This is strange," cried Copley, looking him in the face, which now, as the painter fancied, had a singular depth of intelligence, though hitherto it had not given him greatly the advantage over his own family of wooden images.
Copley turned again to the images, conceiving that the sense of deficiency which Drowne had just expressed, and which is so rare in a merely mechanical character, must surely imply a genius, the tokens of which had heretofore been overlooked.
This repetition checked the rising up of fresh images and memories, which he felt were thronging in his brain.
He still lay down, trying to sleep, though he felt there was not the smallest hope of it, and kept repeating stray words from some chain of thought, trying by this to check the rising flood of fresh images.
Say, rather, that it is your own image
, loveliest incorporation of perceptible incarnations," interrupted Tom, determined to go for the whole, and recalling some rare specimens of magazine eloquence-- "Talk not of images
, obdurate maid, when you are nothing but an image
Once, even, had there been an eruption of strange four-legged, horned and hairy creatures, the images
of which, registered in his brain, would have been identifiable in the brains of humans with what humans worded "goats.
Thus:--There are two subdivisions, in the lower or which the soul uses the figures given by the former division as images
; the enquiry can only be hypothetical, and instead of going upwards to a principle descends to the other end; in the higher of the two, the soul passes out of hypotheses, and goes up to a principle which is above hypotheses, making no use of images
as in the former case, but proceeding only in and through the ideas themselves.
Kory-Kory--who seemed to have devoted considerable attention to the study of theology, as he knew the names of all the graven images
in the valley, and often repeated them over to me--likewise entertained some rather enlarged ideas with regard to the character and pretensions of Moa Artua.
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.
Violet and Peony would not be aware of their immortal playmates,--only they would see that the image
grew very beautiful while they worked at it, and would think that they themselves had done it all.
Are you sure you didn't betray yourself, when she showed the image
And beneath, in the mirror of the brook, there was the flower-girdled and sunny image
of little Pearl, pointing her small forefinger too.