Opposites in the sense
of 'privatives' and 'positives' are' blindness' and 'sight'; in the sense
of affirmatives and negatives, the propositions 'he sits', 'he does not sit'.
appreciation of each literary work as a product of Fine Art, appealing with peculiar power both to our minds and to our emotions, not least to the sense
of Beauty and the whole higher nature.
The truth of this is sufficiently manifest from the single circumstance, that the philosophers of the schools accept as a maxim that there is nothing in the understanding which was not previously in the senses
, in which however it is certain that the ideas of God and of the soul have never been; and it appears to me that they who make use of their imagination to comprehend these ideas do exactly the some thing as if, in order to hear sounds or smell odors, they strove to avail themselves of their eyes; unless indeed that there is this difference, that the sense
of sight does not afford us an inferior assurance to those of smell or hearing; in place of which, neither our imagination nor our senses
can give us assurance of anything unless our understanding intervene.
As a natural result of this state of affairs, it has come to be thought that the public senses
give us knowledge of the outer world, while the private senses
only give us knowledge as to our own bodies.
This graduate, after some years of confinement, took it into his head that he was sane and in his full senses
, and under this impression wrote to the Archbishop, entreating him earnestly, and in very correct language, to have him released from the misery in which he was living; for by God's mercy he had now recovered his lost reason, though his relations, in order to enjoy his property, kept him there, and, in spite of the truth, would make him out to be mad until his dying day.
Prudence is the virtue of the senses
. It is the science of appearances.
Ward, she was not afraid to challenge novel-readers to an interest in religious questions), it abounds in sympathy with people as we find them, in aspiration towards something better--towards a certain ideal--in a refreshing sense
of second thoughts everywhere.
I never hear better sense
from any one than Robert Martin.
What the sense
feeleth, what the spirit discerneth, hath never its end in itself.
The restraining or prohibitory clause only says, that they shall not, WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF CONGRESS, lay such duties; and if we are to understand this in the sense
last mentioned, the Constitution would then be made to introduce a formal provision for the sake of a very absurd conclusion; which is, that the States, WITH THE CONSENT of the national legislature, might tax imports and exports; and that they might tax every other article, UNLESS CONTROLLED by the same body.
The anchor is an emblem of hope, but a foul anchor is worse than the most fallacious of false hopes that ever lured men or nations into a sense
"My great and good friend, I hear that you are going to show us your navy, in order to impress us with a sense
of your power.