the ideas of one body and one place do so clearly agree, and the mind has so evident a perception of their agreement, that we can never assent to a proposition that affirms the same body to be in two distant places at once, however it should pretend to the authority of a divine revelation: since the evidence, first, that we deceive not ourselves, in ascribing it to God; secondly, that we understand it right; can never be so great as the evidence of our own intuitive knowledge, whereby we discern it impossible for the same body to be in two places at once.
I could not tell her just how practical I thought her, or how pathetic her little book.
The young man went in, asked for a private room, and told the waiter to send up the coachman, as he had something to say to him, and to procure a boy to hold the horse.
Besides, after he had once come to a determination, he was impatient to see Alice and implore her forgiveness.
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A page should, as it were, dissolve before the eye, and be absorbed by the mind.
By so doing, however, we shall provide, in the eyes of the German nation, a complete justification of William II.
His eye could no longer gloat upon treasure, nor any part of his corporeal system profit by its possession.
Sam, wot was taking a drink, got some beer up 'is nose with surprise.
But he had begun life with nothing; his whole standing in the world had been gained inch by inch by the most unremitting economy and self-denial, and he was a man of little capacity for hope, of whom it was said, in popular phraseology, that he "took things hard."
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So long as we remained in France his humour was like this, delicate and expansive, but an accidental allusion led us across the Channel when he changed.
We drilled morning, noon, and evening, almost hourly, in the pretty square east of the building.
It must have been her hand that had struck down the old man, yet she had made no effort to release Turan from his prison.
There is one thing, Mrs. Tolbridge, that you should never forget, and that is that the doctor is not only your husband, but the mainstay of the community."
At last, when a violent contest ensued, and Volusenus, through eagerness to intercept Comius, had obstinately pursued him with a small party; and Comius had, by the rapidity of his flight, drawn Volusenus to a considerable distance from his troops, he, on a sudden, appealed to the honour of all about him for assistance not to suffer the wound, which he had perfidiously received, to go without vengeance; and, wheeling his horse about, rode unguardedly before the rest up to the commander.
In his rage he snapped at a fellow-ape without first discovering the identity of his victim, and was badly mauled for his ill temper, having chosen to vent his spite upon a husky and belligerent young bull in the full prime of his vigor.
There was a wealth of bloom here when I put in my application."