Let us omit from our consideration, for the present, the memories in which words
I suppose that in all languages the similarities of look and sound between words
which have no similarity in meaning are a fruitful source of perplexity to the foreigner.
These first books we call Manuscripts, from the Latin words
manus, a hand, and scribere, to write, for they were all written by hand.
Jerry, who heard, registered, and recognized many words
that were as truly tools of thought to him as they were to humans, but who, by inarticulateness of birth and breed, could not utter these many words
, nevertheless in his mental processes, used images just as articulate men use words
in their own mental processes.
His face was still smooth and expressionless, but there was a queer sort of meaning in his words
I began to anticipate the completion of my daily thousand words
by taking a drink when only five hundred words
Van Brandt's words
at our last interview were murmuring in my ears--not a word
of my own would come to me!
Those were his words
, but as he said them he made their meaning clear by going over to the bell, and waiting with his finger ready to ring for whatever assistance or protection I desired.
But he had begun talking, and the more he talked the less could he control his words
His text was from the words
, 'Joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
If you cannot indicate this motion from left to right by yourself moving in it, then I beg you to describe it to me in words
By double or compound, those composed either of a significant and non-significant element (though within the whole word
no element is significant), or of elements that are both significant.