Yet this Casanova cannot love, at least not in the romantic manner of popular sentiment, depending instead on presence of mind
, wit, and supreme confidence to sway ordinary mortals.
She had enough presence of mind
to quickly turn off the gas stove, and we scrambled to a doorway.
Learning a yoga pose is similar to learning a song from total absence of knowledge to total presence of mind
within the body.
Fortunately, she has the presence of mind
(and the dagger) to kill him.
There is no doubt that had she not had the presence of mind
and courage to confront this man, the incident could have been even more horrific.'
Although the freshman was new to the study of carbon nanotubes, "he had the presence of mind
to come and tell me," says Ajayan.
If you've got the presence of mind
, push your bitten arm/ hand toward the dog.
Chandler verified that all people were out of the office--then had the presence of mind
to lock the door.
Claire Mithelman September 24, 1921-December 18, 1998." Imagine the presence of mind
! Heartbreaking wit, small-town division.
The dancers had the presence of mind
to bring a cellular phone with them into the bathroom, so they could summon paramedics, who then worked for more than an hour to free them from the rubble.
A capable professional soldier, he retained his presence of mind
during crises, and was more realistic than Conrad von Hotzendorf in tailoring plans and objectives to the limited capabilities of the Austro-Hungarian army.
"Luckily, she had the presence of mind
to contact us, and we helped her find a unit that would do the job."
White, who died last week at 86, was a New Yorker in the most graceful way: he had the presence of mind
, the sense of humor and the instinct for survival to spend most of his time in Maine.
'We're practicing a lot of things, it's just that the players get confused and their presence of mind
isn't there during games.'
This was just like the Sri Lankan cricket team which was proceeding from its hotel in Lahore to the Gaddafi Stadium to play a Test on March 3, 2009, when they were attacked but escaped with injuries only owing to the presence of mind
of the bus driver Meher Khalil.