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  • What is the thesis of your paper.
    thesis = theory or statement to be evaluated
  • But once alone, having torn through the first fifty pages of Herr Flammenhescher's little monograph, Mikhail would leap to his feet and start pacing from corner to corner in order to voice his fervid agreement or furious dissent with the author's thesis, his style, or his use of punctuation.   (source)
    thesis = theory being evaluated
  • I was sixteen the first time I read it, and though I didn't fully understand it all, I grasped the core thesis.   (source)
    thesis = presented theory
  • He would begin with a defense of Muslims in America and expand his thesis from there.   (source)
    thesis = ideas put forward for discussion
  • The original thesis of his dissertation had been just that: the advantage of simplifying the human organism.   (source)
    thesis = an unproved statement put forward as a premise for evaluation
  • He wanted this thesis not to owe anyone anything.   (source)
    thesis = theory's support
  • They proposed a thesis.   (source)
    thesis = unproved statement put forward as a premise for discussion
  • And after considerable thought, I came to doubt Moody's thesis.   (source)
    thesis = theory
  • To put my thesis in a nutshell: the war-dance has been replaced by the waltz.   (source)
  • These findings call into question the thesis that the violence was spontaneous, at least as a general explanation for the killings.   (source)
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  • Tell me the thesis, so that I may apply your knowledge as you go on.   (source)
  • This looked like the one that might do in his whole thesis.   (source)
  • He also called these three stages of knowledge thesis, antithesis, and synthesis.   (source)
    thesis = an unproved statement put forward as a premise for discussion
  • The Eleatics had put forward a claim, and Hegel called a standpoint like that a thesis.   (source)
  • This, Phaedrus claimed, was the thesis the University of Chicago was waiting for.   (source)
    thesis = theory
  • He wouldn't be happy if they were overjoyed with the thesis.   (source)
  • He said he wasn't sure, but the thesis on Quality appeared to turn into an anti-Aristotelian thesis.   (source)
  • You could, for example, say that Descartes's rationalism was a thesis—which was contradicted by Hume's empirical antithesis.   (source)
    thesis = an unproved statement put forward as a premise for discussion
  • In The Origin of Species, Darwin advanced two theories or main theses: first, he proposed that all existing vegetable and animal forms were descended from earlier, more primitive forms by way of a biological evolution.   (source)
    theses = unproved statements put forward as a premises for discussion
  • Kant called his thesis that our a priori thoughts are independent of sense data and screen what we see a "Copernican revolution."   (source)
    thesis = theory
  • His thesis not be a part of a substantive field, because to accept a split into substantive and methodological was to deny the existence of Quality.   (source)
  • But if someone else were to produce a thesis which purported to be a major breakthrough between Eastern and Western philosophy, between religious mysticism and scientific positivism, he would think it of major historic importance, a thesis which would place the University miles ahead.   (source)
  • My thesis is this, ...   (source)
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  • Justice Kagan's undergraduate thesis concluded:  "The story is a sad but also a chastening one for those who, more than half a century after socialism's decline, still wish to change America. American radicals cannot afford to become their own worst enemies. In unity lies their only hope."
    thesis = research paper
  • Her thesis studies how social media has made the country more divisive.
