And there was also, I remember, a clergyman who wanted to be a lunatic, or a lunatic who wanted to be a clergyman, I forget which, but I know the Court of Chancery investigated the matter, and decided that he was quite sane
These things work, if not for perfection, at least for the evolution of a sane
and wholesome waterborne cruiser.
Perhaps in the very gust of his fury he remembered what a French restaurant knife is like and something sane
within him made him give up the sudden project of cutting my heart out where I sat.
On the other hand, these morbid imaginings (as I was far from unwilling to consider them) had one and all deserted me in the sane
, clean company of the capital young fellow in the next room.
But one mark of a writer's greatness is that different minds can find in him different inspirations; and Professor Erlin, who hated the Prussians, gave his enthusiastic admiration to Goethe because his works, Olympian and sedate, offered the only refuge for a sane
mind against the onslaughts of the present generation.
We have all got to exert ourselves a little to keep sane
, and call things by the same names as other people call them by.
His literary criticisms seemed to me not only exquisitely humorous, but perfectly sane
and just; and it delighted me to have him personally present, with the warmth of his own temperament in regions of cold abstraction; I am not sure that I should like that so much now.
Symons the thoughtful and practised yet enthusiastic student in literature--in intellectual problems; always quiet and sane
, praising Mr.
man thus approached a village in this part of Africa unless he was sure of a friendly welcome.
You're a sane
man, too, Thomson," he muttered, "but it's the most astounding charge I've ever heard.
It was the unanimous conviction among business men that no sane
man could possibly behave in such fashion.
If they had something to conceal, their choice of means is certainly one of the most amazing ever made by sane
I was told by the village doctor, about the only person with whom he held any relations, that during his retirement he had devoted himself to a single line of study, the result of which he had expounded in a book that did not commend itself to the approval of his professional brethren, who, indeed, considered him not entirely sane
The old ghosts, intellectual in their inception, had been laid by a sane
and normal logic.
It is inconceivable that any sane
man can radically disagree with one's most sane