Now, is that a truth which your superior wisdom has recognized thus early in life, and am I, at my age, in such darkness and ignorance as not to know that if a man with whom I have to live is corrupted by me, I am very likely to be harmed by him; and yet I corrupt him, and intentionally
, too--so you say, although neither I nor any other human being is ever likely to be convinced by you.
I do not mean that the adult Martians are unnecessarily or intentionally
cruel to the young, but theirs is a hard and pitiless struggle for existence upon a dying planet, the natural resources of which have dwindled to a point where the support of each additional life means an added tax upon the community into which it is thrown.
Meriem was unscathed for the blacks had intentionally
But man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally
, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
I did not do it intentionally
, and not doing it intentionally
, I said 'Excuse me.
We must not be so ready to fancy ourselves intentionally
or accidentally, I don't know.
In my satisfaction at finding that he had not been dogging me intentionally
(though I had forgotten the incident till he reminded me of it), I answered his question with unusual fulness.
severe upon tigers and martyrs, we never intentionally
I know not whether it was done intentionally
, but La Esmeralda took the faded nosegay and wore it all day long upon her breast.
Oh, it was evident at the first glance,' I said ironically, but not intentionally
Either from awkwardness or intentionally
(no one could have said which) after the shawl had been adjusted he kept his arm around her for a long time, as though embracing her.
In his secret soul he believed that Lydgate suspected his orders to have been intentionally
disobeyed, and suspecting this he must also suspect a motive.
When she stole softly to the edge of the lagoon she might see them by the score, especially on Marooners' Rock, where they loved to bask, combing out their hair in a lazy way that quite irritated her; or she might even swim, on tiptoe as it were, to within a yard of them, but then they saw her and dived, probably splashing her with their tails, not by accident, but intentionally
It seemed that Hooja had made it appear that I had intentionally
left Dian behind, and that I did not purpose ever returning to Pellucidar.