    thesis = a formal and lengthy research paper advancing a new point of view
  • And, with his help, by spring I have a 112 page thesis, researched, footnoted, documented, and neatly bound in black leather.   (source)
    thesis = research paper
  • While reading for my master's thesis, I'd been surprised to discover echoes of Mormon theology in the great philosophers of the nineteenth century.   (source)
  • As soon as he completed his thesis, "An Analysis of Conical Helices", he transferred to Hughes's big California operation, where the real action was, eager to make his mark in the race for space.   (source)
    thesis = a formal and lengthy research paper
  • X., I acknowledge your letter concerning your proposed thesis, though I can't say that its title makes a great deal of sense to me.   (source)
    thesis = research paper
  • …and that he'd written his PhD thesis on tuatara molecular evolution rates,   (source)
  • But during his brief time as a graduate student, he always kept a respectable distance from his thesis advisor.   (source)
  • "Mike," said Vince formally, "I'd like to introduce you to Patricia Killian, my thesis advisor at MIT."   (source)
  • My zoology thesis was a functional analysis of the thyroid gland of the three-toed sloth.   (source)
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  • He would also help me begin my Master's thesis on Thomas Hardy.   (source)
  • He himself graduated in law from Leicester University, and now he was going to the LSE to write a doctoral thesis on law and poverty in the third world.   (source)
  • ...they wouldn't count toward my MFA thesis.   (source)
  • He puts away the course guide and opens up a library book that might be helpful for his senior thesis project, a comparison between Renaissance Italian and Mughal palace design.   (source)
  • ...and did a senior thesis called "The Interaction of the Ethnographic, Financial, and Paramilitary Dimensions of Competition in Certain Markets."   (source)
  • He was surprised to see him there, in the kingdom of the elect, but Dr. Olivella reminded him that he was the son of the Minister of Health and was preparing a thesis in forensic medicine.   (source)
  • He can do his thesis in some other way.   (source)
  • Kierkegaard had written a master of arts thesis on Socrates.   (source)
  • His thesis won a prize, and a university press accepted it for publication.   (source)
  • In this thesis, I hope to explore the history of clothing.   (source)
    thesis = a formal and lengthy research paper
  • I watch Morrie as he reads my thesis, and wonder what the big world will be like out there.   (source)
    thesis = research paper
  • He was writing about its arrival in his thesis.   (source)
  • Great Universities proceeded in a Hegelian fashion and any school which could not accept a thesis contradicting its fundamental tenets was in a rut.   (source)
  • I worked for a solid year, and at the end of it I had a draft of my thesis: "The Family, Morality, and Social Science in Anglo-American Cooperative Thought, 1813-1890."   (source)
  • My fourth-year thesis for religious studies concerned certain aspects of the cosmogony theory of Isaac Luria, the great sixteenth-century Kabbalist from Safed.   (source)
  • Back when she was still a second-year in college, Ye had already known the professor who would end up being her thesis advisor.   (source)
  • About the same time, Marx had written a doctoral thesis on Democritus and Epicurus—in other words, on the materialism of antiquity.   (source)
  • Morrie suggests I try an honors thesis.   (source)
  • The thesis was to be an "interpretive anthropology of affliction," combining evidence from ethnography, history, epidemiology, and economics.   (source)
  • It would take quite a University to accept a doctoral thesis in which the candidate refused to define his central term.   (source)
  • But he was making an exception on this day, and he climbed the hill to do some work on his Ph.D. thesis in anthropology.   (source)
  • He wrote his senior honors thesis on "gender inequality and depression," no doubt in part because the medical anthropologists he knew were all psychiatrists.   (source)
  • He got a fellowship to travel to Seoul and happened on an interesting story for his Ph.D. thesis in anthropology—it had to do with the Korean pharmaceutical industry.   (source)
  • By the time he came back from Korea to Harvard, to continue medical school and write his thesis, he had grown bored and a little disgusted with what was known in academic circles as the politics of racial identity.   (source)
  • In his thesis, he'd marshal a host of epidemiological data to show that AIDS had almost certainly come from North America to Haiti, and might well have been carried there by American and Canadian and Haitian American sex tourists, who could buy assignations for pittances in a Port-au-Prince slum called Carrefour.   (source)
  • Got your thesis finished yet?   (source)
    thesis = a formal and lengthy research paper advancing a new point of view
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  • Our last thesis.†   (source)
  • I didn't argue; my thesis advisor reminded me too much of my father.†   (source)
  • Parroted from thesis to thesis, this view first gained prominence through a curiously personal dynamic that made it difficult and—as is often the case in the cramped and stuffy rooms of academic debate—even dangerous to resist.†   (source)
