"You speak like a man of spirit, Jos," the other answered good-naturedly, "and I am glad that George can leave her in such good hands.
"I speak to you as a friend, Lightsong, not your priest," Llarimar said quietly. "
The present scheme of paying off the national debt appears to me, speaking as an indifferent person, to be an ill-concerted, if not a fallacious job.
I mean to say that one must have the right out of one's own EXPERIENCE--experience, as it seems to me, always implies unfortunate experience?--to treat of such an important question of rank, so as not to speak of colour like the blind, or AGAINST science like women and artists ("Ah!
Thou, mine eye doth speak, Art like dry powder, ready to ignite When Quezox looseth tongue which like a flint Doth spark the fuse to quick explosion work.
The listener in return speaks of her own husband as "Tom" even if he is seventy--unless her hearer is a very young person (either man or woman), when she would say "my husband."
Dear little woman, you are the only person of our set who ever looked, or thought, or spoke like a lady: and you do it because you're an angel and can't help it.
Everlasting and endless are both used in a limited sense of protracted, indefinite, but not infinite duration; as, the everlasting hills; endless debates; so we speak of interminable quarrels.
Catherine always spoke of it as her house.
"I will not plead out of my own heart," I went on; "I will not appeal to the love which has survived all changes and all shocks--I will rest my only vindication of myself for thinking of her, and speaking of her as my wife, on what I have just said.
It was my ambition to speak like other people, and my teachers believed that this could be accomplished; but, although we worked hard and faithfully, yet we did not quite reach our goal.
When men are spoken of as kings and subjects, or when Government is mentioned under the distinct and combined heads of monarchy, aristocracy, and democracy, what is it that reasoning man is to understand by the terms?
This type of community, which is still only in the phase of formation, which is still growing and experimental, we may perhaps speak of as the modern state.
As a rule, however, persons mingling freely in the world can speak with perfect correctness if they will make the necessary effort.
Kant calls it the "inner sense"; sometimes it is spoken of as "consciousness of self"; but its commonest name in modern English psychology is "introspection."
John Hunter—whose observation was so keen that Abernethy was accustomed to speak of him as “the Argus-eyed”—furnished an illustrious example of the power of patient industry.
He had good schooling in his young days and can speak like a book when so minded; and brave--a lion's nothing alongside of Long John!
They moved, as he spoke, like music, and seemed to have a language of their own.
But the largest and most diversified group of these Mesozoic reptiles was the group we have spoken of as kangaroo-like, the Dinosaurs, many of which attained, enormous proportions.
This person always spoke of England as of the most treacherous country in the world, and stated to her young pupils that she had been affreusement vole by natives of that island.
I now added to this observation, that she also listened and spoke like a woman in a dream.
The man who had been spoken of as “Pavlicheff’s son,” although he gave the name of Antip Burdovsky, was about twenty-two years of age, fair, thin and rather tall.
This was thedocument of which Ivan spoke to Alyosha later on as a “conclusiveproof” that Dmitri had killed his father.
11:022:014 And Micaiah said, As the LORD liveth, what the LORD saith unto me, that will I speak.
61:002:012 But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption; 61:002:013 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time.
Human denotes what pertains to mankind, with no suggestion as to its being good or evil; as, the human race; human qualities; we speak of human achievements, virtues, or excellences, human follies, vices, or crimes.
He speaks of the Puritans as “the most remarkable body of men the world ever produced.” “
In the broad sense, we can speak of the literature of science; in the narrower sense, we speak of literature and science as distinct departments of knowledge.
(1) Hume, who gives the names "impressions" and "ideas" to what may, for present purposes, be identified with our "sensations" and "images," speaks of impressions as "those perceptions which enter with most force and violence" while he defines ideas as "the faint images of these (i.e. of impressions) in thinking and reasoning."
These two ways of using words, including their occurrence in inner speech, may be spoken of together as the use of words in "thinking."
They drove over toward Okoonee, a little crossroads settlement, near a small lake of the same name, a place which was close to the Blue house, and which the Blue's were wont to speak of as "home."
In after years Eugene learned to speak of Marietta's smile as "the dagger."
Don't for God's sake speak as saint to sinner, but as you yourself to me myself--poor me!"
More and more openly the bourgeois press defended him, speaking of him as “the great Russian patriot.”
Dryden speaks of "the pampered colt" as "restiff to the rein;" but the rein is not used to propel a horse forward, but to hold him in, and it is against this that he is "restiff."
Frederick was always spoken of, in the rare times when his name was mentioned, as ‘Poor Frederick.’
And I observed that she always spoke of you as 'Fanny,' which she was never used to do; and it had a sound of most sisterly cordiality.”
And now we get on nicely, and are very glad he came, for he speaks French like a native, and I don't know what we should do without him.
Despite his attempt to laugh away the impression of the fiery speaker, Grundtvig, nevertheless, retained at least two lasting memories from the lectures--the power of the spoken word, a power that even against his will could arouse him from his cynical indifference, and the reverence with which Steffens spoke of Christ as "the center of history."
Mort aux vaches, says Frank then in the French language that had been indentured to a brandyshipper that has a winelodge in Bordeaux and he spoke French like a gentleman too.
She can speak, for all the world, just like her papa,” she said, as she passed out of the room.
He’s in master’s employ, he thinks like master, he speaks like master, and much to his regret, he can’t be counted on to form a majority.
Luton, London’s fourthsatellite airport, speaks with an annoyingly bumptious twang, likeAustralian with a plum in its mouth.
The “sampler” that the eldest daughter did at school will be spoken of as “tapestry of the Victorian era,” and be almost priceless.
In this case, from consideration for Mrs. Vesey's age and infirmity, and in all subsequent cases of the same kind from considerations of caution, I kept our real position a secret, and was always careful to speak of Laura as "the late Lady Glyde."
Sam spoke like a philosopher, emphasizing this—as if he had had a large experience in different sorts of worlds, and therefore had come to his conclusions advisedly.
They and the men generally spoke of me as ‘the little gent’, or ‘the young Suffolker.’
But would any of your guardians think or speak of any other guardian as a stranger?
If it be so, then was he no common man; for in that time, and for centuries after, he was spoken of as the cleverest and the most cunning, as well as the bravest of the sons of the 'land beyond the forest.'
Remember that I speak not only as one comrade to another, but as a medical man to one for whose constitution he is to some extent answerable."