Guppy explaining that he would terminate his little entertainment by standing treat at the play but that there are chords in the human mind
which would render it a hollow mockery.
Let us try to conform to them and follow them, and let us be persuaded that the less we let our feeble human minds
roam, the better we shall please God, who rejects all knowledge that does not come from Him; and the less we seek to fathom what He has been pleased to conceal from us, the sooner will He vouchsafe its revelation to us through His divine Spirit.
For consistency, too, is the growth of time; and some of the greatest creations of the human mind
have been wanting in unity.
It is a singular instance of the capriciousness of the human mind
, that after all the admonitions we have had from experience on this head, there should still be found men who object to the new Constitution, for deviating from a principle which has been found the bane of the old, and which is in itself evidently incompatible with the idea of GOVERNMENT; a principle, in short, which, if it is to be executed at all, must substitute the violent and sanguinary agency of the sword to the mild influence of the magistracy.
I know that the average human mind
will not believe what it cannot grasp, and so I do not purpose being pilloried by the public, the pulpit, and the press, and held up as a colossal liar when I am but telling the simple truths which some day science will substantiate.
Of such contradictory materials is the human mind
most ancient occupation of the human mind
and has a fair prospect of
Is it possible for the human mind
to conceive of a more horrible state of society?
There are many instincts, judgments, and anticipations of the human mind
which cannot be reduced to rule, and of which the grounds cannot always be given in words.
If the ghastliest shape the human mind
has ever pictured in its wildest dreams had risen up before him, he could not have staggered backward from its touch, as he did from the first sound of that loud iron voice.
And then they go ahead and do it, unwitting that one of the weaknesses of the human mind
is that the wish is parent to the thought.
He did not run on leaving Lady Wetherby's house, but he took a very long and very rapid walk, than which in times of stress there are few things of greater medicinal value to the human mind