  • A full ten years ago, way back in 1927, Willem had written in his doctoral thesis, done in Germany, that a terrible evil was taking root in that land.†   (source)
  • The overall thesis was simple: We have barely scratched the surface of our mental and spiritual capabilities.†   (source)
  • I told him he could stay here and type my doctoral thesis on quantum physics, but he's not interested.†   (source)
  • It was while she was at the college of architecture that she met Larry McCaslin, who was in Delhi collecting material for his doctoral thesis on "Energy Efficiency in Vernacular Architecture."†   (source)
  • They're not presenting a logical thesis, they're just reporting how it is.†   (source)
  • I decided to junk my thesis.†   (source)
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  • Nothing in Tom-Carl's face indicated that he might have a rude surprise coming to him: already, prosperity-bred independence had undermined his kingdom until it was foundering; two more elections and it would crumble into thesis material for a sociology major.†   (source)
  • She spent that night on the Internet, reading articles and theses on the psychopathology of sadism.†   (source)
  • It is our thesis that the psychopathology of such murderers forms at least one specific syndrome which we shall describe.†   (source)
  • In fact, I'm writing my thesis now on the effects of being bullied at school.†   (source)
  • During the interview, I took fifteen minutes to remember the word thesis, as in thesis sentence—the basis of all composition courses.†   (source)
  • Finally, Miguel finished his thesis, graduated, and began to look for work.†   (source)
  • which attracted people indifferent to the theses of Communism to the Communist parade.†   (source)
  • At least, that was the final thesis of my English project, which I'd handed in during the last week of classes.†   (source)
  • Thomas stumbled on an address by Sir William Osler to graduating medical students in which the man articulated this very thesis: The master-word is Work, a little one, as I have said, but fraught with momentous sequences if you can but write it on the tablets of your hearts, and bind it upon your foreheads.†   (source)
  • While I was writing a thesis on the influence-upon subsequent metaphysical systems-of Aristotle's theory of the Immovable Mover.†   (source)
  • For some time now I have been operating under the thesis that Jack is under extreme pressures of his own-whether because of me or not doesn't seem to matter-and that he is working without regard to my best interests.†   (source)
  • Knowing that the major had heard, Alessandro sat down, stared at him, and expanded his thesis.†   (source)
  • But the thousands of letters and scores of diaries I have read for the latter part of the war do not support the thesis of a decline in positive expressions of ideological and patriotic commitment among veterans who had enlisted in 1861 or 1862.†   (source)
  • A written thesis.†   (source)
  • It is rare to see a thesis actually falsified as it is being articulated.†   (source)
  • Now Hisham is busy preparing his doctoral thesis (under Dr. Bassiouni's supervision) and we—his former fellow students—are forever delighting in his achievement.†   (source)
  • But the young man would do what he asked; the graduate student's master's thesis would ultimately be graded by his adviser, one David Webb.†   (source)
  • Then, when he's finished, when he's completely ruined Turgenev for you, he starts talking about Stendhal or somebody he wrote his thesis for his M.A. on.†   (source)
  • He only lacks his thesis to complete a master's degree in wildlife biology, and he had a full scholarship to college.†   (source)
  • Furthermore, I had what I thought was excellent ammunition with which to demolish Ootek's thesis.†   (source)
  • Except for the professor working with him on his master's thesis.†   (source)
  • You can put together clues, develop a thesis, or several, about why characters reacted to the Trystero possibility the way they did, why the assassins came on, why the black costumes.†   (source)
  • Like me, Leslie had majored in English; she had written a thesis on Hart Crane and was very knowledgeable about poetry.†   (source)
  • And while it is true that people rarely take action on advice of others unless they were going to do it anyway, there was the small chance that in my enthusiasm for my hairdressing thesis I might have raised up a monster.†   (source)
  • "There's his thesis.†   (source)
  • I caught one of those master's thesis assignments he chucked around so casually; I had suggested that the Crusades were different from most wars.†   (source)
  • Capable, it might be, of things more monstrous than anything he could have dreamed of before; yet modified, too, like a Hegelian thesis generating its own antithesis.†   (source)
  • Mourning for Lara, he also mourned that distant summer in Meliuzeievo when the revolution had been a god come down to earth from heaven, the god of the summer when everyone had gone crazy in his own way, and when everyone's life had existed in its own right, and not as an illustration for a thesis in support of the rightness of a superior policy.†   (source)
  • I thought I would spend the summer reading Finnegans Wake and writing my thesis.†   (source)
