One who is content to use the same word for widely different ideas has either never observed or soon comes to forget that there is any difference between the ideas; or perhaps he retains a vague notion of a difference which he never attempts to define to himself, and dimly hints to others by adding to his inadequate word some such phrase as "you see" or "you know," in the helpless attempt to inject into another mind by suggestion what adequate words would enable him simply and distinctly to say.
It is supposed to deal only with circumstantial events, and it does not occur to anybody to modify and alter it when it is certainly known that at another point the situation has taken an altogether different form.
One finds nowadays among artists and scholars plenty of those who betray by their works that a profound longing for nobleness impels them; but this very NEED of nobleness is radically different from the needs of the noble soul itself, and is in fact the eloquent and dangerous sign of the lack thereof.
A pledge or security may be wholly different in kind from that to be given or paid, and may greatly exceed it in value.
The tiger in its natural ferocity and habitat is vastly different from the opium-fed circus animal!
The people were young and merry, and so one of them—.” That the same event is presented in a fundamentally different light by each is obvious.
Hence we cannot refuse to acknowledge that the two kinds of essentially different psychic processes participate in the formation of the dream; one forms perfectly correct dream thoughts which are equivalent to normal thoughts, while the other treats these ideas in a highly surprising and incorrect manner.
In such countries, though wages may sometimes rise a little in the neighbourhood of a great town, or wherever else there is an extraordinary demand for labour, and sink gradually as the distance from such places increases, till they fall back to the common rate of the country; yet we never meet with those sudden and unaccountable differences in the wages of neighbouring places which we sometimes find in England, where it is often more difficult for a poor man to pass the artificial boundary of a parish, than an arm of the sea, or a ridge of high mountains, natural boundaries which sometimes separate very distinctly different rates of wages in other countries.
An instrument is a "measure" of a set of stimuli which are serially ordered when its responses, in all cases where they are relevantly different, are arranged in a series in the same order.
The “soul of the crowd,”just recently invented, is hardly different from Schopenhauer’s Macroanthropos, and it is our important task to determine how much the anthropos and how much the macroanthropos is to be blamed for any crime.
On the view of all the species of the same genus having descended from a common parent, and having inherited much in common, we can understand how it is that allied species, when placed under considerably different conditions of life, yet should follow nearly the same instincts; why the thrush of South America, for instance, lines her nest with mud like our British species.
Moreover, if we look to rather wider intervals, namely, to distinct but consecutive stages of the same great formation, we find that the embedded fossils, though almost universally ranked as specifically different, yet are far more closely allied to each other than are the species found in more widely separated formations; but to this subject I shall have to return in the following chapter.
Even so, these Atlantic fish were not noticeably different from those we had observed earlier.
To-day the majority of the great men who have swayed men’s mindsno longer have altars, but they have statues, or their portraitsare in the hands of their admirers, and the cult of which theyare the object is not notably different from that accorded totheir predecessors.
Suddenly in the crowd you catch sight of some one you know and are instantly suffused with a glow of feeling that is markedly different from your feeling toward the others.
It was intrinsically different from the Vale of Little Dairies, Blackmoor Vale, which, save during her disastrous sojourn at Trantridge, she had exclusively known till now.
The operation of the bounty upon corn must have been wonderfully different, if it has lowered the money price of that commodity.
Ms. Jacobsen looked a little pale, but nothing else was visibly different.
The doorkeeper clearly did not know all the members of the gang by sight, but it might be different upstairs.
She showed them a sequence of two-dimensional shapes; they picked the next one in the series from a menu of subtly-different alternatives.
Warren Teitelman originally wrote DWIM to fix his typos and spelling errors, so it was somewhat idiosyncratic to his style, and would often make hash of anyone else's typos if they were stylistically different.
And by-and-bye, he lost all sense of resentment in wonder how it was, or could be, that two men like himself and Higgins, living by the same trade, working in their different ways at the same object, could look upon each other’s position and duties in so strangely different a way.
36 deg-37 deg, and on the shores of the Pacific, where the climate is now so different, as far south as lat.
Forinstance, a gathering of scientific men or of artists, owing tothe mere fact that they form an assemblage, will not deliverjudgments on general subjects sensibly different from thoserendered by a gathering of masons or grocers.
A time will come when the two separated varieties of this formerly single species will become so unlike each other as to be recognizably different species.
Woman is not only somatically and psychically rather different from man; man never is able wholly and completely to put himself in her place.
911 is not physically different from normal telephony.
This is the reason why images of sight and hearing are more obviously different from sensations of sight and hearing than images of bodily sensations are from bodily sensations; and that is why the argument in favour of images is more conclusive in such cases as sight and hearing than in such cases as inner speech.
“Well now, I’m much obliged,” said Matthew, “and—and—I dunno—but I’d like—I think they make the sleeves different nowadays to what they used to be.
If we were sure of our ground, we should be willing to acquiesce in the naturally different feelings and ways of others, as a man who is conscious of speaking his language with the accent of the capital confesses its arbitrariness with gayety, and is pleased and interested in the variations of it he observes in provincials; but the provincial is always zealous to show that he has reason and ancient authority to justify his oddities.
We are too close to, the events of the Great War to pretend that this Outline can record the verdict of history thereupon, but we may hazard the guess that when the passions of the conflict have faded, it will be Germany that will be most blamed for bringing it about, and she will be blamed not because she was morally and intellectually very different from her neighbors, but because she had the common disease of imperialism in its most complete and energetic form.
The propositions asserting negative facts are themselves positive facts; they are merely different positive facts from those asserting positive facts.
concord, When tones, thoughts, or feelings, individually different, combine to form a consistent and pleasing whole, there is harmony.
Ruminating on these things as he approached her door, he was once more conscious of the curious way in which she reversed his values, and of the need of thinking himself into conditions incredibly different from any that he knew if he were to be of use in her present difficulty.
Nor was his attitude toward Christianity greatly different from that of his fellow students or even from that of many pastors already preaching the emasculated gospel of God, Virtue, and Immortality which the Rationalists held to be the true essence of the Christian religion.
Thus in Eciton, there are working and soldier neuters, with jaws and instincts extraordinarily different: in Cryptocerus, the workers of one caste alone carry a wonderful sort of shield on their heads, the use of which is quite unknown: in the Mexican Myrmecocystus, the workers of one caste never leave the nest; they are fed by the workers of another caste, and they have an enormously developed abdomen which secretes a sort of honey, supplying the place of that excreted by the aphides, or the domestic cattle as they may be called, which our European ants guard or imprison.
Of different blood, and of equally differentlanguages and beliefs, the only common bond of union betweenthese men is the half-recognised law of a chief.
And the great difference between man and monkey is in the larynx, he continued,--in the incapacity to frame delicately different sound-symbols by which thought could be sustained.
"All right," said the intruder, as it seemed in a low voice curiously different from the huskiness of its first inquiry. "
But it is certainly culturally different, because this is the area of telephonic cyberspace reserved for the police and emergency services.
It is characteristically different from the real event and a confusion of the two is impossible.
“That comes,” I told him, “from the water temperature of the Gulf Stream, which, as it leaves the Gulf of Mexico, is barely different from your blood temperature.
The modern doctrine of psychophysical parallelism is not appreciably different from this theory of the Cartesian school.
Yet more accurate observation would show that the testimony is essentially the same as the former but that the manner of giving it is different, and hence the apparently different story.