Ruminantly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Ruminantly In a ruminant manner; by ruminating, or chewing the cud.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ruminantly In the manner of a ruminant; by means of rumination.
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Quotations

  • Friedrich Schlegel
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    “A critic is a reader who ruminates. Thus, he should have more than one stomach.”

Usage

In literature:

It was now past midnight; sleep was out of the question, as I lay ruminating on the mysterious events of the few past hours.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
He ruminated for a time as to how he would break into the subject.
"The Underworld" by James C. Welsh
In the midst of his ruminations, Sibylla rose.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Again I sat ruminating what I should do.
"The Piazza Tales" by Herman Melville
Bart stood silently ruminating for some minutes.
"Bart Stirling's Road to Success" by Allen Chapman
Of course," he ruminated, "Bradley will kick like a steer, when I tell him he's bounced!
"The Vehement Flame" by Margaret Wade Campbell Deland
While I was ruminating he had quickly unbuttoned the holsters, which I had stupidly neglected to examine.
"Humphrey Bold" by Herbert Strang
She is still idly ruminating on this point when her companion's voice brings her back to the present.
"The Haunted Chamber" by "The Duchess"
But there is nothing that fills up the gap between the ruminants and the pig tribe.
"American Addresses, with a Lecture on the Study of Biology" by Thomas Henry Huxley
Well, I'd no idea," she continued, pursuing her ruminations as she left the room, "that people of quality laughed so.
"Jack Sheppard" by William Harrison Ainsworth
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In poetry:

Darkness crept slowly o'er the East!
Upon the Barn-roof watch'd the Cat;
Sweet breath'd the ruminating Beast
At rest where DOLLY musing sat.
"Dolly" by Robert Bloomfield
The lark went up, the mower whet his scythe,
On golden meads kine ruminating lay,
And all the world felt young again and blithe,
Just as to—day.
"Victoria" by Alfred Austin
He hears them breathing, softly, fearfully,
Honey-sweet ruminations, slow respired:
Then a sharp hiss breaks time and melody--
Spittle indrawn, old kisses new-desired.
"The Louse-Hunters" by Aldous Huxley
Abner. What meditation holds thee thus engaged,
O king! and keeps thine active spirit bound;
When busy war far other cares demands
Than ruminating thought and pale despair?
"David And Goliath. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
Wild on the summit of the steep
She ruminated long the deep,
And felt her freezing blood;
Approaching feet she heard behind,
Then swifter than the winged wind
She plunged into the flood.
"Monimia. An Ode" by John Logan
It is good to know, now that the bell strikes noon.
In this day's sun, the hedges are Episcopalian
As noon is marked by the twelve iron beats.
The rector moves ruminantly among the gravestones,
And the sound of a dead Europe hangs in the streets.
"The Bell From Europe" by Weldon Kees

In news:

Shapiro's new novel (after The Safe Room) is filled with delightful twists, turns, and ruminations on what constitutes truth in art.
I actually spent quite a bit of time ruminating about a title for this article.
Last week I discussed the issues with ruminants grazing certain summer annuals after a frost or even a drought but not how it happens.
Highlights with Derick Hingle Derek Hingle 's ruminations on sporting events and teams.
After a week of rumination, Redmond marched back into the front office.
It seems unlikely our nation's highest court would ever need to ruminate over alfalfa.
I ruminated on that idea while traveling the last half of the way home from a quick weekend trip to Minneapolis.
The greening of pastures and the rising of temperatures have led ruminant-livestock owners to start thinking about the upcoming haying season.
Archive Offers Rare Look Into Hussein 's Private Ruminations.
OXFORD TOWN – Proud Larry's will host a CD release party tonight (Thursday, April 12) for Jimmy Phillips and the Ruminators with special guests, Rocket 88.
(July 19, 2012) A herd of Holsteins, roused from their carefree ruminations, stand one by one and saunter up to the wire fence on the edge of a dirt road in the Arcata bottoms.
Well, it's the last day of Startup Month and I've been ruminating about the theme for Week 4, which is finding and keeping customers.
It's not every day you hear of a musical that's both a rumination on death and a.
A few leftover ruminations from this week's news that WEEI (second, 7.1 share) topped 98.5 The Sports Hub (fourth, 6.0) in the spring Arbitron ratings.
Ford's Theatre knew going into its revival of the well-worn, 60-year-old Sabrina Fair that a quaint, fizzy rumination on class just wouldn't do.
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In science:

However, one might argue, these ruminations seem to have parted far from the domain of the Ising model in 3D, 4D, or anything else.
Conjectures on exact solution of three - dimensional (3D) simple orthorhombic Ising lattices
Now, following [Ru], we will construct a map dR : ΩN (d)/I N (d) → K N +1(d) that connects the complexes (6.18) and (6.19), which we will call the Rumin map.
Irreducible Modules over Finite Simple Lie Pseudoalgebras II. Primitive Pseudoalgebras of Type K
Using the Rumin map dR , we can combine the two complexes (6.18) and (6.19).
Irreducible Modules over Finite Simple Lie Pseudoalgebras II. Primitive Pseudoalgebras of Type K
First, we show that the members of the Rumin complex (6.7) are csp ¯d-modules.
Irreducible Modules over Finite Simple Lie Pseudoalgebras II. Primitive Pseudoalgebras of Type K
Rumin, Formes diff´erentiel les sur les vari´et´es de contact, J.
Irreducible Modules over Finite Simple Lie Pseudoalgebras II. Primitive Pseudoalgebras of Type K
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