"I say I see the criminal, in my mind
's eye, creeping stealthily into the room of our Ozma and secreting herself, when no one was looking, until the Princess had gone away and the door was closed.
The stuff of which the world of our experience is composed is, in my belief, neither mind
nor matter, but something more primitive than either.
The instinct of the mind
, the purpose of nature, betrays itself in the use we make of the signal narrations of history.
And when it had got to the worst, and it seemed to me that I could not stand anything more, a fly got in through the bars and settled on my nose, and the bars were stuck and wouldn't work, and I couldn't get the visor up; and I could only shake my head, which was baking hot by this time, and the fly -- well, you know how a fly acts when he has got a certainty -- he only minded
the shaking enough to change from nose to lip, and lip to ear, and buzz and buzz all around in there, and keep on lighting and biting, in a way that a person, already so distressed as I was, simply could not stand.
I thought of her shattered health; of her melancholy existence in shadow and solitude; of the rich treasures of such a heart and such a mind
as hers, wasted with her wasting life; and I said to myself, Let her secret be sacred!
He has other matters in his mind
which he would not reveal even to his friends, but only to himself, and that in secret.
No other knowledge has given an equal stimulus to the mind
. It is the science of sciences, which are also ideas, and under either aspect require to be defined.
The boy gave his evidence clearly enough, but the servant's mind
had not yet recovered the shock inflicted on it--he was plainly incapable of assisting the objects of the inquiry, and he was desired to stand down.
It was at once deeply impressed upon my mind
, that, if Mr.
If I changed my mind
, it must be because of something important and entirely new to me."
Sergeant Cuff had, no doubt, just heard enough, before I interrupted him, to make him suspect that Rosanna had relieved her mind
by confessing something to Mr.
I fancy you would master a wish that you had made up your mind
it was not quite right to indulge, as easily as you would knock down a drunken fellow who was quarrelsome with you.