Thurston, answered the half-irritated, half-amused young lady; "your language is so very extraordinary--your images so unusual--"
Surely, you have never seen in me any taste for the very extraordinary images and figures of speech you have used, on this occasion.
In fact, this funny little image
was the 'crack' god of the island; lording it over all the wooden lubbers who looked so grim and dreadful; its name was Moa Artua*.
And she saw Violet and Peony,--indeed, she looked more at them than at the image
,--she saw the two children still at work; Peony bringing fresh snow, and Violet applying it to the figure as scientifically as a sculptor adds clay to his model.
Imperfect as the design, the attitude, the costume, and especially the face of the image
still remained, there was already an effect that drew the eye from the wooden cleverness of Drowne's earlier productions and fixed it upon the tantalizing mystery of this new project.
of the "presence" whatever it was, waiting there for him to go - this image
had not yet been so concrete for his nerves as when he stopped short of the point at which certainty would have come to him.
Perhaps, in Jerry's brain, the rising into the foreground of consciousness of an image
of a log awash connoted more intimate and fuller comprehension of the thing being thought about, than did the word "crocodile," and its accompanying image
, in the foreground of a human's consciousness.
Are you sure you didn't betray yourself, when she showed the image
And by images
I mean, in the first place, shadows, and in the second place, reflections in water and in solid, smooth and polished bodies and the like: Do you understand?
Otherwise we shall be compelled to believe that all our knowledge, all our store of images
and memories, all our mental habits, are at all times existing in some latent mental form, and are not merely aroused by the stimuli which lead to their display.
Wherein I, for my part, do not like images
cut out in juniper or other garden stuff; they be for children.
, memories, and ideas of the strangest description followed one another with extraordinary rapidity and vividness.