13 Metaphors for apprehension

The apprehension of the essence, of the concept, is the work of reason, but this does not go as far as actual being.

If what has now been stated should be urged by the enemies of Christianity, as if its influence on the mind were not benignant, let it be remembered, that Johnson's temperament was melancholy, of which such direful apprehensions of futurity are often a common effect.

Taken in the broadest sense, any apprehension of something doing, is an experience of activity.

From what apprehensions were the veterans, and from what anxiety was the whole state relieved by you on that occasion!

As the meal proceeded, as I drank the most excellent wine and the warm austerity of my surroundings gathered ever more closely around me, I wondered whether after all my apprehensions and forebodings of the last weeks had not been the merest sick man's cowardice.

This apprehension, indeed, was the cloud in her life, and one which Venetia, who felt all its validity, found difficulty in combating.

Amidst so many aspects of death, and the apprehension even of approaching judgment, the suspicion that friends were yet alive under the ruins was the most excruciating affliction, since the impossibility of assisting them rendered their death(miserable and terrible consolation)a matter of preference and of hope.

Although apprehension of some indiscreet exposure was certainly the feeling uppermost in his mind, he was not entirely without some of the weakness which caused Oloff Van Staats to listen and to gaze with so much obvious interest and secret awe.

The apprehension that it will do so is due rather to timorousness and a desire to find a fair reason for the comforts of silence and reserve.

The apprehension of P. was TALKED ABOUT, but, as a compromise, the negro was sold to another man.

The first apprehension which strikes brutally against the edifice of illusions of the woman who has committed a fault, is the anxiety regarding the opinion of the man who has incited her to that fault; I am speaking, be it understood, of one in whom there remains the feeling of modesty, without which she is not a woman, but an unclean female.

Every change in their value is a virtual change in the value of the vast variety of obligations which are measured and liquidated by them; and every apprehension of their scarcity or disappearance, by whatever cause excited, is an apprehension of embarrassment on the part of all those who have debts to pay or to receive.

It will surely be admitted that this apprehension of future danger is no good reason for an immediate dissolution of the Union.

13 Metaphors for  apprehension