Usage examples for nullity

  1. But when old age is reached, all this is over and done with, partly because the blood runs cooler and the senses are no longer so easily allured; partly because experience has shown the true value of things and the futility of pleasure, whereby illusion has been gradually dispelled, and the strange fancies and prejudices which previously concealed or distorted a free and true view of the world, have been dissipated and put to flight; with the result that a man can now get a juster and clearer view, and see things as they are, and also in a measure attain more or less insight into the nullity of all things on this earth. – Counsels and Maxims From The Essays Of Arthur Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  2. I then resolved to turn to the learned and leaders of every religions community with a view to examining their doctrines and precepts in order possibly to learn to distinguish between verity and nullity and implicity to give my adhesion to the former without altogether accepting as true what I did not understand. – Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I by M. Inostranzev
  3. It is not necessary here to discuss the question of the validity or nullity of the bonds. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis