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"Are you still seeing with your mind's eye?" enquired the Scarecrow.
If there is one thing that may be said, in the popular estimation, to characterize mind, that one thing is "consciousness." We say that we are "conscious" of what we see and hear, of what we remember, and of our own thoughts and feelings.
Every mind must know the whole lesson for itself,--must go over the whole ground.
I hadn't minded her mill that morning, on account of having that hornets' nest of other troubles; but more than once in the afternoon I had to say:
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 of Mr.
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.