  • This is our last thesis together, you know.†   (source)
  • "His poor mother," my grandmother said; she was moved to expand upon her thesis on dying.†   (source)
  • I thought about our first thesis together, in college.†   (source)
  • "I wrote my senior thesis on the use of loss in his poems," she replied.†   (source)
  • Ellen Rimbauer's diary became the subject of my master's thesis and has haunted me ever since.†   (source)
  • "She's in my thesis," Johansson said at last.†   (source)
  • And that's how I found the notebook you're writing your thesis in.†   (source)
  • "So she's writing a doctoral thesis while you …?"†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Good talkers are only found in Paris.†   (source)
  • Plus, while Andrew's out working, I can start my thesis.†   (source)
  • How could you know anything about my thesis?†   (source)
  • I mean, obviously he told Shari about my thesis.†   (source)
  • "You have to recognize the difference between my thesis and the book Dag is writing," she said.†   (source)
  • …why did you tell Shari about my thesis?†   (source)
  • By 9:00 she had finished Johansson's thesis.†   (source)
  • Liz, you haven't officially graduated until you turn in a thesis."†   (source)
  • In this sense there is a sort of gender perspective to my thesis.†   (source)
  • Johansson produced a printout of her thesis and placed it on the table in front of Berger.†   (source)
  • How was I supposed to know I had to write a thesis?†   (source)
  • About my not finishing my thesis yet AND the other thing.†   (source)
  • I still accused him of telling you about my thesis.†   (source)
  • I'll really get to know Andrew and his family, and I'll get a good solid start on my thesis.†   (source)
  • Why didn't you just tell me about your thesis in the first place?"†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS "I never repeat anything."†   (source)
  • "Not until you write that thesis," Dr. Sprague says.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Silence is the most intolerable of answers.†   (source)
  • "I just neglected to inform her that I haven't finished my thesis.†   (source)
  • If it's any comfort to you, Lizzie, I'm sure your thesis is going to be justgreat ."†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.†   (source)
  • "Hi, my name is Lisbeth Salander, and I'm writing my thesis on the criminology of violence against women in the twentieth century.†   (source)
  • And thus—having cut off my finger and allowed me to finish graduate school—he started my Master's thesis for me, too.†   (source)
  • I hadn't picked out my theme yet, because I hadn't got round to reading Finnegan's Wake, but my professor was very excited about my thesis and had promised to give me some leads on images about twins.†   (source)
  • Then I would be way ahead when college started at the end of September, and able to enjoy my last year instead of swotting away with no makeup and stringy hair, on a diet of coffee and Benzedrine, the way most of the seniors taking honors did, until they finished their thesis.†   (source)
  • He called it our "final thesis."†   (source)
  • He mentions "dates" and what he calls my "head for history" to set up a familiar thesis: that I live in the past.†   (source)
  • I wrote Owen that I had selected Thomas Hardy as the subject for my Master's thesis; I doubt he was surprised.†   (source)
  • Earning my fifty "points" was easy for me; I had a B.A. cum laude, and a Master's degree in English—with Owen Meany's help, I'd written my Master's thesis on Thomas Hardy.†   (source)
  • I'd heard Owen's Vietnam thesis before; it was not very original—I think it was borrowed from something Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., had written or said—but Owen's delivery was impressive.†   (source)
  • Some Sundays, this is so hard to say; Canon Campbell indulged me when I confessed to him that this confession was difficult for me, but Canon Mackie employs the "mere words" thesis with me until I am seeing him in a most unforgiving light.†   (source)
  • Canon Mackie is keen on having guest ministers deliver the sermon—which does spare us the canon's loquacity—but whoever the preacher was today, he was some sort of "reformed" Anglican, and his thesis seemed to be that everything that first appears to be different is actually the same.†   (source)
  • In the middle of the story, which I adore, I began to think: What do Grade 10 girls know about graduate students or Ph.D. theses or the kind of academic posturing that Mr. Davies makes such great, good fun of?†   (source)
  • Somewhere inside I know all of those things, and there is no need of an argument, or a synopsis, or an outline (outlines are the last resource of bad fiction writers who wish to God they were writing masters' theses).†   (source)
  • They unearthed me in a study carrel at UNH, where I was writing a senior honors thesis in mathematics.†   (source)
  • "Interesting thesis," she said.†   (source)
  • In Kant's language, even Good morning, suitably pronounced, can take the shape of a metaphysical thesis.†   (source)
  • Having finished with his coursework that spring, he was only scheduled for thesis hours in the fall anyway.†   (source)
