From their earliest childhood, familiarized in their Circular households with the total absence of Colour, the Nobles alone preserved the Sacred Art of Sight Recognition, with all the advantages that result from that admirable training of the intellect
There stood one, in physical proportion and stature commanding and exact--in intellect richly endowed--in natural elo- quence a prodigy--in soul manifestly "created but a little lower than the angels"--yet a slave, ay, a fugi- tive slave,--trembling for his safety, hardly daring to believe that on the American soil, a single white person could be found who would befriend him at all hazards, for the love of God and humanity
After apologizing for his ignorance, and reminding the audience that slav- ery was a poor school for the human intellect and heart, he proceeded to narrate some of the facts in his own history as a slave, and in the course of his speech gave utterance to many noble thoughts and thrilling reflections.
separates the fact considered, from you, from all local and personal reference, and discerns it as if it existed for its own sake.
Browning's most perfect piece of work, for pregnancy of intellect
, combined with faultless expression in a perfectly novel yet symmetrical outline: and he is very likely right.
This insight, which expresses itself by what is called Imagination, is a very high sort of seeing, which does not come by study, but by the intellect
being where and what it sees; by sharing the path or circuit of things through forms, and so making them translucid to others.
At any rate, we are satisfied, as before, to have four divisions; two for intellect
and two for opinion, and to call the first division science, the second understanding, the third belief, and the fourth perception of shadows, opinion being concerned with becoming, and intellect
with being; and so to make a proportion:--
Other modes of intellect
bring together as strange companies.
But Laurence thought it strange that a man with such a face, indicating hardly a common share of intellect
, should have had influence enough on human affairs to convulse the world with war.
charge d'affaires from Copenhagen- a profound intellect
," and simply, "Mr.
True, Wolf Larsen possessed intellect
to an unusual degree, but it was directed solely to the exercise of his savage instincts and made him but the more formidable a savage.
A few months before my arrival they had lived in a large and luxurious city called Paris, surrounded by friends and possessed of every enjoyment which virtue, refinement of intellect
, or taste, accompanied by a moderate fortune, could afford.
A peasant's cap was no safe disguise for it; you could know it for a king's under a diving-bell, if you could hear it work its intellect
His form in ungainly--his intellect
small--"(So the Bellman would often remark) "But his courage is perfect
His sister, too, is, I hope, convinced how little the ungenerous representations of anyone to the disadvantage of another will avail when opposed by the immediate influence of intellect