Then we may fairly assume that they are two, and that they differ from one another; the one with which man reasons, we may call the rational principle of the soul
, the other, with which he loves and hungers and thirsts and feels the flutterings of any other desire, may be termed the irrational or appetitive, the ally of sundry pleasures and satisfactions?
For persons are love's world, and the coldest philosopher cannot recount the debt of the young soul
wandering here in nature to the power of love, without being tempted to unsay, as treasonable to nature, aught derogatory to the social instincts.
O, this cheers my soul
! Come, shew me some demonstrations magical, That I may conjure in some bushy grove, And have these joys in full possession.
"I would know the moment I set my eyes upon a creature without a soul
When Tom stood face to face with his persecutor, and heard his threats, and thought in his very soul
that his hour was come, his heart swelled bravely in him, and he thought he could bear torture and fire, bear anything, with the vision of Jesus and heaven but just a step beyond; but, when he was gone, and the present excitement passed off, came back the pain of his bruised and weary limbs,--came back the sense of his utterly degraded, hopeless, forlorn estate; and the day passed wearily enough.
The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul
to wander for a spell in abysses of solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation.
Revenge is in thy soul
: wherever thou bitest, there ariseth black scab; with revenge, thy poison maketh the soul
So far she had seemed all but oblivious of my presence, but now she gave me a sweet smile of gratitude, one of those irradiating transfiguring smiles that change the whole face, and belong to few faces, the heavenly smile of a pure soul
Music herself, the analysis of the musical soul
, in the characteristic episodes of its development is a wholly new range of poetic subject in which Mr.
Back into the chamber turning, all my soul
within me burning, Soon I heard again a tapping somewhat louder than before.
Though you have filled my heart with bitterness, I shall never have bitter thoughts of you; would it not be an ill beginning of the new tasks that I have set myself if I did not purge out all the evil leaven from my soul
? Farewell, then, to the one heart that I love in the world, a heart from which I am cast out.
Poor dear soul
! from the first moment when she found out that the little Professor was deeply and gratefully attached to her son, she opened her heart to him unreservedly, and took all his puzzling foreign peculiarities for granted, without so much as attempting to understand any one of them.