  • Dr. Mansour would explain these interventions of his by saying "I always pass on my experience to my children," and it was in exactly the same fatherly spirit that Dr. Mansour was accustomed to destroy the hopes of the students whose theses he was supervising.†   (source)
  • This might seem to confirm Gerald Linderman's thesis, in his book Embattled Courage, that the experiences of Civil War soldiers hardened them, causing them to shed the ideals of those innocent days of 1861 and to suffer "a disillusionment more profound than historians have acknowledged."†   (source)
  • Miguel put off his thesis and his political meetings, because he and Alba wanted to be together every hour of the day.†   (source)
  • This thesis may or may not be true, but it has the excitement of a theory that surprises: it's a good story.†   (source)
  • As the weeks wore on toward the summer's end, the validity of Ootek's thesis become more and more obvious.†   (source)
  • They had considered it necessary to ask him to the editorial offices to approve a change in word order, but then, without asking him, shortened his text by so much that it was reduced to its basic thesis (making it too schematic and aggressive).†   (source)
  • Gottschall's encouraging thesis is that human beings are natural storytellers—that they can't help telling stories, and that they turn things that aren't really stories into stories because they like narratives so much.†   (source)
  • Sometimes he saw himself hunched over his rooming house desk, working on his master's thesis; he remembered the lonely desperation with which he'd worried the equations.†   (source)
  • Robin Dunbar's "Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language," from a few years back, for instance, had a thesis and a sharp one: that primates groom each other not to pick out nits, which do not really trouble them, but as a form of gossip, a way of exchanging social information—who grooms who for how long tells who's up and who's down.†   (source)
  • My thesis is statistics, field studies, law texts, and a study of how society and the courts treat the victims.†   (source)
  • But Mia has suddenly decided to drive up to see her parents in Dalarna for Easter to show them her thesis.†   (source)
  • She also found a copy of a thesis entitled "From Russia with Love" written by a woman named Mia Johansson.†   (source)
  • Some of the names are in Mia's thesis; there may be ways of cross-referencing that would help you work out their real identities.†   (source)
  • Andersson, after calling in, had been sent to Stockholm University to interview Johansson's tutor about her doctoral thesis.†   (source)
  • Dag didn't fill in who the sources were, but with one or two exceptions I think we can use the references in her thesis as a primary source."†   (source)
  • He held up a copy of the bound thesis.†   (source)
  • It dawned on him that his iBook was full of correspondence with Svensson, as well as various versions of the book and a file containing Johansson's thesis.†   (source)
  • There the woman had been called Tamara, but Irina P. and Tamara had to be one and the same, so she read the interview section of the thesis with great interest.†   (source)
  • He soon found that the desk and shelf unit next to it contained extensive source and reference materials for Johansson's doctoral thesis "From Russia with Love."†   (source)
  • But it strikes me that Johansson's thesis having been on trafficking and prostitution, there's a possibility that in her work she made contact with Salander and this Wu and in some way provoked them, and that this might somehow constitute a motive for murder."†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Keep silence for the most part, —Epictetus (c.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Never to talk about ourselves is a very noble piece of hypocrisy.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, several newspapers floated the theory that since Mia Johansson's thesis dealt with the sex trade, this might be Salander's motive for the murders, on the grounds that—according to the social welfare agency—she was a prostitute.†   (source)
  • I have a thesis to write, so let's just agree to ignore each other the rest of the time I'm here and I'll do my thing and you do yours."†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS It is vain to keep a secret from one who has a right to know it.†   (source)
  • I know I screwed up with the thesis thing, but how long can you stay mad at someone you've been friends with your whole life?†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Keep your own secret, and get out other people's.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Love is only chatter, Friends are all that matter.†   (source)
  • When you signed up for the individualized major, Lizzie, you did realize one of the graduation requirements was a written thesis, didn't you?"†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.†   (source)
  • "But you had to write a thesis, too," Dr. Sprague says, "summarizing, basically, what you learned about your field of concentration.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.†   (source)
  • Especially Shari, about the thesis—†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS —Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, and philosopher It takes five rings before Shari answers.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS —Andrea Dworkin (1946–2005), U.S. feminist critic Fortunately we've just warbled our last "And I owe it all to you."†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared.†   (source)
