I nodded assent, for I was so amazed that I hardly knew what to either think or say; it was hard to imagine that I had seen him eat up his spiders and flies not five minutes before.
Perhaps the widest and best known ---- of Biology, is that organisms grow.
Of course you know nothing,” said Mr Alleyne. “
Find is the most general word for every means of coming to know what was not before certainly known.
He scarcely knew what he was eating, feeling her beside him alone, at night, in the sleeping house.
Acquaintance between persons supposes that each knows the other; we may know a public man by his writings or speeches, and by sight, but can not claim acquaintance unless he personally knows us.
Do we use compute or estimate of numbers exactly known?
A hypothesis is a statement of what is deemed possibly true, assumed and reasoned upon as if certainly true, with a view of reaching truth not yet surely known; especially, in the sciences, a hypothesis is a comprehensive tentative explanation of certain phenomena, which is meant to include all other facts of the same class, and which is assumed as true till there has been opportunity to bring all related facts into comparison; if the hypothesis explains all the facts, it is regarded as verified; till then it is regarded as a working hypothesis, that is, one that may answer for present practical purposes.
Both the proverb and the adage, but especially the latter, are thought of as ancient and widely known.
Scarcely any two of such words, commonly known as synonyms, are identical at once in signification and in use.
To question him may often be impossible because of the distance, and may be useless because he no longer knows what he said or wanted to say.
You see I know you intimately, even if we haven't ever met!
What could a girl in my position, here only a few weeks, possibly know about such a thing?"
We were all silent, for we knew instinctively that this was only a prelude.
He evidently did not know that there was a leaden coffin, or, at any rate, had not thought of it.
I never knew rightly.”
"Things do not all happen in the same way," answered Don Quixote; "it all came, Sir Bachelor Alonzo Lopez, of your going, as you did, by night, dressed in those surplices, with lighted torches, praying, covered with mourning, so that naturally you looked like something evil and of the other world; and so I could not avoid doing my duty in attacking you, and I should have attacked you even had I known positively that you were the very devils of hell, for such I certainly believed and took you to be."
You are innocent of any part in it, we thoroughly believe,—we know.’
I know well who this is, what the little town near his estate is called, and now I suddenly know that the man whose name I want to remember is the merchant X of Y who once was a juryman in my court.
Let me know instantly if there be anything unusual anywhere."
Again they promise things which the auditor knows they can not perform, and they boast of their wealth although at least one auditor knows its amount accurately.
This same friar attempted to sell some of the diamonds to a jeweler, who presently knew them to have belonged to the Grand Inquisitor, and stopped them.
Maybe she honestly didn’t know that we were evolutionary enemies, that all relationships were doomed to failure.
This sin, so far as it has lain in my power, I have endeavoured to avoid ever since I have enjoyed the faculty of reason; and if I am unable to requite good deeds that have been done me by other deeds, I substitute the desire to do so; and if that be not enough I make them known publicly; for he who declares and makes known the good deeds done to him would repay them by others if it were in his power, and for the most part those who receive are the inferiors of those who give.
Obviously Scaliger senior had once known, and had completely forgotten about him.
I wish I had known of it sooner.
By what general name are they popularly known?
And I believe that it occurs more frequently than is supposed, although it is easily known in even its slightly developed stages.
But all this was suddenly brought to an end, for the time came when all such considerations were disregarded, and there was no further question of honour, when my patience gave way and the secret of my heart became known abroad.
‘I think I have heard the business mentioned, sir,’ I said, remembering what I vaguely knew of his and his sister’s resources. ‘
Undoubtedly she must have known it, for her soul was too sympathetically united with mine not to have felt its least emotional thrill, and that subtle sympathy it must have been which prompted her to climb—although clad only in her nightdress—to the summit of the terrace, amid the icy dews of the morning.
From day to day he seldom knew what part of Bengal he would be discovering next.
Being proposed to is all very nice and all that sort of thing, but it isn't at all a happy thing when you have to see a poor fellow, whom you know loves you honestly, going away and looking all broken-hearted, and to know that, no matter what he may say at the moment, you are passing quite out of his life.
"And I have told thee already, Ricote, that I will not," said Sancho; "let it content thee that by me thou shalt not be betrayed, and go thy way in God's name and let me go mine; for I know that well-gotten gain may be lost, but ill-gotten gain is lost, itself and its owner likewise."
Shakespeare himself most likely knew the book; he may have carried it home with him in his saddle-bags to Stratford on one of his last journeys, and under the mulberry tree at New Place joined hands with a kindred genius in its pages.
Doubtless you also know the gruesome poem by Lenau, which puts infanticide and the prevention of children on the same plane."
When it was first proposed that I should go abroad, or how it came to be agreed among us that I was to seek the restoration of my peace in change and travel, I do not, even now, distinctly know.
But he knew definitely that he was frightened only when the child cried out—he could not, therefore, have consciously perceived the preceding event.
They didn’t even have instruments for taking their bearings, they went by guesswork in the midst of currents they barely knew.
Apparently they do not know the motive and hence cannot explain the deed.
It is only where we, like the Son, truly know and show that we can do nothing of ourselves, that God will do all.
ich manner wise The worm of conscience may agrise* frighten, horrify Of wicked life, though it so privy be, That no man knows thereof, save God and he; For be he lewed* man or elles lear’d,* ignorant **learned He knows not how soon he shall be afear’d; Therefore I rede* you this counsel take, *advise Forsake sin, ere sinne you forsake.
All the conditions of the lease might be sufficiently known from such a record.
The subject had never visited the house before, and naturally did not know the contents of the closet as he was carefully observed from the moment he entered the house."
It was precisely owing to moral philosophers' knowing the moral facts imperfectly, in an arbitrary epitome, or an accidental abridgement--perhaps as the morality of their environment, their position, their church, their Zeitgeist, their climate and zone--it was precisely because they were badly instructed with regard to nations, eras, and past ages, and were by no means eager to know about these matters, that they did not even come in sight of the real problems of morals--problems which only disclose themselves by a comparison of MANY kinds of morality.
This was all that passed between them on the subject, but henceforth Wendy knew that she must grow up.
"A discerning friend of mine," said Don Quixote, "was of opinion that no one ought to waste labour in glossing verses; and the reason he gave was that the gloss can never come up to the text, and that often or most frequently it wanders away from the meaning and purpose aimed at in the glossed lines; and besides, that the laws of the gloss were too strict, as they did not allow interrogations, nor 'said he,' nor 'I say,' nor turning verbs into nouns, or altering the construction, not to speak of other restrictions and limitations that fetter gloss-writers, as you no doubt know."
Unfortunately, she did know there were nurses out there who were only interested in marrying a doctor.
John is a cautious man,” he said, with a droll smile, “and it is not always easy to get his opinion about people, so I thought if I beat the bush on this side the birds would fly out, and I should learn what I wanted to know quickly; so now we will come to business.
Nouches: Ornaments of some kind not precisely known; some editions read “ouches,” studs, brooches. (