It is not for a man to put himself in such an attitude to society, but to maintain himself in whatever attitude he find himself through obedience to the laws of his being, which will never be one of opposition to a just government, if he should chance to meet with such.
There I lay on my elbows in the most trying attitude, and every now and again gave a weak stroke or two to turn her head to shore.
Analogy of bodies helps us to distribute and classify the life we conceive about us; but what leads us to conceive it is the direct association of our own feeling with images of things, an association which precedes any clear representation of our own gestures and attitude.
The sympathy by which we reproduce the feeling of another, is always very much opposed to the aesthetic attitude to which the whole world is merely a stimulus to our sensibility.
You meet a person and his attitude creates a suspicion in you.
It was quite evident from the manager's attitude, that he either did not know or could not remember having met Mme.
But the singer's attitude became more and more inexplicable.
True to the best English traditions, the Congress documented its attitude by a Declaration of Rights.
A host of orators and writers, our author tells us, arose tooppose this attitude, and tried to prove the sinfulness of nonresistance, both from Scripture and on common-sense grounds.
But oneneed only compare the attitude of the teachers of the Church tothis and to other commands which they really do recognize, to beconvinced that their attitude to this is completely different fromtheir attitude to other duties.
Uniform is the attitude of all the churches to the teaching ofChrist, whose name they assume for their own advantage.
Though the need of a change of life is preached by the religiousleaders and recognized and realized by the most intelligent men,the majority, in spite of their reverential attitude to theirleaders, that is, their faith in their teaching, continue to beguided by the old theory of life in their present complexexistence.
ATTITUDE OF MEN OF THE PRESENT DAY TO WAR.
Such is the attitude of certain learned men to the contradictionunder which our society is being crushed, and such are theirmethods of solving it.
So much for the attitude to war of those who regard it assomething tragic and fated by destiny.
It proceeds first and principallyfrom the fact that all men in general are advancing steadily andundeviatingly toward a more and more conscious assimilation of theChristian theory of life; and secondly, from the fact that, evenapart from conscious spiritual life, men are unconsciously broughtinto a more Christian attitude to life by the very process of oneset of men grasping the power, and again being replaced by others.
Algy, you always adopt a strictly immoral attitude towards life.
His mental attitude is semi-dreamlike, as of a child who would say "I can stand and watch this all day without being tired."
A salesman should be especially careful of his attitude toward the representatives of rival houses and their products.
This positive genius for conjuring up a delusion of personal "holiness" unmatched anywhere else, either in books or by men; this elevation of fraud in word and attitude to the level of an art--all this is not an accident due to the chance talents of an individual, or to any violation of nature.
Moreover, he was encouraged in an attitude of resistance by the feeling of the German Church.
As the heir of the Franconians his probable attitude was a matter of some anxiety at Rome and in Italy generally.
Margaret Duff represented some simplicity of attitude, some generosity of spirit, some shapeliness of form, some comeliness of feature,--it was not more.
He felt keenly that her attitude in regard to marriage affected his relationship to her.
He used to stare at him for long periods at a time, marvelling at the curiosity his attitude presented.
Summerfield was a little taken back at this abruptness which was generated by his own attitude; still he liked it.
Angela paused at the ominous note in his voice, the determined quality of his attitude.
She smiled at him, thinking that maybe he would come round and change his attitude entirely.
In men's clubs such celebrations were, though expiring, less uncommon; but either the natural shyness of the softer sex, or a sarcastic attitude on the part of male relatives, had denuded such women's clubs as remained (if any other did) or this their glory and consummation.
Then passing to the question of the Press after the victory, Trotzky continued:“The attitude of Socialists on the question of freedom of the Press should be the same as their attitude toward the freedom of business….
He approached, and addressing himself rather to Elinor than Marianne, as if wishing to avoid her eye, and determined not to observe her attitude, inquired in a hurried manner after Mrs. Dashwood, and asked how long they had been in town.
The attitude was exquisitely easy; there had been no pain—no struggle.
Then he hung up his cheminots to the cords of the netting, and remained bare-headed in an attitude pensive and Napoleonic.
"I did fail, say what you will, for Jo wouldn't love me," began Laurie, leaning his head on his hand in a despondent attitude.
Mrs. Gerald continued to be most agreeable in her attitude toward the Kanes.
At the completion of his course, however, this attitude did not deter him from enrolling at the University of Copenhagen with the intention of studying for the ministry.
Oak stood somewhat as Eros is represented when in the act of sharpening his arrows: his figure slightly bent, the weight of his body thrown over on the shears, and his head balanced side- ways, with a critical compression of the lips and contrac- tion of the eyelids to crown the attitude.
Gabriel settled into a despairing attitude of patience, and Cainy went on: -- "And there were great large houses, and more people all the week long than at Weatherbury club- walking on White Tuesdays.
Because of this unorthodox attitude, he was for years severely attacked as a deviationist.
p. 60: Needham does not have such a positive attitude towards Tsou Yen, and regards Western influences upon Tsou Yen as not too likely.
This is ALSO an advance, as it was an advance in our fathers that religion as an attitude finally became opposed to their taste, including the enmity and Voltairean bitterness against religion (and all that formerly belonged to freethinker-pantomime).
Such an attitude recurs very frequently, particularly among people of engrossing trades that require much time,—e.
The attitude of the people gives us an average and we may at least assume that it would not have maintained itself, either as common law or as proverb, if centuries had not shown that the mistake involved was not a very great one.
Subjective attitude may become objective falsehood in spite of the best endeavor of the witness, and the examiner may fail altogether to distinguish between what is truth and what poetry.
How many women are to be trusted for intelligence, is a question of great importance for the criminalist, inasmuch as right judgment depends on the attitude and good sense of the witnesses, and must determine the value of the material presented us.
Balzac asks, “Have you ever observed a lie in the attitude and manner of woman?
Examination shows that this attitude varies with the difference in the quantity of blood in the brain in these two positions, and this fact may explain a whole series of phenomena.
He sat in his usual place and attitude like a great stuffed figure.
That point of view is not only revolutionising all the methods of diagnosis and treatment of mental derangements, but compelling the intelligent, up-to-date physician to revise entirely his attitude to almost every kind of disease.
An antagonist is one who opposes and is opposed actively and with intensity of effort; an opponent, one in whom the attitude of resistance is the more prominent; a competitor, one who seeks the same object for which another is striving; antagonists in wrestling, competitors in business, opponents in debate may contend with no personal ill will; rivals in love, ambition, etc.,