What are the special characteristics of insinuation and innuendo?
This may lead to the conclusion that not all people require the same characteristics in order to identify a thing as such, so that if we could set the rose arbor on the stage by itself, only a part of the public would recognize it as properly drawn, the other part would probably not recognize it at all.
Sex is a distinction among living beings; it is also the characteristic by which most living beings are distinguished from inanimate things, which are of no sex; gender is a distinction in language partially corresponding to this distinction in nature; while there are but two sexes, there are in some languages, as in English and German, three genders.
This system we conceive to be similar in its mechanical characteristics to the perception system P, hence excitable by qualities and incapable of retaining the trace of changes, i.e. it is devoid of memory.
If we succeed, other things being equal, in adducing <p 356>a number of feminine characteristics with one of which the cruelty of the crime may be connected and explained, we have a clew to the criminal.
Let us consider then, some other characteristic on which is based the judgment of individuals.
The Hindus, owing to that intense love for solitary meditation, which has been one of the most pronounced characteristics from time immemorial, have acquired mental faculties of which we of the Western and younger civilization are totally ignorant.
Primitive also very frequently signifies having the original or early characteristics without remoteness in time.
It is the form of the family characteristic for barbarism, as group marriage is for savagery and monogamy for civilization.
There were four of them, called humors, and a series of characteristics was assigned to each, but not one of them had all of its characteristics at once.