His ---- in wickedness would have won him enduring honor if it had taken the form of ---- in a better cause.
The tears gathered more thickly in his eyes and in the partial darkness he imagined he saw the form of a young man standing under a dripping tree.
It would be a mistake to think of the understanding as capable of assuming different forms.
A fluid is a substance that, like air or water, yields to any force that tends to change its form; a liquid is a body in that state in which the particles move freely among themselves, but remain in one mass, keeping the same volume, but taking always the form of the containing vessel; a liquid is an inelastic fluid; a gas is an elastic fluid that tends to expand to the utmost limits of the containing space.
He worked many miracles during the centuries preceding and following the Christian era, and is credited with retaining his physical form even to this day.
of the day likewise found some form of expression through a substitution in the dream content.
The Persians made radical changes in the stories and gave them the form in which they came to Europe by various routes--through North Africa to Spain and France; through Constantinople, Venice, or Genoa to France; through Russian Turkestan to Russia, Finland, and Sweden; through Turkey and the Balkans to Hungary and Germany.
Waves of rapture engulfed me as I beheld the flesh and blood form of Sri Yukteswar!
I knew the swaying round forms, the bright hard eyes, the white teeth, the ruddy colour, the voluptuous lips.
This need tries to satisfy itself and to fill its form with a content, according to its strength, impatience, and eagerness, it at once seizes as an omnivorous appetite with little selection, and accepts whatever is shouted into its ear by all sorts of commanders--parents, teachers, laws, class prejudices, or public opinion.
They observe the form, action, and clothes of people more accurately than sharp-eyed persons, and hence recognize acquaintances at a greater distance than the latter.
Education, instead of blindly following traditional forms, began to shape itself more and more to exact knowledge of the child nature and its needs--very slowly, cautiously and tentatively at first, but, as knowledge grew, with more and more boldness and freedom.
I had had an intention of saying (and had been studying the best form of words for three miles) that I thought them beautiful before I saw them so near HER.
In the main other forces assist in this, but when we consider how the senses work in combination we must conclude that they determine their own forms. “
55:003:002 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 55:003:003 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, 55:003:004 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; 55:003:005 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
In fact, it may produce almost any form of movement possible to the physical hand.
This order was executed as she wished, and queen Gulnare was no sooner in possession of the cage, than she opened it, and took out the owl, saying, as she sprinkled a little water upon him, "My dear son, quit that strange form, and resume thy natural one of a man."
Now there might have been some bad treatment, but it will have been altered and twisted so utterly as to lose its original form and to become imaginatively unbearable.
They reason that just as man may see as one happening of a moment of his time some particular event which might appear as a year to some minute form of life and mind--the microscopic creatures in a drop of water, for instance; so that which seems as a year, or a hundred years, to the mind of man may appear as the happening of a single moment of a higher scale of time to some exalted Being or form of consciousness on a higher plane.
The dream creates a form of psychical release for the wish which is either suppressed or formed by the aid of repression, inasmuch as it presents it as realized.