It is supposed that thoughts cannot just come and go, but need a person to think them.
No doubt they are prompted to this view, in the first place, by bias, namely, by the desire to think that they can know of the existence of a world outside themselves.
I have to think
a little, sometimes, to know what I did say, or what I do think.
As if it were any pleasure to me to think
ill of you," said Mary, in a mournful tone.
It makes me a little frightened to think
of all that may happen in them," said Cecily.
She tried to think
of something else and to pray, but could do neither.
The truth is, I begun to think
uncomfortably of the dedication.
I'm not going to think
about it at all until I know whether I can go or not," said Anne resolutely.
Then can you bear to think
of me as your lover, Maggie?
He began to think
of Misselthwaite and wonder if he should not go home.
They are already sufficiently detached from religion to think
of their beauty, to take care of it, to correct without relaxation their parure of statues or arabesques.
At home, looking after her children, she had no time to think
It makes me feel so bad to think
you could let me go to Sereny Harper and make such a fool of myself and never say a word.
You must not dare to think
of such a horrible thing
You're no longer a boy, you know; you must begin to think
of settling down.