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mind

n. [one’s] head. Quiet or I’ll clout your mind!
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These men are interested in the mind because of its relation to the world, because knowledge, if it is a fact, is a very mysterious one.
We have the same national mind expressed for us again in their literature, in epic and lyric poems, drama, and philosophy; a very complete form.
To my great surprise, I found it simply impossible to fix my mind on the subject.
It is the spirit, not the letter, in which they agree--the spirit which places the divine above the human, the spiritual above the material, the one above the many, the mind before the body.
There is no doubt in my mind, there can be no doubt in the mind of any one, that he was a dead man before ever we got to the empty cottage, and worked with might and main to tear down the beam.
Is it possible for the human mind to conceive of a more horrible state of society?
That I should ever meet with a mind and person so rich in the mingled graces which could render marriage desirable, was far indeed from my conception.
I called to mind, now my thoughts were directed that way, what had passed between Mr.
You must make it quite clear to your mind which you are most bent upon, old boy-- popularity or usefulness--else you may happen to miss both.
First, we will grant that many minds, and perhaps those of the philosophers, are entirely free from the least traces of such a passion.
Not the slightest doubt crossed his mind that, when once she had realized her own situation, when once she saw herself placed between the two alternatives of facing her own ruin or of claiming Arnold as a last resource, she would claim Arnold.
But one mind still held possession of its resources -- but one guiding spirit now moved helpfully in the house of mourning.
If he appeared to be in his customary state of mind, Mr.
It's a thousand pities you didn't do it before; for it'll give you something to fill your mind.
Of all the ingenious modes of torture that have ever been invented, that of solitary confinement is probably the most cruel--the mind feeding on itself with the rapacity of a cormorant, when the conscience quickens its activity and feeds its longings.