The poor, worn-down, brutalized creatures, at first, could scarce comprehend this; but, when it was continued week after week, and month after month, it began to awaken long-silent chords in their benumbed hearts.
But the new advertising manager and the old general manager did not get along well together.
In Bobby's uncertain grasp the hand twitched.
Do you know Plum Creek?"
A number he didn't recognize, overseas.
I think you will do.
I do not understand Lucy's fading away as she is doing.
Later on, when he had travelled more and grown older and wiser and come to know more of trails and rivers, it might be that he could grasp and apprehend such a possibility.
If you’re smart enough to catch on, and obsessive enough to want to bother, and ruthless enough to start seriously bending rules, then you’ll get better, fast.
Is it not a cruel thing to forbid men to affect those things, which they conceive to agree best with their own natures, and to tend most to their own proper good and behoof?
CHAPTER III Of the knowledge of truth Happy is the man whom Truth by itself doth teach, not by figures and transient words, but as it is in itself.(1) Our own judgment and feelings often deceive us, and we discern but little of the truth.
I don’t know how much good they can do, for they have against them forces which even you could scarcely envisage or acknowledge.
And its danger is so actual because it is active in every individual in himself as well as in others: When I view the true condition Of my troubled, restless heart, Naught but sin can I envision Even to its inmost part.
She had once told him that she often went there, and he had a fancy to spend the intervening time in a place where he could think of her as perhaps having lately been.
A special feature of this physiognomy was its death-like pallor, which gave to the whole man an indescribably emaciated appearance in spite of his hard look, and at the same time a sort of passionate and suffering expression which did not harmonize with his impudent, sarcastic smile and keen, self-satisfied bearing.
Although I observe the image of only a small portion of the garden and therefore have no notion of its extent, still, in speaking of it, I shall proba-<p 169>bly speak of a very big garden.
"Madam," insisted the nurse, "you were alone when you went to bed last night; and how any man could come to you without our knowledge we cannot imagine, for we all lay about the door of your chamber, which was locked, and I had the key in my pocket."
I was happy to learn that Babaji had directed my steps to Sri Yukteswar, yet it was hard for me to visualize myself in the remote West, away from my beloved guru and the simple hermitage peace.