  • "Didn't finish your thesis?†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS —Phyllis McGinley (1905–1978), U.S. poet and author Two Days Earlier Back in Ann Arbor (or maybe three days—wait, what time is it in America?†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Women speak because they wish to speak, whereas a man speaks only when driven to speak by something outside himself—like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS The way to get a man interested and to hold his interest was to talk about him, and then gradually lead the conversation around to yourself—and keep it there.†   (source)
  • And Alistair turned out to be quite nice, offering to let me use his computer in order to start my thesis, which I then worked on for the rest of the day, until breaking for a "curry supper" from the "takeaway" shop on the corner with the two elder Marshalls, the boys having gone out.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Man, truly the animal that talks, is the only one that needs conversations to propagate its species…In love, conversations play an almost greater role than anything else.†   (source)
  • While mass manufacturing meant inexpensive, stylish clothes were available to everyone, it also meant that, for the first time in recorded history, you could be walking down History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS Talk is a pure art.†   (source)
  • History of Fashion SENIOR THESIS BY ELIZABETH NICHOLS His talk was like a spring, which runs With rapid change from rocks to roses —Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802–1839), British poet Igot the rust stains out.†   (source)
  • About my thesis.†   (source)
  • …latest Dan Brown (because you can't go on a transatlantic flight with nothing to read); my mini iPod; three book lights; Sun-In for my highlights; all of my pharmaceuticals, such as aspirin, Band-Aids for the blisters I am undoubtedly going to get (from strolling hand in hand with Andrew through the British Museum, soaking in all the art), and prescriptions, including my birth control pills and antibiotic acne medication; and of course the notebook in which I've begun my senior thesis.†   (source)
  • and sipping something called Pernod as the sun sets over the French countryside whizzing past— And suddenly, in the middle of Jean-Luc's description of his own senior thesis, which has to do with shipping routes (I'm trying hard not to yawn—but then the history of fashion probably wouldn't light his fire, either), my cell phone chirps.†   (source)
  • He reminded himself of the Deacon's lecture on alarm reaction, the thesis that most forms of death could be traced to the body's coming too urgently to battle stations, remaining too long at full alert.†   (source)
  • She had asked a question—she was writing a thesis about the theme of slavery in French African writing.†   (source)
  • Beyond doubt those words characterize Rudolf Hoss and the workings of his mind, an organism so crushingly banal as to be a paradigm of the thesis eloquently stated by Hannah Arendt some years after his hanging.†   (source)
  • That new form of human society developed by the Nazis of which Rubenstein writes (extending Arendt's thesis) is a "society of total domination," evolving directly from the institution of chattel slavery as it was practiced by the great nations of the West, yet urged on to its despotic apotheosis at Auschwitz through an innovative concept which by contrast casts a benign light on old-fashioned plantation slavery even at its most barbaric: this blood-fresh concept was based on the simple…†   (source)
  • Don't give me any of that old crap about working on your thesis!†   (source)
  • He whom I had never heard say two consecutive sentences, whom no discussion nor thesis could interest, whom I had scarcely credited with a single thought, discoursed now in his good-natured warm voice fluently and without a fault.†   (source)
  • On March 5, 1949, the memorandum appeared in the magazine, under the title "Hiroshima's Idea" — an idea that, Cousins' introductory note said, "the editors enthusiastically endorse and with which they will associate themselves": The people of Hiroshima, aroused from the daze that followed the atomic bombing of their city on August 6, 1945, know themselves to have been part of a laboratory experiment which proved the long-time thesis of peacemakers.†   (source)
  • Although a half-dozen Southern papers had toyed with his thesis, Fitzhugh was not taken too seriously in the South, but Lincoln seized upon his ultra-reactionary ideas as a symbol.†   (source)
  • In any case it is impossible that he should fully have believed in his main thesis–believed, that is to say, that for a century or more the entire civilized world had been taken in by a huge and palpable lie which he alone was able to see through.†   (source)
  • Collins made notes for a little thesis pointing out the inferiority of the original mosaics to their photographs.†   (source)
  • There were no secrecies, for instance, about the customs and habits of the valley population, and Conway, who was interested, had talks which might have been worked up into a quite serviceable degree thesis.†   (source)
