I have found, too, that it is the visible, the tangible
, that goes a long ways in softening prejudices.
This happened not because they were displeased by the substance of his speech, which had even been forgotten after the many subsequent speeches, but to animate it the crowd needed a tangible
object to love and a tangible
object to hate.
To his present visitor, Lydgate, the scrutinizing look was a matter of indifference: he simply formed an unfavorable opinion of the banker's constitution, and concluded that he had an eager inward life with little enjoyment of tangible
It was when I would have said that I knew all Goldsmith; we often give ourselves credit for knowledge in this way without having any tangible
assets; and my reading has always been very desultory.
The men who pass before us in her pages, though real and tangible
and effective enough, seem, nevertheless, from time to time to reveal their joinings.
He glanced about as though searching for the tangible
form of a legitimate excuse for his crime; but he could find only the body of the man he had so causelessly shot down.
Gradually the labor of his great grief brought forth another emotion so real, so tangible
, that it seemed a companion walking at his side.
He never expected any tangible
evidence of their existence after death; he did not believe that they had the power either for good or for evil other than the effect that their example while living might have had upon following generations; he did not believe therefore in the materialization of dead spirits.
The other affair served its purpose well--we now have something tangible
to work on, Olga.
I had reports of three other men occupying responsible positions in the city, Thomson, against whom there was really tangible
and serious evidence.
This impression of age was based on no tangible
On every side was the silence, pressing upon them with a tangible
He waved his hand impatiently, as if my penitent words were tangible
things--ruffling, worrying things, like flies in summer--which he was putting away from him.
By degrees I waxed more warm and tender than, perhaps, I had ever been before; but still I said nothing tangible
, and she attempted no repulse, until, in passing a moss rose-tree that I had brought her some weeks since, in my sister's name, she plucked a beautiful half-open bud and bade me give it to Rose.
It was a foregone conclusion that he would be suspected; but, to make it a sure thing there must be tangible
proof--such as the actual buying of the poison, and that, with a man of the peculiar appearance of Mr.