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A better book than I shall ever write was there; leaf after leaf presenting itself to me, just as it was written out by the reality of the flitting hour, and vanishing as fast as written, only because my brain wanted the insight, and my hand the cunning, to transcribe it.
I am not going to guess, at five o'clock in the morning, with my brains frying and sputtering in my head.
If you make a brag of your honesty to me,' said the tinker, 'I'll knock your brains out.
At length, little Jane perceiving its young brains to be imperilled, softly left her place, and with many small artifices coaxed the dangerous weapon away.
But Dingaan and Umhlangana were of another wood, and from them might be fashioned a kerrie that should scatter the brains of Chaka to the birds.
Even our digestion is governed by angels," said Blake; and if you will resist the trivial inclination to substitute "bad angels," is there really any greater mystery than the process by which beef is turned into brains, and beer into beauty?
There I have hope that our man brains that have been of man so long and that have not lost the grace of God, will come higher than his child-brain that lie in his tomb for centuries, that grow not yet to our stature, and that do only work selfish and therefore small.
They have become practically mere brains, wearing different bodies according to their needs just as men wear suits of clothes and take a bicycle in a hurry or an umbrella in the wet.
You see, I am stuffed, so I have no brains at all," he answered sadly.
They are very anxious to see me blow my brains out," said Hippolyte, bitterly.
The mess of brains given me by the Great Wizard is considered by my friends to be unexcelled.
He means," explained Ojo, "that unless your servant has good brains she won't know how to obey you properly, nor do the things you ask her to do.