Phrases with "independently"

These are strange relations on the view that each species was independently created, but are intelligible if each existed first as a variety. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Maria Edgeworth He had that indescribable air, which, independently of the fashion of the day, or the mode of any particular country, distinguishes a gentleman — dignified, courteous, and free from affectation. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Anthony Trollope But, in this instance, money was no object; — such an amount of money, at least, as could by any possibility be spent on a lady’s clothes, independently of her jewels. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Henry James The Prince’s first reference was in fact quite independently made. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

John Morley They insist upon it for its own sake, independently of its effects either on the happiness of subjects, or on the fundamental policy and march of things. Voltaire by John Morley

Theodore Dreiser Besides, in the event of the passage of the bill, Cowperwood had promised to make Archer independently rich — a cash reward of five hundred thousand dollars. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Anthony Trollope I had established the St. Paul’s Magazine, in reference to which I had read an enormous amount of manuscript, and for which, independently of my novels, I had written articles almost monthly. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Henry James But independently of this, and for a much longer time, some principle of intelligence, some art of life, would discernibly have worked in him. A Round of Visits by Henry James [1910]

Thomas Hardy The incessant quivering, in which every fibre of her frame participated, had thrown her into a stupefied reverie in which her arms worked on independently of her consciousness. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Sidney Colvin I may write independently and with judgment hereafter. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Wild-eyed, choking clerks stampeded through the passages full of smoke, silk hats and elderly business men could be seen rolling independently down the stairs. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Anthony Trollope Luckily for you for both of us, I should say the full truth has come out; and we can consider quietly what will be best for us to do, independently of that promise. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Authors of the highest eminence seem to be fully satisfied with the view that each species has been independently created. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

H.P. Lovecraft Somehow they managed to live on independently by the product of their estate, for occasional lights glimpsed from far-away hills attested their continued presence. The Lurking Fear by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

We have seen that the members of the same class, independently of their habits of life, resemble each other in the general plan of their organisation. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Anthony Trollope Or, if you do not marry, it would enable you to live where you pleased independently of me. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Instead of class feeling and narrow interests the boys developed early a great sympathy for the poor, and a capacity for judging people independently of rank. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Theodore Dreiser You’ll be independently rich if you do. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

These reflections afford evidence that he had already begun to think for himself, independently of the scholastic traditions. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

Jeremy Bentham Accordingly, the connexions here in question, independently of any influence they may have on a man’s pecuniary circumstances, have an influence on the effect of any exciting causes whatsoever. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

By this faculty he unites former images and ideas, independently of the will, and thus creates brilliant and novel results. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Thomas Hardy Anyhow, he was not disposed to resent an inexplicability in womankind, having found that it usually arose independently of fact, reason, probability, or his own deserts. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

Maria Edgeworth Not such, these, as real good English humour produces and enjoys, independently of partythese were all too broad, too coarse. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

The arteries, Galen thought, possessed a pulsative and attractive power of their own, independently of the heart, the moment of their dilatation being the moment of their activity. Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau What is well and in conformity with order is so by the nature of things and independently of human conventions. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The mere sight of suffering, independently of love, would suffice to call up in us vivid recollections and associations. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Jules Verne The practice of tattooing, independently of the consideration it procures, has also a useful aspect. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Arthur Conan Doyle Both the father and the son had assured me, independently of each other, that if I were told what the peril was, I would hardly realise its significance. The Mystery of Cloomber by Arthur Conan Doyle [1889]

To maintain, independently of any direct evidence, that no animal during the course of ages has progressed in intellect or other mental faculties, is to beg the question of the evolution of species. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

But in very many cases the males which conquer their rivals, do not obtain possession of the females, independently of the choice of the latter. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Anthony Trollope She seemed to him to be one who had something within her on which she could feed independently of the grosser details of the world to which it was her duty to lend her hand. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope But in truth, independently of the pleasure I should derive from your company, I wish you to be here on a matter of business which is of some importance to yourself. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

George Gissing Shall we have any one who talks well, independently of the matter of discourse? Remember, I am new to English society. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

You will also be useful, your works will continue to enlighten us, and, independently of your talents, the man of honour and refinement is never useless. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

In many other cases, modifications are probably the direct result of the laws of variation or of growth, independently of any good having been thus gained. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

But why this should be a law of nature if each species has been independently created no man can explain. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

He made out what he took to be a painter’s easel, standing forth independently in the centre of things. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Walter Scott Of late, she had observed that his temper was less docile, and his determinations, especially upon this late occasion of his enlistment, independently formed, and then boldly carried through. Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott [1827]

John Hill Burton But, independently of neology, the style, as developed in the construction of the sentences, was novel, and avowedly so. Introduction to the Study of the Works of Jeremy Bentham by John Hill Burton

Arthur Conan Doyle The swift battle cruisers were sent on independently at full speed to hold the enemy until the main fleet should arrive. The Death Voyage by Arthur Conan Doyle

George Meredith He cannot think independently of them:—nor I of my natural anatomy. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Virginia Woolf It went on independently of Mr. Vinrace, and tended to hide itself from him. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Henry James The difference it made every minute of the day existed quite independently of discussion. The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James [1903]

Sometimes in the guise of insurgents, taking an active part in the independence, they have independently laid waste the country, and robbed all whom they met. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Joseph Furphy Othello himself had independently evolved the decision which fixed his fate, recognising it as such an alternative. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Olaf Stapledon We have, after all, no good reason to believe that the ideal form of man is a pattern subsisting independently of the actual world. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

George Meredith That man is a tenant of mine, farming six hundred acres, Hoppner by name: a man bound to remember that I have, independently of my position, obliged him frequently. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Controversy is always ephemeral and vulgar, unless it can rise to the discussion and establishment of facts and principles valuable for themselves, independently of the particular point at issue. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

