One old Sag-Harbor whaleman's chief reason for questioning the Hebrew story was this: --He had one of those quaint old-fashioned Bibles, embellished with curious, unscientific
plates; one of which represented Jonah's whale with two spouts in his head --a peculiarity only true with respect to a species of the Leviathan (the Right Whale, and the varieties of that order), concerning which the fishermen have this saying, A penny roll would choke him; his swallow is so very small.
Immoral, licentious, anarchical, unscientific
-- call them by what names you will -- yet, from an aesthetic point of view, those ancient days of the Colour Revolt were the glorious childhood of Art in Flatland -- a childhood, alas, that never ripened into manhood, nor even reached the blossom of youth.
Neither one, you--you unscientific
heathen," answered Tom, with a laugh at Ned.
I did not know whether Conseil stopped to classify them; for my part, I noticed their silver bellies, and their huge mouths bristling with teeth, from a very unscientific
point of view, and more as a possible victim than as a naturalist.
Out of the ethical incoherency and inconsistency of capitalism, the oligarchs emerged with a new ethics, coherent and definite, sharp and severe as steel, the most absurd and unscientific
and at the same time the most potent ever possessed by any tyrant class.
balderdash," added the doctor, flushing suddenly purple, "would have estranged Damon and Pythias.
The boatmen are the awkwardest, the stupidest, and the most unscientific
on earth, without question.
It was the very success of his last and most pretentious effort that had placed him in the horrifying predicament in which he now found himself--with the corpse of what was apparently a human being in his workshop and no available explanation that could possibly be acceptable to a matter-of-fact and unscientific
Mystery is delightful, but unscientific
, since it depends upon ignorance.
He knew that this was not an important question and that happiness was an unscientific
term, such as a man of his education should be ashamed to use even in the silence of his thoughts.
Because I question Jefferson and the unscientific
Frenchmen who informed his mind, does not make me a socialist.
Second, the cipher systems are absolutely arbitrary and unscientific
, applied to any writings whatever can be made to 'prove' anything that one likes, and indeed have been discredited in the hands of their own inventors by being made to 'prove' far too much.