IMAGINE


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IMAGINEImagine Making A Generation In Our Nation Excellent
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It is indeed difficult to imagine that there could have been a serious suspicion of murder, or the slightest grounds for implicating any particular individual as the perpetrator.
It is no matter that the place is joyless for him; that he is weary of the old wooden houses, the mud and dust, the dead level of site and sentiment, the chill east wind, and the chillest of social atmospheres; -- all these, and whatever faults besides he may see or imagine, are nothing to the purpose.
He could not even imagine how it would feel to be beaten.
He stopped, gazed ab- sently toward our dusky mass a minute, evidently thinking about something else; then set down his light, moved musingly toward the door, and before a body could imagine what he was going to do, he was out of the door and had closed it behind him.
How can Emma imagine she has any thing to learn herself, while Harriet is presenting such a delightful inferiority?
And this, try as I would, was just what I could not imagine.
replied Sindbad, "do not imagine that I am so unjust as to blame you.
And it must be noted that I say of our reason, and not of our imagination or of our senses: thus, for example, although we very clearly see the sun, we ought not therefore to determine that it is only of the size which our sense of sight presents; and we may very distinctly imagine the head of a lion joined to the body of a goat, without being therefore shut up to the conclusion that a chimaera exists; for it is not a dictate of reason that what we thus see or imagine is in reality existent; but it plainly tells us that all our ideas or notions contain in them some truth; for otherwise it could not be that God, who is wholly perfect and veracious, should have placed them in us.
Now imagine a Priest, whose mouth is at M, and whose front semicircle(AMB) is consequently coloured red, while his hinder semicircle is green; so that the diameter AB divides the green from the red.
It is quite impossible for the ordinary reader to imagine those eight days.
You imagine no doubt, gentlemen, that I want to amuse you.
The youth began to imagine that he had got into the center of the tremendous quarrel, and he could perceive no way out of it.