she whispered; and again Galen nodded, deeply understanding.
Failed utterly, every way; gone under and finished, he and his pedantry and his exactitude, his preaching, his hard clarity, and his bewildered bitterness against a world vulgar and soft-headed beyond his understanding.
And they that did be there, to let me go in quietness, with Mine Own, which did be a lovely thing of understanding.
Until these one-sided points of view are adjusted to a more reasonable basis, we shall not reach an understanding.
The genuine cause of the dominion which the wives obtain by this cunning is, that the man acts from the understanding and the woman from the will, and that the will can persist, but not so the understanding.
I know now where they got that understanding.
'Are you still so slow of understanding?
nay, then, thou art deep in understanding.
I maintain that he must also be a man of good conduct and morals, if possible a saint, in order that the Holy Ghost may rain down inspiration on his understanding.
Q. What will be the effect of receiving the truth of God into our understandings?
Why she had not done so, why she had permitted Monk and Phinuit to play their comedy of offering him the jewels, passed understanding.
JOCELYN: Your letter touched me very much in its appeal for my sympathy and understanding.
Into his heart came the premonitions of the peace of God, which passeth understanding.
(1) That this is the path pursued by the understanding may be readily seen, when we understand the nature of the method for finding out the truth, and of the natural instruments so necessary complex instruments, and for the progress of investigation.
And be it remembered, that such universal cravings are more than fancies; they are indications of deep spiritual wants, which, unless we supply them with the good food which God has made for them, will supply themselves with poison-- indications of spiritual faculties, which it is as wicked to stunt or distort by mis-education as it is to maim our own limbs or stupefy our understanding.
We of course find in other people weaknesses and sins, but our best means of curing these are through a wise and sympathetic understanding.
I shall try to estimate the probable influence of these tendencies, not only on the student or the trained politician, but on the ordinary citizen whom political science reaches only at second or third hand; and, with that intention, shall treat in successive chapters their relation to our ideals of political morality, to the form and working of the representative and official machinery of the State, and to the possibilities of international and inter-racial understanding.
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External and internal perception are the only windows through which the light of ideas penetrates into the dark chamber of the understanding.
The Pleasures of the Imagination, taken in the full Extent, are not so gross as those of Sense, nor so refined as those of the Understanding.
He stepped back, not quite understanding.
And this much for the image of God, as it shone in man's understanding.
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We recognize only a subjectively qualified phenomenon in the world; the impelling forces and the real nature of things are withdrawn from our understanding.
After my preliminary attack on vague democracy I went on to show that all human life was virtually aristocratic; people must either recognise aristocracy in general or else follow leaders, which is aristocracy in particular, and so I came to my point that the reality of human progress lay necessarily through the establishment of freedoms for the human best and a collective receptivity and understanding.
Locke, with his predecessors, had maintained that all reality is individual, and that universals exist only in the abstracting understanding.
It was surprising how little the people really knew of the oppression under which they laboured, until this stranger came amongst them to enlighten their understandings.
But there are ideas which are of higher origin than the notions of the understanding, and by the irradiation of which the understanding itself becomes a human understanding.
It is the previous deduction formed in the mind, and the splenetic contempt felt for a practical sophism, that beats about the bush for, and at last finds the apt illustration; not the casual, glancing coincidence of two objects, that points out an absurdity to the understanding.
(1) But, though this be so, there seems to be no small difficulty in arriving at the knowledge of these particular things, for to conceive them all at once would far surpass the powers of the human understanding.
In this consists the evidence of all those MAXIMS which nobody has any doubt about, but every man (does not, as is said, only assent to, but) KNOWS to be true, as soon as ever they are proposed to his understanding.
On that glory of his goodness we can gaze, though afar off in degree, yet near in kind, while the glory of his wisdom and power is far, far beyond my understanding.
In the mulct of this seemingly general conspiracy to defraud the laborer of his wages by exorbitant rents, &c. Sir Lionel Smith, the Governor, proceeds from district to district, giving advice to both of the contending parties, and striving to promote a mutual understanding.
He wrote his wife a letter saying that for his own sake, for her sake, and the sake of her son, their lives must remain unchanged, the family must not be sacrificed, and as he was sure she felt penitent, he hoped at their next interview to come to a complete understanding.
The demagogue succeeds because he makes himself understood, even if he is not worth understanding.
They had between them, as the result of much begging from parents and doing a little work occasionally, gathered together probably the most astonishing supply of firecrackers ever possessed by two boys of their size and degree of understanding.
There is in all minds some knowledge, or understanding.
But everything he now did was distrusted at home; and while some men disparaged his successes, and said that he was grown old and clumsy, others were more afraid of him than of the enemy, with whom indeed there was some reason to think that he had too good an understanding.
Sometimes we find that he multiplies words without amplifying the sense, and that the ear is gratified at the expense of the understanding.
I beg them, with all their getting, to get understanding.
Lady Deppingham's eyes grew wide with understanding.
"Of course I meant all civilization," suggested Eustace, in polite help to my lame understanding.
But no guarantee is possible, either for Great Britain or Italy, until the most essential problems be resolved in the justest manner by means of straightforward and explicit understandings.
I received from fifty to a hundred birch rods nearly every day, but they didn't quicken my understanding.
This is in consequence of the conjugial love in which I have lived with my wife; and I can affirm, that the above faculty has been and is perpetual with me; and because I perceive that you believe this to be impossible, I will talk with you on the subject from a ground of rational argument according to the light of your understanding.
Do we mean the understanding?
Had Ann's yearning for love been the breath blowing to flame Katie's yearning for understanding?
I knew what he would say, but for the sake of hearing it once more, I had braved his quick look of commiseration for my shallowness of understanding.
On the Improvement of the Understanding (Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect) by Baruch Spinoza Benedict de Spinoza Translated by R. H. M. Elwes TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1 On the Improvement of the Understanding 3 Of the ordinary objects of men's desires 12 Of the true and final good 17 Certain rules of life 19 Of the four modes of perception 25 Of the best mode of perception 33 Of the instruments of the intellect, or true ideas 43 Answers to objections First part of method: 50 Distinction of true ideas from fictitious ideas 64 And from false ideas 77 Of doubt 81 Of memory and forgetfulness 86 Mental hindrances from words--and from the popular confusion of ready imagination with distinct understanding.
But now I have come to know that it is to another woman he turns for sympathy and understanding.