Antiquateness

Definitions

  • Antique soldier
    Antique soldier
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Antiquateness Antiquatedness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The largest antique ever sold is the London Bridge. It was sold and moved Lake Havasu City, AZ in 1971.
    • n antiquateness The state or quality of being antiquated or obsolete.
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Quotations

  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas%20Fuller
    “A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph%20Waldo%20Emerson
    “The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.”
  • William Hazlitt
    William%20Hazlitt
    “Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.”
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    “To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.”
  • A. C. Swinburne
    A. C. Swinburne
    “We shift and bedeck and bedrape us, thou art noble and nude and antique.”
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis%20Bacon
    “Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.”

Usage

In literature:

Keeper of the National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh, and Assistant Secretary of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
They are also the dealers in antiquities, both genuine and fraudulent.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The simplest type of parallelism in Biblical literature may be called 'Antique Rhythm.
"Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature" by Various
There are many such beliefs, the origin of which is lost in a remote antiquity.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
Egypt has only her ruins, her antiquity, her Bible associations to give her interest with the world at large.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
The toys were greater in variety than with any other people of antiquity.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
Some antique bronzes and utensils, discovered by a peasant, excited universal attention.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
It was a wonderful antique, but we could not afford to keep a pile of lumber just for exhibition purposes.
"Dwellers in Arcady" by Albert Bigelow Paine
These expressions, Assyria and Chaldaea, are now employed in a sense far more precise than they ever had in antiquity.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
But what was antiquity in connection with a Roman villa, to antiquity in connection with the Scuir of Eigg?
"The Cruise of the Betsey" by Hugh Miller
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In poetry:

And now she saw the clasp of pearl
A ruby lustre taking:
And thrice she heard the Castle bell
Ring out a loud funereal knell
The antique turrets shaking.
"Golfre, Gothic Swiss Tale" by Mary Darby Robinson
I smote away the filmy base of Caste.
I thrust through antique blood and riches vast,
And all big claims of the pretentious Past
That hindered my Nirvana.
"Nirvana" by Sidney Lanier
You are that magic urn,
Wherefrom is poured the pagan gramarie;
Until, accordantly,
Within our bardic blood and spirit burn
The dreams and fevers of antiquity.
"Bacchante" by Clark Ashton Smith
Tall Battlements of flint, uprose,
Long shadowing down the valley,
A grove of sombre Pine, antique,
Amid the white expanse would break,
In many a gloomy alley.
"Golfre, Gothic Swiss Tale" by Mary Darby Robinson
Immortal lid, I lift my own to thee!
Tenacious lid, that Time nor dents nor tears!
Symbol encrusted with antiquity! --
The dear old Paper Cap that Labor wears.
"Ballade Of A Moss-Grown Symbol" by Bert Leston Taylor
One recalls the Goyaves chapel
Where two thousand Antillean Sundays sleep
The harmonious widowhood of the port,
And the music, quaint antiquities of leaded glass...
"French Possession" by Henry Jean-Marie Levet

In news:

It is ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's intention to use culturally respectful terms when discussing the history of items being appraised on the show.
Her many interests were making dolls and quilts and collecting antiques.
Antiquity is the inspiration for this spring's crop of sheer creations.
After a moving visit to Angkor Wat, my husband and I went to Thailand, where we saw a large artifact from Angkor Wat at an upscale antique store.
Indeed, the Etruscans have long been considered one of antiquity's greatest enigmas.
ERICK WANG shows off some of the fine dinnerware and antiques in Country by Eurasian Interiors, the store he opened with his partner, Leon Monderer, at Cornerstone Gardens.
Play gets a late-summer staging at the Getty Villa's antiquity-styled outdoor amphitheater.
As owner of prestigious Stock Farm Antiques and world traveler that he is, native Blufftonian Emmett McCracken is no stranger to historic.
If you're into antiques, you should check out FarFetchers.
He has used drawings and real, full-size antiques that he and his wife have collected to model his work after.
The Antique Phonograph Hour with MAC.
Considering the uncertain state of our global economy and of people's careers or even soon-to-be antiquated notions of "career," we must be a nation of flinches and bristles and flees.
Before you write off the idea of NBA players in international competition as antiquated, before you focus on the time commitment and downside and injury risk, consider the case of Kevin Durant.
More articles on New England antiques auctions.
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In science:

In all three such cases, tessellations have been well known since antiquity.
Explicit isoperimetric constants and phase transitions in the random-cluster model
The concept of mass having its root in great antiquity still remains fundamental.
About Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in the Field Theory with Fundamental Mass
Excellent (though somewhat antiquated) surveys are provided in [6, 9]. A third approach suggested in consists of buiding a quantum assembly language that can be emebedded in a classical program.
QuECT: A New Quantum Programming Paradigm
Landgrave of Hesse 360” about 1570 It appears that Tycho Brahe's a little older colleague, Wilhelm IV, called The Wise, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1532-92) was able to measure positions much better than Hipparchus/Ptolemy in the Antique.
Astrometry during the past 2000 years
Measuring the distance to the Sun, needed to convert the stellar parallax measures into kilometres, renders an equally fascinating story as for the stars. Kepler wrote in 1620 that the distance must be at least three times larger than the antique (van Helden 1985). Ptolemy’s value was 1160 times the Earth’s radius.
Astrometry during the past 2000 years
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