I came upon the amiable creature—if you’ll imagine my feelings, Miss Trotwood and David—in the act of making his will.’
She had never known any men in her life; how COULD she imagine a man like Heathcliffe?
We need only to imagine the most ordinary scene in an opera, i. e., a declaration of love, sung; an aria declining it; an aria before committing suicide; a singing choir with a moral about this misfortune.
Every one of us knows how differently he has, as a rule, imagined the place of the crime to be; how difficult it is to arrive at an understanding with the witness concerning some unseen, local characteristic, and how many mistakes false images of the unseen have caused.
Well, as I was in the very act of crumpling it up, my glance fell upon the sketch at which you had been looking, and you may imagine my astonishment when I perceived, in fact, the figure of a death’s-head just where, it seemed to me, I had made the drawing of the beetle.
But it looked right out on the Lake of Shining Waters, so I just gazed at that and imagined all sorts of splendid things.”
She is tearing up all the clothes, and making them little caps like actors; she means to carry a tin basin and make it tinkle, instead of music.... She won’t listen to anything.... Imagine the state of things!
38:008:016 These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates: 38:008:017 And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, saith the LORD.
"If this argument is valid--and its validity is self-evident--it is impossible to imagine a case that may not be thus explained on psychological principles."
They often looked across the country to where the Var or Froom was know to stretch, even though they might not be able to see it; and, fixing their eyes on the cloaking gray mist, imagined the old times they had spent out there.
Imagine my surprise when glancing at the back of the wearisome puzzle, the ink having gone through, I clearly made out Latin words, and among others craterem and terrestre.
The forts and garrisons which lie north of Cape Rouge, are not only maintained at the expense of the state, but are under the immediate government of the executive power; and why those which lie south of that cape, and which, too, are, in part at least, maintained at the expense of the state, should be under a different government, it seems not very easy even to imagine a good reason.
Gregor was extremely curious as to what she would bring in its place, imagining the wildest possibilities, but he never could have guessed what his sister, in her goodness, actually did bring.
28:007:015 Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet do they imagine mischief against me.
Thus: I imagine some familiar house, then I reproduce the idea of fire (generative), now I unite these two elements, and imagine the house in question in flames (constructive).
Every man imagines frequently the appearance of an absent friend, of a landscape he has once seen.
Imagine, for instance, the agonies of her jealous heart when she knew her lover to be exposed to the temptations incident to his solitary existence, and more especially to those of her ancient rival Atene, who, by Ayesha’s own account, had once been his wife.
It is hard to imagine two women, similarly placed, behaving after the same common-sense standards.
But yet it seems to me, O Lord my God, andthus thinks my heart of it in Thy sight, that perhaps she would not soreadily have yielded to the cutting off of this custom, had it beenforbidden by another, whom she loved not as Ambrose, whom, for mysalvation, she loved most entirely; and he her again, for her mostreligious conversation, whereby in good works, so fervent in spirit,she was constant at church; so that, when he saw me, he often burstforth into her praises; congratulating me that I had such a mother;not knowing what a son she had in me, who doubted of all these things,and imagined the way to life could not be found out.
In like manner we imagine a system of v-curves drawn on the surface.
In this sense we can imagine a spherical space.
When they think of their instructor, they can see him standing at his desk but cannot imagine the sound of his voice.
The event must naturally have some degree of importance, because, if I hear merely that a silver watch has been stolen, I do not try to imagine that situation.
And for my part, when a man is still young and vigorous, I can imagine no position with greater opportunities for good than the headmastership of a great public school.”
I do not believe this to be the true explanation, for otherwise we should have had to imagine people with canine bodies, inasmuch as we see as many dogs as horses, if not more.
May had disliked to move except for valid reasons, such as taking the children to the sea or in the mountains: she could imagine no other motive for leaving the house in Thirty-ninth Street or their comfortable quarters at the Wellands' in Newport.
Suzanne had never imagined her mother capable of such a burst of rage as this.
We can’t imagine the lovers into it, you know.
"Imagine the happy life of one unattached to the material world; free of the clothing problem; free of food craving, never begging, never touching cooked food except on alternate days, never carrying a begging bowl; free of all money entanglements, never handling money, never storing things away, always trusting in God; free of transportation worries, never riding in vehicles, but always walking on the banks of the sacred rivers; never remaining in one place longer than a week in order to avoid any growth of attachment.
For what is it to imagine a winged horse but to affirm that the horse that horse, namely has wings?
For Icannot imagine the horror and moral suffering of Karamazov when helearnt that she loved him, that for his sake she had rejected herfirst lover, that she was summoning him, Mitya, to a new life, thatshe was promising him happiness-and when?
Diana has never forgotten the scolding her mother gave her about imagining ghosts into the Haunted Wood.
E. g., when I have several times heard the half-noticed voice of some person without seeing him, I will imagine a definite face and appearance which *are pure imagination.
In the first place, we imagine an existence in two dimensional space.
In this case, the representative value of these images will be definite, for everybody knows that I can imagine my own dog very correctly, that the image of Bismarck’s beast will also be comparatively good inasmuch as this animal has been fre-<p 233>quently pictured and described, while the image of Alcibiades’ dog will want much in the way of reliability—although I have imagined this historic animal quite vividly since boyhood.
It is quite impossible for the ordinary reader to imagine those eight days.
But its owner or employer—how happened he, at so early a period as Tuesday morning, to be informed, without the agency of advertisement, of the locality of the boat taken up on Monday, unless we imagine some connexion with the navy—some personal permanent connexion leading to cognizance of its minute in interests—its petty local news?
Can you imagine the changes in society when everyone, down to the poorest could be treated for mental illness?
She was as we might well imagine a fallen angel to be, if indeed, as she herself once hinted and as Atene and the old Shaman believed, this were not her true place in creation.
Dr. Barnicot was due at his surgery at twelve o’clock, and you can imagine his amazement when, on arriving there, he found that the window had been opened in the night and that the broken pieces of his second bust were strewn all over the room.
Never did I imagine such wrath and fury, even to the demons of the pit.
For the “clever commonplace” person, though he may possibly imagine himself a man of genius and originality, none the less has within his heart the deathless worm of suspicion and doubt; and this doubt sometimes brings a clever man to despair. (
If we imagine a world whoseinhabitants could only copy or photograph objects, but wereunable to touch them, it would be very difficult for such personsto attain to an exact idea of their form.
He wondered if he had imagined the words altogether, or misheard what had been said.
I had remarked on one side of the road, at intervals of six or seven yards, a line of upright stones, continued through the whole length of the barren: these were erected and daubed with lime on purpose to serve as guides in the dark, and also when a fall, like the present, confounded the deep swamps on either hand with the firmer path: but, excepting a dirty dot pointing up here and there, all traces of their existence had vanished: and my companion found it necessary to warn me frequently to steer to the right or left, when I imagined I was following, correctly, the windings of the road.
I’ve been imagining it all out—the wedding and everything—Diana dressed in snowy garments, with a veil, and looking as beautiful and regal as a queen; and me the bridesmaid, with a lovely dress too, and puffed sleeves, but with a breaking heart hid beneath my smiling face.
Imagine this weapon to be ten times stronger and the animal ten times more powerful, launch it at a speed of twenty miles per hour, multiply its mass times its velocity, and you get just the collision we need to cause the specified catastrophe.
Whatever, therefore, we may imagine the real wealth and revenue of a country to consist in, whether in the value of the annual produce of its land and labour, as plain reason seems to dictate, or in the quantity of the precious metals which circulate within it, as vulgar prejudices suppose; in either view of the matter, every prodigal appears to be a public enemy, and every frugal man a public benefactor.