Three-fourths black; white-washer; from Kentucky; nine years free; paid fifteen hundred dollars for self
and family; recently died, aged sixty; worth six thousand dollars.
For wee to him indeed all praises owe, And daily thanks, I chiefly who enjoy So farr the happier Lot, enjoying thee Preeminent by so much odds, while thou Like consort to thy self
canst no where find.
And I was afraid he would ask me point-blank for news of my other self
I had shunned my father more than any one since our return home, for the radical antipathy between our natures made my insight into his inner self
a constant affliction to me.
For the discovery of a man' s self
, by the tracts of his countenance, is a great weakness and betraying; by how much it is many times more marked, and believed, than a man's words.
Her flame quickly burned up that light fuel; and, fed from within, soared after some illimitable satisfaction, some object which would never justify weariness, which would reconcile self
-despair with the rapturous consciousness of life beyond self
It must be remembered that the description I have just given of the Swift One is not the description that would have been given by Big-Tooth, my other self
of my dreams, my prehistoric ancestor.
His other self
he had located as a savage and a barbarian living under the primitive conditions of several thousand years before.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the sad self
, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
I was on my way to dine all by my lonely self
when you came tumbling around the corner.
seeketh with the eyes of the senses, it hearkeneth also with the ears of the spirit.
And now Mr Pickering was alone, talking things over with his subconscious self