  • He took his Master's degree from a New York university and wrote a thesis on "Collective Patterns in the City Architecture of the XlVth Century.†   (source)
  • Many were engaged in writing manuscript books of various kinds; one (Chang said) had made valuable researches into pure mathematics; another was coordinating Gibbon and Spengler into a vast thesis on the history of European civilization.†   (source)
  • His thesis that slavery might become national, although probably without factual foundation,'2 was a clever dialectical inversion of a challenge to the freedom of the common white man set forth by the most extreme Southern advocate of slavery.†   (source)
  • You're calling spades spades, Carley, but you seem to be riding a morbid, impractical thesis.†   (source)
  • This sentence was the thesis of most of his bad nights, of which he felt this was to be one.†   (source)
  • In the examination which precedes ordination, a thesis is always a requisite.†   (source)
  • Then you persist in continuing that thesis?†   (source)
  • "Without a thesis?" cried d'Artagnan, "without a thesis?†   (source)
  • " "Stop there!" cried the Jesuit, "for that thesis touches closely upon heresy.†   (source)
  • "Ay, ay!" said Porthos; "pass the pen to Aramis, who writes theses in Latin."†   (source)
  • No more theses, no more glosses upon the fingers or upon benedictions, hey?†   (source)
  • The argumentation of the Holy Office against Galileo stated that his theses were philosophically absurd.†   (source)
  • And sure enough, when he sent his work to the medical journal they refused it—they had just accepted a thesis by another man on the same subject.†   (source)
  • A sigh went through the room, and Prosecutor Paravant nodded his weighty approval while Dr. Krokowski continued to elaborate his thesis.†   (source)
  • "First, having at the time of the cholera distinguished myself by a boundless devotion; second, by having published, at my expense, various works of public utility, such as" (and he recalled his pamphlet entitled, "Cider, its manufacture and effects," besides observation on the lanigerous plant-louse, sent to the Academy; his volume of statistics, and down to his pharmaceutical thesis); "without counting that I am a member of several learned societies" (he was member of a single one).†   (source)
  • Your thesis!†   (source)
  • But you observe that the principle on which my selection is made, is to give adequate, and not disproportionate illustration to each of the theses enumerated in my introduction, as at present sketched.†   (source)
  • There is no one who has not noticed it in his own case—the soul,— and therein lies the marvel of its unity complicated with ubiquity, has a strange aptitude for reasoning almost coldly in the most violent extremities, and it often happens that heartbroken passion and profound despair in the very agony of their blackest monologues, treat subjects and discuss theses.†   (source)
  • It was of course Mrs. Touchett he had come to see, and not Mrs. Osmond; and to prove to herself the validity of this thesis Isabel presently stepped out of the house and wandered away into the park.†   (source)
  • Have some confidence in me, for I have succeeded to some extent in my study of the law, according to the verdict of my examinations, for I know the difference between the question put and the question pending, for I have sustained a thesis in Latin upon the manner in which torture was administered at Rome at the epoch when Munatius Demens was quaestor of the Parricide; because I am going to be a doctor, apparently it does not follow that it is absolutely necessary that I should be an…†   (source)
  • "CERTES," said Aramis, "I do justice to the beauties of this thesis; but at the same time I perceive it would be overwhelming for me.†   (source)
  • The question is this: Monsieur the Principal thinks that my thesis ought to be dogmatic and didactic.†   (source)
  • 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS D'Artagnan had said nothing to Porthos of his wound or of his procurator's wife.†   (source)
  • The two friends began to dance around the venerable St. Chrysostom, kicking about famously the sheets of the thesis, which had fallen on the floor.†   (source)
  • I demand the suppression of the thesis.†   (source)
  • "Now," hastily interrupted the Jesuit, on seeing that his acolyte was going astray, "now your thesis would please the ladies; it would have the success of one of Monsieur Patru's pleadings."†   (source)
  • Are you then making a thesis?†   (source)
  • 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS "We have now to search for Athos," said d'Artagnan to the vivacious Aramis, when he had informed him of all that had passed since their departure from the capital, and an excellent dinner had made one of them forget his thesis and the other his fatigue.†   (source)
  • "Now," continued Aramis, taking the same graceful position in his easy chair that he would have assumed in bed, and complacently examining his hand, which was as white and plump as that of a woman, and which he held in the air to cause the blood to descend, "now, as you have heard, d'Artagnan, Monsieur the Principal is desirous that my thesis should be dogmatic, while I, for my part, would rather it should be ideal.†   (source)
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