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Socrates reminds Meno that this is only an enumeration of the virtues and not a definition of the notion which is common to them all.
And yet the reasons are utterly ludicrous which they give in confirmation of their own notions about the honourable and good.
Astor, that he was serious in his threats, and there is no knowing how far such an iron man may push his notions of authority.
Upon recollection, however, I have a notion they are both dead; at least the mother is; yes, I am sure Mrs.
Well, to my notion, nobility and teaching little girls French and Italian, and their gammes, have very little in common.
Harvey had a notion that the east coast of his native land, from Mount Desert south, was populated chiefly by people who took their horses there in the summer and entertained in country-houses with hardwood floors and Vantine portieres.
No, I know the notes of many birds, and I know many melodies by ear; but the music that I don't know at all, and have no notion about, delights me--affects me.
I cannot give a due notion of the comfort this book afforded me by the light it cast upon paths where I had dimly made my way before, but which I now followed in the full day.
If, however, we know of a very large number of cases in which A is followed by B, and few or none in which the sequence fails, we shall in PRACTICE be justified in saying "A causes B," provided we do not attach to the notion of cause any of the metaphysical superstitions that have gathered about the word.
Barbicane, desirous of obtaining some notion of the effect of the shock at the moment of the projectile's departure, had procured a 38-inch mortar from the arsenal of Pensacola.
I had looked into my affairs so often, that I had thoroughly destroyed any slight notion I might ever have had of their bearings.
Martin Poyser was not a frequenter of public houses, but he liked a friendly chat over his own home- brewed; and though it was pleasant to lay down the law to a stupid neighbour who had no notion how to make the best of his farm, it was also an agreeable variety to learn something from a clever fellow like Adam Bede.