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Few things are more firmly established in popular philosophy than the distinction between mind and matter.
This popular view of the Platonic ideas may be summed up in some such formula as the following: 'Truth consists not in particulars, but in universals, which have a place in the mind of God, or in some far-off heaven.
They do not deny that the slaves are held as prop- erty; but that terrible fact seems to convey to their minds no idea of injustice, exposure to outrage, or savage barbarity.
Then I think the commonest minds must be rather useful.
Sergeant Cuff had, no doubt, just heard enough, before I interrupted him, to make him suspect that Rosanna had relieved her mind by confessing something to Mr.
He is glad to see the promise of settled weather now, for getting in the hay, about which the farmers have been fearful; and there is something so healthful in the sharing of a joy that is general and not merely personal, that this thought about the hay-harvest reacts on his state of mind and makes his resolution seem an easier matter.
To those therefore I apply for the truth of the above observations, whose own minds can bear testimony to what I have advanced.
But one mind still held possession of its resources -- but one guiding spirit now moved helpfully in the house of mourning.
Pray give your mind to it, and advise me well for his sake--and above all, for his daughter's--his daughter's, my dear Manette.
He had to eat as he had never eaten before, to handle strange tools, to glance surreptitiously about and learn how to accomplish each new thing, to receive the flood of impressions that was pouring in upon him and being mentally annotated and classified; to be conscious of a yearning for her that perturbed him in the form of a dull, aching restlessness; to feel the prod of desire to win to the walk in life whereon she trod, and to have his mind ever and again straying off in speculation and vague plans of how to reach to her.
I can find Greece, Asia, Italy, Spain and the Islands, --the genius and creative principle of each and of all eras, in my own mind.
In plain truth, she had simply taken her place in my mind, to the exclusion of every other person and every other subject.