What of this

Definitions

  • WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THIS NONSENSE
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THIS NONSENSE
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • What of this what follows from this, that, it, etc., often with the implication that it is of no consequence.
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Quotations

  • Robert Frost
    Robert%20Frost
    “What is this talked-of mystery of birth but being mounted bareback on the earth?”
  • James Thurber
    James%20Thurber
    “But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?”
  • Ben Stein
    Ben%20Stein
    “The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.”
  • St. Augustine
    St.%20Augustine
    “Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.”
  • Alexander Maclaren
    Alexander%20Maclaren
    “All that this world knows of living lies in giving -- and more giving; He that keeps, be sure he loses -Friendship grows by what it uses.”
  • Richard M. Nixon
    Richard%20M.%20Nixon
    “This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the Creation, because as a result of what happened in this week, the world is bigger, infinitely.”

Usage

In literature:

What do you get out of this poem?
"Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools" by Various
Now what is the cause and what the conditions of this change?
"Is Life Worth Living?" by William Hurrell Mallock
This is what I always think of, this is what I hope for.
"Lorna Doone" by R. D. Blackmore
Of what does the valve gear of this compressor consist?
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous
What is the reason of this?
"Illusions" by James Sully
What will happen when man, sensible of the law of his nature, and conscious of this struggle, proceeds to encounter humanity?
"The Heavenly Father" by Ernest Naville
What is the use of this embarrassing pike, this ridiculous snout?
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
One knows well enough what antiquity has said of this shameful passion, and what the moderns have repeated.
"Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary" by Voltaire
What is this but the contents and matter of our oath?
"The Covenants And The Covenanters" by Various
I have turned up two letters of this period, which in a measure illustrate what I have been saying.
"Apologia pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Newman
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In poetry:

What ere it is, it is a light
So endless unto me
That I a world of true delight
Did then and to this day do see.
"Innocence" by Thomas Traherne
This gift alone I shall her give;
When death doth what he can,
Her honest fame shall ever live
Within the mouth of man.
"A Praise of his Lady" by Anonymous British
What of the dim old legends,
What of the story and song
That put this planet to slumber
Ere it grew to be mighty and strong?
"What Of The Dim Old Legends?" by Alexander Anderson
The theme of which is mostly this,
What things he once could do.
He listens pleased—then sadly says,
"Sister, I lean on you."
"The Lame Brother" by Charles Lamb
Who looked for thee, thou little song of mine?
This winter of a silent poet's heart
Is suddenly sweet with thee, but what thou art,
Mid-winter flower, I would I could divine.
"To One In A Silent Time" by Alice Meynell
Of all wonders that can thrill thee,
And, with adoration fill thee,
What than this can greater be,
That Himself to thee He giveth?
He that eateth ever liveth,
For the Bread of Life is He.
"Zion, To Thy Savior Singing" by Thomas Aquinas

In news:

Everyone has a story During the weather events of this past week everyone has a story to tell about what they saw, where they were, or how they were affected.
There's never a dull moment in the world of celebrities, scandal and controversy and what better way to see what happened this week in Tinseltown than through photos on RadarOnline.com.
Their interactions with their grown children are only part of what makes this movie so subtle and well observed.
What to make of this start.
What do you make of this see-saw victory.
Anslow said the temperatures at the time of the Laurentide melt are similar to what's expected for Greenland by the end of this century, suggesting it could undergo an equally rapid melt .
Max Richtman of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare spoke with Judy Woodruff on Thursday's NewsHour about what he perceives as the perils of this month's fiscal negotiation .
What'd you think of this.
What were the curious and disturbing aspects of this case.
What to Make of This.
Tell me what you think of this.
Cincinnati Unemployment Drops to 6.9 Percent. WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING INSTEAD OF THIS.
At least that's what we've been led to believe, and no one has reached out to dispel us of this notion.
It's been called the fundamental issue of this year's presidential election: What role should government play in people's lives.
What do you think of this punishment.
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In science:

The question is what the law of this transformation and its physical interpretation are.
General Covariance in Quantum Gravity
In what follows, we prove the validity of this conjecture.
Simulation of quantum random walks using interference of classical field
That is what characterizes this discrete-to-continuum transition as being of the kind described by the Bohr Correspondence Principle.
Discrete-to-continuum transitions and mathematical generalizations in the classical harmonic oscillator
What follows, then, is a strategy for finding the Green function of this random walk on G1 ∗H G2 .
Symmetric random walks on certain amalgamated free product groups
What is the S-matrix of this theory? The incoming particles are the fermions Ψ− and Ψ− , and the outgoing particles are the chiral bosons C+ .
Observations On The Moduli Space Of Two Dimensional String Theory
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