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  • The core curriculum is supplemented by three theme courses — one in the natural sciences, the humanities and the social sciences.
  • Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.
    Alfred L. Kroeber
  • I expect this is some second great schism, where two humanities will live, apart but parallel.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • No, no, my lad; stricken, blasted, if he be, Ahab has his humanities!
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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  • The humanities and amenities of life had no attraction for him — its peaceful enjoyments no charm.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Where are you in your Latin humanities?
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • He asks more about Cedric’s classes, and then they talk about English and the humanities versus science and math.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Winsett did not invite people to his house; but he had once pointed it out to Archer in the course of a nocturnal stroll, and the latter had asked himself, with a little shiver, if the humanities were so meanly housed in other capitals.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • He felt the weight of his ignorance,—not simply of letters, but of life, of business, of the humanities; the accumulated sloth and shirking and awkwardness of decades and centuries shackled his hands and feet.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • Deo went on reciting, not realizing he was murmuring aloud: "He felt the weight of his ignorance, — not simply of letters, but of life, of business, of the humanities; the accumulated sloth and shirking and awkwardness of decades and centuries shackled his hands and feet."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains

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  • Holds a chair in the humanities at Fordham.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • It was a mixed humanities and social sciences course and he stuck it out for eighteen months.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • He returned to the institution where he had been a pupil and was given a position as prefect, a supervisor of the students, a teacher of philosophy and humanities.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • As a schoolboy he had been expelled for helping political prisoners escape; he had then tried several art schools, but in the end had become a student of the humanities.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • One can discern, in his ample pictures of the gentleman and the king, what forms and humanities pleased him; his delight in troops of friends, in large hospitality, in cheerful giving.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Baba smiled on, the way he did when Hector came by the week before to see him, the way he did when I showed him my application to the College of Arts and Humanities at San Francisco State.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • It was called the New York Public Library of Humanities and Social Sciences.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • Welcome to Humanities for First Year Apprentices.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • All this had been why I walked blindly up to Humanities Hall instead of returning directly to my dorm.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • The new series, with a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, was filmed throughout the country during 2003.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • The traitorous Humanities instructor sat unblinking in his A MIDNIGHT TEMPEST — 425 chair while a baka clung to the white, tangled beard that had grown during his imprisonment.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • All, all for immortality, Love like the light silently wrapping all, Nature’s amelioration blessing all, The blossoms, fruits of ages, orchards divine and certain, Forms, objects, growths, humanities, to spiritual images ripening.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Not long after this, when Tom told Rachel he’d had enough of mixed humanities and Chicago and that he was going back to Montana, she got mad.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • Max stepped forward and took a metal thermos from his Humanities instructor.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • He absorbed an immense amount of information and after taking his degree in the humanities trained himself later in science and mathematics.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • The Humanities instructor raised a bottle of champagne to Max and took a sip before passing it back to Mr. Watanabe and Miss Boon, who followed suit.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • I read it during Humanities—in Morrow’s favorite book, of all things!
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
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