If, for instance, some day they calculate and prove to me that I made a long nose at someone because I could not help making a long nose at him and that I had to do it in that particular way, what freedom is left me, especially if I am a learned man and have taken my degree somewhere?
It is just his fantastic dreams, his vulgar folly that he will desire to retain, simply in order to prove to himself--as though that were so necessary--that men still are men and not the keys of a piano, which the laws of nature threaten to control so completely that soon one will be able to desire nothing but by the calendar.
He assured Emily that he had only decided on writing to her, after some hesitation, in the hope of serving interests which he did not himself understand, but which might prove to
be interests worthy of consideration, nevertheless.
Critique: An inherently fascinating read that is as informed and informative as it is thoughtful and thought-provoking, "We All Have Souls and I Think We Can Prove It" will prove to
be an enduringly popular addition the personal reading lists of students, academia, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject, as well as community and academic library Metaphysical Studies collections.
"Allegations against the Prime Minister are baseless and will prove to
NEW Fulham manager Roy Hodgson insists he has nothing to prove to
English football fans.
Fuel cell-powered cars may prove to
be the most important technological innovation since the internal combustion engine.
Operating student residences, however, can prove to
be a loss leader.
Once you prove this utility, then the use of PathBLAST will skyrocket." Kelley adds that research into the mTOR cell growth-triggering protein pathway may prove to
be that application.
Can it assert that a taxpayer has a 25% omission (which the taxpayer must prove to
the contrary) or must the Service prove the omission?
But investigations of the executed might give us one thing: the grisly footnote to prove to
death penalty apologists how well the system might not have worked in the past.
I have not seen it yet, but the day will come when some astute parapsychologist will prove to
the audience that one can indeed prove a negative.
And impairment on the job, however plausibly suspected, can be hard to prove to
an arbitrator's satisfaction: reports of erratic behavior may be subjective, finding liquor in a desk does not prove the worker drank any of it, and so forth.
In Kimmel's judgment, much of the story of American manhood is the struggle to live up to the cultural standards of self-made manhood, to prove to
other men that one is truly manly.