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We may suppose that only one (F), of the two species which were least closely related to the other nine original species, has transmitted descendants to this late stage of descent.
If, in our diagram, we suppose the amount of change represented by each successive group of diverging dotted lines to be very great, the forms marked a14 to p14, those marked b14 and f14, and those marked o14 to m14, will form three very distinct genera.
There is no reason--so Watson argues--to suppose that their knowledge IS anything beyond the habits shown in this behaviour: the inference that other people have something nonphysical called "mind" or "thought" is therefore unwarranted.
He decides, let us suppose, to go to a certain place, whereupon he proceeds to the station, takes his ticket and enters the train.
I only mean that I suppose, from your manner of speaking, it must be the same to Miss Morton whether she marry Edward or Robert.
I was disposed straightway to search for other truths and when I had represented to myself the object of the geometers, which I conceived to be a continuous body or a space indefinitely extended in length, breadth, and height or depth, divisible into divers parts which admit of different figures and sizes, and of being moved or transposed in all manner of ways(for all this the geometers suppose to be in the object they contemplate), I went over some of their simplest demonstrations.
But if some one who would rather not admit the immortality of the soul boldly denies this, and says that the dying do really become more evil and unrighteous, then, if the speaker is right, I suppose that injustice, like disease, must be assumed to be fatal to the unjust, and that those who take this disorder die by the natural inherent power of destruction which evil has, and which kills them sooner or later, but in quite another way from that in which, at present, the wicked receive death at the hands of others as the penalty of their deeds?
And since you seem to want her, I suppose I'm willing--or have to be.
Then, after that, suppose we put in some of these coloured pebbles--just to mark the divisions between the different kinds of flowers, you know.
It is to be hoped so, I suppose, for his chances of comfort in another world are very small.
Tyrrel was wrong to let her temper get the better of her, and to suppose herself insulted where no insult was intended.
Let us suppose that by the laws of this State a married woman was incapable of conveying her estate, and that the legislature, considering this as an evil, should enact that she might dispose of her property by deed executed in the presence of a magistrate.