[ US /ˈhəksɫi/ ]
  1. English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
  2. English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
  3. English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
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How To Use Huxley In A Sentence

  • There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. Aldous Huxley 
  • Huxley's interest in these great problems appears and reappears throughout his published writings, but his views are most clearly and systematically exposed in his "Romanes" lecture on "Evolution and Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work
  • In the first - the Orwellian - culture becomes a prison, whereas in the second - - the Huxleyan - culture becomes a burlesque.
  • You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but not, as yet, quite intelligent enough. Aldous Huxley 
  • T H. Huxley, too, had an enormous influence on Morgan, training him in zoology when Morgan returned to London for postgraduate study not long after his geology degree.
  • He piles his life high with complexities and in place of life being for necessities, and they few and simple, it is largely for comforts which we call necessities, and Professor Huxley has said that the struggle for comforts is more cruel than the struggle for existence. Popular Science Monthly Oct, Nov, Dec, 1915 — Volume 86
  • Deryn doubted this cable was designed to hold the weight of a dead Huxley and two middies. Behemoth
  • The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley 
  • Aldous Huxley was an essayist and novelist whose reputation reached its peak in the 1920's.
  • All Huxley's work was marked by a quality which may be called conscientiousness or thoroughness. Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work
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