of this, the enterprising "seedsman" who had given Karl Linden temporary employment in his garden, promoted him to a higher and more agreeable field of labour, by sending him as a The Cliff Climbers A Sequel to "The Plant Hunters"
  • Since then, it has spread invasively and now covers over 44 percent of the habitat for two endangered plants on the Humboldt Bay dunes.
  • On one level, Humboldt's physiological work was dedicated to the investigation of the powers of living matter, and especially the phenomenon of galvanism.
  • And, in keeping with the rites of spring, thousands of Humboldt squid are snuffing it on Newport Beach.
  • To be loused up by Humboldt was really a kind of privilege.
  • In after years, however, I was enabled to classify his "charm," which was no other than the _Aristolochia serpentaria_ -- a species closely allied to the "bejuco de guaco," that alexipharmic rendered so celebrated by the pens of Mutis and Humboldt. The Quadroon Adventures in the Far West
  • (Taeniopygia guttata) - Vocal imitation in African Savannah Elephants (Loxodonta africana) - Acoustic features of Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) stags vocalizations in the Cansiglio Forest (NE Italy, 2001-2002) - The animal sound archive at the Humboldt-University of Berlin: Current activities in conservation and improving access for bioacoustic research ../mediateletipos)))
  • The dominant ocean currents of the region are the North Equatorial countercurrent bringing moderately warm sub-tropical waters from the north via the south-flowing Panama current, and the South Equatorial countercurrent bringing cooler low salinity water from the southwest via the north-flowing Colombia current, reinforced by the cool Peru (Humboldt) Coastal current flowing up the coast of South America and the Panamanian Cyclonic countercurrent. Malpelo Island Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, Colombia
  • Alexander von Humboldt, a Prussian naturalist and explorer, is considered by many to be the world's first ecologist. Our Thirst for Oil: A Deeper Dive
  • Others have felt compelled to attribute to Humboldt some form of holism, organicism, or even materialist determinism in order to give ideal unity to what they see as an otherwise hopelessly scattered empiricism.
  • For example, the trout of Gance Creek, a small tributary to the North Fork Humboldt River, average only 126 scales along the lateral line, as is typical of coastal rainbow trout. Trout and Salmon of North America
  • Humboldt occupied and roped together five trees on Six Rivers National Forest, in a place where Sierra Pacific Industries wants to build a road through the Underwood Roadless Area so it can log a 160-acre inholding. North Coast Journal Comments
  • Despite this direction, in 1964 the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and Soil Conservation Service published a plan for phreatophyte control in the Humboldt River drainage. Trout and Salmon of North America
  • Its springs and mountain streams feed large aquifers and the slender Humboldt River, which meanders nearly 400 miles west from its beginnings in the northeast corner of the state.
  • About this work the American linguist Bloomfield wrote: “The second volume of Humboldt's great treatise founded the comparative grammar of the Malayo-Polynesian language family” (Bloomfield 1933, 19). Wilhelm von Humboldt
  • The climate is subtropical and strongly influenced by fluctuations in the general northward flow of the cold subantarctic Humboldt ocean current and the south east trade winds, that creates a high-winter and low-summer rainfall pattern and a stable-temperature environment. Juan Fernández Islands temperate forests
  • In the early 19th century, two scientists disagreed - German naturalist and geologist Alexander von Humboldt and French chemist and thermodynamicist Louis Joseph Gay-Lussac. Peak Oil - True or False
  • The Berlin anthropologist Bastian argued that Humboldt's ‘comparative method’ allowed natural science to surpass historical and philological criticism as a tool for interpreting human culture.
