If there is one thing that may be said, in the popular estimation, to characterize mind
, that one thing is "consciousness.
must know the whole lesson for itself,--must go over the whole ground.
In this frame of mind
toward her, I waited her return.
If it is not for the benefit of the public why should I not simply recall these incidents in my own mind
without putting them on paper?
Yet there is one little trait in the description which shows that they are present to Plato's mind
, namely, the remark that the soul, which had seen truths in the form of the universal, cannot again return to the nature of an animal.
I did not feel called on to volunteer any statement of my own private convictions, in the first place, because my doing so could serve no practical purpose, now that all proof in support of any surmises of mine was burnt with the burnt register; in the second place, because I could not have intelligibly stated my opinion--my unsupported opinion--without disclosing the whole story of the conspiracy, and producing beyond a doubt the same unsatisfactory effect an the mind
of the coroner and the jury, which I had already produced on the mind
It is, therefore, entirely his own produc- tion; and, considering how long and dark was the ca- reer he had to run as a slave,--how few have been his opportunities to improve his mind
since he broke his iron fetters,--it is, in my judgment, highly creditable to his head and heart.
For the first time it entered into Celia's mind
that there might be something more between Mr.
Franklin took one of his sudden resolutions, and went out precipitately to quiet his mind
by a long walk.
I don't remember ever being see-saw in that way, when I'd made my mind
up, as you say, that a thing was wrong.
whereas the truth-finder, having raked out that jakes, his own mind
, and being there capable of tracing no ray of divinity, nor anything virtuous or good, or lovely, or loving, very fairly, honestly, and logically concludes that no such things exist in the whole creation.
Arriving at the rose-garden, he stopped and took out his pipe; then suddenly changed his mind
, and turned back again by another path.