She did not understand his words, but the pressure of his arm drawing her away from the prostrate Arab and the tents was quite intelligible
ain’t bury—keep ‘em till masser Richard get back—got a grabe dug—” Here the feelings of the negro completely got the mastery, and, instead of making any intelligible
explanation of the causes of his grief, he blubbered aloud.
Henry was most happy to make it more intelligible
, by beginning at an earlier stage, and explaining very particularly what he had done.
But what we mean is sufficiently intelligible
and clear, we want a complete citizen, one in whom there is no deficiency to be corrected to make him so.
And without considering the multiplicity and complexity of the conditions any one of which taken separately may seem to be the cause, he snatches at the first approximation to a cause that seems to him intelligible
and says: "This is the cause
It is more intelligible
to me why I should have read Conde's 'Dominion of the Arabs in Spain;' for that was in the line of my reading in Irving, which would account for my pleasure in the 'History of the Civil Wars of Granada;' it was some time before I realized that the chronicles in this were a bundle of romances and not veritable records; and my whole study in these things was wholly undirected and unenlightened.
Ah, he knew me, too, and the sounds I made were the sounds of old time and intelligible
You are an extremist, you know, dear, and what may be intelligible
to you may not be intelligible
to the rest of us.
I don't quite admit that--but I do acknowledge that I should find the superstitious view intelligible
if I heard it expressed by some other person.
Van Brandt's refusal to marry me, and there was an intelligible
motive assigned for my proposing to leave London.
The one intelligible
thing that she mentioned in connection with them was the letter.
On this same view of descent with modification, all the great facts in Morphology become intelligible
,--whether we look to the same pattern displayed in the homologous organs, to whatever purpose applied, of the different species of a class; or to the homologous parts constructed on the same pattern in each individual animal and plant.
The first two modes of payment are intelligible
enough, but what the penalty is I do not understand, or how a penalty can be a payment.
The fact narrated must correspond to something in me to be credible or intelligible
They compose an ardent epistle, a declaration in fact, and they carry the letter upstairs themselves, so as to elucidate whatever might appear not perfectly intelligible
in the letter.