The content, Meinong argues, must not be confounded with the object, since the content must exist in my mind
at the moment when I have the thought, whereas the object need not do so.
If any one will but take pains to observe the variety of actions to which he is equally inclined in certain moods of mind
, and those to which he is averse, he will see how deep is the chain of affinity.
This strange condition of my mind
was matched by an equally strange condition of my body.
All philosophy, even that part of it which is said to be based upon experience, is really ideal; and ideas are not only derived from facts, but they are also prior to them and extend far beyond them, just as the mind
is prior to the senses.
I returned to the hotel at Welmingham so jaded in body and mind
, so weakened and depressed by all that I had gone through, as to be quite unfit to endure the local gossip about the inquest, and to answer the trivial questions that the talkers addressed to me in the coffee-room.
fortunate for the multitudes, in various parts of our republic, whose minds
he has enlightened on the subject of slavery, and who have been melted to tears by his pathos, or roused to virtuous indignation by his stirring eloquence against the enslavers of men
Our conversations have, I think, made sufficiently clear to you the tenor of my life and purposes: a tenor unsuited, I am aware, to the commoner order of minds
I doubted if her mind
was in a fit condition to take in what I had said to her.
you fall in love in the right place, and don't get a wife who will drain your purse and make you niggardly in spite of yourself.
This is one instance of that adulation which we bestow on our own minds
, and this almost universally.
He had made up his mind
to be rid of them that day.
Miss Garth went back to the suffering woman, with the burden on her mind
of one anxiety more.
Pray give your mind
to it, and advise me well for his sake--and above all, for his daughter's--his daughter's, my dear Manette.
not being courted by a great variety of subjects, she filled the vacant moments by living inwardly, again and again, through all her remembered experience, especially through the fifteen years of her married time, in which her life and its significance had been doubled.
wandered over her hopes and fears, recurring to her other labors, and the prices she received for occupations so wearying and slavish.