It gave the explanation, gave sanity to the pranks of this atavistic brain of mine that, modern and normal, harked back to a past so remote as to be contemporaneous
with the raw beginnings of mankind.
For example, ten or twelve years before, a shower of small frogs had fallen, as is credibly attested by a contemporaneous
chronicle, the record concluding with a somewhat obscure statement to the effect that the chronicler considered it good growing-weather for Frenchmen.
The object of knowledge would appear to exist before knowledge itself, for it is usually the case that we acquire knowledge of objects already existing; it would be difficult, if not impossible, to find a branch of knowledge the beginning of the existence of which was contemporaneous
with that of its object.
It may be doubted whether the duration of any one great period of subsidence over the whole or part of the archipelago, together with a contemporaneous
accumulation of sediment, would exceed the average duration of the same specific forms; and these contingencies are indispensable for the preservation of all the transitional gradations between any two or more species.
There was something lugubriously comical in the way Newman's thoroughly contemporaneous
optimism was confronted with this dusky old-world expedient.
He is scarcely mentioned even by contemporaneous
historians--probably because he got into political difficulties on his return to Italy.
You are a very good lawyer, but you are a poor historian, you know nothing of sociology, and your biology is contemporaneous
For although a person changes gradually, and presents similar appearances on two nearly contemporaneous
occasions, it is not these similarities that constitute the person, as appears from the "Comedy of Errors" for example.
But why are contemporaneous
records important, and why do you have to go to the trouble and considerable effort of maintaining them?
exchange defense protects payments made at or near the same time that the creditor provided equal value in goods or services.
The court may permit a witness to testify at a hearing or trial by contemporaneous
audio or video communication equipment (1) by agreement of the parties or (2) for good cause shown upon written request of a party upon reasonable notice to all other parties.
The creditor invoked the contemporaneous
exchange for new value defense to preference liability under Section 547(c)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code, arguing that it had provided contemporaneous
new value to the debtor by waving its mechanic's lien rights in exchange for the alleged preference payment.