  • But because of the Humboldt Current, she'd heard that the nights got cool, even cold, so she'd packed a sweater and windbreaker. Laura's Baby
  • We haven't had the autopsy results yet, but off the record they say Von Humboldt was dead before lunch, say between eleven and one. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE
  • Huallaga, it is 2200 according to Herndon; at the junction of the Negro with the Cassiquiari, it is 400 according to Wallace; at the mouth of the Marmoré, it is 800 according to Gibbon; at the Pongo de Manseriche, below all rapids, it is 1160 according to Humboldt; and at the junction of Araguaia with the Tocantíns, it is 200 according to Castelnau. The Andes and the Amazon Across the Continent of South America
  • Alexander von Humboldt – eine hebräische Lebensbeschreibung von Chaim Selig Slonimski (1810 – 1904), ed. by Kurt-Jürgen Maaß, transl. from the Hebrew by Orna Carmel, 53 – 54. Berlin Salons: Late Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Century.
  • The intermediate slopes are clothed with a vegetation partly African, partly European; and here Humboldt, at the end of the last century, proposed to naturalise the chinchona. To the Gold Coast for Gold A Personal Narrative in Two Volumes.—Volume I
  • By contrast, Humboldt adopted a pose of theoretical abstinence.
  • Trauth contrasted those findings from Humboldt County with earlier and ongoing research on Ireland's transformation from an agrarian economy to a high-tech one.
  • ‘Like a mine worked by unskillful hands’: this reminds us that Humboldt got his start in mining and that, for all his enlightenment, the darkness of the mine never quite left him.
  • science of distribution," or chorology (chora = a place) -- has been pursued with lively interest since the discoveries made by Alexander von Humboldt. The Evolution of Man — Volume 1
  • The bug-eyed sea creatures, believed to be Humboldt squid, normally reside in deep water and only come to the surface at night.
  • The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is poised tomorrow to deliver yet another slap to the cadre of railroad dreamers who have been hoping against hope, year after year, to restore freight service along the 10-years-dead Northwestern Pacific Railroad line and so develop the similarly stagnant Humboldt Bay into some kind of entrepot in Pacific Rim international trade. North Coast Journal Comments
  • Madame Calderón de la Barca (a quien, debo decirlo, Dresser cita mal en su discurso, pues vivió en México en el siglo XIX y no en el XVII, como la Dra. mencionó) y Alexander von Humboldt se maravillaron de muchas de las cosas que vieron en México, pero si algo llamó su atención fue la enorme riqueza del país y la gran pobreza que vivía a su alrededor. ��Cu��ndo nos daremos cuenta de que M��xico es s��lo nuestro?
  • Humboldt used lines, called isotherms, to delineate regions of equal temperatures.
  • Bastian was not merely borrowing metaphors from political liberalism in order to explain Humboldt's intellectual importance.
  • Gradually it became the fashion in Humboldt to "unload" redwood timber-claims on thrifty, far-seeing, visionary John Cardigan who appeared to be always in the market for any claim worth while. The Valley of the Giants
  • Apart from those already mentioned there are zebras, camels, baboons, lemurs, sea lions, humboldt penguins, tapirs and meerkats.
  • The dry season, caused by the Humboldt current, is characterized by cool temperatures (17°C-22°C), a fairly persistent fog (garua) that envelopes the highlands of the larger islands in mist and drizzle, together with southeasterly winds. Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador
  • Mid-nineteenth-century medical topographers both drew on his thinking and copied his representational forms, taking it as their task to do for the mapping of disease what Humboldt had done for the mapping of vegetation.
  • Humboldt considers the Mexican Indian as destitute of all imagination, though when to a certain degree educated, he attributes to him facility in learning, a clearness of understanding, a natural turn for reasoning, and a particular aptitude to subtilize and seize trifling distinctions. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 372, May 30, 1829
  • This is fed from the southeast by cold waters from the Humboldt Current and from the northeast, by the moderately warm sub-tropical waters from the North Equatorial counter-current via the Peru Flow. Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador
  • Humboldt says that proceeding along the river Carenicuar, in the Gulf of Cariaco, he saw the Indian women washing their linen with the fruit of this tree, there called the parapara. The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, o
  • And there is plenty of food here-both the trawls and acoustic surveys have revealed an abundant supply of myctophid lanternfish, the most common prey eaten by large Humboldt squid in these waters in other years. Scientific American
  • The rain shadow on the leeward side of the Chilean Coast Range and the Andes, as well as a coastal inversion layer created by the cold offshore Humboldt Current, keep this over 20 million-year-old desert 50 times drier than California's Death Valley. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at
  • ‘Like a mine worked by unskillful hands’: this reminds us that Humboldt got his start in mining and that, for all his enlightenment, the darkness of the mine never quite left him.
