a thought


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a thought

To a small degree; somewhat: You could be a thought more considerate.
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The above analysis of a thought, though I believe it to be mistaken, is very useful as affording a schema in terms of which other theories can be stated.
The only serious thought it cost her was a thought in which Kirke was concerned.
If the reader will sum up what we have hitherto briefly, very briefly, indicated, neglecting a thousand proofs and also a thousand objections of detail, be will be led to this: that architecture was, down to the fifteenth century, the chief register of humanity; that in that interval not a thought which is in any degree complicated made its appearance in the world, which has not been worked into an edifice; that every popular idea, and every religious law, has had its monumental records; that the human race has, in short, had no important thought which it has not written in stone.
If any real disadvantage can attach to your position in the mind of any man or woman worth a thought, it is right that you at least of all the world should not magnify it to yourself by having vague impressions of its nature.
Tom, Tom, I would be the thankfullest soul in this world if I could believe you ever had as good a thought as that, but you know you never did -- and I know it, Tom.
You are the first--yes, Miss Western, you are the first of your name who ever entertained so grovelling a thought.