• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Saltus sal′tus a break of continuity in time: a leap from premises to conclusion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., a leap.


In literature:

Saltus, Darwin's views on.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Certain philosophers have, nevertheless, allowed themselves the liberty of making such a saltus (metabasis eis allo gonos).
"The Critique of Pure Reason" by Immanuel Kant
I'm in the office of Jarvis, Redburn and Saltus.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
It was a mountain, and gave name to the vast ridge called Saltus Pyrenaei.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
The aphorism, "natura non facit saltus," is here applicable.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Of these I must crave indulgence and of Saltus himself too.
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
Mr. Saltus has been roughly assaulted by the critics.
"Belford's Magazine, Vol 2, December 1888" by Various
I have a certain tenderness for Mr. Edgar Saltus.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
Natura non facit saltus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
A company of trained boarders known as the Vaulters, commanded by one Saltus, were especially formidable.
"Old Farm Fairies:" by Henry Christopher McCook
Saltus (Edgar Evertson), American author, b.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Concerning Francis Saltus Saltus, volumes might be written.
"Edgar Saltus: The Man" by Marie Saltus
Edgar Saltus will bear me out in this.
"Unicorns" by James Huneker
Ah; then of course Mallarme, and Symons and Francis Saltus were her gods?
"The Imitator" by Percival Pollard
You'll be able to argue with Father Saltus; I've asked him to lunch with us to-day.
"A Lost Cause" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

In news:

Urban E Saltus Jr, 84, died Friday, Aug 24, 2012, at The Arbors in Shelburne.
He was born Jan 20, 1928, in Fannie Allen Hospital, Colchester, son of Urban E Saltus and Frances R Saltus , Charlotte Street, Burlington.
Edgar Saltus by Claire Sprague Twayne, 154 pp.
In the murky and uncertain era of American letters between the mid-1880s and the mid-Nineties there arose and declined the equally murky and uncertain talent of Edgar Saltus .
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