  • In Saul Bellow's "Humboldt's Gift," the narrator describes himself as an "idiotic old lecher" who is "leaving two children to follow an obvious gold digger to corrupt Europe. Bringing Up Baby? Definitely
  • To us, the long-time sun-dried, thirsty emigrants; covered from head to foot with dust from the Black Hills, overlaid with alkali powder from the Humboldt, veneered with ashes of the desert; all ingrained by weeks of dermatic absorption, rubbed in by the wear of travel, polished by the friction of the wind -- to us said the Truckee, flowing Crossing the Plains, Days of '57 A Narrative of Early Emigrant Tavel to California by the Ox-team Method
  • The third dealt with the development of a so-called pasigraphy, which led Humboldt to the fundamental distinction of hypsometric and formation maps.
  • The Humboldt Bonsai Society joins the rhody society again this year for a combined show. Eureka Times Standard Most Viewed
  • It required the extraordinary acumen of the great Cuvier at once to recognize, when the first specimens [v. 03 p. 0069] of the _Gyrinus edulis_ or _Axolotl_ of Mexico were brought to him by Humboldt in the beginning of the 19th century, that these Batrachians were not really related to the Perennibranchiates, such as _Siren_ and _Proteus_, with which he was well acquainted, but represented the larval form of some air-breathing salamander. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"
  • We were compelled to await an upcoast steamer till August, when that adventurous craft, the steamer “McKim,” now newly named the “Humboldt,” resumed sea-voyages. A Backward Glance at Eighty
  • Some of the mammals include the Patagonian Mara (Dolichotis patagonum), the Southern Viscacha (Lagidium viscacia), the Wolffsohn's Viscacha (Lagidium wolffsohni), the Patagonian Weasel (Lyncodon patagonicusi), the Humboldt's Hog-nosed Skunk (Conepatus humboldti), the puma (Felis concolor), the Falkland Island wolf (Dusicyon australis), the Guanaco (Lama guanicoe). Patagonian grasslands
  • By two o'clock, when Von Humboldt still hadn't arrived, Bartlemy proposed starting lunch. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE
  • Amongst the most curious of the discoveries made by Humboldt, we must mention that of the "curare," the virulent poison which he saw manufactured by the Catarapeni and Maquiritare Indians, and a specimen of which he sent to the Institute with the "dapiche," a variety of Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part 2. The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century
  • Apart from those already mentioned there are zebras, camels, baboons, lemurs, sea lions, humboldt penguins, tapirs and meerkats.
  • Other species of interest are the guanaco Lama guanicoe, Argentine grey fox Duscicyon griseus and Austral hog-nosed skunk Conepatus humboldti. Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
  • Alexander von Humboldt of course made lasting contributions to the fields of physical geography and biogeography, adding to our knowledge of plants, animals, and the earth.
  • There has been another murder committed within a few miles of this place, which has given us something to gossip about, for the committee of vigilance had the good nature, purely for our amusement I conclude, to apprehend a lucky individual (I call him _lucky_ advisedly, for he had all his expenses paid at the Humboldt, was remunerated for his lost time, enjoyed a holiday from hard work, had a sort of guard of honor composed of the most respectable men on the river, and was of more consequence for four days than ever he had been in the whole of his insignificant little life before) whom somebody fancied bore a faint resemblance to the description of the murderer. The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52

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