At the least, a prince may animate
and inure some meaner persons, to be as it were scourges, to ambitions men.
Wordsworth's own character, as we have already observed, was dominated by a certain contentment, a sort of naturally religious placidity, not often found in union with a poetic sensibility so  active as his; and this gentle sense of well-being was favourable to the quiet, habitual observation of the inanimate, or imperfectly animate
In the back of his brain loitered a fleeting sense of familiarity with all that he saw, yet he could not connect any of the various forms of life, animate
and inanimate, which had fallen within the range of his vision since he had emerged from the darkness of the pits of Opar, with any particular event of the past.
Aside from seeing you, which is my principal reason for being here, and satisfying myself that I can transport inanimate things from Mars to Earth, and therefore animate
things if I so desire, I have no purpose.
Hem believes that in the visible world there are void places-- vacua, and something more--holes, as it were, through which animate
and inanimate objects may fall into the invisible world and be seen and heard no more.
Who shall conceive the horrors of my secret toil as I dabbled among the unhallowed damps of the grave or tortured the living animal to animate
the lifeless clay?
The sentiments which animate
my heart assure me that the lines I have just written express a Profound Truth.