Another sort of quality is that in virtue of which, for example, we call men good boxers or runners, or healthy or sickly: in fact it includes all those terms which refer to inborn capacity or incapacity.
Honey is called sweet because it contains sweetness; the body is called white because it contains whiteness; and so in all other cases.
But am I to suppose that your Lordship gives to brightness the title of a Dimension, and that what we call "bright" you call "high"?
You say I have a Third Dimension, which you call "height".
Often you stop when you have run about half-way down it, and then you are lost, but there is another little wooden house near here, called the Lost House, and so you tell the man that you are lost and then he finds you.
From the Hump we can see the gate that is called after Miss Mabel Grey, the Fig I promised to tell you about.
In this first lecture I shall be concerned to refute a theory which is widely held, and which I formerly held myself: the theory that the essence of everything mental is a certain quite peculiar something called
"consciousness," conceived either as a relation to objects, or as a pervading quality of psychical phenomena.
Seeing me bloody, he would see how I was hurt; but it was not much, only what we call
a broken head; neither did I afterwards find any great inconvenience from the blow, for it was well again in two or three days.
He was so pleased with it, that he would call
his lady and his two daughters to hear it, and it made mirth enough among them, you may be sure.
Sick are they always; they vomit their bile and call
it a newspaper.
In the book we are told how this story had been written down long, long ago in a book called
the Great Book Written on Skins.
Three names, at least, he had for the lady-god: "Villa," "Wife-Woman," "Missis Kennan," for so he heard her variously called
. But he could not so call
The rum (for so the landlord chose to call
the distillation from malt) had basely taken the advantage of the fatigue which the poor woman had undergone, and had made terrible depredations on her noble faculties, at a time when they were very unable to resist the attack.
For the Portuguese having heard such wonderful relations of an ancient and famous Christian state called
by that name, in the Indies, imagined it could be none but this of Aethiopia.
Its course is generally through plains, but is twice crossed by chains of mountains; the first called
the Littlehorn; the second, the Bighorn.