George Gissing Sometimes the vision passes, and there an end; sometimes, however, it has successors, the memory working quite independently of my will, and no link appearing between one scene and the next. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Jeremy Bentham This circumstance, independently of that of climate, will commonly make some difference in point of radical frame of mind and body. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Bronislaw Malinowski All these conclusions have also been drawn independently from the general character and several details of the mourning customs. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

These symptoms of alienation, independently of temporary embarrassment, caused serious alarm in the breast of Cortes, for the future. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Olaf Stapledon They are what they are, independently of any particular mind's perceiving. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

It fell in indeed so closely with their own way of thinking that I doubt if they ever understood how independently I had arrived at my conclusions. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Anthony Trollope His father and grandfather had contrived between them to establish a fairly good business, independently of Bragton, which business, of course, was now his. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Jeremy Bentham This may operate in any case (that is, any of the pains or pleasures belonging to it may operate) independently of them: none of them can operate but by means of this. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

William Godwin He is said to have boasted that by means of it he could enable any one to argue logically on any subject for a whole day together, independently of any previous study of the subject in debate. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

H. G. Wells Did he want this great Renascence of the human mind because he was suffering from some subtle form of indigestion? He invoked, independently of each other, the aid of two distinguished specialists. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Anthony Trollope But, independently of his alibi, Mealyus was able to rely on the absolute absence of any evidence against him. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

For when the reality of the thing is independently certain, we [then] have to admit that the reality of the thing should determine our approval of that thing. The Meaning of Truth by William James

Helen Zimmern But independently of victory or trials of strength, the earnestness for truth of the blind brother would decide my interest and sympathy in his favor. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

Henry David Thoreau The man who independently plucked the fruits when he was hungry is become a farmer; and he who stood under a tree for shelter, a housekeeper. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

George Gissing Unlike Emily, she was not inspired with an ardent idealism independently of her affections; with love had begun her conscious self-study, and love alone exalted her. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Sidney Colvin I have written independently without judgment. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Thomas Paine Each state acted independently of the rest, in forming its governments; but the same general principle pervades the whole. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

George Gissing I was taught to believe that the world was sin, and that the soul only freed itself from sin in proportion as it learned to live apart from and independently of the world. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

And it flashed on my mind, independently of Dona Rita’s pessimism, by the force of personal conviction, that, of course, Therese would tell him. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

The great vigour of the male during the season of love seems often to intensify his colours, independently of any marked difference from the female. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Sigmund Freud With some knowledge of the personal relations of the dreamer, I was able to interpret parts of it independently of her. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

The man may have made a will, or there may be other reasons for establishing proof of his identity independently of Haire’s statements. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

We see in these facts some deep organic bond, throughout space and time, over the same areas of land and water, independently of physical conditions. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

But independently of that, he really loved a harmless joke. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Then — astonishing feat, quite visible through the longyi — she began to wriggle her two buttocks independently in time with the music. Burmese Days by George Orwell

John Stuart Mill But independently of this, the mere breaking down of the barrier would of itself have an educational virtue of the highest worth. The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill [1869]

The two opposite leaves moved independently of each other. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

The two sentinels fired again, independently and ineffectually. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

Jeremy Bentham This is of his own creation, and will be whatsoever he thinks fit to make it: the influencing circumstance exists independently of him, and is what it is whether he will or no. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

I make my own vision of things more independently as I grow. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Jeremy Bentham The simple pains of the hearing: or, the disagreeable sensations excited in the organ of that sense by various kinds of sounds; independently (as before) of association. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

George Gissing I respect hereditary social standing, independently of the individual’s qualities. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Olaf Stapledon Nor is it clear whether the causal necessity (on which the theory insists) operates solely on the physical plane or also and independently on the mental plane. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

George Gissing Somehow or other he would live independently through the next three months. The House of Cobwebs by George Gissing

Benjamin Disraeli But, independently of all general principles, Miss Dacre could not but believe that it was the duty of the Catholic gentry to mix more with that world which so misconceived their spirit. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

Anthony Trollope But, independently of that, they can’t be the same. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Conan Doyle He left you in a rage, and began to make his own plans independently of you. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Virginia Woolf But this durability exists quite independently of our admiration. Jacob’s Room by Virginia Woolf [1920]

Leon Trotsky Both Lenin and I sounded the alarm, independently of each other, and then wrote to each other and co-ordinated our action. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Sigmund Freud Provided one hits on the right idea on the right occasion, one may solve dreams of this kind, either completely or in part, independently of any statements made by the dreamer. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Jeremy Bentham Some of these reasons, independently of the consideration of age, apply to guardians, teachers, and masters. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Andrew Lang Mr. Macmath and I independently reached the conclusion that by “Mr. Herd’s MS.” Hogg meant all Herd’s MSS., which Scott quoted in The Minstrelsy of 1803. Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang [1910]

Elizabeth Gaskell So that poor Molly had not passed a cheerful winter, independently of any private sorrows that she might have in her own heart. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

George Gissing Not too strong a word; for, independently of his wider ambitions, he was moved and gratified by the thought that kindly feeling towards him had sprung up in such a heart as this. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Jane Austen Her acceptance must be as certain as his offer; and yet there were bad feelings still remaining which made the prospect of it most sorrowful to her, independently, she believed, independently of self. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

The truth of the boast is independently confirmed by the admission of a controversial enemy, that very Tutchin whom he challenged to translate Latin with him. Daniel Defoe by William Minto [1879]

For, independently of the direct representation of simple objects, and even of abstract ideas, to a very limited extent, as above noticed, it afforded great help to the memory by way of association. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco