Not all at once but as if yielding to an irresistible pressure (for I was not conscious
of any irresistible attraction) I found myself with my head resting, with a weight I felt must be crushing, on Dona Rita's shoulder which yet did not give way, did not flinch at all.
She was only conscious
of Denham as a block upon her thoughts.
Very gently and quietly, almost as if it were the blood singing in her veins, or the water of the stream running over stones, Rachel became conscious
of a new feeling within her.
He was conscious
of being irritated by ridiculously small causes, which were half of his own creation.
High above his head he was suddenly conscious
of a downward current of air.
When, another time, in all innocence this happened again, he became conscious
of it and of its effect upon her; and thereafter, when she grew too wildly wild, too wantonly facetious in her teasing playful love of him, he would thrust his muzzle at her face and make her throw her head back to escape him.
Always, in the beginning, before his conscious
life dawned, he had crawled toward the mouth of the cave.
Her first conscious
action, when she was in some degree mistress of herself again, was to lean over the bed, and to look closer at the woman who had so incomprehensibly stolen into her room in the dead of night.
I had filled one page of the pocket-book, and had just turned to the next, when I became conscious
of a difficulty in fixing my attention on the subject that was before it.
The Mule carrying the treasure walked with head erect, as if conscious
of the value of his burden, and tossed up and down the clear-toned bells fastened to his neck.
Doubtless you do not hold with those (I need not name them to a man of your reading) who have taught that all matter is sentient, that every atom is a living, feeling, conscious
Sometimes, when I compare myself with other men, it seems as if I were more favored by the gods than they, beyond any deserts that I am conscious
of; as if I had a warrant and surety at their hands which my fellows have not, and were especially guided and guarded.
For this purpose, let us as a preliminary consider different ways of being conscious
Looking at her, he recalled all the delightful things he had heard from her lips, all the good he knew about her, and became more and more conscious
that the feeling he had for her was something special that he had felt long, long ago, and only once, in his early youth.
Her presence and her touch upon his breast or face would often stop this, and then they learned to expect that he would for some time remain still, with his eyes closed, and that he would be conscious
on opening them.